The International 10: PSG.LGD will battle Team Secret for the Grand Finals!

The second semi-final of the upper bracket has come to an end. PSG.LGD and Virtus.pro fought against each other in it. At stake was reaching the final of the upper bracket, and therefore the fight promised to be very interesting, but in reality everything turned out to be much easier than the Dota 2 fans wanted.

On the first map, Kerry Wang 'Ame' Chunyu, along with team support Zheng 'y' Yiping, unleashed all the deadly power on his opponents. Ame played on Luna, while y 'was helping his teammate playing for Visage. From the very beginning, Ame's farm went quite well and the esports player was able to gain combat power during the game. He showed good execution and completed the first map with a 12-3-10 stats. It is noteworthy that y 'practically became his right hand, without which it was difficult to kill opponents. The statistics of Zhen Yiping speaks about it - with the result of 10-4-16, the player of the fifth position PSG.LGD completed his journey on the first map. Virtus.pro played a somewhat strange pick and their choice of heroes played a cruel joke on the CIS team. Nightfall played at Bristleback with a score of 5-5-7, while the mid-leader of gpK ~ chose Ember Spirit for himself and gave a better result 10-5-7. The first map ended with a score of 34-20 in 43 minutes.

First Map Statistics

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On the second map, PSG.LGD took advantage of the fact that their rivals were likely to be a little mentally depressed and little was left to do. This time, Ame played even better and, having performed well on Monkey King, his stats are now 10-0-5 - carry PSG.LGD completed the map without death, which does not happen so often in the series of The International tournaments. The mid-leader of the team also showed excellent play and with the help of Kunkka he managed to finish the map also without death, and his performance was 4-0-11. In general, the second map ended with a score of 8-24 in favor of PSG.LGD in 26 minutes. Thus, the Chinese reached the final of the upper bracket, while Virtus.pro fell into the lower bracket.

Second map statistics

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In the final of the upper bracket, PSG.LGD will compete with the players from Team Secret for the right to qualify for the grand final. Both of the aforementioned teams secured a place in the top 3 and guaranteed a minimum cash reward of $ 3,601,600. Team Secret reached the final of the Upper Bracket thanks to a 2-0 win over Invictus Gaming. PSG.LGD has managed to reach the top 3 for the third time in a row. Will they be able to make it to the top 2 this time and compete for the championship? We'll find out soon!

Nightfall and gpK ~ from Virtus.pro made it to the leaderboard of The International 10

In the lower bracket, Virtus.pro will have to face the winner of the first match of the third round, Team Spirit or OG. Invictus Gaming, who fell into the lower bracket at the hands of Team Secret, will in turn play against the team that will prevail in the fight T1 vs Vici Gaming. Both Virtus.pro and Invictus Gaming have already secured their place in the top 6. This means that their minimum reward is $ 1,400,600.

Flyfly from Invictus Gaming sets 4 new records

The next fights will take place today. Based on the results of the matches Team Spirit vs OG and T1 vs Vici Gaming, we will find out which of the teams will take 7th-8th place in the standings and receive a cash reward of $ 1,000,500. There are three days left until the end of The International 10.

The playoff matches began on 12 October. Earlier, following the results of the group stage, Thunder Predator and SG Esports 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. Elephant, beastcoast, Team Aster, Team Undying, Fnatic, Quincy Crew, Alliance and Evil Geniuses also joined the list of those who left the tournament. The first named four took 13-16 places in the standings and received $ 600,300 each, and the last four listed teams managed to reach the 9-12 lines and earned $ 800,400 each.

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.