The Halo World Championship took place this past weekend from March 24th-26th where 12 teams competed for the majority of a $1 million dollar prize pool. Despite the tough competition, OpTic Gaming was able to win in a convincing fashion.
OpTic won their pool with a record of 2-0, where they only dropped one map. Then in the winner’s bracket, OpTic once again only lost a single map, finishing the weekend at a 22-2 map count.
OG went up against Team EnVyUs in the grand finals, who also had a spectacular weekend.
EnVy also won their pool, but then fell to Team Liquid 4-3. EnVy then went on to win 16 maps in a row in losers bracket, which put them in the loser’s bracket finals, once again, against Team Liquid.
EnVy was able to extract their revenge on Liquid, winning with a 4-2 map count. This put them in the grand finals, where they lost to OpTic Gaming. Still though, Team EnVyUs had a stellar loser’s bracket run.
OpTic Gaming won the biggest slice of the $1 million prize pool, taking home $500,000. Full placement results below.
- 1st: OpTic Gaming – $500,000
- 2nd: Team EnVyUs – $200,000
- 3rd: Team Liquid – $100,000
- 4th: Str8 Rippin – $50,000
- 5th/6th: Splyce – $35,000
- 5th/6th: Luminosity – $35,000
- 7th/8th: FAB eSports – $20,000
- 7th/8th: TMMT Crowd Pleasers – $20,000
- 9th-12th: Supremacy – $10,000
- 9th-12th: London Conspiracy – $10,000
- 9th-12th: Team Immunity – $10,000
- 9th-12th: SoaR Gaming – $10,000