Group Trick Dominate Nigma To Win Beyond Impressive ‘Dota 2’ Tournament
Group Trick defeated Team Nigma 3-0 in the grand last of the Beyond Epic Dota 2 tournament, protecting another tournament win in dominant fashion.
Group Trick has been on a bit of a roll this season, being classified as one of the top groups worldwide, and winning multiple tournaments including the last Major prior to lockdown, DreamLeague Season 13.
With the Dota Pro Circuit suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic lots of smaller sized online competitions have turned up, and with The International held off till 2021 the top teams have little reason to deny invites.
This is how Beyond Impressive, a competition organized by Russian competition organizer Legendary Esports Occasions, who were due to hold the penultimate Major of the 2019/2020 DPC season, and American competition organizer Beyond the Summit came to be. It featured a $200,000 prize pool and much of the leading teams from Europe and CIS.
After nearly 2 weeks of competition, the Beyond Impressive tournament boiled down to a grand last in between Team Secret and Nigma, 2 of the leading groups worldwide who have actually battled often times just recently.
In the final Group Secret looked impressive as things got underway. Regardless of giving Nigma the IO, which is generally one of their greatest heroes, Secret managed to take the win in game one in 48 minutes. Not a fast video game by any stretch of the imagination, and Nigma did have a substantial gold lead for many of the video game, but it was clear that Trick’s late-game power would always provide an advantage ought to it go late.
Video game two ended up being an immediate classic, and a video game you must definitely try and view ought to you have the opportunity. It went a mammoth 75 minutes, with the hardly ever seen tier 5 neutral items having a considerable impact. The video game went back and forth several times, and as things entered they hyper late game it looked as though Nigma had the big benefit. Nevertheless, one doubtful fight from them, which Secret performed completely, ended the game, and put Secret on match point.
Video game three was another intriguing game to watch, with Nigma beginning with a strong early game regardless of having to lane swap. However as the mid-game hit Secret discovered their groove and as they found excellent fights Nigma started to get a bit too aggressive for their own great.
Rapidly the lead was too large for even Nigma to come back from, and Secret continued to play near perfectly for the rest of the video game, taking the third win in the series and a convincing 3-0 win total.
The win sees Group Trick take home $80,000, and further cements them as one of, if not the, best Dota 2 teams worldwide right now.