MOUZ Triumphs in ESL Pro League Season 18
On the evening of October 1st, one of the last tournaments in CS:GO history came to a close.
In the best-of-5 grand finale of ESL Pro League Season 18, MOUZ faced off against NAVI. The series kicked off with MOUZ claiming victory on Inferno (16:10), followed by NAVI's defeat on their pick, Overpass (9:16). With a 2:0 lead, MOUZ secured a match point and ultimately clinched the tournament, prevailing after overtime on Mirage (19:15).
Thanks to their win in ESL Pro League Season 18, the team not only pocketed $200,000 in prize money but also secured invitations to IEM Katowice 2024 and BLAST World Final 2023.
Prize Pool Distribution:
- 1st — $200,000 — MOUZ
- 2nd — $90,000 — Natus Vincere
- 3rd-4th — $50,000 — Monte, ENCE
- 5th-8th — $35,000 — Team Vitality, Eternal Fire, Movistar Riders, G2 Esports
- 9th-12th — $25,000 — Complexity Gaming, BIG, 9z Team, FaZe Clan
- 13th-16th — $20,000 — Fnatic, Astralis, Virtus.pro, FURIA Esports,
- 17th-20th — $15,000 — GamerLegion, MIBR, 5yclone, Team Liquid
- 21st-28th — $8,000 — Ninjas in Pyjamas, Grayhound Gaming, Heroic, Evil Geniuses, Imperial Esports, Apeks, Cloud9, Lynn Vision Gaming
- 29th-32nd — $4,000 — ORKS, Rooster, M80, 9INE