Newbee receive final invite to Nanyang Championship Season 2

by Dennis Gonzales May 20 2016
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Newbee have received the last invite NanYang Dota 2 Championships Season 2, according to the tournament organizer.

Newbee's invite closely follows the team's second place finish at EPICENTER: Moscow, where they made their way through the lower bracket by eliminating the likes of Alliance and OG. Newbee faced Team Liquid in the Grand Finals and the nail-biter series went to it's full five-games, with Liquid winning 3-2.

EPICENTER: Moscow was the last premier tournament before the upcoming Manila Major, as well as the first premier tournament in patch 6.87.

The team list for the tournament now looks as follows:

Invites Qualifiers
Newbee Team Secret CN qualifier EU qualifier
Evil Geniuses Fnatic Digital Chaos SEA qualifier

The Southeast Asia qualifier for Nanyang Championship Season 2 has already started on May 19, but will conclude on June 15. The European qualifier will run from May 21-27, while details have yet to be released on the Chinese qualifier

Nanyang Championship Season 2 features a $200,000 and is set for July 6-10 in Shanghai.

Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev. You can follow him on Twitter.