s1mple wins OMEN Challenge presented by HLTV

Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostylev became the winner of the duel tournament from OMEN by HP and HLTV.org with a prize fund of $50 000. The best player of 2018 faced France Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt in the Grand Final of the Championship Nathan "NBK-" with a final score of 18:17.

OMEN Challenge presented by HLTV started with a series of games in a Deathmatch format. The results of the preliminary stage determined the seeding of the Single Elimination bracket, where participants have already met in the format "1 on 1" with Desert Eagle, UMP-45, M4A4, AK-47 and AWP. Quarter-final duels were played up to eight wins, semifinal - up to thirteen wins, and the Grand Finalists ran into each other in the match best-of-35.

The final bracket of the playoffs:

OMEN Challenge presented by HLTV:

1. Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev - $30 000
2. France Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt - $12 500
3. Norway  Håvard "rain" Nygaard - $7 500
4. Denmark  Nicolai "device" Reedtz
5-8. Finland  Nikolas "n1k" Laiho
5-8. Russia  Denis "electronic" Sharipov
5-8.   Nikola "NiKo" Kovač
5-8. Denmark Marco "hayden" Witzner