NAVI in closed qualifier of The Kuala Lumpur Major

Dota 2 / News / 14 September 2018 — 22:20

The first challenge is behind us!

ua NAVI.GG.BET have passed The Kuala Lumpur Major Open Qualifier successfully and will continue fighting for the LAN spot in the closed qualifier, starting on September 16!

The path through the regional qualifiers was quite a tough one with such squads as ru Team Empire, Team ru Spirit and ru Vega Squadron in attendance.  saw us off to a great start but we then suffered defeat in 1/8 as we took on Empire's new roster and lost in that game.

A couple of days later, our boys entered the battle again for the and also had quite an easy start. However, the closer we got to the final game, the more intense were the games.

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Born To met ru Vega Squadron, by Nemiga Gaming and Team Empire face to faceru , playing best of 3 series twice. After overcoming three competitors, we did not only bounce back after the first failure, but also secured a place in The Kuala Lumpur Major closed qualifier.

The final stage will take place on September 16-18, with eight teams in attendance: four of those have been invited directly and four qualified through open qualifiers.

Closed Qualifier Participants
Group A Group B
ru Winstrike Team ru
ua Odium ru Espada
rs Elements Pro ua NAVI.GG.BET
ru ferzee ru Team Spirit

The closed round will feature a group stage and double elimination playoffs. The results of the groups will affect further seeding, but no team will leave the competition. All games will be bo3.

As a reminder, the CIS qualifier has two slots in the major up for grabs. The championship will take place on November 9-18, the prize pool being $ 1,000,000 and 15,000 DPC points counting towards The International 2019.

Our boys will be looking to do their best and come to the tournament well-prepared. They need your support, so join the stream! #NAVINATION