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The Asia-Pacific Predator League Finals Conclude 
After Six Days of Instense Battling Across 17 Regions

Manila, Philipphines (April 10, 2021) Esports players from 17 regions battled intensely over six days to bring the Asia-Pacific Predator League 2020/21 Grand Final to a thrilling conclusion.
The online tournament was covered by several channels, altogether amassing more than 15 million views.
This year, the finals were divided into four sub-tournaments: two for Dota 2 and two for PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). The four winning teams will share a prize pool of USD 240,000 and receive the coveted Predator shields.

Dota 2 Highlights
The Predator League 2020/21 Dota 2 Asia lower bracket final saw Team Veteran, a team representing Myanmar, grind their way past The Council from Bangladesh. They capitalized on connectivity problems of The Council, as their midlaner L3N was disconnected throughout the match. This forced J1N to toggle between two mechanically-centric heroes namely Visage and Chen.

Team Veteran’s victory brought them to the grand final where they fought IMG, a team representing Mongolia. IMG were considered favorites given their undefeated streak and the leadership of Ravdan "Hustla" Narmandakh. However, Team Veteran stood their ground, kicked off by Kalay99’s Pangolier play during game one and a surprise wombo combo in the 29th minute of game three.  

On the other hand, the Predator League 2020/21 Dota 2 APAC lower bracket final saw TNC Predator breeze their way past BOOM Esports from Indonesia. TNC Predator proceeded to the grand finale, facing their fellow representatives Neon Esports, who had pummeled them in a previous matchup.  

In their grudge match, TNC outclassed and outplayed Neon, sweeping them in most teamfights. Marvin “Boomy” Rushton’s shotcalling and drafting prowess decided the series.

PUBG Highlights
As for the PUBG Asia sub-tournament, three representatives from South Korea took center stage, but ultimately it was DWG-KIA who came out on top thanks to their second place finishes in rounds 11 and 12 as well as GPS Ghibli’s downfall. DWG-KIA’s calculated decision to weaken GPS Ghibli by bombarding them after the parachute drop in round 11 and Ghibli’s massive vehicular disaster in round 12 sealed the victory.

Overall, DGW-KIA earned 142 points after 12 rounds in Erangel and Miramar. Their efforts yielded USD 37,500. GPS Ghibli’s performance led to 122 points and a second-place finish, securing USD 15,000. In third place, Danawa E-sports rallied to a chicken dinner victory in round 12, giving them USD 7,500. 

Meanwhile in the PUBG APAC sub-tournament, Eagle 365 from Indonesia steamrolled the scene as they comfortably dominated the top spot with their 125-point tally. Besides the Predator League trophy, they also brought home USD 37,500.

The second and third seed spots were attained by Cerberus and “No.1” of Vietnam, respectively.  

Cerberus capitalized on ArkAngel’s unexpected performance by securing a chicken dinner victory in round 10 and a fourth-place finish in round 12, giving them 104 points. They finished second, bagging USD 15,000.

But the biggest storyline came from “No.1,” who miraculously ascended from the eighth seed to a third-place finish as they garnered a chicken dinner victory in round 11 and a second-place finish in round 12. Their clutch performance produced 97 points, a third-place finish, and USD 7,500. 

Intel MVP
Aside from the group awards, Erin Jasper "Yopaj" Ferrer from Neon Esports and Risky "Chibiritt" Junaidi Putra from Eagle 365 were also declared Intel MVPs (most valuable players) for showcasing prodigious skills.

Following this successful run, it was also announced that Japan will be the host for the APAC Predator League 2022 Grand Finals.


APAC Predator League Grand Final 2020/21 (APAC Region)



Boom Esports

Team Star




496 Gaming

Reckoning Esports


TNC Predator


Neon Esports
PSTR
Team Mystery

Team GXR
SOOS

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Team Immunity
Indian Rivals
Victim Rise



Eagle 365


Battle Arena Elites
ArkAngel Predator

TroubleMaku


Gamers Lounge

Renaissance
Purple Mood E-Sports


SharpeR White

GameHome Esports

Cerberus

BOSS GOLD
TEG Sports

No. 1

APAC Predator League Grand Final 2020/21 (Asia Region)

The Council

Team Veteran


    Team IMG
  SARA KOLLO


DetonatioN Gaming
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Rascal Jester


ENTER FORCE.36
Danawa e-sports
Afreeca Freecs
GHIBLI ESPORTS
DWG KIA
Team Curson
SunSister
M88
MP5
YUDA  eSports


PSTR

Fighting-Bees

JDI

Venus Gaming

PUBG
The winners of the Asia Pacific Predator League
APAC Region 2020/21 are:
Champion: Eagle 365 Esports from Indonesia, USD$ 37,500 prize money.
First Runner-up: CERBERUS Esports from Vietnam, USD$ 15,000 prize money. 
Second Runner-up: Team NO.1 from Vietnam, USD$ 7,500 prize money.

The winners ofthe Asia Pacific Predator League
ASIA Region 2020/21 are:

Champion: DWG-KIA from South Korea, USD$ 37,500 prize money.
First Runner-up: GPS Ghibli from South Korea, USD$ 15,000 prize money. 
Second Runner-up: Danawa E-sports from South Korea, USD$ 7,500 prize money.



DOTA2
The winners of the Asia Pacific Predator League
APAC Region 2020/21 are:
Champion: TNC Predator from the Philippines, USD$ 50,000 prize money.
First Runner-up: OB Esports x Neon from the Philippines, USD$ 25,000 prize money.
Second Runner-up: BOOM ID from Indonesia, USD$ 10,000 prize money.


The winners of the Asia Pacific Predator League
ASIA Region 2020/21 are:
Champion: Team Veteran from Myanmar, USD$ 20,000 prize money.
First Runner-up: Team IMG from Mongolia, USD$ 10,000 prize money.
Second Runner-up: The Council from Bangladesh, USD$ 5,000 prize money.
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