The DOTA 2 Singapore major held on March 27 is the most anticipated esports competition of the first quarter. Dubbed “Survivor: Singapore Island'' the participants are not only eliminated when they lose but are also forced to leave the country immediately.
Ukrainian side Natus Vincere and North American team beastcoast have announced their withdrawal from the ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021.
The internet is divided today about just what possessed Invictus Gaming’s Zhou “Emo” Yi to post that legendary “?” mark. Was he feeling emo? Was it simply a typo? Psychological warfare? Was he trolling?
Magical dragons, elves, sorcerers, Moon Goddesses, demons, and of course tragic backstories. Dota 2’s Netflix series seems to have hit all the nails on the nose within the magical genre, for both the hardcore fan and the casual viewer alike.
The first day of the ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major playoffs was a bloodbath. Evil Geniuses, Team Secret, Invictus Gaming, and PSG.LGD swept the opposition aside, recording thumping victories which have moved them onto the next round of the winner’s brackets. Fnatic, Vici and Invictus still have a shot at the title, but will have to slug it out with the rest of the teams in the loser’s bracket
It was the biggest mismatch on paper – champions-elect Team Secret against wildcards PSG.LGD. It was no secret that fans were already licking their lips at a potential showdown between Team Secret, arguably the world’s best Dota 2 team, and the reinvigorated Evil Geniuses (EG). But PSG.LGD had other ideas.
Fans of Evil Geniuses and Team Secret will be in contrasting moods after the penultimate day of action at the ONE Esports Singapore Major. The Team Secret fandom will be nursing their shattered hearts after a humbling 0-2 loss to China’s Invictus Gaming (IG) sent their team packing. But on the other hand, Evil Geniuses fans will feel fairly confident of their team’s chances to clinch the top prize.
She looks like Thor, has a hammer like Thor and even has hair like the Asgardian god. But Dota’s 2 newest melee hero Dawnbreaker is not a solo hero like the son of Odin is portrayed in comics. No, she’s a unique blend of toughness and support, with plenty of utility on the battlefield.
For many, firm odds were on Fnatic to wipe OB Neon out. OB Neon was the clear underdog, having just an average showing in the Major so far. Part of the reason was OB Neon having had to swap in Yang “Deth” Wu Heng after Rafael “Rappy” Palo had to drop out of the team due to Covid-19 concerns.
Some know them as the only 2-time winners of The International (TI) while others know them for their relentless and unforgiving BM. Love OG or hate them, you must admit that they are one of the best Dota 2 teams out there, or at least they were...