Top Clans 2020: Galaxy Racer make Malaysia proud as Dota 2 champions
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Top Clans 2020: Galaxy Racer make Malaysia proud as Dota 2 champions

Nov 04, 2020 Bryan "soupykambing" Terng  

Against all odds, Malaysian representatives, Galaxy Racer, refused to surrender and emerged as champions of the Top Clans 2020 Dota 2 league. 

To lay claim to their championship title, Galaxy Racer defeated Motivate.Trust Gaming 3-1 in the best-of-five Grand Finals. Galaxy Racer had the first two matches in the bag without much effort, which served as a wake-up call for the Thai team to buck up. They eventually retaliated by winning the third match, but repeating their winning strategy in the final round was a costly mistake, with Galaxy Racer adapting and overcoming the apex squad, winning gold and the champion’s cash prize of US$7,000. Motivate.Trust Gaming and Adroit Esports were rewarded US$4,000 and US$2,000 as the runner-ups and second-runner ups.

The dark horse amongst fan favourites like Motivate.Trust Gaming and Adroit Esports, Galaxy Racer didn’t have a good start in the Playoffs after losing to Motivate in the upper-bracket finals. Fortunately, instead of being outright removed from the tournament, they were pushed down to the lower-bracket finals, this time against Adroit Esports, Not giving up hope and having newfound resolve, they swept Adroit off their feet and won 2-0 against the Filipinos, granting them a second shot at the Thai team in the Grand Finals, ending in sweet revenge for the Malaysian squad.

After defeating both Execration and Neon Esports in a series of private tiebreaker matches, Galaxy Racer proved to be a team worth watching out for.

At last, we’re halfway through the final stage of Top Clans 2020, with MARVEL Super War and Rules of Survival left for the Grand Finals.

Catch Top Clans 2020 on eGG Network (Astro CH800) by checking out our TV guide for the broadcast schedule, and stay up to date on the latest Top Clans 2020 news by following them on Facebook.

About Bryan "soupykambing" Terng

An action adventure RPG lover, Bryan also likes playing and writing PUBG Mobile and COD: Mobile when he's away from his PS4 and Netflix. He also secretly hopes that Apex Legends esports will take off in SEA.

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