Dota 2: MidOne Donates US$ 100k to Charity with Group OG
Professional Malaysian Dota 2 player Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng has actually protected a massive US$ 100,000 with his colleagues from group OG after reaching the semi-final of Gamers Without Borders’ charity Dota 2 competition.
The international competition becomes part of a seven-week occasion series that will see Gamers Without Borders donating US$ 10 million to different international charities that are on the frontlines combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
MidOne and his colleagues will donate US$ 100,000 to the International Medical Corps charity after the three-day tournament, which saw OG overcome Group Nigma in a thrilling set of quarter-finals with a 2-1 series win courtesy of a great Naga Siren draft.
The semi-finals saw OG match up against a strong Natus Vincere clothing from Ukraine. Despite some dazzling sniper skills from MidOne throughout the video game the OG were liquidated 2-1 missing out narrowly on the last.
Overall, the Dota 2 charity tournament raised a total of US$ 1.5 million, which will be donated to fund Covid-19 relief efforts performed by UNICEF, International Medical Corps (IMC), GAVI The Vaccine Alliance, King Salman Humanitarian Help and Relief Center (KSRelief) and Direct Relief.
MidOne, known for being one of the most skilled and consistent Dota 2 players worldwide, was the very first player from South East Asia to go above 8,000 MMR (the authorities Dota 2 ranking value) in the last two years. The video gaming star, who only just recently signed up with ruling Dota 2 world champs OG, said he was thrilled to contribute to a worthwhile effort and for the opportunity for competitive video gaming from home.
” To come together from players across different parts of the world is fun during these challenging times,” stated MidOne.
” To be able to help contribute to the crucial charities battling Covid-19 for my group feels excellent. I have actually missed competitive gaming, so it’s definitely raised the dullness and given us and everyone viewing from around the globe some enjoyable and home entertainment.
” The world requires some positivity right now and video gaming can assist with that. It was a fun competition. It’s definitely motivating that everyone in the event is adding to the world,” included the video gaming star who joined the OG group previously this year.
Malaysian video gaming fans can stream all the International Elite events, which are part of Gamers Without Borders each weekend on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook. The International Elite occasions are supported by the world’s biggest esports business, ESL, as technical partner who provides the highest requirement of experience to gamers and audiences alike.
Full details can be discovered on gamerswithoutborders.com.
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