IEM Dallas 2022 Results – Cloud9 Sweeps ENCE | Highlights video
CS:GO esports fans saw IEM Dallas 2022 come to a thrilling conclusion at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, USA, over the weekend. Here’s what went down at the event, including a highlights video of the grand final.
IEM Dallas 2022 results and highlights
16 teams competed for their share of the $250,000 prize pool. At the current Dollar to Rand exchange rate, that’s nearly R4 million. With the ex-Gambit roster now playing under Cloud9, these players had a lot to prove at this exciting LAN event.
Check out our highlights video of the IEM Dallas 2022 grand final below, or continue reading to find out exactly what happened.
Cloud9 did falter a bit in the group stage but managed to qualify for the playoffs, where they faced Antwerp Major champions FaZe Clan in the first round of the single-elimination bracket.
Cloud9, to the surprise of many CS:GO esports fans, reverse-sweeped FaZe to knock them out of IEM Dallas 2022 with a 2-1. While reverse-sweeps do not happen too often, Cloud9 also managed to reverse-sweep German squad BIG with a thrilling 2-1 to make it to the grand final of the tournament.
In the best-of-five grand final, Cloud9 didn’t waste any time against ENCE, winning 16-12 on Mirage, 16-11 on Overpass and a crushing 16-3 on Ancient to claim the IEM Dallas 2022 trophy.
For their efforts, Cloud9 wins $100,000 while ENCE limps away with $42,000. Sergey “Ax1Le” Rykhtorov claimed his first LAN MVP award in the process.
A big congratulations go out to Cloud9 for their reverse-sweeping playoffs run followed by a crushing defeat of ENCE at the tournament.
Header image via ESL.