A full five games and six hours after the ONE Esports Singapore Major grand finals began, Invictus Gaming completed the reverse sweep to eliminate Evil Geniuses and win the Dota 2 event.
IG looked shaky at the start of the series and lost four games in a row to EG when including their first meeting in the upper bracket. But all it took was one game to swing the momentum as the top-seeded Dota 2 team in China claimed the Major title 3-2.
Nothing seemed to bother EG throughout the first two games, with IG providing minimal resistance and letting the NA team get comfortable behind Abed’s Storm Spirit and Cr1t making several game-saving plays.
Games one and two were both complete stomps, with IG only holding an advantage for about 16 minutes total through nearly an hour of gameplay as EG went up 2-0 with a combined kill advantage of 62-10.
It wasn’t until game three when the Chinese team would find their footing, challenging some of EG’s best heroes and pulling out a win after squandering an early lead.
FlyFly’s Sven and Emo’s Void Spirit led the way, sparking something within IG and in the Dota community with Emo all-chatting a single question mark that set social media on fire.
EG and IG began trading leads in game four, with the combination of Emo and FlyFly matching whatever the