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Four in a row! Fnatic Win ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online: SEA to Add to Their Tally.

Vignesh Raghuram
31/May/2020 02:21 pm

Cover Image Courtesy: Fnatic Dota



  • Fnatic beats BOOM Esports 3-1 in the ESL One Birmingham 2020 - Online: Southeast Asia Grand Finals.
  • This is Fnatic's 4th Championship win in a row following their triumphs at The Summit 11, the ESL One Los Angeles 2020 - Online: SEA and the BTS Pro Series: SEA.

Fnatic beat BOOM Esports 3-1 in the Grand Finals of the ESL One Birmingham 2020 - Online: Southeast Asia to claim the championship and the lion’s share of the $40,000 prize pool. This is Fnatic’s fourth championship win in a row.

BOOM Esports will have to settle for a second-place finish. The Indonesian team has been rapidly rising the ranks in the SEA region and clearly proved themselves to be the 2nd best team in the region. Although they went toe-to-toe with their opponents, Fnatic’s experience proved to be the difference-maker between the two teams.


Fnatic vs BOOM Esports


Game 1: Fnatic overwhelmed BOOM Esports with their superior teamfighting lineup coupled with their constant ganks of the Indonesian team's Spectre ensuring that they hard the better late game lineup.


Game 2: BOOM struck back in Game 2 picking up a quick-paced lineup which allowed them to build up a good networth lead which let them sustain and break through Fnatic's global teamfighting lineup.


Game 3: Fnatic picked up a surprise Position 4 Ember Spirit which caught BOOM Esports by surprise and let them defeat the Indonesians to secure an easy game 3 win.


Game 4: Fnatic were always in the driver's seat in Game 4, with Moon's Storm Spirit snowballing out of control and let them secure the victory which gave them the title.


Highlights:


Fnatic has been on quite the run since The Summit 11. They’ve won every single tournament they’ve competed in, since that historic triumph at Los Angeles. Following that win, Fnatic managed to win the ESL One Los Angeles 2020 - Online: SEA, the BTS Pro Series: SEA and now the ESL One Birmingham 2020 - Online: SEA.


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Vignesh is one of AFK Gaming’s most experienced writers, having written over 1000 articles for the website over the last 3 years. Although his primary focus has always been Dota 2, his experience in esports also includes expertise in CS:GO and mobile esports titles.