All you need to know about Team TNC

After acquiring DeMoN as captain, TNC placed first in the TI6 Southeast Asian qualifier to become the first Philippine team to qualify for The International since Mineski at TI1. They encountered visa trouble, but successfully secured US visas after support from, among others, Valve and Philippine Senator Bam Aquino.[1]

At The International 2016, the team started in the lower bracket after a 7/7 result in the group stage. They first faced Vici Gaming Reborn, who were missing their starting offlaner, Yang, due to visa trouble. TNC prevailed, thus securing a best-of-three rematch against Group A winner OG, who had won both of their head-to-head games versus TNC in the group stage. After winning Game 1 thanks to a fast start, TNC further shocked viewers by defeating the two-time major champions again in game two, despite a 20,000-Gold deficit near the hour mark. TNC’s victory was described by some as the biggest upset in the history of The International.[2]

Although TNC lost their next series against the eventual second place team, Digital Chaos, the team had secured over $500,000 (Over 20 million Philippine Pesos.).


Raven Marc Polo Luis Fausto
Kuku Captain Carlo Palad
Sam_H Samson Solomon Enojosa Hidalgo
Tims Timothy Randrup
ryOyr Ryo Hasegawa

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Oscar Sacapilo


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