Armel ‘Armel’ Paul Tabios is the current mid laner for TNC Pro Team.
‘Armel’s career began in 2016 when he joined the team Acion Arena. This was a Philippine team which participated in a number of smaller events and qualifiers. They were mostly unsuccessful, however they placed 2nd at Mineski Pro-Gaming League which awarded him his first prize money winnings. At the end of the year, ‘Armel’ left the team to join Clutch Gamers.
‘Armel’s next team were much more successful than his previous one. They placed highly at several small events and qualified for many top tier events including The Manila Masters, EPICENTER 2017, and Mars Dota 2 League. At these events they achieved 7th/8th, 9th/10th, 7th/8th. Following this however, they failed to qualify for The International and continued to perform a lot worse at qualifiers for the remainders. In early 2018, ‘Armel’ left the team after a string of poor results.
TNC Pro Team
‘Armel’ joined TNC Pro Team in time for the Dota 2 Asia Championships qualifiers. The team qualified for this event and later placed 4th at the main event with a strong overall performance. They attended The Bucharest Major a month earlier and placed 5th/8th there as well, demonstrating their strong capabilities and potential.
‘Armel’ has participated in a number of prestigious events throughout his career, although he has only very recently been able to place highly at any of them. In 2018, he placed 4th at Dota 2 Asia Championships and 5th/8th at The Bucharest Major with the help of TNC Pro Team.