"Good luck, brother" - YawaR was defeated at the hands of his younger brother and wished him every success on his way to The International 10

Recently, an unusual story happened in the vastness of the professional Dota 2 scene. In the second round of the lower bracket of The International 10, Quincy Crew and OG fought against each other for the right to continue to participate in the event. It is noteworthy that two siblings played on both sides of the barricade: Yavar 'YawaR' Hassan on the side of the Quincy Crew and Sumail 'SumaiL' Hassan under the OG tag.

The confrontation was not too long, but this match was remembered by Dota 2 fans not only because OG are still fighting in the tournament and have a chance to defend the title of The International champion for the second time in a row, but also by the exchange of messages at the end of the match.

The first map was completed in 40 minutes. There, OG's Topson became a herald of death for his opponents and, taking Void Spirit, finished the map with a score of 20-3-4. YawaR also played well on Monkey King with a stats of 14-3-7 and the Quincy Crew even made 4 more kills, but this was not enough to defeat his opponent and the QC throne fell for the first time. The card ended with a score of 26-30 in 40 minutes. On the second map, Topson has already worked in a duet with Saksa and made 11 kills for each. Topias Taavitsainen used Dawnbreaker for his own purposes, and Saksa performed on Snapfire. The meeting ended in 38 minutes with a score of 33-38.

At the end of the match, Yavar 'YawaR' Hassan wrote to his younger brother 'gg gl lil bor' (great game and good luck, little brother), to which Sumail 'SumaiL' Hassan replied with 'gg' and substituted a crying Undying emoticon at the end. The commenters read these messages out loud and amplified the drama, and the exchange of these messages between the brothers sparked some discussion in the Dota 2 community.

The fight between the Hassan brothers was the first in The International. Prior to that, Sumail and Yavar crossed paths with each other only in other LAN championships and online competitions.

The Quincy Crew finished their way in the championship, finishing in 9th-12th place in the standings. The team received a cash reward of $ 800,400.

You can watch the confrontation between the Hassan brothers here:

According to the results of the group stage, Thunder Predator and SG Esports have already completed their path in the championship. The teams took 17-18 places in the standings and received rewards of $ 100,000, which is 0.25% of the total fund. The dropouts were later joined by Elephant, beastcoast, Team Aster and Team Undying. Elephant couldn't beat Evil Geniuses, beastcoast lost against Alliance, Team Aster couldn't do anything with the power of the Quincy Crew, and Fnatic sent Undying home to pack their bags. The four participants who took 13-16 places in the standings will receive cash prizes of $ 600,300, which is 1.5% of the total prize pool. Fnatic and Quincy Crew could not beat Team Spirit and OG respectively and received $ 800400 each, which is 2% of the prize pool.

The International 10 Interim Results

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The International 2021 kicked off on October 7 and ends on the 17th. The total prize fund of the championship is $ 40,018,195, and 18 best teams in the world, representing six playing regions: North America, South America, CIS, Europe, Southeast Asia and China, are engaged in its distribution. 12 teams made it to The International thanks to the required number of rating points gained during the Dota Pro Circuit 2020/2021 season. The remaining six participants became the best in the regional qualifications.