“Big comeback of Team Secret Dota 2”
Team Secret have won ESL One Birmingham after an impressive run through the lower bracket that ended with them taking down Evil Geniuses in the grand final.
- After a 5 game series between Evil Geniuses and Team Secret, the European side walked away with their 4th ESL One trophy.
- Team Secret now holds the record for ESL One trophies by breaking their tie with Virtus Pro.
- This comes after Team Secret’s recent victory at the MDL Disneyland Paris Major and Chongqing Major.
The win for Team Secret makes them the most successful team at ESL One Dota 2 events, having now won four of them.
Team captain Clement “Puppey” Ivanov, who has lead the team to all of those victories, was voted as the MVP of ESL One Birmingham.
The grand final between Team Secret and EG kicked off with an exciting game with 74 kills in 52 minutes.
It was Team Secret who came out on top after Michał “Nisha” Jankowski and Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng combined for 30 kills and just seven deaths between them.
Team Secret brought home $125,000 with EG taking $65,000. Both EG and Team Secret has effectively qualified for The International, so this competition is tied in with getting to be more grounded and prepared for TI9.