paiN wins ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022

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Published  4 Sep, 18:20
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Imperial Esports has lost to paiN Gaming in the final of ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022 with a score of 1:2.

Imperial won on Nuke with a score of 16:7 but lost 17:19 on Overpass and 12:16 on Dust2.

As a result, paiN won $50,000 and a slot at the ESL Pro League Conference Season 17.

Both Brazilian teams qualified for the play-offs from Group B, with paiN finishing first and Imperial second.

ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022 matches were held from 2 to 4 September in Australia on LAN. The prize pool of the competition amounted to $100,000 and the slot mentioned above.

Prize pool:

  • 1st place: paiN Gaming — $50,000
  • 2nd place: Imperial Esports — $20,000
  • 3rd-4th places: Entropiq, Wings Up Gaming — $10,000 each
  • 5th-6th places: OG, Grayhound Gaming — $3,000 each
  • 7th-8th places: Evil Geniuses, VERTEX — $2,000 each