China defeat Mongolia to win Gold Medal at the 2022 Asian Games in DotA 2

A 2-1 victory in the finals for China.

China defeat Mongolia to win Gold Medal at the 2022 Asian Games in DotA 2
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The famous three of former PSG.LGD players served as the backbone of the Chinese national squad. Wang "Ame" Chunyu, Lu "Somnus" Yao, and Yang "Chalice" Shenyi. Zhao "XinQ" Zixing (Also an ex-PSG LGD player) from Xtreme Gaming in position 4 and Yu "皮球" Yajun from Team Aster in position 5 completed the lineup.

China was seen to be by far the biggest favourite to win the Dota 2 gold medal. Moreover, the illustrious athletes were competing on their own home ground.

Remarkable other players, Zhang "LaNm" Zhicheng, served as their coach, while Xiong "Pyw" Jiahan, a renowned veteran was registered as a substitute.

The IHC Esports squad, which has never advanced above Division II in the Dota Pro Circuit's Southeast Asian regional competition, provided most of the players for the Mongolian contingent. 

After a dramatic series versus Mongolia, China won the Gold Medal at the Asian Games 2023 Dota 2 finals. Three games made up the competition, in which each side displayed its tactics and competed for the win.

The final decider match of the series was a thrilling contest in which both teams displayed their talents while showing prudence since the stakes were so high. With powerful laning heroes, Mongolia quickly gained the upper hand. China ultimately finished the 65-minute comeback victory to capture the gold medal after shutting down the Mongolian squad in the crucial late-game fights with Chalice's Axe, 皮球's Treant Protector, and XinQ's Dark Willow.

With their triumph, the Chinese national Dota 2 team earned their nation's 147th gold medal of the 19th Asian Games. The nation now has 270. The national Dota 2 squad of Mongolia earned their nation fourth silver medal throughout the competitions, bringing their total number of medals to 11.