Team Aster wins Intel World Open Beijing

The Intel World Open Beijing, which started on January 19, ended on January 22. Team Aster won the grand prize.

There were many interesting moments at the tournament held in Shanghai. Let's take a look at the tournament together.

Xtreme Gaming's road to the grand finals

Xtreme Gaming, one of the five invited teams of the tournament, defeated LBZS 2-0 in the first round. They faced Vici Gaming in the upper bracket round 2. They showed a great performance against them and won 2-0. In the upper bracket finals, they lost against PSG.LGD, one of the best Dota 2 teams, in the first game of Bo3 after an hour-long match.

Team Aster's road to the grand finals

Another invited team of the tournament faced their youth team, Aster.Aries. They won 2-1, advancing to upper bracket round 2. Here they encountered PSG LGD. Although they won the first game, they lost 1-2 and were relegated to lower bracket round 2. They advanced to round 3, beating LBZS 2-1. Then they faced strong rival Invictus Gaming, defeated in the first game, Team Aster, although about to be eliminated, won two games in a row and advanced to the upper bracket finals.

In the lower bracket final, they faced PSG.LGD who lost to Xtreme Gaming in the upper bracket final. It was time for Team Aster to avenge upper bracket round 2. Just like PSG.LGD's comeback against Team Aster, PSG.LGD won the first game, but Team Aster won the second and third game to advance to the final.

Credit: Intel World Open Beijing

Championship from lower bracket

Team Aster won the first game of the grand final quite easily. Although Xtreme Gaming won the next game to tie the series, Team Aster won the grand final 3-1 and took the huge prize of $135,000.

Prize pool

Place USD Team
1st $135,000 Team Aster
2nd $60,000 Xtreme Gaming
3rd $36,000 PSG.LGD
4th $24,000 Invictus Gaming
5th-6th $15,000 Vici Gaming
7th=8th $7,500 Aster.Aries


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