PSG.LGD Defeat TI7 Champion With Final Score 3-1 In Epicenter XL
After losing Mineski in grand final of DAC 2018, PSG announced their sponsorship to LGD. Both party agree to rename the team name, called PSG.LGD. On 5th May 2018, PSG.LGD reach their back to back major grand final by defeating the TI7 with the score of 2-0 in semi-final. However, the TI7 champion, Team Liquid has successfully defeated the ‘Black Horse’ – FlyToMoon, PSG.LGD and Team Liquid face each other in the Grand Final.
In Grand Final, PSG.LGD show out their strong laning phase and clear team fight from every team members. Team Liquid tried to respond by group up and smoke, but it turns out losing more hero to the enemy team. After watching those 4 games in the grand final, the panel analysis said that PSG.LGD come to this event with 100% performance and preparation. Their hero draft is so good and read their opponent team movement very well.
PSG LGD are the Grand Champions of Epicenter XL Major — They earn $500,000 USD and 750 DPC Points. Team Liquid places 2nd and their quest for a Major title remains incomplete. #EpicenterXL #DPC #Dota2 pic.twitter.com/vBP6i8GIm4
— Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) May 6, 2018
At the end of the day, PSG.LGD had walkaway with 500,000 USD and most important 750 DPC points. After they won their first major event, they moved to the number 4 seed on the DPC point scoreboard, probably a TI8 direct invite spot.
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