Hold your horses as the largest e-gaming tournament in town, The International 7 is happening soon whereby 18 teams will battle it out in order to win the most prestigious prize in their Dota2 career. With the prize pool of over USD20 million, there will be blood and tears happening whereby only one ultimate winner will be crowned as Champions of The International 7. Here’s our top 5 teams which might have the right formula to conquer others and win this tournament.
1. Evil Geniuses
Considerate the most reputable Dota2 team and previous TI winner, Cr1t-lead Evil Geniuses will be the main attention of the tournament whereby many team will be treating them as main competitor. Equipped with an experienced offlaner, Universe; a flashy midlaner, Sumail; a more mature selfless carry, Arteezy, this year’s EG will be a force to reckon and many will expected them to have at least top 3 finish.
Having winning their 4th Major in Kiev this year, OG looks prepared to go into The International this year with steady roaster on their end. With veteran Ti contestants like N0tail, Fly, and S4, OG will definitely be the team to watch in Ti7 which many team will be study their playing style in order to counter them.
3. Invictus Gaming
The main team to watch in China, Invictus Gaming has always represent the strength of Asia in terms of talent, skill and set play. With legendary BurNing by their side, IG will look to win this year’s champions which no other dota2 team has done it before.
4. Team Liquid
A strong display of solidarity and the most LAN wins since Dota2 update their patch in December 2016, Team Liquid looks stronger with amazing support player, GH joined them since this year January. With all stars players under their belt such as Matumbaman, Miracle and Kuroky, you won’t want to underestimate how far can they go if they continue their dominating streak.
The most unpredictable black horse, VP has managed win Dota Summit 7 with their versatile playing style and also frequently changing their hero selection which makes other team hard to predict them. Often taking fights early on during the match, VP often bullied opponents with their playing style while building strong lead for their own. This team will be the attention of the fans and teams which The International 7 officially starts this August 2.