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MegaFon Winter Clash became CIS' most popular esports tournament of December

Dota 2's MegaFon Winter Clash achieved the highest peak of CIS viewers out of all last year's December esports events. Based on the data provided by an analytical resource Esports Charts, the final between Natus Vincere and Team Liquid topped at 162 439 concurrent Russian-speaking viewers. CS:GO's ESL Pro League Season 8 Finals Natus Vincere vs Ghost series claimed the second place with its peak 75 065 concurrent CIS-based viewers.

Six world's leading teams battled for the prize pool of $300 000 under the banner of MegaFon Winter Clash sponsored by the "MegaFon" company, with the European Team Liquid ultimately emerging victorious. The tournament's live-broadcasts exceeded 10 million views on Twitch streaming platform; 7 thousand people witnessed the action live at the "Crocus Expo" International Exhibition Center on 8-9 December.

Last but not least, MegaFon Champions League Season 2's match between TS and [A] made a remarkable appearance in the top-5 most watched tournaments of December by CIS audiences. According to Esports Charts, the concurrent viewership by Russian-speaking fans peaked at 21 291.