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!
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!
- Consistency is key for Team Liquid at ESL One Manila
- Team Empire are ready to make their first ever ESL One appearance in Manila
- Fnatic to face the giants at ESL One Manila
- Can compLexity continue their great performances at ESL One Manila?
- Mineski: the Filipino hope at ESL One Manila
- Team Secret to put on a show at ESL One Manila
- Revamped EHOME ready to go for the title at ESL One Manila
- It's time for Wings Gaming to make an international splash at ESL One Manila
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.
- ESL One Manila doesn't mess around, bringing upsets on day one!
- The semifinals of ESL One Manila are set!
- The ESL One Manila 2016 champions have been crowned!
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!
- The top ten plays of ESL One Manila 2016
- Cosplay, macho men and more: relive some of the top moments from ESL One Manila 2016
- The top 10 photos of ESL One Manila 2016
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.