The ESL One Manila 2016 post-event coverage roundup

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Ella McConnell
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ESL One Manila was the Phillipines’ first premium Dota 2 tournament, and it definitely made its presence at the Mall of Asia Arena felt. With plenty of twists, turns and upsets during the matches as well as some incredible offstage moments, ESL One Manila 2016 won’t soon be forgotten! If you need a refresher, we’ve rounded up some of the best coverage from before, during and after the event in one place - enjoy!

Team previews

In the leadup to the event, we took a closer look at all the top Dota 2 teams set to compete for the US$250,000 prize pool at the Mall of Asia Arena - check out all our team previews below!


Each day of ESL One Manila was a nailbiting rollercoaster ride right up until the grand final, and we made sure to keep an eye on how things went down with daily recaps.

Post-event coverage

ESL One Manila had a lot of fantastic moments, and we attempted to gather together some of the very best which you can find in the articles below!

VODs and photos

If you want to relive the entire tournament or simply check out some of our favorite snaps of the event, you can find it all right here.

For all the latest news about ESL One events make sure to visit the official website, and don’t forget to follow ESL Dota on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates!