Team China at The 19th Asian Games


China and Mongolia to Clash in Grand Finals of Asian Games Dota 2 Championships

Dorjee Palzang
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China's Tactical Brilliance - China's Dota 2 team showcased impeccable drafting and crowd control strategies in their victory over Malaysia, demonstrating their seasoned expertise in the game.
Malaysia's Valiant Effort - Malaysia displayed exceptional teamwork and resilience, fell short in game 3 against China's crowd control draft.
Mongolia's Cinderella Story - Team Mongolia's rise to the grand finals from relative obscurity, backed by their standout performance in the tournament, has captured the hearts of fans, setting the stage for an underdog showdown in the championship match

In a riveting display of skill and strategy, the Chinese Dota 2 team has advanced to the grand finals of the Asian Games Dota 2 Championships after a hard-fought victory over Malaysia in the semifinals, sealing their place in the championship match and securing a silver. This Chinese powerhouse, composed primarily of former PSG LGD Gaming members, has proven to be a formidable force in the Dota 2 professional scene, consistently achieving top 5 placements in multiple The International (TI) championships over the years.

China's Star Studded Dota 2 Roster guaranteed a medal

The Chinese Dota 2 team boasts a star-studded roster, featuring renowned players from the world of Dota 2:

  •  Wang "Ame" Chunyu  

  •  Lu "Somnus" Yao  

  •  Yang "Chalice" Shenyi  

  •  Zhao "XinQ" Zixing  

  •  Yu "皮球" Yajun  

  •  Xiong "Pyw" Jiahan (Substitute)

  •  Zhang "LaNm" Zhicheng (Coach)

The Malaysian team, highly favored and brimming with potential, fell short in a thrilling three-game series against the Chinese juggernaut.

Game 1 saw Cheng "NothingToSay" Jin Xiang put the Malaysian team on his back as Tinker and pulled off some ridiculous plays to pull of a stunning victory. But China struck back strong in Game 2 and Game 3 with Ame and XinQ proving that they have no rust, despite their absence from the pro scene for around a year. The Chinese secured a 2-1 victory and moved on to the Grand Finals.

Team China will square off against Team Mongolia, whose entire roster hails from IHC Esports, promising an intense showdown for the championship title. The Mongolian roster includes:

  •  Altanginj "423" Bilguun  

  •  Sukhbat "sanctity" Otgondavaa  

  •  MunkhErdene "11" Battsooj  

  •  Batbayasgalan "Ace12" Narankhand  

  •  Tugstur "Se" Dashzevge  

  •  SparCo*  (Coach)

Third Place Match Will See Malaysia go up Against Kyrgyzstan

As a result, Malaysia will now compete against Kyrgyzstan for the bronze medal.

Malaysia's Dota roster includes the following players:

  •  Daniel "Ghost" Chan  

  •  Cheng "NothingToSay" Jin Xiang  

  •  Thiay "JT" Jun Wen  

  •  Ng "YamateH" Wei Poong  

  •  Yap "xNova" Jian Wei  

  •  Chai "Mushi" Yee Fung (Coach)

  •  Gamebred  (Coach)

Meanwhile, Kyrgyzstan's Dota roster comprises the following players:

  •  Kyial "dream`" Tayirov  

  •  hina 

  •  Bektur "Max" Kulov  

  •  Baqyt "Zayac" Emiljanov 

  •  awe 

  •  Justvik  (Coach)

Where to Watch?

Dota 2 enthusiasts and fans can tune in to the live broadcast of the third-place match, scheduled for October 2, 2023, at 14:00 CST, and the highly anticipated grand finals, set to kick off on the same day at 19:00 CST. The clash of titans between China and Mongolia promises to be a spectacle for esports aficionados worldwide, as both teams vie for glory in the Asian Games Dota 2 Championships.

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Dorjee is an avid Dota enthusiast, he has been playing the game since it was just a map in Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne back in 2009, he transitioned to Dota 2 in 2014 and can't stop playing ever since!

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