D2CL : Empire win second title in a row
Team Empire have come through once again, they beat Vici Gaming 3-0 to secure themselves the D2CL Title as well as $40,000.
|1. $39,752 USD||3. $11,926 USD|
|2. $19,876 USD||4. $7,950 USD|
|Burden United||Team Empire|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||Vici Gaming|
Location: Berlin, Germany
The Dota2 Champion's League LAN finals will be starting tomorrow, this will be where the four remaining teams, consisting of teams from Europe and China, will fight it out for the base $50,000 prize pool.
The European division of D2CL #5 is now over, and three teams have advanced to the offline playoffs of the tournament. While Burden United managed to secure their spot directly from the groupstage, Empire and NiP had to go through the double-elimination playoffs to stay in the competition.
The D2CL group stages have concluded with Burden United finding themselves at the top of the group, securing their spot in the playoffs, besting proven European teams like Empire and NiP.
The playoffs of the Chinese regional qualifiers of D2CL#5 are over, and ViCi Gaming is the team that gets to represent China in the tournament's LAN finals. VG secured their ticket after their 3-0 victory against Invictus Gaming, putting their Upper Bracket advantage to good use.
The number of teams left in the D2CL Chinese qualifiers are down to four from the original eight. These four teams will proceed to battle in a double elimination bracket for their slot at the D2CL LAN finals.
The D2CL European Qualifiers are well underway, Hell Raisers and Empire are on the top and Burden United are currently third after playing just five games. NiP and Navi are struggling, they're at the bottom of the standings.
Vici Gaming Potential and CDEC have qualified for the group stage of the Chinese Qualifier of the Dota 2 Champions League, they beat Terrorblade and Tongfu in their respective finals.
The fans of Chinese Dota 2 will have the chance to enjoy their favorite teams once again, as the round-robin groupstage matches of both D2CL 5 and StarLadder 12 are set to begin this week. The SL12 groupstage will open on March 15th, while D2CL is scheduled to start on March 18th.