TNC Pro Team is on their way to The International (TI) DOTA 2 Championships, an annual DOTA 2 eSports championship tournament. The tournament will be held in Seattle. The main event will be from August 7 to 12, 2017.
Prior to this, Senator Bam Aquino, who is a strong supporter of eSports in the Philippines, visited the gaming house of TNC Pro Team to wish the guys good luck.
Moreover, the team and the senator had a friendly round of DOTA 2.
They shared some photos via Facebook.
A day before TNC Pro Team – Dota2 fly to Seattle for the #TI7 tournament, Sen. Bam went to the DOTA Gaming House of TNC to personally wish them luck and convey his continuous support to the PH team.
Of course, the visit won’t end without Sen. Bam playing #DOTA2 with one of the best DOTA players in the world.
Best of luck to Team TNC and Team Execration! #RoadToTI7 #esports#DOTA2
Photo from Senator Bam Aquino Facebook Page
“It’s not every day that you get to play with the best in the world so it was a big honor that I was allowed to join their practice before they travel to Seattle tomorrow (Sunday),” Senator Bam said.
TNC Pro Team is composed of Theeban “1437” Siva, Carlo “Kuku” Palad, Sam “Samh” Hidalgo, Marco Polo Luis “Raven” Fausto, and Timothy John “Tims” Randrup.
Along with TNC Pro Team, Filipino team Execration will also be competing at TI 2017.
TNC Pro Team was the winner in the Southeast Asian qualifying event while Execration placed third behind Fnatic.
The two Filipino teams will battle it out against the best of Europe (Team Secret, HellRaisers and Team Empire), China (iG Vitality, LGD.Forever Young and LGD Gaming), North America (Cloud9 and Digital Chaos), South America (Infamous) and direct invites OG, Virtus.Pro, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, Invictus Gaming and Newbee. The tournament offers a total purse of $22,810,242.
Goodluck TNC and Execration!