ESL One Birmingham 2018

ESL One Birmingham 2018

General Information

Prize pool - $1,000,000 + DPC Points
1. $TBD USD
2. $TBD USD
3. $TBD USD
4. $TBD USD
5-6. $TBD USD
7-8. $TBD USD
9-10. $TBD USD
11-12. $TBD USD


Structure
Participating teams:
China.gif Vici Gaming Russia.gif Virtus.pro
Europe.gif Team Liquid China.gif Newbee
SouthEastAsia.gif Mineski Europe.gif OG
CIS.gif TBD* China.gif LGD.Forever Young
Malaysia.gif fnatic United States.gif OpTic Gaming
Brazil.gif paiN Gaming United States.gif Evil Geniuses

* - Natus Vincere withdrew following a change in their active roster



Main Event May 23 - 27




- Group Stage

- The group stage will be played on May 23rd and 24th
- All games are played backstage
- Three GSL groups of four teams each
- Bottom two teams from each group are eliminated, Runner-ups advance to the quarterfinals
- The three first place teams play additional Bo1 matches against each other to determine which two teams advance to the semi-finals and which team joins the three runner-ups in the quarter-finals

- Playoffs

- The playoffs will be held between May 25th and the 27th in front of a live audience in the Arena Birmingham
- Single Elimination
- All games will be Bo3
- Bo5 Grand Finals
- A 3rd place decider match will be played on the last day of the tournament before the Grand Finals

- Qualifiers

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

-- Format for Qualifiers:

- One from each region Europe, South America, CIS, Southeast Asia, North America

-- 6 teams directly invited
-- 2 teams qualify through open qualifiers1






Location: Birmingham, United KingdomUnited Kingdom.gif

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News for ESL One Birmingham 2018

Fnatic vs EG to open ESL One Birmingham Major

ESL One Birmingham is getting ready to unleash a major event next week, marking one of the last chances for teams to gain DPC points for the season. The groups have been drawn and the stakes have been set high with an unforgiving format. 

ESL announces talent for ESL One Birmingham

The tournament sees a number of regulars returning to both the analysts and commentators desks.

Red Bull Gaming Sphere London events; chance to win ESL One Birmingham tickets

Red Bull has launched their new studio and is bringing some exciting events on location during the month, along with a chance for players and fans to win tickets to ESL One Birmingham. 

Mineski rounds out the ESL One Birmingham direct invites

Mineski have received the final direct invite to compete at the ESL One Birmingham Major. 

ViCi Gaming bestowed a direct invite to ESL One Birmingham

The ESL One Birmingham lineup is starting to take shape as ViCi Gaming has been granted direct access to the event with an invitation to the first Dota 2 Major held in the UK.

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Main Event - Group A

Upper Bracket

Round 1

BO1
Fnatic
EG
Virtus.Pro
TBA.D2

Round 2

BO3

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3

Main Event - Group B

Upper Bracket

Round 1

BO1
OG
VG
Liquid
paiN

Round 2

BO3

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3

Main Event - Group C

Upper Bracket

Round 1

BO1
OpTic
Newbee
Mineski
LGD.FY

Round 2

BO3

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3

CIS Closed Qualifiers

SA Closed Qualifiers

Europe Closed Qualifiers

SEA Closed Qualifiers

NA Closed Qualifiers

China Closed Qualifiers

China Open Qualifiers 3rd Place

SEA Open Qualifiers

China Open Qualifiers

NA Open Qualifiers

SA Open Qualifiers

Europe Open Qualifiers

CIS Open Qualifiers

Upcoming matches - ESL One Birmingham 2018

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