Abhimannu Das
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DAMWON Gaming kept its hopes alive of an APAC LCQ win with a 2-0 victory against Japanese esports organization REJECT.
The team secured a clean 2-0 victory with Kim “T3xture” Na-ra putting on a commendable performance.
DWG will be going up against BOOM Esports tomorrow to progress through the lower bracket.

After being relegated to the lower bracket by Global Esports, DAMWON Gaming (DWG) returned to its winning ways and secured a dominant win against REJECT. With a solid 2-0 win today, DWG will be going up against BOOM Esports tomorrow to keep up its hopes of winning the APAC LCQ. After two back-to-back losses against Full Sense and DWG, REJECT will exit from the APAC LCQ.

DAMWON Gaming vs REJECT Recap

Match 1 (DAMWON won 13-3)

DAMWON started off with a one-sided 10-2 lead, on Bind, in the first half and comfortably closed the game with a 13-3 scoreline. DWG’s Kim “T3xture” Na-ra’s performance tonight was among the best in the event so far and he will be a player to watch out for in the coming days.

Match 2 (DAMWON won 13-6)

REJECT put up a solid fight on Ascent in the first half with DWG barely edging past with a 6-5 scoreline. However, the second half turned out to be one sided with DAMWON winning six rounds and ending the game 13-6.

DWG will be going up against BOOM Esports tomorrow to make its way out of the lower bracket. If the Korean team secures a win in its next matchup, the team could be facing off against Global Esports for the second time in the event.

DAMWON Gaming vs REJECT Highlights

T3xture had a field day on Jett today with the player securing 35 kills overall. The player had a headshot ratio of 42%, with no one else in either team even coming close to the 40% mark. He will definitely be a player to watch out for.

REJECT’s Kazuki “SamuraiDeeper” Nouno who has been signed as a trial player failed to perform today while being heavily outclassed by DAMWON’s Duelists. REJECT will be looking to reorganize its squad and come back stronger next season.

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.