The Boston Major 2016

The Boston Major 2016

General Information

Prize pool ~ $3,000,000
1. $1,000,000
2. $500,000
3-4. $250,000



5-8. $125,000
9-16.$62,500
Structure
QUALIFIERS - Oct 23-30
Four qualifiers based on regions
- 8-10 teams in each
-- 8 invited, 2 from open qualifier
---- best-of-one round-robin
---- top4 of each group move on to double elimination bracket

China Qualifier - Oct 27-30
Americas Qualifier - Oct 27-30
SEA Qualifier - Oct 27-30
Europe Qualifier - Oct 27-30
GROUP STAGE - Dec 3-4
- Four groups of four teams
- Double-elimination format with matches played in a best-of-three.
-- The top seed of each group will get a random bottom seed from another group as the opponent for the Main Event.
-- The second seed will similarly face off against a random third seed as the opponent.
MAIN EVENT -- Dec 7-10
The Main Event will take place at Wang Theater, Boston, USA

- 16 teams in a single-elimination bracket.
- All matches are played in a best-of-three.
- Grand Finals is best-of-five with no game advantage.

The Boston Major 2016 Live Streams

Main Event

Round 1

BO3
Virtus.Pro
2
iG.V
0
Wings
0
EG
2
coL.DotA2
0
WG.Unity
2
OG
2
MVP.phx
0
DC Dota2
2
Faceless
0
EHOME
1
Team NP
2
Newbee
1
Ad Finem
2
LGD
0
LGD.FY
2

Round 2

BO3
Virtus.Pro
0
EG
2
WG.Unity
1
OG
2
DC Dota2
2
Team NP
0
Ad Finem
2
LGD.FY
1

Round 3

BO3
EG
0
OG
2
DC Dota2
0
Ad Finem
2

Round 4

BO5
OG
3
Ad Finem
1

Group A (Complete)

Group B (Complete)

Group C (Complete)

Group D (Complete)

Albums - The Boston Major 2016

Features - The Boston Major 2016

Digital Chaos: Underdogs or favourites?

The Fall reshuffle is a hectic time of year, with teams changing nearly whole line-ups, in an attempt to find glory. One exception to this rule is Digital Chaos. DC in the midst of it all, only made a change in one position.

compLexity: Are two veterans, two newcomers and a TI6 vice champion enough to win a Major?

After the Boston Major group stage, complexity Gaming emerges as one of the big surprises. Two days ahead of the main event we take a look at the NA organization from the beginning of their existence to the present day. 

Team Faceless: The new SEA powerhouse

In the next instalment of our team preview series, we discuss the winner of the SEA qualifier, Team Faceless. 

OG: The Green Shirts are ready to dominate the Green Major

With the Boston Major starting next week, the boys in Green look set to continue their unparalleled Major legacy, only this time with a totally new roster.

MVP.Phoenix: Can they rise from the ashes?

MVP.Phoenix has been having one of their worst seasons in recent memory, but will this all change at the Boston Major?

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News for The Boston Major 2016

OG are the champions of The Boston Major

The grand finals of the Boston Major would see OG searching for their third major title, while Ad Finem would be looking to deny that dream and claim their own glory.

Ad Finem are in the Boston Major grand finals

The underdog story is still being written in Boston as Ad Finem eliminated Digital Chaos to claim the grand finals spot next to OG.

OG are one series away from their third Major title

OG defeat EG and get the chance to win their third Major title.

Ad Finem secure a top four finish at their first Valve event

The last Chinese hope at a Boston Major Grand Final was shattered by Ad Finem, who might as well be called the Chinese slayers.

Spring Major to be held in Kiev, Ukraine

The second and last Major ahead of the International 7 will be held from April 20 to 23rd in Kiev, Ukraine.

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China - Playoffs (Complete)

SEA - Playoffs (Complete)

Europe - Playoffs (Complete)

Americas - Playoffs (Complete)

Group Stage (Complete)

Americas #2 - Qualifier (Complete)

Europe #2 - Qualifier (Complete)

SEA #2 - Qualifier (Complete)

China #2 - Qualifier (Complete)

Americas #1 - Qualifier (Complete)

Europe #1 - Qualifier (Complete)

SEA #1 - Qualifier (Complete)

China #1 - Qualifier (Complete)

Upcoming matches - The Boston Major 2016

VODs

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