Team Secret moved into the grand final of the WePlay! Pushka League with a 2-0 triumph over VP.Prodigy on Monday.
Team Secret won maps that lasted 50 minutes and 25 minutes to advance. Secret finished the round-robin group play at 5-1, then swept competitors in every playoff stage on the way to the grand final of the $250,000 Dota 2 event.
In earlier action on Monday, Team Liquid beat Alliance 2-1 in lower bracket round 2, winning the first map in 39 minutes, dropping the second in 36 minutes and winning the finale in the best-of-three competition in 40 minutes.
Liquid advanced to the third round, where they prevailed again, topping Virtus.pro 2-0 in maps of nearly 36 and 40 minutes.
Team Liquid next will play VP.Prodigy in the lower-bracket finals on Tuesday, a best-of-three match. The winner will meet Team Secret later in the day in the best-of-five grand final.
WePlay! Pushka League prize pool:
5-6. $12,500 — Ninjas in Pyjamas, Alliance
7-8. $10,000 — HellRaisers, Natus Vincere
9-10. $7,000 — OG, FlyToMoon
11-12. $5,000 — Team Nigma, Team Spirit
13-14. $3,000 — OG Seed, B8
—Field Level Media