As the playoffs at the ESL One Germany 2020 kicks in, a lot of action came out. Team Secret and Natus Vincere, each won their first match up to advance to the next round in the upper bracket. The teams will now face other winners of the first round on Friday at the ESL One Germany tournament.
Team Secret’s Victory
Team Secret came back into the series from a game drop against Team Nigma. Nigma secured the first game at the 46-minute mark, where Amer ‘Miracle-’ Al-Barqawi came out the strongest with his Faceless Void. However, Team Secret had other plans for the next two games.
Team Secret did not hesitate to take game 2 and game 3 from Nigma. The team finished the last two games in 33 and 41 minutes. As Secret wins the last two games, the team seals the series as 2-1.
Team Secret’s Carry from Finland, Lasse Aukusti ‘MATUMBAMAN’ Urpalainen led his team towards the epic victory with an 8.3- 4.3-13.0 kill-death-assist ratio.
Natus Vincere Victory
Natus Vincere came out stronger against one of the strongest teams in professional Dota 2, OG. Na’Vi closed the series as 2-1. Na’Vi took the first game against OG on the Radiant side in just 34 minutes. However, OG came out stronger in the second game and sealed a victory in 42 minutes at the Dire side of the map. Eventually, Na’Vi fought back in the last game of the best-of-three series to finish in just 38 minutes.
Na’Vi star player of the series became the Ukrainian player Alik ‘V-Tune’ Vorobey with a kill-death-assist ratio of 13-2.7-12.3.
Upper Bracket Action
The upper bracket action at ESL One Germany continues as Team Liquid takes into Mudgolums and Vikin.gg faces Team Alliance. Nigma and OG move to the lower brackets of the tournament where they will face the losers from the upper bracket on Sunday.
The tournament started with 16 teams to battle for a huge prize pool, where only one winner will take it away on the 1st of November 2020. The champions at ESL One Germany 2020 will take away $150,000.
The ESL One Germany followed the Swiss format during the tournament. Teams who secured three victories or went through three losses stopped playing. The winners came to the playoffs, while the losers had to leave the series. Just like any other tournament, ESL One Germany will have best-of-three matches at the playoffs, and the grand final will have a best-of-five matchup.
We are just one week away from finding out the champions at the ESL One Germany 2020 Online. Only 8 teams are remaining for the action at the series. Two more teams will leave today from the lower bracket action as Team Nigma faces Team Liquid and OG goes on to take Alliance.
If you are a Dota 2 fan, now is the time to enjoy the best match-ups at the ESL One Germany 2020 Online.