Team Secret Are the Champions of Captains Draft 4.0
The first minor tournament of the year have concluded with a victory of Team Secret over Vici Gaming.
Captains Draft 4.0 featured two stages: groups and playoffs. Eight participating teams were placed into two groups with GSL system and best-of-one matches, which determined the seeding for the single-elimination playoffs bracket. As reflected by the name of the event, all games were played in the Captains Draft game mode. Both finalists started their way through the tournament in the Group A, where Vici Gaming placed 2nd and Team Secret placed 3rd. Then they advanced to the playoffs bracket, in which Team Secret faced Evil Geniuses (2-1) and Mineski (2-0), while Vici Gaming defeated both compLexity and OG with the 2-0 score. The Grand Finals ended with the 3-2 score in favor of Team Secret, granting them $108,000 in prize money and 150 DPC Points per player.
|Group A||Group B|
|2.||Vici Gaming||2-1||2.||Evil Geniuses||2-1|
|3.||Team Secret||1-2||3.||compLexity Gaming||1-2|
|4.||Team Empire||0-2||4.||paiN Gaming||0-2|
Prize Pool Distribution:
|Place||$ USD||DPC Points||Team|
|5th-8th||$12,000||-||paiN, EG, coL, Empire|
Captains Draft 4.0 was held on January 4-7 at DC Armory in Washington, DC. The prize pool of the minor tournament was set at $300,000, the teams also competed for 300 Pro Circuit Points.