8 March in eSports world

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8 March in eSports world

Do you know what is remarkable about today in the world of eSports? See more in our material.

Tournaments and victories

On this day in 2009 году two tournaments DreamHack Skelleftea II and Intel Extreme Masters III ended up. At DreamHack Skelleftea II the prize pool was ~$16,500, and the main money reward $13,700 was gained by the team aimbat. The prize pool at Intel Extreme Masters III was $125,000. The main money reward consisted of $50,000, and Fnatic became the winners of the championship.

We should mark that in the Fnatic’s roster f0rest and GeT_RiGhT played together. The members of these Swedish duo are still playing together.

On 8 March 2010 the fourth season of Intel Extreme Masters was over. The prize pool of the tournament included $100,000, and the main money reward which was gained by Na’Vi, was $50,000.


Today these esportsmen are celebrating their birthdays:

Bu «YaphetS» Yanjun (28 y.o., Dota 2, free agent)
Galvin «Meracle» Kang Jian Wen (22 y.o., Dota 2, Warriors Gaming.Unity)
João «Hydration» Pedro Goes Telles (20 y.o., Overwatch, Los Angeles Gladiators)

See also: The playoff matches of PGL Bucharest Major 2018 were announced