The semifinals of ESL One Manila are set!

After a big first day with plenty of surprises and upsets, the second day of Southeast Asia’s first premium Dota 2 tournament continued with tight series and thrilling matches as the final teams for the semifinals were found. With a total prize pool of US$250,000 on the line, every team was trying to bring their best to the stage in front of the Mall of Asia Arena’s huge audience.

With the elimination and decider matches in both groups on the schedule for today, there were no second chances any more. In Group A, we saw compLexity sending local heroes Mineski packing in a full three-game series but then being bested by Wings Gaming in the decider in another full series. In Group B, Team Secret came back from their loss yesterday, sending EHOME packing in a straight 2-0. Meeting Team Empire in the deciding match, it was the Russians who came out on top after another thrilling three games.

Group A

Elimination match: compLexity vs. Mineski

  • Game 1: compLexity
  • Game 2: Mineski
  • Game 3: compLexity

Decider match: compLexity vs. Wings Gaming

  • Game 1: compLexity
  • Game 2: Wings Gaming
  • Game 3: Wings Gaming

Group B

Elimination match: Team Secret vs. EHOME

  • Game 1: Team Secret
  • Game 2: Team Secret

Decider match: Team Secret vs. Team Empire

  • Game 1: Team Secret
  • Game 2: Team Empire
  • Game 3: Team Empire

Check out the VODs here!

Prepare for the semis and grand final!

With all four teams for the semifinals determined, we can now look forward to three more big series tomorrow. While Wings Gaming and Fnatic take the stage first, the second matchup - which will see Team Liquid and Team Empire go head to head - promises even more action. Make sure to tune in and see who will make it to the final and fulfill their ESL One dream by taking home the trophy!

Watch here from 12:00 PHT!

The ESL One Manila website has the full schedule and way more info, plus make sure to follow ESL Dota on Twitter and Facebook for constant updates, highlights and beyond!


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