PaiN Gaming wins ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022
Imperial Esports lost to paiN Gaming in the ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022 CS:GO final. The meeting ended with the score 1:2 (17:19 on Overpass, 16:7 on Inferno, and 12:16 on Dust2). Rodrigo "biguzera" Bittencourt's team earned $50,000 and a slot at the ESL Pro League Conference Season 17. Earlier, paiN and Imperial made it to the playoffs from Group B, finishing first and second respectively.
ESL Challenger Melbourne 2022 matches were held from 2 to 4 September in Australia on LAN. The prize pool of the competition was $100,000 and a slot for the ESL Pro League Conference Season 17.