Team SMG has won the OB.Moon Asian Arena (欧哔月室亚洲竞技场), a tier 3 tournament by Moon Studio. The tournament host a few popular teams and has a prize pool of $50,000 USD including a Best Fighting Spirit award.
WE DID IT! 🏆
— Team SMG (@TeamSMGofficial) October 3, 2021
During the group stages, OB Esports x Neon and Boom Esports top the charts in Round-robin format. This meant that they will advance to the Upper Bracket Round 2 together with the two seeded teams, Team MagMa and Sparking Arrow Gaming. Team SMG was placed in 4th after having difficulties with matches against Execration and Lilgun. They ended the group standings with 5 wins, 2 draws and 2 loses.
In the tournament, they progresses smoothly in the Upper Bracket, having eliminated iG Vitality and Sparking Arrow in the first two rounds. In the Upper Bracket Round 3, they were evenly matched against OB Esports x Neon but Team SMG has managed to pull off with 2-1 result. In the Finals, they beat Team MagMa and forced them into the Lower Bracket. Team SMG subsequently met Team MagMa again in the Grand Finals and hard fought the win in a close Best of Five. Team SMG eventually won the tournament with the final result, 3-2.
Team SMG will take home USD $20,000 followed by second placed Team MagMa, $20,000.