Virtus.pro and Natus Vincere Qualified for DreamLeague Season 11

Virtus.pro and Natus Vincere Qualified for DreamLeague Season 11

Virtus.pro and Natus Vincere have qualified from the CIS region for the third major Dota 2 tournament of the season – DreamLeague Season 11. This March they will travel to Stockholm, Sweden to compete for a $1,000,000 prize pool and 15,000 DPC points.

The closed qualifier in CIS region was held on February 1-3. First, eight participating teams have been seeded into two GSL groups with best-of-three series. Then top two teams from each group made it to the upper bracket, while the other teams advanced to the lower bracket. All playoffs matches were best-of-three.

Virtus.pro have finished the qualifier without a single lost map – in Group B they placed first after defeating Winstrike and Pavaga Gaming, successfully qualifying for the upper bracket, where they outplayed Gambit Esports twice – in the semifinals and in the winners’ finals. As for Natus Vincere, they had a much bumpier ride – in Group A they lost to Gambit Esports (0:2), defeated Pavaga Junior (2:1) and lost The Pango (1:2), placing third and advancing to the lower bracket. In the playoffs stage Na`Vi outplayed The Pango (2:1), Old But Gold (2:0) and Gambit Esports (2:0).

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Gambit Esports 2-0 4-1 1. Virtus.pro 2-0 4-0
2. The Pango 2-1 5-3 2. Old But Gold 2-1 5-3
3. Natus Vincere 1-2 3-5 3. Pavaga Gaming 1-2 2-5
4. Pavaga Junior 0-2 1-4 4. Winstrike Team 0-2 1-4

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place Qualified Team
1st + Virtus.pro
2nd + Natus Vincere
3rd - Gambit Esports
4th - Old But Gold
5th-6th - The Pango, Pavaga Gaming
7th-8th - Winstrike Team, Pavaga Junior
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