It’s a full elimination day at the StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor. Four teams will end their journey today in the Cybersport Arena from Kiev, Ukraine and the first to go home were Royal Never Give Up and BOOM ID.
RNG vs OG
RNG fell 0-2 at the hands of TI8 Champions, OG. Their series opened the day in Kiev and despite the early hour for a weekend day, the
RNG are the first team to fall from Group A and were followed by the Southeast Asian representative, BOOM ID from Group B.
BOOM ID vs Demolition Boys
Both BOOM ID and Demolition Boys fought against each other at the Bucharest Minor as well, mid January and unfortunately, they were the first two teams to be eliminated. Back then, Demolition Boys were in a slightly different formula, with a youngster in the mid lane, playing under the Playmakers tag. A few things have changed for them since then, hopefully for the better. While BOOM ID’s declared goal in an interview with StarLadder was “just don’t finish last again”, the SA boys came to the Minor with the eyes on the big prize. They do have a couple of big contestentants to take down, in order to make it to the Major, but the first step was made today, by avoiding elimination in the first series.
Demolition Boys made good use of the Grimstroke-Doom combo in game one and imposed a
Both Demolition Boys and OG will return on the Cybersport Arena today to fight for their tournament lives. OG will face off against Golden Boys, while Demolition boys will fight against Gambit Esports in the final series of the day.