After Saturday’s quick and efficient quarterfinals, Sunday saw the second and final day of Intel Extreme Masters San Jose 2015 - and the crowning of the event’s League of Legends champions. With the lion’s share of a US$50,000 prize pool to fight for as well as the Intel Extreme Masters trophy and title, competition was bound to be fierce, but in the end there could only be one winning team.
The semifinals saw Origen and Counter Logic Gaming thoroughly conquer their matchups against Team SoloMid and Jin Air Green Wings respectively, with both teams advancing 2-0 to the grand final. However, in the all-important final showdown it was Origen who emerged victorious, securing a 3-0 score and with it all the first place spoils - congratulations, guys!
Semifinal one: Origen vs. Team SoloMid
Semifinal two: Jin Air Green Wings vs. Counter Logic Gaming
|Match one||Counter Logic Gaming||55:51|
|Match two||Counter Logic Gaming||45:46|
Grand final: Origen vs. Counter Logic Gaming
Next stop: Cologne!
Intel Extreme Masters San Jose may be over, but there’s still more top League of Legends action to come before 2015 is out. Intel Extreme Masters Cologne, set to take place from Friday the 18th to Sunday the 20th of December at the ESL studios, will see six League of Legends teams from around the world go head to head once more for the Intel Extreme Masters trophy - make sure you tune in!
See you then!