Team Secret Falls to MOUZ And Loses Their Ticket to the Riyadh Masters 2024

Team Secret Falls to MOUZ And Loses Their Ticket to the Riyadh Masters 2024

5. June 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The Western European region witnessed an unexpected turn of events in the Closed Qualifiers for the Riyadh Masters. Despite being considered a top contender, Team Secret failed to secure a spot in the prestigious $5 million tournament, losing out to both Entity and MOUZ.

Team Secret’s Struggles

Team Secret has faced challenges throughout the year, experiencing difficulties in qualifiers and underperforming in invited tournaments. Led by veteran captain Clement “Puppey” Ivanov, the team has grappled with inconsistency and roster changes.

During the Riyadh Masters qualifiers, Team Secret notably fielded the relatively unknown Russian player, Shishak, highlighting their unstable lineup.

Team Secret updates its Dota 2 roster

Qualification Journey

Although Team Secret had a strong start in the Upper Bracket, defeating Dragon Esports and Dandelions, they faltered against Entity and MOUZ. While they managed to secure a win against Entity, they suffered a tough 0-2 defeat against MOUZ, a new team in the Dota 2 scene comprising players fromEurope and Asia.

Continued Setbacks

The failure to qualify for the Riyadh Masters adds to Team Secret’s string of disappointments in recent tournaments.

They fell short in qualifiers for BetBoom Dacha Dubai, ESL One Birmingham, and DreamLeague Season 23, while also struggling in tier 1 events like DreamLeague Season 22, Elite League, and PGL Wallachia. In the tier 2 FISSURE Universe: Episode 2, they were eliminated by MOUZ once again.

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Additional Information

  • The Riyadh Masters is a $5 million tournament featuring top Dota 2 teams from around the world.
  • MOUZ, the team that eliminated Team Secret, is a new contender in the Dota 2 scene comprising players from Europe and Asia.
  • Team Secret’s struggles in recent tournaments highlight their need for roster stability and consistent performance.
  • Despite setbacks, Team Secret remains a formidable force in the Dota 2 competitive scene, and fans eagerly await their future endeavors.
Team Secret's achievements in 2024.

Team Secret’s achievements in 2024


With the Riyadh Masters qualifiers concluded, winners from every region have been determined. Despite Team Secret’s setback, the tournament promises to showcase top-tier Dota 2 action when it kicks off on July 4th, spanning three weeks of intense competition.