OG claimed their fourth major as they beat local boys Virtus.Pro 3-2 making a comeback from 2-1 down to win the Kiev Major. This puts OG as the best team in Dota 2 history yet again.
OG showed why it is the best team in the world as they overcame a 17k gold
lead to take Game 1 of the Bo5 series. Virtus.Pro, known for their unending love for Ursa picked it yet again with an aggressive lineup. But, that wasn’t enough to topple the Boston Major champions as Notail ran down the entire Virtus.Pro team.
The first blood of the game went towards OG as they picked off the Magnus in the third minute. The game was going even till the 23rd minute when Ramzes666 surprised everyone by picking up the BKB on his Slark before completing his Silver Edge. This was a nice decision as Ramzes666 had to play against a lineup consisting of heavy magical damage in the form of Invoker, Pheonix and the Batrider. The midas payed off on the Slark as he went on for kill after kill.
But, this didn’t stop OG from pushing the lanes as they bravely held out even after they lost two sets of Barracks. Two teamfights changed everything as a solid lead of over 17k gold crumbled to dust. As OG marched onto the top Barracks, Virtus.Pro tried to hold out for one last time but a beautiful Wukong’s Command from Jerax provided OG the much needed lockdown with the Virtus.Pro team left with their eyes wide open as the Terrorblade did its work.
There was never any doubt as who would won game 2 as Virtus.Pro dominated OG from the beginning. Despite the first blood being drawn by OG on the Sand King, No[o]ne and Ramzes666 farmed under pressure to further extend their teams lead. With Ramzes666 picking up a Manta Style, Eye of Skadi and a BKB within 28 minutes, even Ana’s Templar Assassin had a hard time stopping him.
There were some scares in the 30th minute as OG team wiped VP two times to reduce the gold lead by almost 10k. But, VP patiently waited for their chance and executed their play to perfection with OG calling GG in the 35th minute.
Notail was a disappointment as VP didn’t give OG much time for the Spectre to come online. By the time Notail completed his radiance, the Terrorblade had already pushed the Bottom Tier 3 tower.
Fans were taken aback when Fly drafted a lineup that had no synergy at all when compared to a strong draft by Virtus.Pro. The draft itself gave Virtus.Pro half the victory while dismal performances from the entire OG team gave away the other half.
First blood was drawn by Virtus.Pro as they started leading from the beginning, never giving OG the lead. Thereafter, it was death after death as Notail’s Medusa was expertly closed down by Rames666’s Lifestealer as well as Solo’s Warlock. Lil’s Nightstalker was alos the highlight of the game as he managed to silence Ana a full minute in the entirety of the game.
There was never any chance for OG to comeback as Virtus.Pro toppled OG in 48 minutes finishing with a massive 21k gold lead. This time, it was not only Notail but the whole OG team failed to step up in such a massive game.
An interesting statistic about s4 as he became the player with the highest professional appearances with Magnus with a staggering 73% win rate.
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The first blood of the game went to OG as they killed off Lil’s Monkey King. VP was unable to take an advantage when presented as they lost a teamfight to OG resulting in a 4 man wipe.
Thereafter, OG didn’t look back and opted VP’s strategy of aggressive playmaking with Notail showing no signs of backing out. OG ended the game at the 33rd minute as VP called GG. OG forced the fifth game with this final being only the second Valve event to force a game five in the Grand finals.
Game 5 was a repeat of game 4 as VP didn’t give OG a chance. No[o]ne won the lane comfortably against Ana’s Troll Warlord and some brilliant individual plans from Lil on the Enchantress made life much more difficult for OG.
With a couple of teamfights and a lot of determination, OG triumphed over VP coming back from a gold deficit of 10.1k.
With this win, OG claim their fourth major win with captain fly ,and Notail being present for every iteration of the team.
Congratulations to OG once again as they have potentially secured a direct invite to the International 2017.