The Rocket League Champion Series Season 8 has finally wrapped up with the Season 8 World Championships, crowning gamers with Rocket League gold. NRG Esports has proved that they are the best soccer-vehicle players by beating out 11 other teams in Madrid, Spain. \n \nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/RocketLeague\/status\/1207362623626285056 \n \nSeason 8 was the second season in 2019, and featured some fantastic gameplay with some highly skilled teams. \nTwelve teams competed in Madrid, and after three days of Rocket League play, NRG Esports claimed gold and a $200,000 USD check. There was a total of $529,500 up for grabs last weekend, with each team guaranteed some cash. \n \nHere is the breakdown of the placement and prize money earnings for the Season 8 World Championships (all winnings in USD): \n \n1st place: NRG Esports - $200,000 \n2nd place: Renault Vitality - $120,000 \n3rd\/4th place: Spacestation Gaming and Dignitas - $40,000 each \n5th\/6th place: Veloce Esports and Pittsburgh Knights - $24,750 each \n7th\/8th place: Team Reciprocity and Renegades - $16,000 each \n9th to 12th place: eUnited, Lowkey Esports, Canberra Havoc, and The Three Sins - $12,000 each \n \nThere was a huge drop off from second and third place in terms of prize earnings, however, at least each team got some money for competing. \n \nNRG Esports was part of Group A for the Group Stage of the World Championships. They received a bye from the first round of matches, and defeated Lowkey Esports and Renault Vitality in double-elimination bracket play to move on to the Playoffs. \n \nIn the Playoffs, NRG Esports had a bye as well, and by defeating Spacestation Gaming and Renault Vitality, they became the Season 8 World Champion. \n \nHere is a replay video of the Playoffs: \n \nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=01-ETwOtx4E \n \nThe players for NRG Esports showed up. They all had exceptional performances, with “jstn” winning the Day 2 MVP accolade, and “Turbopolsa” being crowned the Day 3 MVP, and ultimately the World Championship MVP. By becoming the MVP of the entire event, “Turbopolsa” received an extra five grand. \n \nMillions of people streamed the tournament on Twitch last weekend, and there were thousands in attendance at the Palacio Vistalegre in Madrid. For years, Rocket League has had a hardcore fanbase, which is a huge reason why Rocket League esports has been so successful. \n \nSeason 9 should be starting in a few months, which will give Rocket League fans and gamers something to look forward to! \n \nNRG Esports is a well-known North American organization with teams competing in multiple different games, including Apex Legends, Fortnite, Overwatch, and Clash Royale. They also own the team Chicago Huntsmen, who will be competing in the brand-new Call of Duty League.