The decisive confrontation between Team Secret and OG at OMEGA League Dota 2 in the Immortal division was included in the top three most popular matches of the year. Statistics were provided by the Esports Charts resource.
At its peak, 400,000 people watched the final meeting at OMEGA League. In 2020, only the decisive confrontations at ESL One Los Angeles 2020 (508 thousand viewers) and DreamLeague Leipzig Major (475 thousand people) attracted more viewers. The fourth and fifth places are occupied by the Grand finals of BEYOND EPIC and WePlay! Dota 2 Tug of War: Mad Moon, respectively.
OMEGA League matches of the Immortal division were held online from August 14 to September 6. Participants of the championship raffled off $500 thousand. In the finals Team Secret defeated OG with the score 3:0.
Renegades held at ESL One Rio 2020
After winning the Perfect World Oceania League, the Renegades guaranteed their place in the ESL One Rio 2020 CS: GO major. The team has earned the status of “contender”.
The Australian team scored 4,100 points. This is the best result among the teams of Oceania. The nearest pursuer-ORDER — 3,844 points. Only one team from the region goes to the major.
ESL One Rio 2020 was supposed to take place in may, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the start of the championship is scheduled for November 9. Earlier, insider Alexey OverDrive Biryukov and English-speaking caster Chad SPUNJ Burchil reported that the competition may be postponed again.
More than a million people watched the LEC Summer 2020 Grand final at the same time
The match between G2 Esports and Fnatic in the LEC Summer 2020 final for League of Legends set a tournament record for the number of viewers — the third game of the series was simultaneously watched by more than a million people. The previous League record was 900,000 spectators and belonged to the same teams — it was set a few days ago in the final of the winners of the summer season.
This is the second time in League of Legends eSports history that a regional game (outside of the LPL) has attracted more than a million viewers at the same time. It is noteworthy that before the transition of the European League to the franchise system, the peak online was just over 500 thousand people. With the new format, this figure has doubled in two years.
The match between G2 Esports and Fnatic in the LEC 2020 final ended with a score of 3:0 in favor of Rasmus Caps winter. After this victory, G2 became the eight-time champion of the European division — the team has held this title since 2016.