Gambit Esports wins BLAST Premier Spring Finals, toppling Natus Vincere along the way
The two teams met for the second time in many days.
Gambit Esports took the championship of the BLAST Premier Spring when the won against Natus Vincere for the second time in the competition. The Russian team beat their fellow countrymen 2-0, right after beating them 2-1 just two days prior.
The journey of this grand final is interesting, and a bit confusing. Both Gambit Esports and Natus Vincere were playing in the Upper Brackets for the tournament, with the two teams meeting at the Upper Bracket finals on 19 June. There, Gambit Esports over-powered Na’Vi with a score of 2-1, and Na’Vi went down to the lower brackets as the finals seed.
In the lower bracket, Na’Vi battle against G2 Esports where they won 2-1 , which puts them back in the Grand Final, against Gambit Esports who just beat them a couple of days ago.
Gambit Esports pocketed $225,000, a berth in the 2021 World Final and 4,000 BLAST Premier points with the victory.
The standing for the BLAST Premier Spring Event are as follows:
|Team||Prize Money||BLAST Premier points|
|Gambit Esports||$ 225,000||4000|
|Natus Vincere||$ 85,000||2000|
|G2 Esports||$ 40,000||1500|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||$ 25,000||1000|
|Complexity Gaming||$ 15,000||500|
|Evil Geniuses||$ 10,000||250|
|FaZe Clan||$ 10,000||250|