VGJ.Storm Win GESC Thailand Minor
2018-05-14

VGJ.Storm Win GESC Thailand Minor

The last minor tournament of the current Dota Pro Circuit season has concluded. In the grand final of GESC: Thailand Minor VGJ.Storm defeated Keen Gaming 2-0 and received $110,000 in prize money as well as 150 qualification points.

GESC: Thailand Minor was held on May 9-12 in Bangkok, Thailand. The list of participants consisted of eight teams, including two invited and six qualified teams. They were put into a single round-robin group with best-of-one series, which determined six participants of the single-elimination playoffs bracket. All matches of the playoffs stage were best-of-three, including the finals.

To reach grand finals, VGJ.Storm defeated The Final Tribe (2-1) and Fnatic (2-0), while Keen Gaming managed to outplay 2-1 both Evil Geniuses and Team Secret. The final series concluded with the 2-0 score in favor of North American team. For VGJ.Storm this is the first victory at a LAN-event since its inception in 2017. The victory granted them $110,000 in prize money and 150 DPC points.

Group Stage:

1. Fnatic 7-0 7p
2. Team Secret 6-1 6p
3. Evil Geniuses 5-2 5p
4. VGJ.Storm 4-3 4p
5. The Final Tribe 3-4 3p
6. Keen Gaming 2-5 2p
7. SG e-sports 1-6 1p
8. Alpha Red 0-7 0p

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD DPC Points Team
1st $110,000 150 VGJ.Storm
2nd $65,000 90 Keen Gaming
3rd-4th $35,000 30 Team Secret, Fnatic
5th-6th $17,500 - Evil Geniuses, The Final Tribe
7th $10,000 - SG e-sports
8th $10,000 - Alpha Red