This coming Sunday, in between the lower bracket finals and the grand finals of the WePlay! Bukovel Minor, the Russian and English speaking broadcast members will go head to head in a best-of-one Dota 2 show match.
Set to take place at 19:00 (GMT+2); 18:00 (CET), the show match will feature Danil “Dendi” Ishutin leading the Russian team and Kyle Freedman in the leader position for the English team. Both will be joined by successful former players, now turned streamers and/or full-time commentators.
English team line-up:
Kyle “Kyle” Freedman (Captain)
Troels “syndereN” Nielsen
Brian “BSJ” Canavan
Austin “Capitalist” Walsh
Admir “lizZard” Salkanović
Russian team line-up:
Danil “Dendi” Ishutin (Captain)
Andrey “ALWAYSWANNAFLY” Bondarenko
Alexander “DkPhobos” Kucheria
Sergey “Smile” Revin
Kirill “Sunlight” Kachinsky
WePlay! Bukovel Minor will reach the ending chapter of the DPC winter tale tomorrow, January 12. One team will be crowned champion and will take home $72,000 along with a ticket to the upcoming DreamLeague Leipzig Major.
Interviews from the WePlay! Bukovel Minor:
- Kyle: “The thing I love about esports is that for the vast majority, everyone cares”
- Dendi: “I was super happy there, although I was for the first time out of my comfort zone”
- Kuku: “I’m sad about the Doom nerfs, I don’t care that much about the other heroes”
- Sneyking: “No Chinese team should ever be underestimated”