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This week in esports, FaZe Clan became the BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen 2019 champions after taking down Ninjas In Pyjamas 2 – 0 in the Grand Finale last Saturday. Six pro CS:GO teams started the competition, battling it out for the top prize of $125,000 USD and 10 BPS points.
Faze Clan came out victorious on Saturday night, after showing good form in the group stages of the BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen 2019, which they then continued into the grand final against a strong NiP team. In the latest CS:GO competition FaZe battled it out against NiP to see who would be crowned champion of Copenhagen for 2019, beating them 19-17 on Nuke in round 1, and 16-12 on Dust II in round 2 of the final game (see highlights by clicking on the scores).
In esports news today, season three of Apex Legends introduced a myriad of fresh new content today, including a new map, character, and weapon. But with several community complaints still looming, Respawn Entertainment seeks to fix them in the latest Patch 3.1. Here is everything you need to know about Apex Legends Patch notes 3.1.
The IEM Beijing kicked off this week in Beijing, China. Eight of the worlds best CS:GO teams are battling it out in Beijing for the top-prize of $125,000 USD. The IEM Beijing will be the latest CS:GO competition since FaZe won the BLAST Pro Series in Copenhagen last weekend.
The IEM Beijing 2019, the 14th season of the event to take place, is kicking off in China this weekend, and CS:GO fans should be excited. Eight pro CS:GO teams will face off and battle it out for their share of the $250,000 USD total prize-pool. The eight teams to take part this year are Astralis, ENCE, BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen winners FaZe Clan, Evil Geniuses, Team Vitality, 100 Thieves, ViCi Gaming and TYLOO.
The PUBG Global Championship 2019 also kicked off this week, where the 32 best PUBG teams from the last year will fight it out for top spot. Taking place in California this year, the Global Championships are the final event of the competitive PUBG scene and features a mouth-water $2,000,000 USD prize pool for 2019.
The Pro League Season 10 Finals are kicking off tomorrow in Odense, Denmark where the top eight Rainbow Six Siege teams will battle it out. After a long and arduous season, eight pro Rainbow Six teams will go head to head to see who will be crowned champion for 2019 and what share of the $626,000 USD prize pool they will receive.
In the latest esports news, Team Liquid has expanded its partnership with German software corporation SAP to include its LCS-winning League of Legends roster. SAP and Team Liquid first began working together in 2018 with most of the attention being attributed to Dota 2.
SAP will work with Team Liquid during its run at the League of Legends World Championship, which gets underway on October 12th. Team Liquid’s first game comes against Korean first-seed Damwon Gaming.
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