The Biggest Victory of the Ukrainian E-Sports Team in 2021

by Evgeny Lazorenko
Monday, November 8, 2021
1 MIN

Ukrainian e-sports team Natus Vincere (NaVi) became the winners of the major e-sports tournament Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

NaVi participated in the third tournament after winning the ESL Pro League season 14. The status of the best team of this tournament allowed Natus Vincere to win Grandslem and an additional prize money of $1 million.

NaVi won all three matches, securing a place in the top 8 and reaching the playoffs. And in the knockout matches, they defeated all three opponents (including the G2 Esports finalists) without losing a single card:  the first team in history to win a major undefeated.

In the final against G2 Esports, in particular, NaVi won the first card Ancient (16:11), after which they had to play Nuke.

The final match against G2 Esports was held on stage with the audience. After the final, NaVi players, led by captain Olexandr "simple" Kostylov, went for the cup of the winners to the loud reaction of the audience. And the captain Natus Vincere also received recognition as the MVP of the tournament.

 

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