ESL One Katowice 2018

ESL One Katowice 2018

General Information

Prize pool - $1,000,000
1. $TBD USD
2. $TBD USD
3-4. $TBD USD
5-6. $TBD USD
7-8. $TBD USD
9-12. $TBD USD
13-16. $TBD USD


Structure
Participating teams:
Russia.gif Virtus.pro Europe.gif Team Secret
Europe.gif Team Liquid China.gif Newbee
United States.gif Evil Geniuses SouthEastAsia.gif Mineski
China.gif Vici Gaming CIS.gif Natus Vincere
Poland.gif Team Kinguin Europe.gif OG
Russia.gif Effect United States.gif compLexity Gaming
Peru.gif Infamous China.gif LGD Gaming
Malaysia.gif Fnatic United States.gif OpTic Gaming

Main Event February 20th - 25th

- Format
- Group Stage:
-- Group Stage will be held from February 20th to the 23rd:
-- Two eight team, double-elimination groups
-- Top teams from each group advance directly to the semifinals of the playoffs
-- 2nd and 3rd placed teams advance to the quarterfinals of the playoffs

- Playoffs:
-- Playoffs will be played between February 23rd and 25th
-- Single Elimination bracketsAll series are best-of-three
-- Grand Finals are best-of-five

Qualifiers
- Regions: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, SouthEast Asia, CIS

-- Format for Qualifiers:

- 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






Location: Katowice, Poland Poland.gif

News for ESL One Katowice 2018

Worthy of accolades; OG impressive streak heading into ESL One Katowice

OG are heading to Poland for ESL One Katowice on the momentum of an impressive winning streak and their sights set on more TI8 qualifying points. 

OJ Borg and Redeye return as ESL One Katowice Talent

Oliver James Borg "OJ Borg" D'Anastasi and Paul “Redeye” Chaloner will return to the ESL talent lineup to lead the broadcast for the ESL One Katowice Major.

The community's feedback is heard by ESL

After receiving backlash from the vast majority of the Dota 2 community, ESL have looked attempted to appease everyone at the upcoming Katowice 2018 event.

Community backlash against ESL for Katowice Major schedule

ESL has once again found themselves facing community backlash, this time due to the ESL One Katowice Major schedule released.

ESL One Katowice groups drawn

The groups for ESL One Katowice 2018 have been drawn and the schedule for the main event set.

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Main Event - Group A

Upper Bracket

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3

Round 3

BO3

Main Event - Group B

Upper Bracket

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3

Round 3

BO3

SouthEast Asia

China

CIS

Europe

South America

North America

North America Last Chance Qualifier

Round 2

BO3
VG.JS
2
cats123
0
AP
2
PikachuB
1
OpTic
2
Minds Eye
0
CES Dota2
0
Thundercat
2

Round 3

BO3
VG.JS
0
AP
2
OpTic
2
Thundercat
0

Round 4

BO5
AP
2
OpTic
3

VODs

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