In last night’s StarLadder i-League Dota Invitational, reigning TI7 champs Team Liquid fell for an early ruse that led to first blood and more for their opponent, Mineski.

Mineski picked a lineup of heroes like Ursa and Shadow Fiend, meaning it was theoretically possible they could kill Roshan before the horn sounded. Killing Roshan is a huge boon, especially that early on, but what Liquid didn’t realize is that it was a bait. As Lasse “Matumbaman” Urpalainen rounded the corner to check Roshan’s alcove, Daryl “iceiceice” Koh Pei Xiang skewered him into the waiting Mineski squad.

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Oof. Liquid would go on to win the series 2-0 over Mineski and the tournament 3-1 over LGD Gaming, netting some more pro circuit points to edge them ever closer to Team Secret’s lead.