Blast Pro Series Copenhagen 2019 Recap

The ever-growing Blast Pro Series made its way to Copenhagen this past weekend. Six teams were in attendance with a $250,000 prize pool up for grabs. With the unique format of this event, every game was crucial.

Blast Pro Series Copenhagen Format

  • Group Stage
    • Single Round-Robin format group
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top two teams advance to the Grand Final
  • Grand Final
    • Match is a Bo3 series
  • BLAST Pro Standoff
    • The BLAST Pro Standoff is a prize bonus showmatch, with five 1v1 aim duels.
    • The team finishing in 3rd place chooses their opponent from the remaining teams who finish below them.
    • The winner of the BLAST Pro Standoffs takes home a $20,000 USD bonus prize.

Teams in Attendance

  • Astralis
  • Cloud9
  • FaZe Clan
  • Team Liquid
  • Natus Vincere (NaVi)
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP)

Round 1 Results

Cloud9 6 – 16 NiP

Astralis 2 – 16 FaZe

NaVi 16 – 14 Liquid

Round 2 Results

NaVi 9 – 16 FaZe

Astralis 7 – 16 NiP

Cloud9 4 – 16 Liquid

Round 3 Results

Liquid 10 – 16 Astralis

Cloud 9 15 – 15 NaVi

FaZe 16 – 3 NiP

Round 4 Results

NaVi 15 – 15 Astralis

Cloud9 14 – 16 FaZe

Liquid 11 – 16 NiP

Round 5 Results

NaVi 16 – 10 NiP

FaZe 5 – 16 Liquid

Astralis 16 – 3 Cloud9

Group Stage Final Results

Place Team Record (W/D/L) Round Count Round Difference Points
1st FaZe Clan 4-0-1 69-44 +25 12
2nd Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-0-2 61-56 +5 9
3rd Natus Vincere 2-2-1 71-70 +1 8
4th Astralis 2-1-2 56-60 -4 7
5th Team Liquid 2-0-3 67-57 +10 6
6th Cloud9 0-1-4 42-79 -37 1

Grand Final

With just two teams advancing from groups and it goes straight to the grand final, both FaZe and NiP only had a couple of hours to prepare for their game. When they met the in group stage, FaZe blow NiP out of the water, 16-3.

Things were much different in the final. The opening map was a back and forth content which resulted in an overtime where FaZe edged out on top 19-17. The overtime momentum definitely swung in FaZe’s favour and helped them pull off a 16-12 win on the second map. This meant FaZe took the series 2-0 and were crowned your Blast Pro Series Copenhagen 2019 Champions.

Matt Dixon
Matt Dixon
Matt has been involved in Esports for the better part of 5 years now, more commonly known by those in the scene as Fozzii. In the past, he has competed at a high level in Esports and also managed teams and organisations, some of which went on to win a Championship. Esports is his passion and it's fair to say he's a fanatic.