It was a sweet comeback for defending Philippine champions Renovatio, who were still called Bibingka (BBK) when they were foiled by Singapore?s Relics in winning the 2015 Southeast Asia qualifiers. It made its way in 2016 in Philippine qualifiers and national finals without losing to any team. Renovatio defeated eight champions from the region to come out on top and advance to the globals where a prize pool of $500,000.00 awaits in Seoul, South Korea. Renovatio stormed the SEA Finals group stage by claiming the top seed in their bracket. They beat the reformed Relics team 2-0. The matches were tough but Renovatio pulled through the competition undefeated. In the final stage, the team was up against Singapore?s Pro League champion, Resurgence. Resurgence flashed some deadly form after beating fellow Singaporean team, Relics, in the losers bracket. They followed up this by giving Renovatio their first loss in the first match of the best of three set. Resurgence, however, succeeded in the clashes and claiming the map objective, ultimately leading them to victory. Renovatio game back stronger in the second match. They surprised Resurgence with a Zeratul pick towards the end of the draft which completes a line up of strong crowd control heroes. Eager to prove their staying power, Renovatio thrived in the map objectives and clashes, which included a five-man sweep late in the game. With the force of the immortal, the team devastated the core and sealing their first win in the final stage. The decisive third match saw tensions soar with a four ban during the draft. Renovatio got an early level lead which snowballed into a huge advantage. But Renovatio could not rest as Resurgence continued to defy them throughout. In a clash towards the end of the game, Renovatio sealed their victory by taking out Resurgence?s guns and heading straight for the core. With only their support, Tyrande, left to defend the core, Renovatio finished the game and solidified their spot on the top.]]>
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