Featured CS:GO Virtus.pro win DreamHack Bucharest

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    Virtus.pro have defeated Cloud9 2-0 to win DreamHack Bucharest 2016 and the tournament's $50,000 prize.

    GG! @TeamVirtuspro are your champions here at Bucharest! Well won! #DHOpen #DHB16 pic.twitter.com/aLJloPd6Mh

    — DreamHack Open (@DreamHackOpen) September 18, 2016

    The Grand Finals against C9 opened on Train, a map that the Americans have been playing on and winning quite a bit recently, but it was a signature pick for VP. The Poles went up 12-3 in the first half and pushed past C9 with a 16-9 scoreline despite losing both pistol rounds.

    Next up was C9's pick, Cobble. The North American squad got off to a hot start with a 9-6 half, but VP mounted a come back on the T-side half and went on a devastating 10-round streak to close the map 16-9 to take the series.

    Earlier in the tournament, Virtus.pro topped their group by defeating both Gambit eSports and Heroic in best-of-one matches. They faced Team Dignitas in the semifinals with both teams taking a map off each other, but NEO closed the series by pulling off a miraculous 1v5 clutch.

    byali was the star player for VP in DreamHack Bucharest as he had an HLTV rating of 1.26, the highest rated player of the tournament, but NEO and TaZ weren’t far behind with 1.22 and 1.17 player ratings respectively.

    Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev. You can follow him on Twitter.

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