CWG 2022 DOTA 2 Esports: India Defeats New Zealand, Wins Bronze At Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022

Team Dota 2 comprises captain Moin Ejaz, Ketan Goyal, Abhishek Yadav, Shubham Goli and Vishal Vernekar.

By Aaryanshi Mohan | Aug 7, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Coming back strong after trailing behind in the second round, around the 27th minute mark, Indian DOTA 2 has proven themselves against New Zealand. Team India won their first esports medal at the first 2022 CWG Esports Championship. India, who had a strong hold from the get go clenched the first round with ease, and headed into the second round very strongly. CWG 2022 DOTA 2 Esports: India Defeats New Zealand, Wins Bronze At Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022.

CWG 2022 DOTA 2: India Defeats New Zealand, Wins Bronze At Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022

CWG 2022 DOTA 2: India Defeats New Zealand, Wins Bronze At Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022

However, New Zealand was strong in the second game, and held strong till the 27th minute and then India came from behind to clench the bronze medal.

Before going to the Commonwealth Esports Championship 2022, Moin Ejaz, the skipper of DOTA 2 team said: “The entire team is looking forward to playing against the best teams in the world and proves our mettle. We have been paying a lot of attention to our strategies and practicing a lot in the hopes of a podium finish. Getting the chance to represent the nation in the very first Commonwealth Esports Championship is a very sweet reward to show for all of the efforts we have taken in playing this game at the highest level. A big thank you to ESFI for today’s send-off ceremony and especially for the sports psychology session that taught us a lot of valuable things,”

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Team Dota 2 comprises captain Moin Ejaz, Ketan Goyal, Abhishek Yadav, Shubham Goli and Vishal Vernekar. Both the teams have already proved their mettle by clinching impressive wins in the tournament’s South Asian Regional Qualifiers last month.

The 2022 Commonwealth Esports Championships will be conducted at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham with the presence of the world’s top Esports teams. Alongside DOTA 2 and Rocket League, PES2022 will also be part of the tournament.

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