TNC Predator vs BOOM Esports: Results, Highlights, Interview

Rakshak Kathuria
10/Feb/2021 02:26 pm

TNC Predator defeat BOOM Esports 2-0 to win their third series and move to the third place in the points table of SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division.
Gabbi and Tims brought back their iconic Morphling-Earthshaker combo in the first game to pull off an incredible comeback while the second game was won by TNC with ease.
TNC's offlaner, kpii, stated that they themselves were shocked with the effectiveness of the Morphling-Earthshaker combo.

TNC Predator brings back their iconic Morphling-Earthshaker combo to pull off a fantastic series win over BOOM Esports. After being down 30K plus net worth in the first game, Gabbi and Tims were able to make an incredible comeback with their Morph-Shaker duo to close out the game in their favor. In the second game, TNC stomped BOOM as the latter looked out of sorts after the disastrous defeat in the first game. With this win, TNC has registered their third series victory of SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division. 

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TNC Predator defeat BOOM Esports to reach the top three at SEA 2021 DPC Season 1

While the first Upper Division series of the day in SEA saw Fnatic grab a comfortable 2-0 victory over Vice Esports, the second series between TNC Predator and BOOM Esports was expected to be a close one.

Points table of SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper DivisionThe fight for the top three spots in SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division is getting quite competitive.
Game 1 witnessed the power of the Morph-Shaker combo as TNC managed to pull off a splendid comeback. After being massively ahead with a 34K lead at one point, BOOM found it unable to close out the game. Gabbi on Morphling and Tims on Earthshaker kept bouncing all over the map, stunning enemy heroes for eternity and killing them one by one. They miraculously sealed the first game for TNC in 53 minutes.

In game 2, it seemed like BOOM had lost confidence after the miserable loss in the first one. Moreover, TNC displayed some top-notch Dota 2 gameplay and completely ran over their enemies. Gabbi was impeccable on Ursa and the team, as a whole, made all the right moves and countered any possible aggression from BOOM to win the match in 35 minutes.

The full highlights of the series can be viewed in the following video.

With two consecutive series wins, the Filipino squad jumps to the third spot in the points table of SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division. On the other hand, BOOM continues to suffer from their inability to close out games and now find itself in the fifth spot. 

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Kpii talks about TNC’s Morph-Shaker combo

TNC’s offlaner, Damien "kpii" Chok, was asked in the post-match winners’ interview if TNC had practiced the Morph-Shaker combo again in recent times, to which he responded,

“To be honest, I don’t recall a game where we practiced that specific combo. So, I think we were kind of shocked; at least I was a little bit. But I think maybe like Gabbi or Tims. I am sure they must have seen this before, so yeah, for them, it was another day in the office.”


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Rakshak is an undergrad, an inquisitive person who likes to acquire information and knowledge of varied sectors with a knack of reading on e-sports, specifically Dota 2.