Welcome to Part 2 of Aza404′s excellent recap of the Road to Paris World Championship at Paris Games Week in 2013. A long season of glorious victories and crushing defeats all comes down to 4 remaining champions on the big stage.
Relive the memories of the Road to Paris World Championship 2013 at Paris Games Week with Aza404 as he guides us through the first part of the thrilling competition. Stay tuned for Part 2!
In a finish that absolutely no one was expected, Dreamhack Champion Avkall bested the North American Live Champion Smurfburn 3-2 to claim the title of Duel of Champions World Champion at Paris Games Week, in a thrilling conclusion to the Road to Paris.
The finals were already notable for the fact that both Avkall and Smurfburn were considered underdogs from the very start of this competition. The eventual World Champion defeated the defending one, Matrix.disc, in the semis while the North American defeated heavily favorited French Millennium player Oyau.
Avkall walks away not only with the bragging rights of being crowned the World Champion for at least the next year, but also with an exclusive Xorm figurine and a Razer Blade Pro.
Thank you to the thousands of Duel of Champions players across the globe who participated in the Road to Paris this year, it was an incredible seasons of Esports and we couldn’t be more proud of our community – great competitors with talent and class all the way through. We’re already looking forward to a bigger and better season next.
Stay tuned for replays and commentary on our YouTube channel and more content from Paris Games Week.
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