MANILA, Philippines – ONE Championship is bringing the fight outside the ring as the top 12 teams from all over the world — including the Philippines’ very own Pro Dota 2 team TNC Predator — converge for action in the first-ever ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational tournament at the Singapore Indoor Stadium held from December 20 to 22, 2019 international reports said.
ONE Esports is looking to make a big splash with its upcoming Dota 2 inaugural tournament as it announced the strong list of Alliance, Evil Geniuses, Gambit, J.Storm, Natus Vincere, PSG.LGD, Team Aster, Team Liquid, Team Secret, Virtus.pro, Vici Gaming, and TNC Predator in the tournament offering a whopping total cash purse of USD500,000.
Organizers of ONE Esports just announced on their Twitter account that it will be bringing in most of Dota 2’s most prominent casters and analysts for the event.
The main desk host will include Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden, with Dominik “Black” Reitmeier, Trent “TrentPax” MacKenzie, and Austin “Capitalist” Walsh serving as analysts.
Working as casters are Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, Brian “BSJ” Canavan, Owen “ODPixel” Davies, and Ioannis “Fogged” Loucas. Finally, Lawrence “Malystryx” Phillips and Kyle Freedman will serve as “content creators.”
Guests of the event will be given the opportunity to interact with select Dota 2 pro teams with priority lines for VIP and Cat 1 ticket holders, as well as other cosplay winners like Darryl Izzy and Vinca Kazuki throughout the three-day affair via meet-and-greet sessions.
Dota fans can also win a trip for two to Singapore by joining the “Our Game, Your Story,” a contest wherein fans must share how Dota 2 has impacted their lives in a Facebook post, with the hashtags #ONEDota2 and #OGYS. The contest ends in December. 5. (Lloyd Tagbago/IAMIGO/CNS)