Berlin – March 21, 2017 – PENTA Sports expands big in Dota 2. The organisation made the acquisition of the greek Dota 2 organisation “Ad Finem eSports”. The purpose was to acquire all the know-how of AD FINEM and transfer it to the PENTA organisation to get to the top in Dota 2. Additionally PENTA signed the german based team “GOING IN” as their new squad in Dota 2. The new team will grow under the expertise of AD FINEM´s leading managers and work hard in PENTA´s eSports center #ELZ to reach the top.
Statement from Ad Finem: “After 16 months of dynamic presence in eSports, Ad Finem joins forces with one of the most successful German organisations, PENTA Sports. The purpose and aim of this partnership is to continue with the same recipe and passion we have previously shown. Our aim is to conquer the summit of the Dota 2 scene and beyond. Since late 2015 Ad Finem’s heart beats for Dota 2 and the organisation has demonstrated that it can create the eSport athletes of tomorrow. PENTA Sports assists us with strategic aims, the expertise, capabilities and experience to create a force that will claim a place in the best eSports clubs on the planet.”
Statement from PENTA Sports: “We are proud to announce the acquisition of “Ad Finem eSports”. We hope we can show all the fans of Ad Finem that PENTA Sports is going to invest substantially in the Dota 2 Scene. We also want to give a warm welcome to Alex Mavroudis, Nikos Fotinakis and Marios Papasarantos who have built up Ad Finem from zero to hero. They are going to help grow our new Dota 2 team and assist in integrating Dota 2 as a second main title alongside CS:GO at PENTA Sports. The teams will benefit from using the best possible training grounds in Europe. The PENTA eSports performance center #ELZ in Berlin.”
Team Going In has already showed their potential during the first major qualifier where they reached the final. The team based around the two German players Mathis “Jabbz” Friesel and Jamal “Blazemon” Sohail is a stable Top 15 team in Europe.
Mathis “Jabbz” Friesel
Jamal “Blazemon” Sohail
Dino “dnz” Šavuk
Max “Mikey” Barke
Oliver “Skiter” Lepko