The first map predicted by part of the community could end in favor of TNC, but Secret showed excellent performance and shattered the hopes of TNC Predator fans. In the second map, everything went according to an unplanned scenario. Kuku showed excellent performance in the confrontation with the team of Clement 'Puppey' Ivanov and helped his teammates gain 61 thousand advantages. This helped TNC Predator beat Team Secret by a huge margin, ensuring the Europeans their first defeat. The Bo2 meeting ended 1-1.
The International 2019 began on August 15th and will end on the night of August 25-26. Eighteen participants share a prize pool of $ 33,200,000 +. The winner will receive 45.5% of the prize.