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Malaysian wins share of RM21.6mil in world's largest e-sport tournament


Kota Kinabalu: A Malaysian professional e-athlete won a share of about RM21.6 million in the world’s largest e-sport tournament yesterday.

Cheng Jin Xiang won the share of USD5,202,400 in the Dota 2 tournament, The International 10 (TI10), reported news site Says.

Cheng, whose gamer name is NothingToSay, competed in the tournament that offered a total prize pool of USD40,018,195 (about RM166,435,673 million) under China-based team PSD.LGD.

The five-player outfit finished second in the grand final last night after being beaten by Russian underdog Team Spirit, who walked away with a whopping USD18,208,300 (about RM75,673,694).

Cheng, 20, is the only Malaysian player on his team. There was no Malaysian-majority team competing in TI10.

Three other Malaysian players featured in the main event of the tournament.

Thiay Jun Wen (Gamer na

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