Game 1

Picks and Bans

Vici Gaming
Bans: Lycan, Enchantress, Rubick, Viper, Puck
Picks: Shadow Shaman (FY), Earthshaker (Fenrir), Brewmaster (Super), Clockwork (ROTK), Lone Druid (Sylar)
Newbee
Bans: Razor, Ember Spirit, Weaver, Death Prophet, Doom
Picks: Nature’s Prophet (xiao8), Ancient Apparition (Sansheng), Lion (Banana), Lifestealer (HAO), Alchemist (MU)

Key Plays

First Blood
Vici Gaming: Shadow Shaman (FY) > Lion (Banana)

First Tower
Vici Gaming: Bot Tier 1 Tower

First Team to 10 kills
Vici Gaming: 10 to 3, 15 minute mark

First Roshan Kill
Vici Gaming: 17 minute mark, taken by Lone Druid (Sylar)

First Tier 2 Tower
Vici Gaming: Bot Tier 2 Tower, 19 minute mark

First Tier 3 Tower
Vici Gaming: Top Tier 3 Tower, 21 minute mark

First Team to 20 kills
Vici Gaming: 20 to 6, 22 minute mark

First Racks Taken
Vici Gaming: Top Racks, 24 minute mark

GG Called!
Vici Gaming wins Game 1 at the 24 minute mark!  Vici Gaming was invading Newbee’s base via the top lane, picking off any VG players that threatened them.

Aggregate Score: Vici Gaming – 1 // Newbee – 0

Game 2

Picks and Bans

Newbee
Bans: Lycan, Razor, Shadow Shaman, Pugna, Venomancer
Picks: Earthshaker (Sansheng), Ancient Apparition (Banana), Brewmaster (xiao8), Weaver (hao), Alchemist(mu)
Vici Gaming
Bans: Enchantress, Death Prophet, Doom, Clockwork, Tidehunter
Picks:  Nature’s Prophet (ROTK), Viper (Super), Skywrath Mage (Fy), Sand King (Fenrir), Morphling (Sylar)

Key Plays

First Blood!
Newbee: Earthshaker (Sansheng) > Nature’s Propet (rOtk)

First Tower
Vici Gaming: Bot Tier 1 Tower

First Team to 10 kills
Newbee: 10 to 3, 13 minute mark

First Roshan Kill
Newbee: 18 minute mark, taken by Weaver (hao)

First Team to 20 kills
Newbee: 20 to 8, 19 minute mark

First Team to 30 kills
Newbee: 30 to 10, 25 minute mark

GG Called!
Newbee wins Game 2 at the 26 minute mark!  Newbee hadn’t even taken a tier 2 tower yet, but Vici Gaming knew that there was no stopping Newbee at this point.

Aggregate Score: Vici Gaming – 1 // Newbee – 1

Game 3

Picks and Bans

Vici Gaming
Bans: Lycan, Enchantress, Earthshaker, Brewmaster, Lich
Picks: Venomancer (rOtk), Nature’s Prophet (Sylar), Ancient Apparition (Fenrir), Rubick (fy), Ember Spirit (super)
Newbee
Bans: Razor, Death Prophet, Viper, Pugna,  Dragon Knight
Picks: Shadow Shaman (Sansheng), Alchemist (xiao8), Puck (mu), Weaver (hao), Chen (Banana)

First Blood!
Newbee: Shadow Shaman (Sansheng) > Nature’s Propet (Sylar)

First Tower
Newbee: Mid Tier 1 Tower, 9 minute mark

Tier 2 Tower
Newbee: Bot Tier 2 Tower, 12 minute mark

First Team to 10 kills
Newbee: 10 to 6, 14 minute mark

First Roshan Kill
Newbee: 17 minute mark, taken by Weaver (hao)

GG Called!
Newbee wins Game 3 at the 17 minute mark!  Newbee took a team-fight around Roshan and picked up the Aegis, and Vici knew they couldn’t hang.

Aggregate Score: Vici Gaming – 1 // Newbee – 2

Game 4

Picks and Bans

Vici Gaming
Bans: Lycan, Enchantress, Alchemist, Earthshaker, Bloodseeker
Picks:  Ancient Apparition (Fenrir), Nature’s Prophet (Sylar), Weaver (Super), Sand King (FY), Venomancer (rOtk)
Newbee
Bans: Razor, Death Prophet, Morphling, Pugna, Bristleback
Picks: Shadow Shaman (Sansheng), Brewmaster (Mu), Rubick (Banana), Doom (Hao), Ember Spirit (xiao8)

Key Plays

First Blood!
Newbee: Shadow Shaman (Sansheng) > Venomancer (rOtk), 1 minute mark

First Tower
Newbee: Bot Tier 1 Tower, 10 minute mark

First Team to 10 kills
Newbee: 10 > 2, 12 minute mark

GG Called!
Newbee wins Game 4 at the 19 minute mark!  Newbee hadn’t even taken two towers yet, but with a kill to death score at 19 to 3 and all the momentum in the world, Vici Gaming had nothing left in the tank.  Newbeen wins The International 2014 and takes home a cool $5 million dollar prize.

Aggregate Score: Vici Gaming – 1 // Newbee – 3

You can watch the full replay on Twitch TV via the Dota 2 stream.