Mongolia Lifts IESF World Esports Championship TrophySociety
Ulaanbaatar, September 5, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The IESF World Esports Championship 2023 took place in Iași, Romania between August 26 and September 3, 2023.
A total of 16 teams from around the globe, including Mongolia, Sweden, Ukraine, the United States, and Egypt, converged to battle in the DOTA 2 tournament of the Championships with a prize pool of USD 100 thousand.
The Mongolian team, IHC E-Sports, topped Group B with a perfect 3-0 record, defeating teams from Jordan, Romania, and South Africa. In the Upper Bracket Semifinals, they lost to Kyrgyzstan 2-1, but they bounced back in the Lower Bracket and defeated the United States, Indonesia, and Kyrgyzstan.
The Grand Final was a close-fought battle between Mongolia and Myanmar. Myanmar took the first game, but Mongolia won the next two games and became a World Champion. Winning a major DOTA2 tournament was a historic achievement for Mongolia.