Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 – Studio Phase results
Following two days of intense Counter-Strike 2 matches held at Elisa’s state-of-the-art studio, the teams who have earned their coveted spots at Espoo Metro Arena including HAVU, ENCE, MOUZ, GamerLegion, FURIA, and APEKS.
However, despite their best efforts, Complexity and FNATIC didn’t secure spots to the Arena this time. We’re looking forward to seeing how things unfold next year and want to give them a big shoutout for being part of the event! Thank you, fellas!
The Quarter-Finals are set to kick off tomorrow at Espoo Metro Arena, setting the stage for an escalating showdown that culminates in the BO5 Grand Final scheduled for this Sunday.
Join us for the weekend either live or on Twitch!
ENCE vs. HAVU (BO1): 6-13
GamerLegion vs. FNATIC (BO1): 13-8
HAVU vs. GamerLegion (BO3): 2-1
ENCE vs. FNATIC (BO3): 2-1
MOUZ vs. Apeks (BO1): 16-19
Complexity vs. FURIA (BO1): 8-13
Apeks vs. FURIA (BO3): 2-0
MOUZ vs. Complexity (BO3): 2-1
GamerLegion vs. ENCE
FURIA vs. MOUZ
Tickets, Schedule and more information about Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 can be found at elisamasters.com.
See you at the Espoo Metro Arena, doors will open at 2 PM!
As the esports community eagerly awaits Elisa Masters Espoo 2023, there’s a promise to not just deliver thrilling matches but also an unparalleled gaming experience. This commitment is further strengthened with the renewed partnership between Elisa Esports and ASUS ROG, a leading name in top-tier gaming innovation.
With numerous top-ranking teams set to participate, Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 aims to offer them an environment reflecting their high caliber. This is where ASUS ROG comes in, promising to enhance the gaming experience with its advanced equipment. “We are thrilled to be partnering up with Elisa Esports once again to provide Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 with state of the art Gaming PC’s and 380Hz ROG Strix XG259QN monitors ensuring a top tier gaming experience for the players in Espoo”, said Lovisa Boström, Gaming Marketing Manager at ASUS ROG Nordic.
But the excitement doesn’t end here. ASUS ROG is preparing to showcase a treat for tech enthusiasts and fans attending the event. “We had an absolute blast at Elisa Masters Espoo 2022 and we are very excited to return to Espoo for Elisa Masters Espoo 2023. This year we will bring the latest and most exciting products from ASUS ROG to Espoo Metro Arena with a dedicated space for visitors. The highly anticipated ROG Swift Pro PG248QP monitor with 540Hz and the handheld success ROG Ally among many other products will be on display to experience hands-on. We hope to see you there!” Lovisa Boström added.
Speaking about the significant collaboration, Olli-Pekka Villa, Head of Elisa Esports, stated, “For a major event like Elisa Masters, it’s essential to have a partner that shares our vision of excellence. ASUS ROG, with its impressive reputation and unmatched expertise, aligns perfectly with our goal of offering an unparalleled experience, both in terms of gameplay and tech interaction.”
This partnership symbolizes the perfect blend of world-class esports talent and top-notch gaming technology, ensuring Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 is an event to remember!
For seamless travel solutions, Taksi Helsinki has joined us as the official transport partner for the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 event. With a reputation for reliable and quality services, Taksi Helsinki is conveniently located throughout the Helsinki metropolitan area, guaranteeing that all event attendees – players, staff, and fans alike – have the ability to reach the Espoo Metro Arena and other event destinations swiftly and easily.
In addition to offering unmatched reliability and convenience, Taksi Helsinki is also committed to sustainability. Its ecofleet, or low-emission fleet, has seen significant growth in recent years. Currently, approximately a quarter of Taksi Helsinki’s fleet is powered by electricity. The ecofleet’s expansion has been somewhat limited by delays in the availability of electric cars, but the company continues to make strides in its pursuit of a more sustainable future.
Whether participants need to commute to the event venue, return to Hotel Matts for a night of sleep and relaxation, or simply wish to explore the vibrant city of Espoo, Taksi Helsinki provides a dependable and secure transport service. Their commitment to customer satisfaction, environmental responsibility, and their slogan “Worthy of your trust” makes Taksi Helsinki an ideal choice for transport within the city.
Expressing his enthusiasm about the partnership, Olli-Pekka Villa, Head of Elisa Esports, said: “For an event as grand as Elisa Masters, a dependable transport partner like Taksi Helsinki is essential. Their commitment to punctuality and quality service is sure to enhance the smooth functioning of the event, ensuring our players and staff can navigate the city effortlessly.”
Suvi Viitala, Head of Sales and Marketing, Taksi Helsinki, also shared her thoughts on the collaboration: ” We have just published our new brand concept – Worthy of your trust, and we were excited when we were asked to be a partner in the event, which collected more than five million live broadcast views last year. We believe that the event will reach a lot of important target groups for us this year, and the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 event is a great way for us to introduce our new brand concept to new target groups as well.”
As we move towards the end of the year, Taksi Helsinki will offer exclusive, environmentally friendly transportation services throughout the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 event. Their commitment to punctuality, safety, reliability, and sustainability goes hand-in-hand with the core values of the event, promising an unforgettable event for all attendees!
Elisa has signed a co-operation agreement with the City of Espoo. The agreement brings the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 event to the Espoo Metro Arena on November 29 – December 3, 2023. The event gathers together esports enthusiasts, professionals and spectators from around the world. The first Elisa Masters Espoo event organized last year was a success, and it gathered more than 8,000 visitors to the venue.
Elisa Masters Espoo will be held for the second time at the Espoo Metro Arena on November 29 – December 3, 2023. The event will feature a total of eight top teams, who will claim their place either by invitation or based on their previous success. In the upcoming event, both GamerLegion, who triumphed in the Elisa Invitational Winter 2023 season and secured the second spot in the Major tournament, as well as the yet-to-be-decided winner of the ongoing Elisa Invitational Spring 2023 season, will be among the competing teams. In addition, the event will also feature the Finnish Champion, who will be determined in the Elisa Esports eSM 2023 tournament held in August.
“Elisa Masters succeeded in establishing its position as one of the flagship events in the Counter-Strike competitive calendar. We are excited to be able to expand our partnership with the City of Espoo and continue to strengthen the esports culture. The event offers an exceptional opportunity for Finnish talent to shine on a global level”, says Mika Lepistö, Director of New Business Development and Partnerships at Elisa.
Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 starts on November 29th with the Studio Phase. The Group Decider matches and Playoffs can be followed live at the Espoo Metro Arena on December 1 – 3, 2023. Elisa brings its game and technology innovations as well as a fast 5G network connection to the event, which guarantees an engaging and unforgettable experience for visitors on site and viewers following from home.
The City of Espoo, known for its vibrant and tech-savvy community, is looking forward to organizing a groundbreaking esports event in co-operation with Elisa. The co-operation emphasizes the city’s commitment to promoting technology, innovation, and a dynamic environment for esports enthusiasts and consumers.
“Esports is an important part of digital culture and the spearhead of game culture. For Espoo, it is important not only to have a successful and communal experience in the event itself, but also to reach a wide player community and create links for players to esports clubs, education and working life. This is part of our work to develop the gaming industry cluster in Espoo”, commented Mervi Heinaro, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Sports and Culture, at the City of Espoo.
The previous Elisa Masters Espoo event was held in November 2022, and it received overflowing praise as a stage for high-level esports competition. The event brought together esports enthusiasts, professionals, and spectators from around the world. The success of the Elisa Masters Espoo 2022 event laid the foundation for the starting partnership with the City of Espoo.
Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 in a nutshell:
- Elisa Masters brings the world’s top players to Espoo
- The group matches will be played in the Studio Phase on November 29 – 30, 2023
- Two four-team Double Elimination brackets (opening matches Best-of-1, rest Best-of-3)
- The two best teams in the groups advance directly to the Playoffs
- Group Decider matches and Playoffs will be played in front of the crowd at Espoo Metro Arena on December 1 – 3, 2023
- One four-team Single Elimination bracket (Best-of-3)
- GamerLegion (Elisa Invitational Winter 2023)
- Winner of Elisa Invitational Spring 2023
- Winner of Elisa Esports eSM 2023
- 5 invite teams
- $200,000 prize pool
- The event is not recommended for family’s youngest
- Tickets and more info about the tournament can be found at elisamasters.com
The tournament can be followed in English from Elisa Esports’ Twitch channel twitch.tv/elisaesports
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