In a masterful display of skill and resilience, Team Vitality clinches victory at the BLAST Premier: World Final 2023, toppling FaZe Clan in a thrilling showdown. MVP Mathieu ‘ZywOo’ Herbaut’s standout performance propels the French juggernaut to solidify their status as the undisputed champions of Counter-Strike esports.
The Grand Final unfolded on the fiery battleground of Inferno, where Team Vitality surged ahead in the early rounds. FaZe Clan fought fiercely to regain control, yet it was Team Vitality that dominated the first map with a decisive 13-5 triumph, setting the stage for their relentless pursuit of victory.
On the second map, FaZe Clan rallied back, seizing an early lead. However, Team Vitality showcased unwavering determination, staging an unstoppable comeback to equalize the scoreboard. The final map witnessed Team Vitality’s supremacy, concluding with a 13-7 victory and securing the Grand Finals crown.
In the finals series, Mathieu ‘ZywOo’ Herbaut emerged as the standout player, earning the title of Most Valuable Player (MVP) for his exceptional contributions throughout the tournament.
Featuring the new additions of William “mezii” Merriman and the return of coach Rémy “XTQZZZ” Quoniam, Team Vitality’s 2024 roster showcased unwavering dominance, securing their second consecutive triumph after the BLAST Premier: Fall Finals.
In a stellar year, Team Vitality’s triumph in the BLAST Premier: World Final 2023 adds another jewel to their crown, following victories in Intel Extreme Masters Rio, BLAST.tv Paris Major, Riyadh Masters, and BLAST Fall Finals. This unparalleled success is reflective of Team Vitality’s most successful year to date, spanning across Counter-Strike and Rocket League. Their achievements culminated in the prestigious Esports Organisation of the Year award at the Esports Awards.
Coming up, they get another shot to keep the run as undisputed champions going at IEM Katowice 2024.