The Bucharest Major

The Bucharest Major

General Information

Prize pool - $1,000,000
1st- $500,000
2nd- $200,000
3rd-4th- $90,000
5th-8th- $30,000


Structure
Participating teams:
Europe.gif Team Liquid China.gif Newbee
United States.gif Evil Geniuses Ukraine.gif Natus Vincere
South East Asia.gif Mineski United States.gif compLexity Gaming
China.gif Vici Gaming China.gif LGD.Forever Young
Russia.gif Virtus.pro Brazil.gif paiN Gaming
Europe.gif Team Secret Europe.gif OG
Russia.gif Vega Squadron China.gif VGJ.Thunder
Philippines.gif TNC Pro Team United States.gif OpTic Gaming

Main Event
March 4th -March 11th

Format:
16 teams: 10 invites and 6 regional qualifier winners
Group stage: 16 team Swiss Format, 8 teams proceed to playoffs. All matches played in Bo1
Playoffs: Single elimination Bo3, with Bo5 finals


Results

Qualifiers
- Europe, CIS, China, SouthEast Asia, North America, South America

- Europe - 6 teams directly invited
- 2 teams qualify through open qualifiers
- CIS - 6 teams directly invited
- 2 teams qualify through open qualifiers
- China - 6 teams directly invited
- 2 teams qualify through Open Qualifiers #1 and #2
- SEA - 6 teams directly invited
- 2 teams qualify through open qualifiers
- N.America - 4 teams directly invited
- 2 teams qualify through open qualifiers
- S.America - 4 teams directly invited
- 4 teams qualify through open qualifiers


Location: Romania, BucharestRomania.gif

The Bucharest Major Live Streams

Main Event - Playoffs

Round 1

BO3
VGJ.T
2
TnC
1
Newbee
2
Secret
0
EG
1
Liquid
2
Virtus.Pro
2
OpTic
0

Round 2

BO3
VGJ.T
2
Newbee
0
Liquid
1
Virtus.Pro
2

Round 3

BO5
VGJ.T
0
Virtus.Pro
3

Swiss - Round 1 (Completed)

Swiss - Round 2 High (Completed)

Swiss - Round 2 Low (Completed)

Swiss - Round 3 High (Completed)

Swiss - Round 3 Mid (Completed)

Swiss - Round 3 Low (Completed)

Swiss - Round 4 High (Completed)

Swiss - Round 4 Low (Completed)

Swiss - Round 5 (Completed)

Features - The Bucharest Major

The Bucharest Major: Potential for a North American Comeback Story

Will any of the three North American teams, Evil Geniuses, compLexity gaming, and OpTic Gaming, place in the top four at The Bucharest Major after a disappointing turnout at ESL One Katowice?

News for The Bucharest Major

SophoS' NA Sphere: The Bucharest Major Analysis

In general, The Bucharest Major was a colossal step forward for the NA region. Evil Geniuses walked away from the event disappointed. OpTic Gaming eliminated compLexity for their second consecutive tournament.

Virtus.pro are unstoppable; Clinch PGL Bucharest Major championship title

Virtus.pro is unstoppable as they seized their second consecutive and third overall Pro Circuit Major title with a 3:0 sweep over VGJ.Thunder to become the PGL Bucharest Champions.

VGJ.Thunder and Virtus.pro are the PGL Bucharest Grand Finalists

VGJ.Thunder and Virtus.pro have reigned throughout the tournament, emerging as the PGL Bucharest Major Grand Finalists. 

Newbee, VGJ.Thunder and Team Liquid prevail in the first day playoffs at PGL Bucharest Major

The first day of the playoffs have come to an end with Newbee, VGJ.Thunder and Team Liquid left standing when the dust settled. 

PGL Bucharest playoff teams are decided; OpTiC, TnC rise to the occasion

The eight PGL Bucharest playoff teams have been determined as the group stage concludes. 

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Europe Playoffs Qual (Completed)

China Playoffs Qual (Completed)

SEA Playoffs Qual (Completed)

NA Playoffs Qual (Completed)

SA Playoffs Qual (Completed)

NA Group A Qual (Completed)

NA Group B Qual (Completed)

SA Group A Qual (Completed)

SA Group B Qual (Completed)

SEA Group B Qual (Completed)

SEA Group A Qual (Completed)

Europe Group A Qual (Completed)

Europe Group B Qual (Completed)

CIS Group A Qual (Completed)

CIS Group B Qual (Completed)

China Qualifier (Completed)

Upcoming matches - The Bucharest Major

VODs

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