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PSG.LGD Secures the Last ONE Esports Singapore Major Slot; Elephant Fails

Rakshak Kathuria
14/Mar/2021 12:39 pm

PSG.LGD beats Elephant 2-0 in the tiebreaker to secure the fourth and final Chinese spot at the ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021.
Invictus Gaming, Team Aster, Vici Gaming and PSG.LGD are the four Chinese teams going to the Major as all the 18 teams have finally been determined.
The Major will be held from March 27 - April 4, 2021 with a total prize money of $500,000 USD and 2700 DPC points.

PSG.LGD is the fourth and final team from the China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division to book a spot in the ONE Esports Singapore Major. The team defeated Elephant 2-0 in a BO3 tiebreaker on March 14, 2021, to finish in the fourth spot and knock Elephant out of contention of the Singapore Major. With all the four teams from China that head to Singapore - Invictus Gaming, Team Aster, Vici Gaming and PSG.LGD being confirmed, we now have the final list of 18 teams that will be competing in the first Dota 2 DPC Major in 14 months. 

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PSG.LGD vs Elephant Tiebreaker: Match Recap and Highlights

March 14, 2021, marked the last day of the 2021 DPC Season 1 as the Chinese region witnessed a couple of final tiebreakers. PSG.LGD defeated Elephant in the first one to become the final Chinese DPC team that moves to the Major.

Game 1 proved to be a very slow game as both teams’ cores resorted to farming. However, Ame’s Juggernaut grew comparatively stronger as he was able to hit the high ground easily. Elephant, despite having a lot of items on their cores, could not engage in teamfights as they kept losing their base and eventually the game in 43 minutes.

Game 2 saw Eurus have a disastrous laning phase on Ursa as he died three times in the first seven minutes. PSG.LGD never allowed their enemies to get a hold of the game as they kept engaging in small skirmishes and killing Elephant’s heroes. Though no team had a sizable networth lead at the 20-minute mark, it heavily shifted into PSG.LGD’s favor after they won a  couple of teamfights, winning the game in 30 minutes.

Invictus Gaming also beat Team Aster 2-1 in the second tiebreaker series to secure the first seed in the points table and also a Major playoffs spot. 

Final prize pool and points distribution of the China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper DivisionFinal prize pool and points distribution of the China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division
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The final list of 18 teams in the ONE Esports Singapore Major

The ONE Esports Singapore Major is the first Major of the 2021 DPC Season 1 and the first one in 14 months. Scheduled to be held from March 27 - April 4, 2021, the 18 teams are going to brawl in the tournament are - Team Secret, Alliance, Team Nigma, Team Liquid, Fnatic, Neon Esports, T1, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, AS Monaco Gambit, Evil Geniuses, Quincy Crew, beastcoast, Thunder Predator, Invictus Gaming, Team Aster, Vici Gaming and PSG.LGD. Only the top eight teams will be getting their share of the total prize money of $500,000 USD and 2700 DPC points, with the winner taking home a sum of $200,000 and 500 points.

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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.