Six months of GIGABYTE Challenge

posted by Jooehn,
Many teams have clashed in the monthly GIGABYTE Challenge and fought through the qualifiers and the play-offs, trying to get their share of the 2,000 EUR prizepool. We have now hosted this tournament for six consecutive months and regarding this milestone in our operations, we give you a brief summary of the first six editions.

joinDOTA's and GIGABYTE's prosperous collaboration has attracted countless teams throughout it's run during the last half-year, both amateur and professional. The first team that comes to mind when looking back at the previous editions is world Team Dog / Mousesports that have dominated every time they've participated. It is truly an impressive feat to reach the best of three finals as the teams have to advance by winning several ruthless best of one matches, where anything can happen.

Participant in all editions of GIGABYTE Challenge:

#1: 217 teams
#2: 171 teams
#3: 222 teams
#4: 144 teams
#5: 199 teams
#6: 348 teams

Mouz has managed to soar to the top four times and battled teams like by Power Rangers, ru MIT, ua kompas.gaming and us North American Rejects, emerging victorious and earning 1,500 EUR in the process. The two times they havn't attended, lesser known teams have got a chance to step forward and prove themselves. The latest being kompas.gaming, who came out on top in the finals last week where they defeated kz xGame, by turning a one game disadvantage around.

GIGABYTE Challenge winners

  • #1 - world Team Dog
  • #2 - world Team Dog
  • #3 - world Team Dog
  • #4 - us North American Rejects
  • #5 - world Mousesports
  • #6 - ua kompas.gaming

Total winnings ranking

1st - 6,000 EUR - world Mousesports
2nd - 2,000 EUR - ua kompas.gaming
2nd - 2,000 EUR - us Na'
4th - 1,000 EUR - by Power Rangers
5th - 500 EUR - ru MIT
5th - 500 EUR - kz xGame

For more information on the GIGABYTE Challenge and the previous editions check out our coverage page. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for more GIGABYTE Challenge action and especially the upcoming #7 that will play out during this month. It's free to sign up and a maximum of 512 teams can participate, so don't miss out on your chance at playing a great tournament with talented opposition and rewarding prizes.

This article was written by se John Wimarsson, joinDOTA's Writer.Jooehn is a gaming enthusiast who only recently fell head over heels for Dota 2 after watching TI3. If he's not playing his guitar, writing for jD or lying on his couch dreaming about space, he's probably in solo queue trying to reach the 5K MMR dream.Location: Västervik, SwedenFollow him on @Jooehn.