Swedish Ludwig "Zai" Wåhlberg and his Team Secret fell on the finish line.
Virtus Pro wins the season's first major after a jättedrama.
home take the three Neyine million.
There was a crackling in the final in the season's first major in Dota2 before the roaring crowd in the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
European mixlaget Team Secret, with the 21-year-old swede Ludwig "Zai" Wåhlberg, got a rough start .
Team lost game one against the Russian Virtus Pro, but got a much more promising start in game two. After that the VP looked to be on the way back so won Secret a protracted battle, which gave them a too big advantage for the Russian team and the match could be reset.Turned the match
In game three, won the Team Secret two large lagfajter after a half-hour game completely turned the match momentum. The team had a huge advantage in both gold and xp and turned the match into a 2-1 lead.
Secret then got scored in game four. After three minutes, the team had a 3-0 lead and VP player Pavel ”9Pasha” Khvastunov stood for a couple of bizarre mistakes. Virtus Pro took it back and leveled the game again.
A decisive game five waited – and it was dramatic.
Ludwig "Zai" Wåhlberg was kuggen in Team Secret with their persistent build with Necrophos and a half hour in, the law was yet inseparable. The russians began, however, take over, and the Secret could not resist.
Virtus Pro was to finish as a winner of the season's first major.
It means that the team takes home the first prize of just over three million, while Team Secret will have to settle for 1.5 million.