Dota 2 players and enthusiasts regard the Southeast Asian region of players probably the most lagging behind in skill and experience in Dota 2. Nevertheless it has a few surprise teams in its region. The most recent being Raves performance in the Asian Dota 2 Championships in China. A few were surprised that Rave was not the team receiving a direct invite to the International 2015, the honor was reserved for Team Malaysia which was later absorbed into the Fnatic organization. Despite the Southeast Asian Regional Qualifiers being one of the least watched events there is no shortage of fans for the teams and there is also no lack of excitement in the games.
Group A was topped by MVP Hot 6ix and TnC Gaming against G Guard Esports, Mineski and 5eva while Group B top finishers were MVP Phoenix and Rave over Can’t Say Wips, Signature Trust and Invasion e-Sports. Two Korean squads and two squads from the Philippines battle it out for the an invite to the International 2015.
The two MVP squads battled it out at the winners’ bracket while the two Philippine squads squared off at the lower bracket. MVP Hot 6ix won against MVP Phoenix 2-1 and Rave, the top seed of the tournament, was able to wiggle past TnC Gaming 2-1. With MVP Hot 6ix waiting at the finals, MVP Phoenix demolished Rave 2-0 to set-up an all Korean final. With a Korean team assured of a spot at the International 2015, the teams played loose with MVP Hot 6ix winning a spot at the International 2015 and relegating MVP Phoenix to the wild card phases 3-1.