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Quake Champions Invitational winners

After three days of epic frags, perfectly calculated rocket missiles and clutch Clutch plays, DreamHack Quake Champions Invitational has crowned champions in the two disciplines Duel and Sacrifice. One specific American managed to win it all!

Sacrifice

The team tournament in Sacrifice started out with 12 teams placed in three different groups with a group stage format. Established teams like Team Liquid, Stacked and winrar license salesmen – who had previously participated at the Quake competition at DreamHack Denver – was represented at the tournament.

Despite the line-up of, one team would show a dominating performance through the whole tournament. Team Liquid went through the group stage and playoff without losing a single map during the whole tournament, ending their run by defeating Stacked in the finals. Liquid’s map score? 17-0.

Results

Semifinals #1 – Team Liquid vs. Modus Operandi – 2-0 (2-0, 2-1)
Semifinals #2 – Team 2z vs. Stacked – 1-2 (2-0, 0-2, 1-2)
Grand Final – Team Liquid vs. Stacked – 3-0 (2-0, 2-0, 2-0)

Team Liquid roster

rapha
DaHanG
whaz
winz

Prize distribution

1st $70,000 – Team Liquid
2nd $40,000 – Stacked
3rd $25,000 – Modus Operandi, Team 2z

Duel

Having already won Sacrifice with Team Liquid, Tim “DaHanG” Fogarty moved on to play the Duel final against his Swedish opponent Johan “toxjq” Quick. DaHanG managed reach the grand final by knocking out his team mate rapha in the previous round.

Warmed up from his Sacrifice games, DaHang started with an even game against toxijq on Blood Covenant, ending 3-2 to the American. After that, DaHang started showing great confidence and reflexes, taking Corrupted Keep 3-0, followed by a 3-2 victory on Ruins of Sarnath. Winning the series 3-0 earned him first place and $50,000 USD.

Results

Semifinals #1 – toxjq vs. cYpheR – 2-1 (1-3, 3-1, 3-0)
Semifinals 2 – DaHanG vs. rapha – 2-1 (1-3, 3-0, 3-2)
Grand Final – toxjq vs. DaHanG – 0-3 (2-3, 0-3, 2-3)

Prize distribution

1st $50,000 – DaHanG
2nd $30,000 – toxjq
3rd-4th $15,000 – rapha, cYpheR
5-8th $7,500 – noctis, astroboy, k1llsen, Xron
9-12th $2,500 – griffin, dooi, Raisy, gellehsak, Clawz, av3k

Video on Demand

If you missed any of the games from the last day of Quake Champions Invitational, you can always watch the VOD’s over at Twitch. Follow the link to catch all the epic frags: twitch.tv/quakechampions

Stay tuned for updates

Quake Champions Invitational might be over, but Quake always returns to DreamHack! Follow @DreamHackQuake on Twitter for upcoming information and news!

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