New Blood Championships Brings In the Best Amateur Dota2 Teams
The New Blood Championships is a SEA-based Dota 2 tournament launched in 2017 for amateur Dota 2 teams to have the opportunity to participate in a professional tournament. Fallout Gaming and Purpose Win have been working closely to design the tournament operations and tournament branding with the same vision to start building more platforms that shed light to the next generation of competitive eSports athletes. The objective of this tournament is to allow aspiring and rising teams to kickstart in their professional eSports career. Together, we seek to promote the development of eSports around the world and aims to be the leading eSports organizer in the world. We believe in building platforms that allow amateurs to progress further and faster. This opportunity to forge a partnership with Purpose Win has allowed us to accelerate towards achieving their vision and mission.
This year, the NBC prize pool is worth up to USD40,000 and the main event (grand finale) will be happening in Jakarta. Country qualifiers will be held across 5 countries: Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Philippines. The Grand Finale will feature the top team from each country qualifier.
Picture: Dota 2 cosplayer with list of qualifying teams at the NBC Malaysian LAN qualifier
The New Blood Championships Malaysian region on-ground LAN qualifier took place from the 22nd - 24th of September, 2017 at Atria Shopping Gallery. Top amateur teams that progressed into the qualifiers were 818 Reverse Heaven, Anonymous, Troll Gaming, I-Zone Gaming, Multiple Synonyms, Proxy Target, Bujibu, Team Koyak, Mobile Girl, Genesis Esports, Immortal Gaming, 4 Carry Elliot, Target Gaming, OP Gaming, and Meep Merp.
After three days of exciting matches and great gameplays, one team emerged the victor: 818 Reverse Heaven. This team will go on to compete in Jakarta for the Grand Finale. Coming close behind them was Genesis Esports as first runner up, with Meep Merp and Multiple Synonyms coming in as second and third runner up.
Picture: The winning teams with the organizers at the Malaysian qualifiers.