SINGAPORE — Tundra Esports trashed Team Secret at the Dota 2 The International 11 Grand Finals with a straight 3-0 win to take the championship and the cash prize of over US$8.5 million.
The annual competition of the popular Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game is held in Singapore this year, with the playoffs being carried out at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from and the grand final at the National Indoor Stadium on 29-30 Oct.
— ESL Dota2 (@ESLDota2) October 30, 2022
THE AEGIS IS OURS! #TI11 CHAMPIONS
— TUNDRA (@TundraEsports) October 30, 2022
Tundra Esports stomped through the entire competition with the teams that played against them, only losing one match to Team Secret, kicking the veteran team to the lower brackets, before trashing them again in the matches at the grand final.
The European esports team made history this year, with its coach, Kurtis “Aui_2000” Ling being the first Dota 2 player to win The International as both a player and a coach.
The team that was formed in early 2021, was not able to participate in the TI last year.
The total prize pool for T11 is currently at $18,868,641 and will increase till 2 November. The prize pool is obtained from 25 per cent of battle passes sold by Valve – the company that owns and operates Dota 2 – from 1 September to 2 November.