SEATTLE: Malaysia’s Team Fnatic made fourth place at the “Dota 2 The International tournament” here in the United States and won US$1.4 (RM5.6mil) in prize money.
The popular eSports game boasts the biggest prize pool in history – a total of US$20,727,779 (RM83,315,307) up for grabs.
The team is made up of four Malaysians – Chai Yee Fung (Mushi), Yeik Zheng Nai (MidOne), Khoo Chong Xin (Ohaiyo) and Adam Erwann Shah (343) – and one player from the Philippines, Djardel Jicko Mampusti (DJ).
An admin posted on Facebook on behalf of team captain, Mushi: “Fnatic ended their journey 4th place in The International 6. They did their best, I’m proud of them. GGWP FNATIC!!!”
Digital Chaos will go on to battle Wings Gaming and Evil geniuses for the top three spots.