Team Trick defeat Alliance, safe spot at Singapore Dota 2 Major|Dot Esports
The first season of the Dota Pro Circuit is forming up its Major lineup.
In a clash between two of the most dominant and efficient groups in competitive Dota 2, Group Secret took down Alliance 2-1 and basically protected a top finish in the upper department of the 2021 Dota Pro Circuit’s European local league.
Secret and Alliance went into this match as the 2 best teams in EU, with Secret sitting at 4-0 and Alliance only having actually lost as soon as to Nigma in the opening day. Now, Secret have separated themselves from the pack and locked in an invite to the first DPC Major in March.
The three-game series was relatively quick compared to many of the other week 4 matches, with just one game enduring longer than 35 minutes.
Secret took video game one in just 22 minutes behind Lasse “MATUMBAMAN” Urpalainen’s Troll Warlord, which dealt nearly 14,000 hero damage and went 8/1/7 in the 17-2 stomp. Alliance returned into it with an exceptional Space Spirit performance by Linus “Limmp” Blomdin in video game 2.
Beyond a small blip at the start of game 3, Secret managed the pace and took the decider to improve to 10-2 overall. Matu went 15/0/7 for 29,000 damage to assist shut Alliance down 26-6 and keep things under control.
With that win, datDota developer and expert Ben “Noxville” Steenhuisen posted some intriguing statistics, taking into consideration match outcomes to show which groups are most likely to certify for the Singapore Major out of EU.
Secret are greatly favored, with the unweighted results providing Clement “Puppey” Ivanov and his team an 87.5-percent chance at locking in the very first seed. Overall, Secret is guaranteed a spot at the Significant despite how they play in the final two weeks, but Alliance and OG are still within striking range.
If Secret loses, Alliance or OG might take the top area. Alliance have a 36.72-percent chance at the 2nd seed, while OG are the most likely to finish in third and get the final Significant welcome with 31.35 percent chances.
Nigma, Liquid, and Vikin.gg likewise have higher than 10-percent possibilities of making it into the Major, though it heavily depends upon their play against Alliance and each other to liquidate the last two weeks. You can view all of the stats on Noxville’s Twitter.