Kim “Gabbi” Villafuerte’s perfect Tiny performance in Game Three lifted TNC past BOOM Esports, 2-1, in the Dota Pro Circuit 2021: Season Two-Southeast Asia upper division, Wednesday evening.
The 22-year-old carry took charge in TNC’s dominant 28-14 Game Three victory, putting up 13 kills and 10 assists without a death while also dealing a total of 29,605 damage throughout the match.
TNC midlaner Armel “Armel” Tabios (Medusa) backstopped his carry with five kills and 13 assists against just a death while support Timothy “Tims” Randrup (Phoenix) tallied eight kills and 12 assists against three deaths in the 34:55-minute match.
Marvin “Boomy” Rushton delivered a game-high 17 assists for the Filipinos along with a kill and six deaths.
On the other, BOOM Esports was led by Randy “Dreamocel” Sapoetra’s Io with three kills, two deaths, and three assists while Rafli Fathur “Mikoto” Rahman’s Storm Spirit had five kills, seven deaths, and three assists.
TNC took Game One through a masterful Puck performance from Armel while BOOM Esports Saieful “Fbz” Ilham’s Night Stalker took the spotlight in Game Two to even out the series.
The Filipinos, who were coming off a loss against T1, kept the pole position with a 4-1 card while BOOM Esports slid to third place with a 3-3 record.
TNC will next face Lilgun on May 15, Saturday, while BOOM Esports looks to bounce back against Smart Omega Esports on the same day.