BLAST Pro Series: Istanbul 2018

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[e][h]BLAST Pro Series: Istanbul 2018
League Information
Organizer:
RFRSH
Impact34
Sponsor:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Turkey Istanbul
Teams:
6
Prize pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-09-28
End Date:
2018-09-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Nuke • Mirage • Overpass • Train

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage:
    • Single Round-Robin format group
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams advance to the Grand Final
  • Grand Final:
    • Match is a Bo3 series
  • BLAST Pro Standoff:
    • The BLAST Pro Standoff is a prize bonus showmatch, with five 1v1 aim duels.
    • The team finishing in 3rd place chooses their opponent from the remaining teams who finish below them.
    • The winner of the BLAST Pro Standoffs takes home a $20,000 USD bonus prize.

Prize Pool[edit]

$230,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Astralis [1]
1Denmark device 
2Denmark dupreeh 
3Denmark Xyp9x 
4Denmark gla1ve 
5Denmark Magisk 
CDenmark zonic 
Cloud91, 2, 5, 8, 9
1USA Skadoodle 
2USA autimatic 
3USA RUSH 
4Sweden Golden 
5Slovak Republic STYKO 
CUSA valens 
MIBR1, 6 [2]
1Brazil FalleN 
2Brazil fer 
3Brazil coldzera 
4USA Stewie2K 
5USA tarik 
CSerbia YNk 
Ninjas in Pyjamas3 [1]
1Sweden f0rest 
2Sweden GeT_RiGhT 
3Sweden REZ 
4Sweden dennis 
5Sweden Lekr0 
CSweden pita 
Space Soldiers [1]
1Turkey XANTARES 
2Turkey ngiN 
3Turkey paz 
4Turkey MAJ3R 
5Turkey Calyx 
CTurkey hardstyle 
Virtus.pro1, 4, 7 [1]
1Poland NEO 
2Poland pashaBiceps 
3Poland byali 
4Poland MICHU 
5Poland snatchie 
CPoland kuben 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 May 16th - Due to a snap election in Turkey causing the dates of the event to be changed to September 28th-29th, Cloud9, FaZe Clan and SK Gaming pulled out. Virtus.pro were announced as one of the replacements. [1]
2 May 23rd - Cloud9 rescind their withdrawal after withdrawing from ESL One: New York 2018. [3]
3 June 5th - Ninjas in Pyjamas replace Sweden draken with Sweden Lekr0. [4]
4 June 27th - Poland Snax leaves to join mousesports. [5]
5 July 13th - Cloud9 and USA tarik part ways. [6]
6 August 1st - MIBR sign Serbia YNk as their new coach. [7]
7 August 6th - Virtus.pro sign Poland snatchie. [8]
8 August 8th - Cloud9 sign Sweden Golden. [9]
9 Cloud9 announces that Slovakia STYKO will be playing for them until the end of September. [10]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Standings
. Astralis -
. Cloud9 -
. MIBR -
. Ninjas in Pyjamas -
. Space Soldiers -
. Virtus.pro -
Legend
Proceed to the Grand Final
Proceed to the Pro Standoff
Eliminated

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]
Round 2[edit]
Round 3[edit]
Round 4[edit]
Round 5[edit]

Pro Standoff[edit]

TBD -- TBD
Team Total Kills
TBD 0
TBD 0

Standoff Format

  • Showmatch format is TBA

Grand Final[edit]

TBD -- TBD

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