Team Vitality wins Paris Major
The last Major in CS:GO history ended in France on the evening of May 21st. The French team Team Vitality was crowned champion of the tournament.
Team Vitality did not lose a single map on their way to the Grand Final. In the Legends Stage, the team defeated G2 and ENCE in best-of-1 matches, and then beat Monte (2-0). In the playoffs, Team Vitality defeated Into The Breach and Apeks consecutively before winning Overpass (16-11) and Nuke (16-13) in the Grand Final against GamerLegion.
The total prize pool for the BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023 was $1,250,000. Team Vitality took home $500,000 and an invitation to the BLAST Premier: World Final 2023. The tournament will be held in Abu Dhabi from December 12th to 17th, 2023.
Paris Major prize pool distribution:
- 1st — $500,000 — Team Vitality
- 2nd — $170,000 — GamerLegion
- 3rd-4th — $80,000 — Heroic, Apeks
- 5th-8th — $45,000 — FaZe Clan, Monte, Team Liquid, Into The Breach
- 9th-11th — $20,000 — Natus Vincere, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas
- 12th-14th — $20,000 — ENCE, Bad News Eagles, G2 Esports
- 15th-16th — $20,000 — 9INE, FURIA Esports
- 17th-19th — $10,000 — FORZE Esports, Grayhound Gaming, paiN Gaming
- 20th-22nd — $10,000 — Complexity Gaming, The Mongolz, OG
- 23rd-24th — $10,000 — MOUZ, Fluxo