[Trending Now] Underdog Pinoy Dota 2 Team TNC Defeated The Favorite International Team OG Got $500, 000 Guaranteed!
When you are in college, you would often hear everyone else say that 'playing DOTA is just a waste of time and money.' But for t...
When you are in college, you would often hear everyone else say that 'playing DOTA is just a waste of time and money.'
But for the TNC Pro Team, proved this saying wrong as they gained dividends in six figures because of the mastery of the game.
Taking home the biggest victory of the country to date when it comes to the International Tournament of DOTA, TNC swept the heavy tournament favorites of Team OG with a score of 2-0. It happened in Seattle. TNC will be moving up to the Final 8.
The statement of the team which was posted on their page, “Day 2 of The International 2016 may have been the most memorable day so far not just for Filipinos but for the rest of Southeast Asia as well.”
TNC has a guaranteed $500, 000 after winning the battle. TNC is composed of Jimmy “DeMon” Ho, Marc “Raven” Fausto, Carlo “Kuku” Palad, Sam “Sam_H” Hidalgo, Nico “Eyyou” Barcelon. Their victory is sweeter after the said team beat them off in the Frankfurt and Manila Majors.
“TNC made history being the first Filipino team to enter the top 8 of The International 2016. Not to mention the biggest upset in the history of Dota 2. Beating the number 1 team and back to back Major Champions OG with a 2-0 finish. TNC had certainly made their statement in the international Dota 2 community. Let’s hope that their momentum will carry them onto being the champions of this year’s The International,” said the team.
The team who will be hailed as the champions of the tournament has a prize pool of $20 million and can take home $8 million.