The final day of The Lima Major 2023 playoffs has come to an end. The champion was Gaimin Gladiators. See the results of the decisive matches and the final rankings in our story.
The Lima Major 2023 bottom draw final results
On both maps, Team Liquid made the decision to take early dominance drafts, which played its part. “Liquid”, playing with substitutes, won dryly without any resistance, leaving Talon Esports out of the Grand Finals of The Lima Major 2023.
Results of The Lima Major 2023 Grand Final
Following the first clash, the eyes of the audience were drawn to The Lima Major 2023 Grand Final, which Gaimin Gladiators Europe approached as the clear favorite. On all three maps, Team Liquid Sweden gave their most sought-after core player, Lina, to Anton ‘dyrachyo’ Shkredov, which allowed the Gladiators to build comfortable drafts around this character.
On the first card, the Gaimin Gladiators gained dominance from the laning stage and converted their advantage in the mid-game. Team Liquid was unable to counter Timbersaw from Quinn ‘Quinn’ Callahan.
The second card went without any struggles, with Melchior ‘Seleri’ Hillenkamp’s team taking a 2-0 lead in the series thanks to a quality draft.
On the third and final map, Gaimin Gladiators surprised their opponent and took Witch Doctor to the third position. Team Liquid also showed off “hidden” billets in the form of Ancient Apparition for Michal ‘Nisha’ Jankowski and Tiny for Mike ‘miCKe’ Wu. Gaimin Gladiators won the fight against unconventional draft picks, becoming the champion of The Lima Major 2023.
Composition of the Gaimin Gladiators:
- Anton ‘dyrachyo’ Shkredov;
- Quinn ‘Quinn’ Callahan;
- Markus ‘Ace’ Folke Helgard Christensen;
- Eric ‘tOfu’ Angel;
- Melchior ‘Seleri’ Hillenkamp;
- Aske ‘Cy-‘ Larsen (Coach).
The Lima Major 2023 Final Seat Allocation
- 1st place – Gaimin Gladiators ($200,000 + 400 DPC points);
- 2nd place – Team Liquid ($100,000 + 350 DPC points);
- 3rd place – Talon Esports ($75,000 + 300 DPC points);
- 4th place – Shopify Rebellion ($50,000 + 250 DPC points);
- 5th-6th place – Entity, Evil Geniuses ($25,000 + 200 DPC points);
- 7th-8th place – Team Aster, Team Spirit ($12,500 + 100 DPC points);
- 9th-12th place – HellRaisers, PSG.LGD, beastcoast, Tundra Esports (no prize money);
- 13-14th place – TSM, Geek Slate (no prize money);
- 15-16th place – Execration, BetBoom Team (no prize money);
- 17-18th place – EHOME, Knights (no prize money).
The Lima Major 2023 was held from February 22 to March 6 in Lima, Peru. The tournament participants competed for a prize pool of $500,000 and 1,900 DPC points.
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