Digital Chaos triumphs at ESL
e-sports gaming event in Malaysia and first Dota 2 LAN Championship of 2017
It was indeed an awesome day at the
Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting in which the indoor stadium was packed
with huge number of jubilant fans and supporters from Malaysia and abroad,
having their eyes glued on the giant screens since 10am on the final day of the
ESL One Genting tournament yesterday.
An enthralling five game series that
lasted for approximately 7 hours comprising finalists Digital Chaos and Newbee
fought indefatigable as both refused to give up and eyed a big slice of the US$
250,000 prize money. At the end of the day, the energetic Digital Chaos were
the better team and were crowned Champions of the ESL One Genting.
The ESL One Genting trophy stands highly in the middle of the stage.
Chaos became the first team to
win the Dota 2 LAN Championship of 2017 and scored their first significant
international competition since their formation as a team back in 2016.
SirActionSlacks with some lively fans.
Team Fnatic thanking the crowd for their overwhelming support.
Impressive Malaysian teams - Fnatic and WG Unity together with other talented teams namely Virtus.Pro , Newbee , Team NP, Digital
Chaos, Execration and Wings Gaming were also battling it out for a prize
pool of US$ 250,000 during this three day tournament.
The teams got down to
business right away from the opening on bell at 12 noon last Friday and
surprised their fans with their various game-plays and styles. Eight teams
categorized in two respective groups: Group A and B consisting of four teams
each were being announced as they were getting enthusiastic applause from their
The commentators of ESL One Genting giving out their views on the game.
Day 1 of the series kicked
off with Group A teams playing among one another and competing for the two
slots in the semi-finals scheduled on 8 January (Sunday). As for the remaining
teams, they took to the stations on Day 2 instead and battled their way into
elimination and deciding matches.
Group A (Day 1)
match-ups :- Group
B match-ups :-
Day 2 of the series saw more teams
going all out to make it to the semi-finals or got eliminated from the
tournament. Teams that were previously defeated on Day 1 for both group A and B
will have to battle it out and winners from each group advances to the
semi-finals. As for Day 2 itself, teams competed in a ‘Best of 3’ game mode,
where the 1st team to achieve 2 wins, advances to the next round.
Group A (Day 2)
match-ups :- Group
B (Day 2) match-ups :-
foot into Day 3, Digital Chaos
started the ball rolling with the opening game of the semi-finals against Virtus.Pro which ended up Digital Chaos advancing comfortably into
the finals with a 2-0 victory against Virtus.Pro.
On the other semi-finals match-up, Newbee
fought tirelessly against another much persistent Chinese team, Wings Gaming as they finally managed to
succumb to a 2-1 victory against them.
Grand Finals kicked off at approximately 6pm on Sunday and ended in the early
hours of Monday due to an enthralling five games series. The final teams’
persisted to fight relentlessly to be crowned champions. Chinese team, Newbee, drew first blood during the
series as they took a 1-0 lead against Digital
Chaos. Refusing to give in to the score, Digital Chaos took back a point in Game 2 before falling short in
Newbee, who was in pole position to
taste victory with a game point left, fell hard in Game 4 before conceding
victory to North American team, Digital
Chaos in Game 5 where at the end of the day, Digital Chaos were the much better team and had a play-style that
could counter their worthy Chinese opponents. The sequence or breakdown on how
the ‘Best of 5’ have taken place:-
The word “gg” (good game) was called and DC deservedly claimed their first
significant international trophy.
On the other hand, besides
all this exciting match-ups, there were also recap of videos on the previous
days and short interviews with players and fans, thus, there were also a
Mannequin challenge that took place in the Arena of Stars during the break
Mentioning the break
intervals, fans or spectators may scout around the misty bumpy road leading to
Arena of Stars for wide range of food trucks , Red Bull and DiGi booths if they
are to get some finger food or some ESL One Genting’s paraphernalia that could
be used as remembrance that they attended this wonderful event at Resorts World
Last but not least, enclosed
the ESL One Genting final standings and the prize money for the teams:
ESL One Genting final standings
1st Digital Chaos - US$ 125,000
2nd Newbee -
3rd/4th Virtus.Pro - US$
3rd/4th Wings Gaming - US$ 22,500
5th/6th Team NP
- US$ 10,000
5th/6th Execration - US$ 10,000
- US$ 5,000
7th/8th Fnatic - US $5,000
Digital Chaos : Resolution, MiSery, Saksa, MoonMeander, w33
Newbee : Kaka, Sccc, Faith, uuu9, kpii
Virtus.Pro : Solo, 9pashaebashu, No[o]ne, Lil, RAMZES666
Wings Gaming : y', shadow, bLink, Faith_bian, iceice
Team NP : EternalEnvy, Aui_2000, 1437, SVG, MSS
Execration : Kimo, Nando, Owa, Gabbi, DJ
Warriors Gaming Unity : Ah Jit, Nana, KaNG, ahfu, xNova
Fnatic : Febby, InYourDream, Mushi, Ohaiyo, YamateH
For more information, call
+603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com
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