ESL One Genting 2018
|Evil Geniuses||Team Secret|
|TNC Pro Team||PENTA Sports|
|Planet Dogt||Natus Vincere|
|compLexity Gaming||SG e-sports|
-- Main Tournament - January 23rd
- Group Stage
-- All sixteen teams are divided into two groups of eight teams each where they play in a double-elimination format.Groups were seeded on January 17th, 2018, presumably following a system heavily influced by the current Dota Pro Circuit team ranking.
-- The opening matches are played in a Bo1 while all other matches are played in a Bo3.
-- The top three teams from each group advance to the playoffs:
-- The group winners advance to the Semifinals,
-- The runner-ups advance to the Quarterfinals, where they face the 3rd placed teams of the opposite group.
-- Six teams play in a single-elimination format.
-- All matches are Bo3
-- Grand Finals Bo5
-- Location: Category: Genting Highlands, Malaysia
-- Qualifier - December 19th
-- 6 regions - Europe, CIS, Southeast Asia, North America, South America, China
-- 8 teams directly invited
-- 4 teams qualify through open qualifiers
-- Tier 1 Invites are seeded into quarterfinals
-- Single Elimination
-- All matches besides grand final are Bo3
-- Grand final is Bo5
News for ESL One Genting 2018
Newbee and Team Liquid are set for a TI7 rematch as the champions and runner up teams will lock horns for the ESL One Genting 2018 title.
Evil Geniuses and Newbee survive the quarterfinals and advance to the semi finals where Team Liquid and Team Secret are already waiting.
Evil Geniuses and ViCi Gaming survived for a playoff spot in ESL One Genting 2018, joining Team Liquid, Virtus.Pro, Newbee and Team Secret.
The second day of group stage brought an early an end to four more teams at ESL One Genting 2018.