Team Secret, PSG.LGD dominate Kuala Lumpur Major Playoffs
Posted 12th November 2018 By: Derpina    451 Views
Esports News – The Kuala Lumpur playoffs successfully concluded its first few rounds, and Team Secret and PSG.LGD emerge as two of the top contenders with dominant performances in the upper brackets. Both teams showed no signs of defeat and hesitation throughout the playoffs.
Team Secret beat Vici Gaming in the opening day of the best-of-three playoff matches. It was a rematch between the two after they faced each other at the ESL One Hamburg finals two weeks ago. As expected by many, Michał “Nisha” Jankowski’s TerrorBlade led the front and center of the team with impressive performances. Team Secret made the first game quick by closing it in less than 30 minutes. They won the second game in the same manner and earned the 2-0 victory.
The same event happened in PSG.LGD’s tournament run. They dominated the playoffs by sweeping Alliance in the second match of the upper bracket. They handed alliance a brutal match to finish rounds 1 and 2 undefeated.
Team Secret and PSG.LGD are the only teams in the Kuala Lumpur Major that have yet to lose a single match, but they still have more matches coming in Round 3.
Meanwhile, the other half of the bracket in Round 2 will see Evil Geniuses against Ninjas in Pyjamas and Virtus. Pro against Fnatic. The remaining teams standing after their defeats from PSG.LGD and Team Secret will head to the lower brackets. Alliance will face TNC Predator in Round 2, while Vici Gaming will play against paiN X in the elimination matches.
Kuala Lumpur Major in November
The playoffs runs from November 11 to 18. Organizers will only allow the live crowd to participate in the final three days of the matches. The remaining Dota 2 teams will battle it out in double-elimination brackets with best of three matches except in the grand finals and lower bracket round one which will follow BO1 and BO5 formats, respectively.
Team Secret roster
- Michał “Nisha” Jankowski
- Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng
- Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg
- Yazied “YapzOr” Jaradat
- Clement “Puppey” Ivanov
- Wang “Ame” Chunyu
- Lu “Somnus\M” Yao
- Yang “Chalice” Shenyi
- Xu “fy” Linsen
- Yap “xNova” Jian Wei