The captain of OG, Johan “N0tail” Sundstein is perhaps the most recognizable name in esports. N0tail is a long-time Dota 2 legend and the the first player to lead his team to two victories at The International.
ONE Esports sat down with the celebrated OG captain to get his thoughts on the teams competing at The International 10.
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Two teams have caught N0tail’s eye heading into The International 10
The 27-year old captain revealed that while he respects all the rosters attending the tournament, there are a couple he’s excited to face.
“Team Secret has been quiet lately, but I always want to play against them,” said N0tail. “The other team is definitely PSG.LGD. They have a lot of cool vibes when you watch them play.”
PSG.LGD has been on a roll recently in competitive Dota 2. They won the championship title at SAPPHIRE OGA Dota PIT Invitational, the WePlay AniMajor, and OGA Dota Pit Season 5.
N0tail had nothing but high praise for the Chinese squad, “We’ve been inspired by them and they have been inspired by us. I like to think there is a lot of mutual respect. So that’s a team I am really looking forward to playing.”
PSG.LGD reminds N0tail of another legendary roster
N0tail believes that PSG.LGD is very similar to one of the strongest squads to come out of China who were winners of The International 6.
“PSG.LGD reminds us of Wings Gaming, the unique Chinese team that doesn’t play like anyone else in the region, or anyone else in the world. And they have awesome players,” N0tail explained.
PSG.LGD currently fields two members from the former Wings Gaming squad — Zhang “Faith_bian” Ruida and Zhang “y`” Yiping were part of the TI6 championship roster.
“I am still a fan of them, and the other guys are fantastic at their roles. You can tell they are playing good Dota 2,” added N0tail.
OG, PSG.LGD, and Evil Geniuses will be competing at The International 10 starting October 7.
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