Keen Gaming Defeat Mineski in the ESL One Mumbai 2019 Finals
A Dota 2 event ESL One Mumbai 2019 has completed with a victory of Keen Gaming over Mineski. The winner of the event has received $135,000 in prize money.
Keen Gaming placed first in Group B, qualifying to the upper bracket. In the first round of the playoffs they lost to Natus Vincere (1-2), dropping to the lower bracket. There they outplayed The Pango (2-1), TNC Predator (2:0), and Natus Vincere (2:0). In the grand finals they emerged victorious at all three maps.
Kim "Febby" Yong-min, a stand-in for Mineski, has been awarded the MVP status. Earlier last month the player was excluded from Mineski.
ESL One Mumbai 2019 took place on April 16th – 21st in Mumbai, India. First, eight teams competed in two GSL groups to determine the seeding for the playoffs stage. Then they all advanced to the double-elimination bracket with all games being best-of-three.
|Group A||Group B|
|1.||TEAM TEAM||2-0||4-0||1.||Keen Gaming||2-0||4-0|
|3.||TNC Predator||1-2||3-5||3.||The Pango||1-2||3-4|
|5th-6th||$12,500||TEAM TEAM, The Pango|
Initially the tournament’s line-up was supposed to include twelve teams, but few weeks ago five teams, including Ninjas in Pyjamas, Alliance, Gambit Esports, Chaos E.C. and J.Storm, withdrew from the tournament. To complete the line-up, the organizers invited TEAM TEAM.