Fnatic edge Vitality to capture DreamHack Masters Malmo title

Members of Fnatic celebrate following the their 2-1 victory against Team Vitality at DreamHack Masters Malmo on Sunday in Sweden. Photo by Adela Sznajder/Provided by DreamHack

Fnatic took top honors Sunday at DreamHack Masters Malmo with a 2-1 series win over Team Vitality in the Grand Final of the $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event.

With the win, Fnatic earned the $100,000 first-place prize and a berth in the $500,000 Intel Extreme Masters Season XIV World Championship, scheduled for Feb. 25-March 1 in Katowice, Poland.

Vitality opened with a narrow 16-14 win on Dust 2 before Fnatic rallied back with a 19-16 overtime win on Inferno. Fnatic wrapped the best-of-three series with a 16-13 win on Mirage.

Fnatic celebrated their win on social media by announcing, "WE. ARE. BACK."

-- Field Level Media