Day 2 of The International 10’s Main Event brought more playoff rounds to the big stage, leaving the regions of North America and Southeast Asia battling it out with just one rep to go from there. ‘before.
After securing a very dominant victory in the battle for best-of-one survival in the first round of the lower bracket, Fnatic was swept 2-0 by the young side of Team Spirit in the next round.
Fnatic opened their first game draft with a Tidehunter, one of the most chosen heroes at TI10 so far, hoping his natural tank will allow them to survive the early aggression Team Spirit has shown they love. apply in the laning phase. However, they allowed the spirit to have a few comfort choices and were quickly punished for it.
Team Spirit took control of the game with Mars, signing Magomed “Collapse” Khalilov and an Io-Ember Spirit duo who established a very strong presence on the map. As Fnatic managed to find their first kill beyond the 10-minute mark, Spirit knocked down their opponents to start the elimination battle off on the right foot, and headed for Game 2, they continued. to show their dominance.
They knocked out Fnatic from TI10 with clutch sets from Miroslaw “MiroslavKolpakov on Shadow Demon. His focus on keeping his carry alive at all costs paid off as Illya “Yatoro” Mulyarchuk closed the series without a single death to his name and a K / D / A total of 22. / 0/12.
The second day ended with the meeting between Quincy Crew and OG on the TI stage for the third consecutive edition. This year, the confrontation between these two formations also opposed the Hassan brothers.
The first game started off with a lot of action and continuous trading, which put QC in an advantageous position with their core duo Kunkka-Singe King. After 25 minutes, Quincy established a lead of almost 10,000 gold, but the game changed once Topias “Topson“Taavitsainen completed a Staff of Aghanim on his Void Spirit and led his team to a full comeback.
Topson was also the MVP of the second game. He played his first Dawnbreaker on the TI10 stage and showed the hero’s true power when playing in a center position. He started the rotations as soon as he reached level 6 and from there his worldwide presence with Syed “SumaiL” Hassan’s Aghs on Templar Assassin, which allows the hero to teleport to his traps, proved too difficult for Quincy Crew to manage.
As Quincy Crew and Fnatic finished their TI10 race in 9th and 12th place with $ 800,300 in their pockets, OG and Team Spirit will be fighting each other. Friday, October 15, when for one of them the TI10 will end.
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