China and Mongolia to Clash in Grand Finals of Asian Games Dota 2 Championships
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
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)
Meanwhile, Kyrgyzstan's Dota roster comprises the following players:
Kyial "dream`" Tayirov
Bektur "Max" Kulov
Baqyt "Zayac" Emiljanov
Where to Watch?
Dota 2 enthusiasts and fans can tune in to the, scheduled for October 2, 2023, at 14:00 CST, and the highly anticipated . 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.