Virtus.pro reverse sweeps OG in Flashpoint Season 2 grand final
Flashpoint 2 was one of the biggest CS:GO tournament of the year, featuring a massive prize pool of $1 million. That’s roughly R15.2 million at the current Dollar to Rand exchange rate. We saw some fantastic CS:GO esports action and tournament production value, with excellent casting throughout.
Flashpoint Season 2 final results & standings
In the upper bracket of Flashpoint Season 2, Virtus.pro had an amazing run, beating MAD Lions, BIG and Fnatic 2-1 to make it to the grand final. OG’s CS:GO squad, aka the “pew pew guys” lost to MIBR in the upper-bracket, and had an incredible lower-bracket run. OG knocked out Dignitas, BIG, MIBR and Fnatic to make it to the grand finals.
In the grand finals, OG looked strong on the Mirage, beating Virtus.pro 16-10. However, Virtus.pro pulled off an intense reverse sweep, beating OG 16-9 on Train and finishing it off with a 16-12 win on Inferno. For their win, Virtus.pro claims the first place prize of $500,000, while OG takes home $250,000.
Flashpoint S2 standings & prize distribution:
- 1st place – Virtus.pro wins $500,000
- 2nd place – OG wins $250,000
- 3rd place – Fnatic wins $100,000
- 4th place – MIBR wins $50,000
- 5th & 6th place – MAD Lions and BIG win $35,000 each
- 7th & 8th place – Team Envy and Dignitas wins $15,000 each
Congratulations go out to the finalists, who put up a great showing during the Flashpoint Season 2 final. At Flashpoint Season 2, Virtus.pro proved they are a team to be reckoned with, taking out some top tier competition on their way to victory.
For the OG fans, this is their second tournament finals in a year, and you can see the team improving with each event. It is only a matter of time before OG wins their first tournament.
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