News – PH – Singapore Major to be held behind closed doors


Unfortunately, cheers and boos during the first Dota 2 Major tournament in 14 months when ONE Esports Singapore Major is no longer heard from PGL will be held behind closed doors

However, this will be done in line with health and safety protocols in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that the highly anticipated event goes ahead as planned

The SG Major plays from 27 March to 4 April at the Fairmont Hotel and consists of the world’s 18 best teams, competing for the lion’s share of the 500There will be a $ 000 (P24) 2 million) prize pool in addition to the valuable Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) points required to receive a direct invite to the Million Dollar The International

A total of 14 teams have already qualified for the first major of this year, including the Philippine team Neon Esports and the Fnatic and T1 from Southeast Asia loaded with Philippine professionals

Team Secret, currently recognized as the best team in the world, leads the casts from the powerhouse region of Europe, in which the TI3 winning organization Alliance, the TI7 champion Nigma (formerly Team Liquid) and the current Team Liquid represent are

VirtusPro, T1 winner Org Natus Vincere and AS Monaco Gambit come from the CIS region

For North America are the TI5 champion organs Evil Geniuses, which have Filipino star midlaner Abed “Abed” Yusop and the Quincy Crew, while they ban South America, Beastcoast and Thunder Predator

The field will be completed by the four teams from China, which will be determined by mid-March. Currently, TI2 winner Invictus Gaming, TI4 runner-up Vici Gaming, Team Aster and Elephant in the DPC-China Upper Division are on the advance

ONE and PGL also announced the major’s talent pool, made up of Owen “ODPixel” Davies, Ioannis “Fogged” Loucas, Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden, Kasumi “Sumichu” Kelly Yogi, Benjamin “Bkop” Kopilow and Dominik “Lacoste is composed of Stipić, Admir” lizZard “Salkanovich, Dominik” Black ^ “Reitmeier, David” GoDz “Parker, Neal” Tsunami “Khandheria, Johan” Weppas “Westberg and Rikard” skrff “Holm Melin

“We congratulate and welcome the world’s best Dota 2 teams to the upcoming Singapore Major ONE Esports is pleased to offer one of the world’s most prestigious esports experiences with our partners PGL and STB. Fans from all over the world can look forward to an action-packed competition of the world’s best Dota 2 teams and exciting comments from the best Dota 2 hosts, casters and analysts are delighted, ”said Carlos Alimurung, CEO of ONE Esports

“Having an event on-site during this time is a great achievement and we are excited to host this fantastic event that sets the stage for the best teams in the world. The Dota 2 community deserves a top notch tournament, and so do we want to assure everyone that we will do our best to provide an amazing experience for the spectators. We will take all necessary measures to have a safe tournament in a healthy environment, ”said Silviu Stroie, CEO of PGL

Fans can follow the action in the wonderful 4K resolution with 60 fps in ONE Esports and the various live streaming channels from PGL on Twitch, Facebook, Youtube and official websites

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News – PH – Singapore Major to be held behind closed doors