Optic win Northern Arena
Optic who were participating in the Northern Arena at Montreal have emerged victorious after defeating Gamers2 in a closely contested Best of three finals. The finals saw Gamers2 take a very early lead with a 16-14 win on Cobblestone, but Optic led by the charismatic gameplay of Mixwell were able to comeback and win the series and the tournament.
With this win, Optic secure for themselves a prize pool of $50000 while Gamers2 have to be content with $25000.
This is the first international LAN tournament that Optic Gaming have managed to win in CSGO. They had previously had a frustrating exit in the Group Stages of ESL One Cologne 2016.