NaVi CS:GO takes second place at IEM Cologne 2022 winning $180,000
Natus Vincere has won silver at the CS:GO Intel Extreme Masters Season XVII tournament held in Germany. The Ukrainian team was defeated by the American FaZe Clan in the final.
- NaVi will receive $180,000 for second place. The winners of the tournament will be awarded $400,000.
- This is the first defeat for NaVi in the finals of IEM Cologne. Previously, the Ukrainian team won in 2018 and 2021.
- The best player of the tournament was the Ukrainian Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev. The NaVi sniper received the IEM Cologne tournament MVP award for a record third time.
In 2021, NAVI won several big esports Counter Strike tournaments. One of them was the PGL Major Stockholm 2021, the event of the year. In June, NAVI won the BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022 and was awarded $200,000.