T1 with Topias "Topson" Taavitsainen and Anathan "ana" Pham lost two matches in a row in TI11 regional qualifier for SEA. They were beaten by Talon 2:0 in the upper bracket and then couldn't overcome Polaris (1:2).
T1 finishes 3rd in the qualification, which grants them a spot at the Last Chance stage. The organization reassembled its roster right before the event, with both two-time TI champions returning to competition in Dota 2 after the break.
Polaris and Talon are fighting in the grand final for a ticket to the main event. The current score in the bo5 series is 2:1 in favor of Polaris.
The International 2022 Last Chance stage will run on October 8-12, featuring 12 runner-ups from regional qualifiers. Only two of them will advance to the Group Stage. Other notable participants in the qualifier include Xtreme Gaming, Vici Gaming, Outsiders (Virtus.pro).