The group stage of EPICETNER Major 2019 has concluded, with eight teams advancing to the upper bracket and the other teams making it to the lower bracket.
The group stage was played on June 22nd – 23rd, during which sixteen teams competed in four GSL groups in best-of-three matches. Top two teams from each group secured their spots in the upper bracket.
|Group A||Group B|
|1.||Team Secret||2-0||4-0||1.||Team Liquid||2-0||4-2|
|2.||Royal Never Give Up||2-1||4-3||2.||Gambit Esports||2-1||5-2|
|Group C||Group D|
|1.||Vici Gaming||2-0||4-1||1.||TNC Predator||2-0||4-1|
|3.||Alliance||1-2||2-4||3.||Ninjas in Pyjamas||1-2||3-5|
The playoffs stage will be taking place until June 30th. All matches will be best-of-three besides the first round of lower bracket and grand finals which are best-of-one and best-of-five respectively. Today, June 24th, Team Secret will face Virtus.pro(9:00 AM) and Team Liquid will play with PSG.LGD (12:00 PM) in the upper bracket, while in the lower bracket Fnatic will compete with Forward Gaming (3:00 PM) and Ninjas in Pyjamas will face paiN Gaming (4:00 PM). Tomorrow, on June 25th, we will witness the following matchups: Vici Gaming vs Gambit Esports (9:00 AM), TNC Predator vs Royal Never Give Up (12:00 PM) in the Upper Bracket; Alliance vs Infamous (3:00 PM) and Evil Geniuses vs OG (4:00 PM) in the lower bracket.
EPICENTER 2019 is the final tournament of the current Dota Pro Circuit season. Sixteen teams are competing for a $1,000,000 prize pool and 15,000 qualification points.