ESTNN brings recap of Dota 2 Pro Circuit Week 3 games from the SEA region.
The SEA region is in a fierce Dota 2 battle between teams. Fnatic, T1 and Team SMG share the top spot. BOOM and Polaris Esports sit below them, but the league is anyone’s taking. The second division has RSG and Talon Esports in the first position. Army Geniuses and Lilgun follow the toppers. Let’s look at all the action which took place in the third week.
Team SMG Vs Polaris Esports
Polaris took the lead with some decisive plays in the early minutes. The teams kept building around their advantage to increase the gap and win. The score was 31-52 in 52 minutes. SMG bounced back in the second match and scored 29-20 to win in under 30 minutes. The third match saw Team SMG play aggressively, while Polaris coped with the pace well. After 20 minutes, SMG were ahead and won the fight to take high ground objectives. The score was 24-19 in 31 minutes.
BOOM Esports Vs Neon Esports
BOOM got a one-sided victory in the first match versus Neon. They were ahead from the start and took their chances well to win 9-25 in 35 minutes. The second match was similar with BOOM building up some steady but solid lead and winning by a good margin. The score was 27-9 in 24 minutes.
T1 Vs Execration
T1 got a small lead and kept building it up to dominate the first match. Execration struggled to get any momentum and allow their Anti Mage to shine. They lost the match 9-29 in 28 minutes. The second game was almost even on the scoreboard in the early game. However, T1 had a net worth advantage, and they used to conquer spaces and choked Execration on the map. T1 won the match with a score of 19-34 in 35 minutes.
Team SMG Vs Neon Esports
The first match was interesting to see. SMG were behind on the scoreboard, but they were playing aggressively on the map with pressure building heroes. Neon were patient and held their ground well, but not for long. SMG picked up more momentum and won 25-17 in 37 minutes. The second match saw Neon in the lead after the laning stage. However, they couldn’t continue with the lead and SMG came back with a win. The score was 26-18 in 36 minutes.
Fnatic Vs Nigma Galaxy SEA
Fnatic countered Nigma in the first match with an Anti Mage pick against Storm Spirit. After getting an advantage, Fnatic didn’t look back and won the game. The scoreline was 15-27 in 39 minutes. The second match saw Nigma struggle a bit in the laning phase, after which they showed some character to stay in the game. However, Fnatic were well versed and kept the lead with their brilliant hero picks. Fnatic won the match after about 33 minutes. The score was 33-17.
The Apes E-Sport Vs RSG
The Apes were dominating in the early minutes, but fell apart later. RSG got the lead and won 10-20 in 34 minutes. RSG were on an early advantage in the second match and Apes were struggling to come back. The score in the end was 42-12 in 30 minutes with RSG winning the series.
Lilgun Vs UD Vessuwan
Lilgun were quick to get an Aegis and bully UD V with their advantage. However, the match kept dragging on with the latter showing a lot of fighting spirit and turning awful fights into opportunities to take objectives. In the end, it was Lilgun who won with a score of 39-23 in 54 minutes.
TNC Predator Vs Talon Esports
TNC were dominating the scoreline of the first match. However, Talon bounced back well and won 23-24 in a 50-minute match. The game was slow, but interesting, as both teams kept it competitive till the very end. The second match differed greatly from the first. It was one-sided with Talon winning it 6-28 in 27 minutes.
TNC Predator Vs Army Geniuses
Army Geniuses had the upper hand in the first match. They were quick to farm and dominate TNC. Although the kill tally between the two teams had little difference, AG had a lot of farm and map advantage. TNC responded well in the second match with a well-deserved victory. The match was competitive to watch as both teams fought. TNC won with a score of 36-25 in 38 minutes. The third match even in the early to mid game, but a series of fights after the 20-minute mark didn’t go well for TNC. AG won 12-35 in 32 minutes.
Motivate.Trust Gaming Vs Army Geniuses
Match postponed, results to be added at a later date.
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