MOUZ NXT defends its title of tournament champion and once again wins the battle of the academies.
On November 14, the second season of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament for young players, the WePlay Academy League, ended. As a result of 14 game days, during which 23 matches were played, team MOUZ NXT became the winner of the season. Its opponent in the final Bo3 series was the NAVI Junior organization, which lost the win with a 2:0 score.
Photos from the final day of the tournament and awarding of the winners:
The playoffs were held from November 12 to 14 at the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv between the teams NAVI Junior, Young Ninjas, MOUZ NXT, and BIG. OMEN Academy. More photos from the LAN stage of the tournament can be found on the website.
Final prize pool breakdown:
- 1st place — MOUZ NXT — $45,000
- 2nd place — NAVI Junior — $20,000
- 3d place — Young Ninjas — $15,000
- 4th place — BIG. OMEN Academy — $8,000
- 5th place — Fnatic Rising — $6,000
- 6th place — VP.Prodigy — $3,000
- 7th place — FURIA Academy — $1,500
- 8th place — Astralis Talent — $1,500
In addition to the prize money, team NAVI Junior gets the Runner-up Award from WePlay Collectibles. The prize was created to support the aspirations of youngsters on their way to the professional esports scene.
The WePlay Academy League was founded this summer by WePlay Esports with the support of leading esports organizations. The goal of the project is to provide a platform for budding esports players to develop and hone their skills. It was possible to watch the broadcast in Russian and English on the tournament operator’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
Source: WePlay Holding Press Office
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