NPL #4 cup 3 begins, SSD replaces Team Dignitas

Dota 2 Patrick “WicSic” Ng Pro League #4 will begin today from 15:00 CET with Virtus Pro taking on Speed Gaming. SSD will replace Team Dignitas after recently announcing the disbandment of their Dota 2 team. Pro League #4 western groupstage will begin later today from 15:00 CET with Virtus Pro first going up against Speed Gaming and EG going up against Fnatic in a best of three. SSD will replace Team Dignitas who disbanded their entire Dota 2 team after losing both Korok and Bleek in a matter of days.

A total of eight teams will be competing in the groupstages for a total prize pool of $10000 with the winner receiving $6000. The runner up will receive $3000 while third place will net $1000. 


Winning Netolic Pro League 4 Cup 2, Virtus.Pro won themselves $1,000 and 100 points to tie Fnatic, cup 1 winner, at first place.


Netolic Pro League 4 cup standings
Team Point Prize
Europe Fnatic 125 $1,000
Russia Virtus.Pro 125 $1,000
Europe Speed.Int 100 -
Russia Empire 100 -
United States Evil Geniuses 75 -
United States Super Strong Dinosaurs 50 -
Denmark Mousesports 25 -
Russia RoX.KIS 25 -



Chinese: LGD
German: GoDota

The detailed schedule of Netolic Pro League can be found here and tickets for the event can be purchased from the Dota 2 store which comes with a cool looking courier.

Patrick “WicSic” Ng
PHD researcher in computer games at the University of Newcastle