It was a battle between Cebu and Cavite.
The Esports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) 2018 ended with a bang as two local teams Sterling Global Dragons and Station 751 fought for the championship title for the Road to the Nationals.
The match was the last highlight of the ESGS main stage, attracting hundreds of DOTA fans around the vicinity.
In a best of five game, Manileños Sterling Global Dragons scored 3-1 against Cebuanos Station 751.
The Dragons will be taking home a total cash prize of Php600,000 (roughly $11,200), while Station 751 will bag around $5000.
The total prize pool for the Road to the Nationals totals to about Php1, 200, 000 or $22, 400.
SGD will be proceeding to The Nationals, the first esports franchise league in the Philippines where franchise teams like the TNC Predator will be participating in the said event.
You can watch a replay of the match at Sports5's Facebook page at facebook.com/Sports5PH/.
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The Road to the Nationals started out two months ago, with six qualifier legs spread out all over the Philippines.
The legs were held on Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Bacolod, Iloilo, and Cavite. Seven teams were qualified from the elimination tournaments for Dota 2, namely: Quid Pro Quo (Manila), So Lucky (Manila), Station 751 (Cebu), Davao's Pride (Cagayan de Oro), Voyager (Bacolod), TaskUs Titans (Iloilo), and Sterling Global Dragons (Cavite).
It was announced in ESGS that The Nationals, an upcoming esports league, will be launching on the first quarter of 2019. Which team are you looking forward to in The Nationals?