A brutal day of competitors on the OGA Dota PIT On-line led to a few groups getting eradicated. Alliance, Ninjas in Pyjamas and Virtus Professional are gone from the Dota 2 event.
At the moment’s motion started with Liquid crushing Alliance’s spirits in a 2-Zero collection victory. The primary recreation noticed Liquid run over Alliance utterly off the again of qojqva’s Queen of Ache and miCKe’s Lycan earlier than punishing Alliance severely in recreation two with a comeback end due to the staff’s vaunted teamfight means. Liquid received each video games via the energy of a strong pushing carry, with Lycan within the first and Lone Druid within the second. Alliance weren’t outfitted to take care of each.
VP had just a little extra bother towards Ninjas in Pyjamas, dropping a recreation en path to a collection win. The video games had been rapid-fire affairs between the 2 squads, with early tempo cores dictating the rhythm of every match. VP’s no[o]be and Igor “iLTW” Filatov led the way in which with Storm Spirit and Ember Spirit respectively within the first recreation. NiP’s rising star Ondřej “Supream^” Štarha took over within the second along with his personal Ember Spirit. Sport three noticed Resolut1on’s unkillable Timbersaw dominate the proceedings, main VP to a 2-1 collection victory.
The 2 victors instantly moved on to play one other collection. Liquid have gotten the higher of VP most of the time lately, beating VP twice within the playoffs of the WePlay! Pushka League and shedding as soon as within the group stage of the OGA Dota PIT. It was a dominant displaying from Liquid, although, who dismantled VP via two video games. The CIS giants had been unable to get off the bottom and Liquid as soon as once more secured pushing potential in a recreation one Visage and recreation two Luna to demolish their opponent’s base.
Liquid didn’t drop a single recreation at present. This additionally marks the staff’s second top-three end after their efficiency on the WePlay! Pushka League. They’ve been in prime type currently and have actually turned issues round from their lackluster ESL One Los Angeles On-line displaying the place they had been eradicated within the group stage after beginning the event 0-5.
This additionally signifies that the rostrum groups for the competitors have been determined. Liquid, OG, and Secret will now battle for the championship, with the winner of the event incomes a prize purse of $62,000.
Liquid will know who they’ll play within the decrease bracket finals after the day’s final collection, the place OG and Secret are clashing for a grand finals berth.