Dota 2 tournaments return to normalcy, and the BTS Professional Sequence Season 13 SEA is what’s cooking.
This got here as a pleasing shock for followers after Past the Summit lately introduced that they doubtless received’t be internet hosting Dota 2 tournaments subsequent season. Regardless, we are going to benefit from the thrilling scene of Southeast Asia’s abilities whereas BTS lasts.
BTS Professional Sequence Season 13 Southeast Asia Match Format and Groups
The BTS Professional Sequence wants no introduction after its thirteenth iteration because the yr 2020. The rationale why the BTS Professional Sequence is very regarded is for its full-fledged format, that includes group stage and playoffs. Group stage is best-of-two single round-robin whereas playoffs are best-of-three (besides the best-of-five grand finals).
Extra curiously, it’s the ten competing groups, that includes a number of Dota Professional Circuit (DPC) staples. Fnatic, Execration, Military Geniuses and Lilgun might simply be fan favorites going into the group stage. Nevertheless, we didn’t count on the return of Geek Fam of all orgs. Geek Fam final disbanded in yr 2020, however was answerable for debuting star gamers throughout its energetic days.
Notably, the ex-T1 gamers, Carlo “Kuku” Palad, Matthew “Whitemon” Filemon, and Kenny “Xepher” Deo.
Moreover, Cheng “NothingToSay” Jin Xiang, at the moment mid participant of PSG.LGD additionally hailed from Geek Fam, albeit in a a lot earlier period of Geek Fam.
Amongst these powerhouse namesakes, there are additionally newcomers, unfamiliar and probably have untapped potential. The remaining groups embrace Neon Atomic, XERXIA, SPAWN Staff, Unity Gaming, and Purple Paradox.
A brand new period of prodigies and younger blood
You’ll be shocked to search out out the novice groups imply enterprise going into BTS Professional Sequence Season 13 SEA. SPAWN and Atomic gave the seasoned DPC staples a run for his or her cash on the primary day of the match.
Atomic managed to grab a recreation off Military Geniuses and Lilgun with a good draft. In a bird-eye’s view, it’s a teamfight-oriented one with unimaginable scaling potential. As an illustration, when Atomic dished out mid Mars, which evidently caught AG off-guard for assuming it was an offlane choose.
Whereas they in all probability didn’t plan for the thoughts recreation concerned right here, their response to AG’s arduous carry Lifestealer was correctly thought-about with the Slardar final choose. As Atomic bought snug with Naga and Mars picks, it’s hiding the true gem of their draft, being the Silencer. The assist Silencer contributed to impactful fights, which was essential in shutting down Lilgun’s line-up.
One other unsuspecting candidate on the BTS Professional Sequence S13 SEA appears to be SPAWN, which additionally swept the ground towards Lilgun. Their heavy snowballing ways with AOE magic injury line-up make for a harmful combo when coupled with their synergy.
Fnatic’s unrevealed roster
Whereas groups battle it out within the group stage, Fnatic has but to finalize its roster. They are going to have till Day 4 earlier than their first match, so solely time will inform whom Fnatic’s upcoming line-up will include. It was a gradual late-season for FNC at BTS Professional Sequence 12 and The Worldwide.
To recap, we already know that they launched Marc “Raven” Fausto and Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong, their arduous carry and offlane gamers respectively. Whereas Raven’s departure is inside expectations since groups substitute arduous carry gamers in most shuffles, Jabz’s departure was an enormous deal. Jabz can also be captain of Fnatic, the mastermind behind sturdy Enigma offlane drafts.
Contemplating Jaunuel “Jaunuel” Arcilla, Fnatic’s present arduous assist participant doubtless received’t function captain, which is historically a job for pos5 helps. There might solely be two potential captain choices. Firstly, Djardel “DJ” Mampusti, the pos4 assist in Fnatic is famend for his drafting experience however has taken the backseat in drafting selections final season.
Or we are able to count on a brand new offlane participant, who may also be captain/drafter. And, among the many restricted offlane gamers who’re additionally captains, there’s solely Kuku, who’s a free agent now. The rumor mills are dispensing distinctive roster rumors to this point, however we are going to in all probability know the large reveal of Fnatic’s upcoming line-up at BTS Professional Sequence S13 SEA quickly.
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