T1 Suffers Upset Loss in SEA DPC Tour 3 Opener
A stable efficiency by RSG helped the workforce to defeat the highest canine in Southeast Asia (SEA) Dota 2 – T1 within the two groups’ first collection of the SEA Dota Professional Circuit (DPC) 2021-22 Tour 3: Division 1. The collection went to a few video games, and RSG exhibited glorious drafting and execution expertise within the first and third video games to emerge victorious. Regardless of being caught off guard by T1’s aggressive draft within the second sport, RSG regarded higher in all facets of the sport within the different two video games. RSG’s offlaner Lee “X1aOyU” Qian Yu delivered flawless performances of their successful matches.
RSG vs T1: Match Recap and Highlights
In sport 1, RSG’s aggressive technique was spearheaded by xsilearn’s mid Keeper of the Mild. Outmaneuvering T1, RSG constructed a 6k benefit in 19 minutes and subsequently took management of a giant chunk of the map. T1 was restricted to a small space round its base that means that it was massively outfarmed. Nonetheless, RSG’s excessive floor piercing functionality was restricted, making it extraordinarily tough to shut out the sport. Nonetheless, after 59 minutes, RSG broke via T1’s defenses to take a 1-0 lead.
T1 went all-in in sport 2 with a mid Ember Spirit, a carry Dragon Knight, and an offlane Visage. RSG tried to combat again, nevertheless it persistently misplaced extra our bodies than its opponents. T1’s big tower harm allowed it to complete the sport in 34 minutes earlier than mks’ Phantom Murderer turned too highly effective for its draft
In sport 3, RSG as soon as once more outclassed T1. It had the suitable hero counters for T1’s heroes and ensured that they have been performed as desired. The laning stage was fairly even for either side till RSG turned the aggressor, understanding that T1 could not do something in retaliation. Even when the online value benefit didn’t favor RSG by a large margin, it was clear from the style the workforce was executing its actions and destroying towers that the workforce was forward. RSG was in a position to win a well-executed sport in 33 minutes.
Listed below are some highlights of the collection.
As a workforce up from Division 2, RSG by no means regarded prefer it belonged there. Whereas RSG had a superb Division 2 marketing campaign final season, its underperformance within the not too long ago concluded BTS Professional Collection S11 had indicated that the workforce won’t be as formidable because it regarded immediately. Within the drafting and execution of methods, every of the 5 gamers outshone T1. The followers of RSG might be hoping that it’s not only a one-off incidence and that the workforce can proceed on this method.
Alternatively, this loss is a serious upset for T1, which has been a prime three contender in SEA DPC Division 1. A loss in opposition to RSG means the street forward, the place obstacles like Fnatic and BOOM Esports await, will solely develop into more difficult. T1 historically is a sluggish starter however is able to a powerful comeback because the match progresses.
Subsequent, T1 will play Nigma Galaxy SEA on sixteenth June whereas RSG performs Fnatic on 18th June.