With Southeast Asia teams like T1 and Fnatic set to feature among the 18 contenders for TI10, SEA pride is strong among this region’s Dota 2 fans. The likes of Indonesia’s Kenny “Xepher” Deo and Singapore’s Daryl “iceiceice” Koh will be among a group of at least 10 SEA players - with the rest others hailing from the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand - to feature in the October 7-17 event in Romania.
After a year’s break, the world’s richest esports tournament is just weeks away. And with a record US$40 million prize purse on offer, there is much to be excited about ahead of The International 10 (TI10) opener on October 7 in Bucharest, Romania.
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Watch as Fnatic reverse sweep TNC Predator 3-2 to win the TI10 SEA qualifier. Simply mindblowing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac9_NDf-9Fw
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SEA fans watched with bated breath as the two best teams in SEA clashed for a prestigious spot at The International 10. The Grand Finals for the Southeast Asia Regional Qualifier for TI10 was a banger, running its full five games with Fnatic reverse sweeping the Filipino squad of TNC Predator.
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A tale as old as time, esports is once again failing to get the recognition it so rightly deserves. This time it is the Dota 2 The International (TI)10 that bears the full brunt of it. By refusing to accept esports into the Swedish Sports Federation, Sweden has effectively screwed Valve over. Without the recognition as an elite sporting event by the Swedish Government, players, talents, and staff from outside the European Union would likely be denied entry into Sweden and by extension TI10.