Chinese’s finest Dota 2 team Newbee showed their domination as they snatched the victory at ESL One Genting 2018 championship last Sunday, January 28th. They beat the last year’s The International 2017 reigning champion Team Liquid, winning three of the best of five matches during a breathtaking final at Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting. The victory marks another milestone for Newbee, considering in all nine encounters between the pair, Newbee had never won.
Team Newbee, which is made up of Song “Sccc” Chun, Xu “Moogy” Han, Damien “Kpii” Chok, Hu “Kaka” Liangzhi and Zeng “Faith” Hongda walked away with $160 USD prize money and 200 qualifying points. These qualifying points will help ascertain Newbee to be one of the direct invites to the grandest Dota 2 tournament of the year, The International 2018. See the match highlight below.