After ESL One New York concluded, FaZe Apex released a video of the owners watching the Grand Final and cheering on their team.
ESL One New York was a $250,000 tournament that ran from the 15th to the 17th of September in the Barclays Center. The event hosted eight teams and saw FaZe Clan dominate every team they came up against and claim a $125,000 first place prize.
FaZe Clan’s team consists of in-game leader Finn ‘karrigan’ Andersen, legendary AWP player Ladislav ‘GuardiaN’ Kovács, two times major winner Olof ‘olofmeister’ Kajbjer, highly skilled rifler Håvard ‘rain’ Nygaard, and contender for worlds best player, Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovač.
The owners of the team watched the competition from their home in Los Angeles, California, and cheered on their all-star line up.
The Grand Final was a best-of-five and FaZe stormed to a quick 3-0 victory. The team did not lose a single map during the entire event.
Apex recorded the reaction and final moments of the championship and posted the video to his YouTube channel.
In a closing statement, Apex said the team was awesome to watch and that he believes its a great team that will go far.
”Three hours, three maps, three wins. It was awesome to watch. It was really fun to watch, our team is playing unbelievably, like ridiculously. This tournament was amazing to watch”
”Listen, we are hyped on this team, this is a great team and we are really excited and its going to be really fun to watch them play.”
FaZe’s CS:GO team will now compete in the EPICENTER 2017 European closed qualifiers, starting on the 17th of September, for a spot at the $500,000 tournament in St Petersburg.
ESL One New York 2017 Final Placements
- 1: FaZe Clan – $125,000
- 2: Team Liquid – $50,000
- 3/4: SK Gaming – $25,000
- 3/4: Cloud9 – $25,000
- 5-6: NAVI – $8,500
- 5-6: Astralis – $8,500
- 7-8: Virtus Pro – $4,000
- 7-8: Team EnVyUs – $4,000
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