After several weeks of intense qualifying rounds, Zedrik “Jeff” Dizon emerged as this year’s champion in the Red Bull R1v1r Runes, which made its return to the Philippines last May 2020.
As the 2020 R1v1r Runes Philippine Champion, Dizon challenged OG’s Team Captain, Johan “N0tail” Sundstein to 1v1 competition on July 20 at Lupon Civil War live at Kuya Nic’s Facebook Page.
With a day filled with back-to-back matches, Dizon defeated N0tail with a final score of 2-1, using Windranger and Undying.
Main 1v1 Match Recap | N0tail vs Jeff – Match 1: Juggernaut vs Juggernaut (3-0) - Winner: N0tail; Match 2: Windrager vs Windranger (0-3) - Winner: Jeff; Match 3: Undying vs Undying (2-3) - Winner: Jeff
The R1v1r Runes is a custom map built in the Dota 2 environment. The tournament offers players a fast-paced 1v1 mirror matchup that rewards intuition and the ability to make quick decisions. For a player to progress through the tournament, they must first achieve three kills or score the first kill on an enemy T1 Tower.
In 2019, the Red Bull R1v1r Runes tournaments were hosted in seven countries, namely India, Croatia, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, UK, and the Philippines.