Topson to return to professional Dota 2 quickly: “I’ve been sharpening my nails for the final 6 months”
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In OG’s Monkey Enterprise Present’s newest episode, Topson talked about returning to professional Dota, in addition to ana’s suggestion to type a crew in SEA.
The outstanding two-time TI winner, Topias Miikka “Topson” Taavitsainen has a robust popularity within the professional scene and we’d see him make a return from his break quickly. Within the newest OG’s Monkey Enterprise Present, Topson revealed that he’s “itching” to compete as soon as once more. He additionally talked about how Anathan “ana” Pham steered forming or discovering a crew in Southeast Asia collectively however Topson wasn’t into the thought.
The end result of TI10 final yr noticed OG collapse from its two-year championship reign, putting Seventh-Eighth. Following the event, Topson introduced that he was taking a break however thankfully for followers, he didn’t go fully dormant. The Finnish participant actively spammed SEA pubs and streamed his video games on his Twitch channel. It has been virtually 8 months since Topson paused his aggressive profession and because the 21/22 DPC strikes into its third and ultimate season, Topson reveals his urge to compete as soon as once more.
Within the podcast, Topson talked about that his gameplay, particularly his mechanical expertise, beforehand felt lackluster. After months of taking part in solo pubs and going by way of MMR ups and downs, he has been successful extra and he now feels extra assured. On prime of performing properly, the continuing Dota Professional Circuit together with the Dota Majors has sparked his aggressive hearth.
“I’ve been sharpening my nails for the final 6 months now I feel. In some unspecified time in the future, like 2-3 months in the past, I began successful extra and I began feeling higher about my very own recreation and extra assured once more. Earlier than that I felt like, I’m only a tier beneath these mid gamers, and all I’ve is a few expertise and I perceive a few issues. However my mechanical facet was sort of missing. Now I really feel like I acquired my confidence again, I be ok with my recreation principally. I’ve been itching for some time and now that the Majors began..” he laughed.
There isn’t a clear group or crew that Topson has talked about if he’s to return from his skilled break. However he did spotlight that he solely has one area in thoughts.
Topson believes Europe is the usual for Dota 2 competitors
Earlier within the podcast [specific time in the video], Topson shared that ana had steered teaming up collectively in SEA. ana, his former teammate who gained TI along with Topson, can be at present teamless. He’s primarily based in Australia and earlier within the yr, he was spamming pubs within the SEA area. The thought of each of them teaming up once more undoubtedly got here up however Topson’s eyes are solely on the European area.
“He was asking me and I used to be speaking with him, perhaps make a crew right here.. be part of some groups.. He was however then I feel the competitors is in EU (Europe). If I be part of a crew it needs to be 100% critical. I do know if I be part of some crew right here in SEA, it’ll be me, ana, plus some guys. If I take a look at these gamers (in SEA), it’s tougher to discover a squad that works than in Europe.”
There isn’t a doubt that Topson will return and his aggressive flame is properly alive. However he made it clear that he needs to choose his crew rigorously. Additionally it is arduous to visualise his future crew as Topson’s solely Tier 1 crew in historical past was OG. We don’t know when Topson will lastly make his return however our greatest wager is after The Worldwide 11 in October 2022. Whereas anticipating his skilled return, followers of Topson can lay again and tune in to his Twitch livestreams.
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