The group stage of the ongoing Dota 2 event MDL Macau 2019 has completed, determining placements of the participating teams in the playoffs stage. Team Liquid, Vici Gaming, Evil Geniuses and Royal Never Give Up qualified for the upper bracket, while Newbee, Invictus Gaming, Virtus.pro and EHOME will compete in the lower bracket.
The group stage was played on February 20-21, during which eight teams competed in a single group with round-robin format and best-of-one series.
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The playoffs stage will start on February 22nd. In the upper bracket Team Liquid will face Royal Never Give Up, while Vici Gaming will play versus Evil Geniuses. In the lower bracket Newbee will compete with EHOME, while Invictus Gaming will go against Virtus.pro. The first matches of the lower bracket will be best-of-one, the grand finals will be best-of-five, all other matches will be best-of-three.
MDL Macau 2019 takes place from February 20th – 24th at Galaxy Macau stadium. Eight teams compete for a $300,000 prize pool.