Apeks Secure Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 Qualification

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Apeks Secure Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 Qualification

Apeks have qualified for the Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 by winning the Elisa Invitational Spring 2023

Apeks have become the Elisa Invitational Spring 2023 champions and earned themselves an Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 spot. As of now, Apeks and GamerLegion are the only two confirmed participants of the Majors event scheduled to be held in Espoo. The latter side qualified through the Winter Invitational. 

The Norwegian side continue to build on their impressive track record, securing a series of notable achievements. After a commendable top-four finish at the BLAST.tv Paris Major, they clinched the ESL Challenger League Season 45 title and bagged an ESL Pro League Season 18 berth. In continuation of their remarkable journey, they have now secured qualification for the $200k LAN event in Finland. 


Damjan “kyxsan” Stoilkovski and company's Spring Invitational mission began with an impeccable performance on the Swiss group stage. They achieved a flawless 3-0 record, securing victories against HAVU, ENCE Academy, and ex-Copenhagen Flames. These wins propelled them into the bracket stage of the tournament.

Apeks' carried on their winning momentum with a win against Sangal. They proceeded to challenge Into the Breach afterward, a team that received a direct invitation to the top-eight stage. The British-European lineup faltered in a hard-fought three-map series against Apeks. kyxsan's men continued their impressive run by defeating MOUZ 2-0 and securing their place in the grand final.

The title decider brought about a rematch between ex-Copenhagen Flames and Apeks. This time, the Danish team displayed a stronger performance compared to their earlier showing in the group stage.

Apeks drew first blood in the Scandinavian derby as they secured a close win on Anubis, which was chosen by ex-CPH. The Norwegians could not wrap up the series in the following map as they could not take advantage of their own map choice of Anubis. Ex-CPH won on Ancient by 16-12 to force the third map on Inferno, which ended in a dominant 16-4 victory for Apeks. 

Apeks Secure Elisa Masters Espoo 2023 Qualification
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