Fnatic Coach SunBhie Talks In regards to the Distinction Between Asian and European Gamers

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SunBhie described the variations between the gamers of the 2 areas stating that the Asian gamers require just a little extra monitoring than these of the EU.

The Asian gamers, SunBhie found, have been additionally fairly proficient however lacked course.

As such, he had significantly returned house to educate a SEA workforce, Fnatic, in 2019 after spending time teaching Crew Secret for greater than two years.


The present coach of Fnatic, Lee “SunBhie” Jeong-jae, is among the many most skilled coaches within the Dota 2 aggressive scene who has handled groups in each the Southeast Asia (SEA) and the European (EU) areas. In an interview with Daniel “MrBigJams” Offen on the Place Six podcast 110, SunBhie described the variations between the gamers of the 2 areas stating that the Asian gamers require just a little extra monitoring than these of the EU. The Asian gamers, SunBhie found, have been additionally fairly proficient however lacked course. As such, he had significantly returned house to educate a SEA workforce in 2019 after spending time teaching Crew Secret for greater than two years.

SunBhie talks about Asian Dota 2 Gamers and his return to SEA

SunBhie had established himself as a prime tier Dota 2 coach following his time with Crew Secret from 2017 to 2019 the place the workforce received the MDL Disneyland® Paris Main, the Chongqing Main, and positioned 4th at The Worldwide 9 (TI9). After that, SunBhie, who’s a South Korean, returned to SEA to educate Fnatic.

SunBhie achieved a substantial quantity of success throughout his time with Crew Secret

SunBhie defined his discovery that European gamers are completely different than Asian gamers, saying:

“Asians, they’ve the self-discipline however it nearly must be compelled or topped down. They’re extra used to being topped down. So it’s like, “Hey guys, go forward and grind video games, and in the event that they don’t, they aren’t of their finest form. The European gamers are artsier, extra self managed. From what I perceive, for the Asian gamers, it’s a lot simpler to inform them, “Yeah, examine this out. Go play video games. Go grind eight video games a day or no matter.” And they’re like, “Yeah Okay.” They usually do it and they’re in good condition, you recognize. That’s it. I believe there’s one thing about self-discipline.”

It was with TnC Gaming that SunBhie had his first main teaching expertise, though it was for a really quick time. Following Crew Secret, his choice to educate a workforce within the SEA area, Fnatic, was influenced by private causes.

Gamers in SEA are extraordinarily severe about Dota 2, which he admires, however they lack steering, and SunBhie thought he might assist them with that.

“I purposely needed to be in SEA as a result of it’s the area with probably the most quantity of uncooked expertise that requires a little bit of course, steering that I really feel I might lend. That’s like the place my edge might prevail though I’m certain, I’ve sufficient confidence that I might work with any workforce and in any function that’s necessary to the workforce’s success. I like SEA, I like SEA rather a lot as a result of individuals are actually severe concerning the craft of Dota and so they take it significantly.”

Based on SunBhie, if SEA gamers and groups performed extra worldwide occasions and confronted groups from different areas, they’d enhance considerably.

Fnatic and SunBhie had a tumultuous Dota Professional Circuit (DPC) season this 12 months however managed to ebook a spot at TI10 by reigning supreme in TI10’s SEA qualifier. The workforce will quickly be seen in motion on the BTS Professional Collection S7: SEA, which is at present underway and runs till August 15, 2021.