PSG.LGD triumphed over Yaroslav “Miposhka” Naidenov and his men at the Riyadh Masters 2022 which earned them a total prize money of $1,500,000 USD along with a revenge fight-back over Spirit after going down to the latter at the Grand Finals of The International 10.
Dota 2 Riyadh Masters Standings
|5th-6th||1.Nigma Galaxy2. Royal Never Give Up||US$200,000|
|7th-8th||1. TSM FTX2. Tundra Esports||US$150,000|
|9th-10th||1. Team Liquid2. Deboosters||US$100,000|
PSG.LGD cleaned Team Spirit in a Best of 3 affair with both the games having concluded in just 30 mins after their triumph over OG Esports in the Semi-final of the Riyadh Masters.
The tournament saw some heavyweights crash out of the tournament playoffs which include Team Liquid and TSM FTX who were deemed to be the favorites of taking home the crown of the Middle East.
Despite fielding Anathan “ana” Pham as their fifth in place of Lasse “MATUMBAMAN” Urpalainen, they failed to make the best of the ex-OG and 2x Ti winner, exiting their group with a last place finish.
OG Esports finished in 3rd place, a much better result after their ESL Stockholm Major Championship but this time with Misha in Ceb’s place.
Although the tournament had no impact on the DPC standings or towards forthcoming The International 11 qualification, PSG.LGD has once again proved to be the team who may go