SK 3-1 Faze clan
SK Gaming ended the year by taking their second win in the race to the Intel Grand Slam on December 10th 2017. The Brazilians took down another team with a Grand Slam notch on their belts: The international super-star roster of Faze Clan.
The winners of ESL One Cologne, SK, and ESL One New York, Faze, duked it out in front of a sold-out crowd in Sparekassen Fyn in Odense, Denmark. The Brazilians were stronger on the night and took a series 3-1 after losing Inferno (13-16) but storming back on Overpass (16-11) and Mirage (16-9) before taking Train (19-16) in overtime in front of 6000 screaming fans.
Marcelo “coldzera” David was the highest rated player in the final, according to HLTV.org. David posted a +11 score.with a Epitacio “Taco” de Melo was awarded the MVP award for the season.
During the winners interview on stage, SK`s team captain Gabriel “Fallen” Toledo said he was very proud of his team for taking the final.
This is the 8th final we have played. We have won 7. So, I don`t know which team you guys think is the best this year, but I am pretty sure it was SK.
Winning ESL Pro League Season 6 netted 225 000 USD for SK. The win is SK`s second that counts towards the Intel Grand Slam. It puts the Brazilians in the driver`s seat, and they are now the only team who are half way to the ultimate prize of 1 million dollars.