Team Spirit got unexpectedly eliminated from ESL One Stockholm Dota Major 2022. The winners of The International 2021 lost to beastcoast in the lower bracket of the tournament with a score 0f 2:0.
The Dota 2 world champions were considered one of the favorites for the first Major of the season, but first they were beaten by Tundra Esports and dropped to the lower bracket of the playoffs, and then suffered a decisive defeat against the team from North America. Detailed statistics of the Team Spirit – beastcoast match can be found via the link.
As CyberScore reported, earlier the winners of TI 10 left Russia and opened an office in Serbian Belgrade. This decision was made by the leadership of the organization because of the war that the Russian Federation unleashed in Ukraine.
Recall that the prize fund of ESL One Stockholm Dota Major 2022 is $500,000. Also 3,530 DPC points required to qualify for The International 2022 are at stake. For the first time since 2020, spectators will be allowed into the Major.