TNC’s Morphling-Spiritbreaker inadequate vs Fnatic; PH powerhouse now in threat of missing out on SG Major
Fnatic just discovered a response to tame the scary Morphling of TNC Predator carry Kim “Gabbi” Santos.
Behind a crowd control heavy lineup, Fnatic denied TNC’s Morphling-Spiritbreaker duo in Game 2 before Filipino bring Polo “Raven” Fausto’s Phantom Assassin took charge in the decider for a 2-1 success in the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC)-Southeast Asia Upper Division on Wednesday night, Feb. 24.
TNC was actually able to draw very first blood in the important “SEA El Clasico” match with the outrageous combo of Gabbi’s Morphlng and captain-hard support Kim “Febby” Yong Min’s Spiritbreaker charging their method against Fnatic for a 29-12 victory in 35 minutes.
However Thai soft assistance Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong’s Enigma and compatriot offlaner Natthaphon “Masaros” Ouanphakdee’s Timbersaw showed too much to manage for TNC’s “MorphBreaker” as Fnatic scored a 34-18 win in the 50-minute Game 2 to equalize the series.
Raven, the 11K MMR bring of Fnatic, then took matters into his own hands in the critical Game 3, with his “godlike” PA striking 11 kills and 12 assists versus only 2 deaths to power Fnatic’s 33-14 rout in 34 minutes.
With a 6-1 record to end its project in the six-week regional league, Fnatic protected its spot in the Singapore Major-the initially Dota 2 Significant competition of the year which will be hosted by ONE Esports and PGL next month.
The Malaysia-based group likewise protected itself a seat in the Major group stage at the least.
Fnatic will only await the outcome of the match between Neon Esports (5-1) and T1 (4-2) on Thursday to identify if it will take or go on a tiebreak against Neon for the No. 1 area that ensures a ticket to the Significant playoffs.
For its part, TNC slipped to 4-3 and fell on the verge of failing to get approved for the SG Major.
The Filipino powerhouse team will require T1 to lose to keep its Significant chances alive.
If T1 loses to Neon, TNC, Indonesia’s Boom Esports and T1 will have identical 4-3 records, resulting in a three-way tiebreaker for the No. 3 that gives a berth in the Significant wild card stage.