Topson Talks About Performance of Tundra Esports in Elite League Dota 2 Event

Dorjee Palzang
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Topson Talks About Performance Of Tundra Esports In Elite League Dota 2 Event

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Topson from Tundra Esports expressed contentment with the team's performance at Elite League, highlighting their high level of gameplay and competitiveness.
Topson acknowledged the challenge of accurately gauging the team's skill level before the tournament, given the variability in opponents during qualifiers.
Despite the disappointment of being knocked out of the tournament, Tundra Esports is gearing up for ESL One Birmingham 2024, aiming to secure some crucial EPT points.

Topias "Topson" Taavitsainen, the mid-laner for Tundra Esports, expressed satisfaction with his team's performance at Elite League.

He highlighting the squad's high-level gameplay while speaking in a post-match interview at Elite League, emphasizing the competitive nature of the tournament and the quality of opposition they faced.

Tundra Esports was one of the eight teams to make it to the playoffs after going through the rigorous group stages. Despite its best attempt, Tundra was bested by PSG Quest in a best-of-three, lower-bracket encounter, resulting in their elimination from the tournament.


Topson Optimistic About Tundra’s Current Dota 2 Roster

"We're just looking pretty good right now. Obviously, for the most part, we've played qualifying, and those aren't the best teams out there. At this tournament you can already judge the level, the average skillet is high here, top teams are playing. But for now, we are happy with our form," remarked Topson, during the post-match interview at Elite League.

The 25-year-old acknowledged the challenge of accurately assessing the team's skill level before the tournament, citing the variability in opponents during qualifiers. However, he expressed confidence in the abilities of his teammates, noting their impressive results against formidable opponents in Elite League.


In an earlier interview, Topson had remarked that it was great having young people on the team due to their energy and passion, “It’s much easier to play with younger people like, feel like I’m here just to play the games. They’re doing most of the hard work and I’m just chilling.


Despite the strong belief in his teammates and the ambition to move forward, Tundra was knocked out of Elite League on the first day of the playoffs following a 2-0 loss to PSG Quest in Lower Bracket Round 1.

Qualifying through the rigorous Swiss Stage and Round-Robin Group Stage, Tundra ended their journey in the tournament with a 7th-8th finish, taking home $30,000 USD in prize money.


Looking forward, Tundra Esports is gearing up for the upcoming ESL One Birmingham 2024, which is slated to kick off from 22nd April onwards, featuring a mighty $1,000,000 prize pool, ensuring a stake larger than any other third-party Dota 2 tournament.

It will also offer EPT points along with the standard prize money and Tundra will undoubtedly give its best shot to ensure it can win maximum EPT points to climb up the leaderboards. This will help it receive a direct invite for the highly anticipated, Riyadh Masters at Esports World Cup 2024.


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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!