Neon Esports lastly get their revenge for the loss in opposition to T1 within the group stage of SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Higher Division as they defeat them in a BO3 tiebreaker. Courtesy of this win, Neon Esports now seize a spot within the group stage of the Singapore Main whereas T1 can be competing within the Main wild card. Neon wins a sum of $28,000 USD and in addition consequential 300 DPC factors, whereas T1 receives $27,000 and 200 DPC factors. Alongside these two groups, Fnatic would be the third SEA workforce travelling to Singapore as they’d already secured a first-place end and a Main playoffs spot.
Neon secures Singapore Main group stage spot with a win over T1 within the tiebreakers
Regardless of already qualifying for the Main, T1 and Neon Esports nonetheless had quite a bit on the road within the tiebreakers.
In sport 2, T1 was overwhelmed by Neon’s excessive maintain duo of Dying Prophet and carry Io, for the second time within the match. Together with that, Yopaj showcased some top-tier Dota 2 gameplay within the midlane with Void Spirit, whereas their helps performed extremely properly, serving to Neon safe a convincing win in 47 minutes.
Recreation Three was a stomp by the Filipinos as they convincingly received two out of the three lanes. Yopaj, who had a tricky time within the mid lane, managed to recuperate due to some wonderful rotations. Whereas JaCkky on Terrorblade was capable of farm, Neon’s tri-core of Queen of Ache, Wraith King and Razor secured their workforce a victory in 43 minutes.
The complete highlights of the collection will be seen within the following video.
Natsumi- talks about Skem and PlayHard’s function swap
An attention-grabbing spotlight of the collection was skem and PlayHard swapping their roles for Neon Esports. Whereas skem took command of the offlane within the collection, PlayHard switched to the place 4/assist function. When requested concerning the cause behind this modification within the post-match winners’ interview, carry participant, Natsumi- responded,
“After our loss in opposition to T1 two days in the past, we, the workforce, talked about why we misplaced and PlayHard mentioned that he’s not very assured in taking part in place 3, offlane. So, we acquired two scrims and skem mentioned that he’ll play offlane and we tried.“
Apparently, skem has occupied the carry function for quite a lot of Dota 2 groups and had switched to the assist function for Neon in November 2020 when Natsumi- was recruited as a carry. However, PlayHard has additionally performed as a place 4 participant for almost all of his Dota 2 profession.