Alliance took the first place in the group stage and reached the top of the playoffs, where they lost a battle with paiN Gaming. Having beaten Serenity in the lower bracket, the European squad got a second chance to beat paiN and did not lose a single card to their opponents in a Bo5 match.
For their efforts, Alliance received a top cash prize of $42,000. The championship was held from July 25 to July 28 at the house of the Beyond The Summit company in the suburbs of Los Angeles. The total prize fund was $100,000. For winning each game in the group stage, teams received a cash bonus of $1,000.