BOOM Esports was supposed to have an easy result in the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) Western Europe (WEU) 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1 against TNC Predator, but ended up giving up as the latter tournament had an attempt commendable force. TNC Predator had clear plans in the series and executed them effectively in both games. Despite the moments when it looked like the team would overtake BOOM Esports, the latter team held their ground and won 2-0. BOOM Esports’ series win moves them further in their quest for a place in the Major, while TNC Predator falls behind and is on the verge of relegation.
BOOM Esports vs TNC Predator: Match Summary and Highlights
In game 1, both teams picked up some signature heroes but TNC Predator took advantage of it to get the lead. The two teams continued to engage in non-stop skirmishes, with TNC Predator getting the better deals. TNC Predator had a 12k lead after 38 minutes, but a risky decision to hit the opponent’s high ground led to trouble after Yopaj bought in and earned multiple kills. This led to a changeover for BOOM Esports, who won in 48 minutes.
The second half was similar to the first game with both teams wanting to take the lead by constantly teasing each other. This time, BOOM Esports overcame TNC Predator and, thanks to a lane Beastmaster, took down their tier 2 turret within 12 minutes. BOOM Esports snowballed after this game, even winning two lanes for the Barracks, but TNC Predator demonstrated incredible spell prediction to bring the game back to normal. While it looked like TNC Predator could do what BOOM Esports did in the first game, a few mistakes cost them dearly, resulting in a 44th minute goal for the previous team.
Here are some highlights of the series.
BOOM Esports continues its winning streak. In the last 20 series, the team won 17 and drew 3. Contrary to the previous series in DPC, today was a real test for the whole team. It was narrowly defeated at many points in the match, but showed its ability to handle pressure and prevail. Boom Esports is now very likely to qualify for the Pro with 5 straight wins at DPC.
Apparently TNC Predator’s goal was to take down Erin Jasper “Yopaj” Ferrer in both games, and they did a great job of that in lane. However, considering the form that Yopaj is on, he came back in both games with impressive finishes of 18-7-11 and 15-16-21 KDA. Even so, all TNC Predator players can be proud of how they played today and helped cash in on the tournament’s top seed team.
BOOM Esports’ next series at the DPC SEA will face T1 on January 15, 2022 while TNC Predator plays against OB.Neon on January 12.
https://afkgaming.com/dota2/news/boom-esports-inches-closer-to-a-major-slot-after-tough-win-over-tnc-predator BOOM Esports moves closer to a major tournament after a tough win over TNC Predator