GAMING: EHOME Wins The Bucharest Minor
January 14, 2019 Victoria Luz
The tables have turned! EHOME wins The Bucharest Minor against Gambit Esports. China is doing it, well played, boys!
Ending The Bucharest Minor last January 13, Chinese Team, EHOME bags their first DPC title after winning The Bucharest Minor. After playing in a best-of-five series against Gambit Esports, they came out as winners with a score of 3-1.
Coached by former TI4 champion, Zhang “xiao8” Ning, EHOME was able to dominate the series with a near flawless run. Indeed, they only lost one game in the whole tournament, with a 11-1 record. It was on Game 2 of the Grand Finals against Gambit. According to analysts, they lost it because of the draft. Gambit Esports’ Nikita “Daxak” Kuzmin was unstoppable during the game.
However, even with the series tied to 1-1, EHOME was able to get back up their feet and swoop two consecutive wins in Games 3 and 4. The Chinese team showed dominance after the defeat, showing off their unique play style. It was a game of numbers for EHOME. Whenever Gambit tried to initiate aggressive rotations, EHOME would counter it by bringing everyone to team fights. In that way, they were able to win them in no time.
EHOME’s Home of Former TI Champs
Zhang “Faith_bian” Ruida, EHOME’s off-laner posted the highest KDA average in the whole tournament of 7.31 in all 12 games. Granted, the former TI6 champion was consistent all throughout the tournament for EHOME. No doubt, he was able to guide the team to the victory with his solid performance. Aside from that, all three cores of EHOME has a posted KDA average of 6.00. With their solid drafts and bold strategies, no wonder EHOME was able to secure a dominant run in the tournament.
Not only that, the team also has another experienced TI6 champion in their midst, Zhang “y`” Yiping. With their experience and unconventional yet effective strategies, they were able to outdo their enemies in every single game. You can really say that they’re bringing back memories of Wings Gaming.
With their victory in The Bucharest Major, they were able to take home $300,000 and 120 DPC Points. This puts them at the 12th place in the DPC Ranking this season. They will join the 15 other teams to compete at the Chongqing Major in Chongqing, China this January 19-27.
EHOME wins The Bucharest Minor with such a dominant sun. Will they be able to hold up this streak at the upcoming Chongqing Major? Share us your thoughts on the comments down below. Or hit us up on our Facebook or Twitter @UDoUPh.