China Dota2 Supermajor: Group Draws and Opening Matches Revealed
2018-05-31

China Dota2 Supermajor: Group Draws and Opening Matches Revealed

PGL revealed the details on the group stage of the upcoming China Dota2 Supermajor event, which will begin in two days in Shanghai, China.

Sixteen participating teams have been seeded into four groups of four teams each with GSL (double-elimination) bracket and best-of-three series. The groups look as follows:

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Team Liquid Virtus.pro Team Secret PSG.LGD
Team Spirit TNC Pro Team The Final Tribe Infamous
Newbee Evil Geniuses Mineski OpTic Gaming
Natus Vincere Vici Gaming VGJ.Storm VGJ.Thunder

The organizers also announced the opening matches:

June 2nd, Group A:

Team Liquid vs Team Spirit

Newbee vs Team Spirit

June 2nd, Group B

Virtus.pro vs TNC Predator

Vici Gaming vs Evil Geniuses

June 3rd, Group C

Team Secret vs The Final Tribe

Mineski vs VGJ.Storm

June 3rd, Group D

PSG.LGD vs Infamous

VGJ.Thunder vs OpTic Gaming

The group stage will determine the seedings for the playoffs – top two teams from each group will advance to the upper bracket, while the other teams will make it to the lower bracket. The playoffs will take place from June 4th to 10th, with only two last days being held with live audience at Yuanshen Gymnasium. All regular matches will be best-of-three, the grand finals will be best-of-five.

China Dota2 Supermajor is the last major tournament of the current Dota Pro Circuit season, it features an increased prize pool and amount of qualification points for grabs – $1,500,000 and 2,250 respectively. It is organized in cooperation of PGL and Perfect World.