Vitality wins IEM Beijing-Haidian Online: 2020 EU grand final

Team Vitality clinches IEM Beijing-Haidian Online: 2020 EU by defeating Natus Vincere 3:2 in the best of five series grand final.

Na’Vi and Vitality went head to head in the grand final for the crown of IEM Beijing-Haidian Online: 2020 EU. Vitality went into the group stage lower bracket from losing a match against Faze. Coming back from the bottom, the French esports organization won the grand final of the tournament.

The first two maps were nuke and dust 2. Na’Vi didn’t let Vitality even stand on their feet in the first map and defeated them by a score of 16-5.

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Vitality showed huge potential in the second map but that wasn’t enough to get them a map point. Two consecutive aces from Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Ilya “Perfecto” Zalutskiy from Na’Vi boosted their confidence to a new level. The final score was 16-12 in favor of Na’Vi.

However, having their back against the wall, Vitality came back from zero map points to taking the last three maps with consecutive wins. Thus making them the winner of IEM Beijing-Haidian Online: 2020 EU courtesy of some amusing performance from both ZywOo and RpK.

Natus Vincere Lineup :

  • Egor “flamie” Vasilev
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev
  • Denis “electronic” Sharipov
  • Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhailov
  • Ilya “Perfecto” Zalutskiy

Team Vitality Lineup :

  • Dan “apEX” Madesclaire  
  • Cédric “RpK” Guipouy
  • Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut
  • Richard “shox” Papillon 
  • Nabil “Nivera” Benrlitom
  • Kévin “misutaaa” Rabier         

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Map-wise Stats :

Nuke 
Natus Vincere 16-5  Team Vitality
Dust 2
Natus Vincere 16-12 Team Vitality
Overpass
Natus Vincere 6-16 Team Vitality
Inferno
Natus Vincere 9-16 Team Vitality
Mirage
Natus Vincere 8-16 Team Vitality

The CS:GO star s1mple performed consistently well after their defeat against Complexity. Despite s1mple performing incredibly well in the first two maps of the grand final, Na’Vi couldn’t hold onto the lead and secure the tournament.

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