Team Liquid Wins the Dota 2 International Tournament, $10.7 Million Grand Prize

13 Août, 2017, 08:09 | Author: Come Portier
  • TI7 bracket stage Day 4 briefing

In a largely unsurprising turn of events, each western team has been knocked out, barring Netherlands-based Team Liquid, who are set to face LGD.Forever Young in the semi-finals on Saturday the 12h of August. Liquid won the championship after a 3-0 victory over Newbee, the champion of the upper bracket who hadn't lost a single series the whole tournament.

But, despite getting through the group stage with a 13-3 record, Team Liquid fell to the lower bracket on day one with a 1-2 loss to Invictus Gaming. Team Liquid almost dropped out of the competition and had to fight its way back in the lower bracket of the tournament.

But Newbee came back with a vengeance during the main event when they met LFY during the Upper Bracket Finals, which determined the first Grand Finalist.

JoJo Fletcher Has Some Major Advice For Bachelorette Rachel
JoJo also thinks it's important not to let the negativity seep into the couple's relationship. After that surprising Bachelorette finale, we expected there would be drama.


TransUnion (TRU) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance
Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 276,284 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,559,870.64. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company's stock.


Trump condemns 'many sides' in Charlottesville violence; Prominent Republicans blame white supremacists
The driver was subsequently arrested, and the incident is now being treated as a "criminal homicide". State police tweeted that some in the crowd were using pepper spray.


Liquid move on to the Lower Bracket Finals to face LFY.

Team Liquid has won the Dota 2 worldwide 2017 tournament, taking home a record-smashing grand prize of $10.7 million.

Check out the TI7 Viewing Party and Pubstomp at High Grounds Cafe by TNC in Tomas Morato, Quezon City. Riding that momentum, Liquid took the next two games decisively, albeit in ways that called into question the team's ability to take on the formidable Newbee lineup. With Nature's Prophet finally banned out, early skirmishes kept going in Newbee's favour and Liquid became fodder, biding time for Amer "Miracle-" Al-Barkawi's Alchemist's to accumulate the items he would need to take back control of the game. The team claimed their Aegis of Championship, popped open a bottle of champagne, and quickly departed to celebrate the historic win. Meanwhile, Liquid fans are likely ecstatic for team captain Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi, who has failed to place in the top six of the global since 2013, as a member of esports organization Alliance despite appearing at six of the seven Internationals. The team, buoyed by captain KuroKy's incredible drafting skills and an in-form MinD_ContRoL, showcased just what the new patch for Dota 2 is capable of producing, exhibiting a number of early game compositions as well as a few come-from-behind victories. LGD.FY finished third, earning $2.4 million.

Conseillé:

  • North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 143.08 points to 15,074.25, with almost all of its sectors moving lower. Wall Street's fear gauge - the CBOE Volatility Index or the VIX - surged 44%, its second-biggest one-day jump of the year.
    TSX hits 1-month low on risk aversion, lower oil prices

    TSX hits 1-month low on risk aversion, lower oil prices

    The latest sell-off was the most severe yet, amounting to the biggest single-day drop for the stock market in almost three months. USA stocks moved lower in morning trading Wednesday as traders weighed the growing tensions between the US and North Korea .
    James Shaw resets Green Party on path to Government

    James Shaw resets Green Party on path to Government

    Mr Shaw announced a number of changes for the Greens, including running a positive campaign and the reused slogan. Instead they will use the slogan "Love New Zealand", which was the party's slogan in 2014.
  • Durant apologizes for comments about India

    Durant apologizes for comments about India

    He also reflected with endearment on his memories of seeing cows in the streets, monkeys running around and hundreds of people on the sides of the roads.
    US Bomber Takes Off From Guam's Andersen Air Force Base

    US Bomber Takes Off From Guam's Andersen Air Force Base

    North Korea warned that they are finalizing a plan to fire four Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around Guam. It did so to compensate for USA forces diverted from other bases in the Asia-Pacific region to fight in the Middle East.
    PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam

    PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also renewed his pledge Saturday morning to prevent any accidents related to the North's warned launch.
  • Trump signs $3.9B VA healthcare spending boost into law

