The DPC China 2021/22 Tour 1: Regional Finals will begin on February 11 and culminate with the winner walking away with $50,000 and 250 DPC points.
Four teams have carved their way to this stage, namely, PSG.LGD, Team Aster, Royal Never Give Up and EHOME.
While every member of the team is as important as the other, we take a look at the players one should look out for heading into the regional finals.
Three players in particular immediately come to mind.
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Perhaps the highest rated carry player in China at present, Ame is a beast no one can even afford to neglect.
He not only commands the respect but also instills fear in the heart of his enemies. His farming prowess is second to none and is a marvellous gem PSG.LGD has held onto.
He’s placed second, unfortunately so, at two different TI’s under the same org; PSG.LGD, and with passage of time it seems as if his hunger only grows.
As he looks to quench his thirst, the step first towards his goal is the regional finals.
He has transitioned into an active carry as compared to earlier years, and participates in most team fights.
Under xiao8’s guidance, his skillsets have reached to a new ceiling and he doesn’t want to stop.
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The talented position four player for Team Aster has been a rising starlet in the last few years in China.
Emerging out of the shadows with his time at Invictus Gaming, Boboka quickly made himself known as one of the best position four’s in the country.
His incredible plays on Earth Spirit and Rubick have long been the talk of the town, and frankly speaking, there’s no end to it.
He still holds onto his charm as is evident during the games. The unbreakable backbone of Team Aster, Boboka is one of the players to keep an eye on.
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Arguably the best mid laner coming out of China, Somnus (previously known as Maybe), was a famous pub star before breaking out into the scene.
Playing under LGD’s banner for most of his career, Somnus finally decided to make a change and search for other pastures.
He later joined Elephant to form a star studded roster with the organisation’s foray in Dota 2. Unfortunately, the squad crumbled and put on their worst performance in 2021, barely qualifying to TI10.
This year, Somnus has reunited with his old teammate, xNova, in RNG and put on a splendid show in the first season — instantly making RNG a force to be reckoned with.
His lethal yet calculated plays has many a times proven to be a bane for his opponents, and is incrementally difficult to be dealt with especially if he get’s a good early start.
Can he outshine others in the regional finals?