The organizers of WePlay! Dota 2 Tug of War: Mad Moon have invited Virtus.pro to their event, thus finalizing its line-up. This weekend they will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine to compete for a $300,000 prize pool.
Among other participants are directly invited Team Secret, Gambit Esports and Nigma, as well as the winners of regional qualifier events Ninjas in Pyjamas and Infamous. The final two participants are B8 and Aggressive Mode, who replaced Royal Never Give Up and Natus Vincere respectively.
The event will start on February 19th with a GSL group stage. In the first matches of Group A Team Secret will face B8, while Gambit Esports will play with Infamous. In the Group B opening matches Virtus.pro will compete with Aggressive Mode, while Ninjas in Pyjamas will face Ninjas in Pyjamas.
The playoffs stage will be played on February 20th-23th and will follow a double-elimination format. The teams placed first in their group will start playoffs from the semifinals, while the teams placed 2nd-3rd will compete in the quarterfinals.