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Abed

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Player Information
Name:
Abed Azel L. Yusop
Birth:
August 2, 2000 (2000-08-02) (age 19)
Country:
Status:
Active
Role(s):
Signature Hero:
Meepo Invoker Tinker
Approx. Total Earnings:
$368,587
Links
History
2015-??-?? — 2015-??-??
2015-??-?? — 2015-0?-??
2016-02-10 — 2016-12-30
2017-01-01 — 2017-04-14
2017-04-14 — 2017-10-27
2017-11-08 — 2019-09-04
2019-09-16 — Present

Abed Azel L. Yusop is a Filipino professional Dota 2 player who currently plays for Evil Geniuses.

Biography[edit]

Abed was born and raised in Dasmarinas in the province of Cavite, Philippines. His parents own a small internet cafe close to their home. Abed has one older brother, Ahmed Rheeza.

Dota 2[edit]

Abed started playing Dota 2 in 2014 and became known through the South-East Asian MMR leaderboards with his signature heroes Meepo and Invoker.
In early 2015 he joined his first professional team MSI-EvoGT, shortly after rebranded to Trackmate, where he competed in MPGL Season 7 in March 2015 and later played alongside the Australian-based squad, Can't Say Wips.[1] RR scouted him as a potential player and invited him to join Execration in 2015 but Abed denied the request to due to school commitments. Execration contacted Abed in January 2016 and with the support from his father he joined the organisation.[2][1] After failing to qualify for premier events during mid 2016, he later competed at The International 2016 and produced a 18-0 on Meepo against compLexity Gaming during the wildcard stages, exhibiting his mechanical skill reaching 1200 XPM and 900 GPM, sending compLexity to an early exit in the tournament.[3] In the following round, he lost to to Escape Gaming and during the Post TI6 shuffle, he won his first premier tournament, beating MVP Phoenix 2-0 in the grand finals of the MPGL Southeast Asian Championship on September 11, 2016. He left the organization on December 30th.[4]
Abed and Team Onyx qualified for The Kiev Major, winning the North America Qualifier by defeating complexity Gaming, with Abed's signature Meepo.[5]
In June 2017 Abed qualified for The International 2017 with Digital Chaos, by winning the North America qualifier finals against Team Freedom with 3-0.

Trivia[edit]

  • His favorite fruit is grapes.
  • His favorite color is white.
  • His favorite dota player is s4.
  • Abed reached 8000 MMR on August 6th, 2016.[6]
  • Abed reached 9000 MMR on March 19th, 2017, becoming the first Filipino to reach the milestone.[7]
  • On June 25th, 2017, Abed became the first player to reach 10,000 solo MMR.[8]
  • On June 18th, 2019, Abed became the first player to reach 10,000 solo MMR under Valve’s new Medal system.[9]

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2019-08-25MC13 - 16thA0PremierThe International 2019The International 2019Fnatic0 : 1$514,951
2019-03-24CA3rdA0PremierDreamLeague Season 11DreamLeague Season 11Fnatic1 : 2$100,000
2019-01-27EA5 - 6thA0PremierThe Chongqing MajorThe Chongqing MajorFnatic0 : 2$60,000
2018-10-07BA2ndA1MajorPVP Esports ChampionshipPVP Esports ChampionshipFnatic2 : 3$40,000
2018-05-27DA4thA0PremierESL One Birmingham 2018ESL One Birmingham 2018Fnatic1 : 2$60,000
2018-03-25BA2ndA1MajorDreamLeague Season 9DreamLeague Season 9Fnatic0 : 3$70,000
2018-02-25DA4thA0PremierESL One Katowice 2018ESL One Katowice 2018Fnatic1 : 2$80,000
2017-12-17BA2ndA1MajorDOTA Summit 8DOTA Summit 8Fnatic1 : 3$60,000
2017-08-12IC9 - 12thA0PremierThe International 2017The International 2017Chaos Esports Club0 : 2$370,319
2016-09-11AA1stA1MajorMPGL Southeast Asian ChampionshipMPGL Southeast Asian ChampionshipExecration2 : 0$30,000
Complete list of results in any tournament

Biography Videos[edit]

2017[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2016[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 GGMagEIC (2016-09-27). "What teams where you in before you got picked up by Execration?". GGBelieveMe. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. Execration (2016-01-26). "current line up". Facebook. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  3. "Abed 1200 XPM Meepo GOD - XctN CoL - WildCard TI6 Dota 2". 2016-08-02. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  4. Abed Yusop (2016-12-30). "Abed leaves Execration". Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  5. Dota Top MMR Highlights (2017-03-14). "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J27omHj4ooI". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-03-23.
  6. Execration (2016-08-06). "Execration's Trivia of The Day: Our Mid Player "Abed" Have now reached 8K MMR . #PMA Positive Mental Attitude Gaming". Facebook. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  7. @abedyusop (2017-03-19). "9 0 0 0". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-03-23.
  8. Muhammad "TheHague" Ammar (26 June 2017). "Congratulations to Abed on reaching 10K MMR". GosuGamers. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  9. abedyusop (2019-06-18). "1 0 0 0 0 M M R !". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-06-19.