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Astralis crowned champions of BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo

The Danish team has conquered the trophy of BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo 2019 and earned the cash prize of $125,000. In the final match, Astralis defeated the Americans of Team Liquid with a 2-1 score.

Astralis win BLAST

Astralis' collection of trophies has got a new title
photo credit: RFRSH Entertainment

The first team to take the lead in this series was Liquid. The American squad won its map pick Dust II 16-13, and that was the first loss on this map for the Danes at this event (4W-1L). At the end of the opening game, Nicholas "nitr0" Cannella had the highest amount of kills: 22-15 K-D, 1.21 HLTV KDR. 

Astralis managed to tie the score after the second map Inferno had been finished. Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander’s troops took away 11 rounds on the T side and got the job done as the CTs — 16-8. In this game, gla1ve himself performed better than any other player: 103.2 ADR, 1.54 HLTV KDR, 21-16 K-D. On the third map, Overpass, the Danish five followed the same pace and crushed Team Liquid 16-2.

The final results of BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo:

  • • 1st place — Astralis ($125,000)
  • • 2nd place — Team Liquid ($50,000)
  • • 3rd place — ENCE Esports ($25,000 + $20,000 for winning BLAST Pro Standoff)
  • • 4th place — Ninjas in Pyjamas ($15,000)
  • • 5th place — FaZe Clan ($10,000)
  • • 6th place — MiBR ($5,000)

The MVP award at BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo has been claimed by Nicolai "dev1ce" Reedtz. It is the first MVP medal for the Danish superstar in 2019 and the eighth one over the past ten months!