    Trump signs $3.9B VA healthcare spending boost into law

    Trump praised Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, calling him a "star" in his administration. The funding will provide a major boost an existing a provision known as the Veterans Choice Program.
    Trump, Xi agree North Korea must stop its provocations: WH

    Trump, Xi agree North Korea must stop its provocations: WH

    A state-run Chinese paper said today Beijing is warning against a pre-emptive strike by the U.S. The two countries narrowly avoided a nuclear war. "Maybe it wasn't tough enough ", he said.
    Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

    Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

    Pyongyang's media outlet said America was making "desperate efforts" to test weapons in the Korean peninsula. Nikki Haley called it "the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation".
  • Prasar Bharati chief Vempati given additional charge of Rajya Sabha TV

    Prasar Bharati chief Vempati given additional charge of Rajya Sabha TV

    According to an order from Rajya Sabha Secretariat dated 12 August, Sappal was asked to handover the charge to Vempati. Rajya Sabha TV is owned and operated by the Upper House of Parliament, and the Vice-President is its chairman.

    Wall Street rises on inflation data but on track for weekly losses

    The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 143.08 points to 15,074.25, with almost all of its sectors moving lower. MARKETS OVERSEAS: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 1.1 percent, while France's CAC 40 fell 1.4 percent.
    Sead Kolasinac's defending was 'irresponsible' against Leicester City, says Gary Neville

    Sead Kolasinac's defending was 'irresponsible' against Leicester City, says Gary Neville

    As for the visitors, the Foxes have also handed a club debut to centre-back Harry Maguire following his move from Hull City. Gary Neville lambasted new Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac for his "irresponsible defending" against Leicester City .


Populaire

JDU Drops Leader From Parliamentary Party For Attending Opposition Meet
Today (Saturday), they removed Sharad Yadav , who was the founding member of JD-U, from the leadership of the parliamentary party.

Solar eclipse will help scientists learn more about 'space weather'
So your regular sunglasses, or sunglasses that your mother got after her cataract surgery, are not going to protect the eyes. How does a total solar eclipse happen? If you can't make this month's eclipse, you're going to have to wait seven years.

Cardinals stay hot, win seventh straight
Paul DeJong hit two doubles and drove in three runs and Randall Grichuk drove in two and scored twice for the Cardinals. After getting Ender Inciarte to strike out, carpenter then walked Brandon Phillips to load the bases.

Berenberg Bank Reiterates €97.00 Price Target for Sanofi SA
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This story was posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of €87.63 ($103.09).

Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Banco Bradesco SA (BBD)?
Finally, ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. purchased a new stake in Banco Bradesco SA during the first quarter valued at about $157,000. Eqis Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Banco Bradesco SA were worth $183,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Me Augustin Senghor Réélu Pour Un Troisième Mandat — FSF
Me Senghor a obtenu 264 voix contre pour Mbaye Diouf Dia. "Nous avons pris toutes les dispositions au niveau sécuritaire". Depuis 2009, nous avons eu des élections plus disputées que cela et il n'y a jamais eu d'incidents.

Dead, Including 2 Children, In Grand Prairie Crash
The vehicle rotated sideways and collided with a concrete light pole between the freeway and the off-ramp. Gomez was taken to another hospital in Dallas, where he's listed in serious but stable condition.

The English Premier League opening week
Tottenham finished runner-up last season despite allowing the fewest goals in the league (26) and scoring the most (86). Liverpool , trying to fend off Barcelona s interest in 100 million-rated forward Philippe Coutinho, are at Watford.

Guardiola: City Spending Cannot Be Sustained
The post Guardiola: I'm Not Under Pressure, City Won't Spend Big Again appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . This should also be the season for John Stones , who certainly didn't do what he was bought to do last season.

Rights Abuses: Osinbajo inaugurates panel to investigate armed forces, others
The nine-man panel, which is chaired by justice Biobele Georgewill, was inaugurated at the Aso rock villa Abuja on Friday. This comes days after the Acting President appointed a 7-man Judicial Commission headed by Justice Biobele A.