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ONE Esports Singapore Major Posters Appear on Local Buses

Rakshak Kathuria
20/Mar/2021 12:29 pm

Buses advertising ONE Esports Singapore Major with images of Dota 2 heroes and the Major logo have been spotted in Singapore.
The fans can only watch the Major through online streams as the tournament is going to be held behind closed doors.
ONE Esports Singapore Major, scheduled for March 27 - April 4, 2021, at the Fairmont Singapore hotel, is the first Major in 14 months and also marks the return of international Dota 2 LAN events.

ONE Esports Singapore Major posters and images have been spotted on local buses near the venue. These were shared by a Reddit user, u/Apocsky_, who stated “With live audience disallowed, I almost forgot that Singapore Major was happening soon until this bus ad reminded me.” Valve and ONE Esports are seemingly advertising the Major to bring online viewership as they had communicated earlier that the tournament will be held behind closed doors. ONE Esports Singapore Major, scheduled for March 27 - April 4, 2021, at the Fairmont Singapore hotel, is the first Major in 14 months and also marks the return of international Dota 2 LAN events. 

RELATED:  ONE Esports Singapore Major: Schedule, Format, Teams, Full Details

ONE Esports Singapore Major advertised on local buses

In addition to the logo of the tournament, the posters showcased heroes like Crystal Maiden, Riki and Sven on the buses.

Singapore Major postersSingapore Major posters depicting Dota 2 heroesThese posters were designed by ZhangTianyuaaa, a popular Dota 2 artist known for his loading screens in the game.

Despite international LAN events and DPC tournaments returning after a long hiatus, fans will, unfortunately, have to wait for now to watch their favorite players live in action. However, they are still much excited for the first DPC Major after DreamLeague S13 in January 2020, as the top 18 teams from various regions are going to clash in a battle of the best. The 18 teams that have qualified for the various stages of the tournament are:

Wild Card

  1. Team Nigma (EU)
  2. Team Liquid (EU)
  3. T1 (SEA)
  4. AS Monaco Gambit (CIS)
  5. Vici Gaming (China)
  6. PSG.LGD (China)

Group Stage

  1. Alliance (EU)
  2. Neon Esports (SEA)
  3. Natus Vincere (CIS)
  4. Quincy Crew (NA)
  5. Thunder Predator (SA)
  6. Team Aster (China)

Playoffs

  1. Team Secret (EU)    
  2. Fnatic (SEA)
  3. Virtus.pro (Fnatic)
  4. Evil Geniuses (NA)
  5. Beastcoast (SA)
  6. Invictus Gaming (China)

RELATED:  PH Government's New Ruling Partially Solves SG Major Travel Hurdles for Filipino Players

The wild card is scheduled for March 27-28, the group stage for March 29-30 and the playoffs for March 31 - April 4. The DPC tournament will feature a total of $500,000 USD in prize money and 2,700 DPC points that will be split among the top eight teams only. The champion of the tournament will be 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.