China Dota 2 Supermajor Group Stage Overview
Posted 8th June 2018 By: Derpina    200 Views
Esports News – Before the world gets a taste of The International 2018, the China Supermajor will first conclude the Dota 2 Pro Circuit to determine the teams with the best shot in the final showdown. The group stage for the Dota 2 tournament recently ended and the competition has been divided into two: upper and lower brackets. Here’s an overview of how the group stage played out:
Group A consists of Team Liquid, Newbee, Team Spirit, and Natus Vincere. Team Liquid crashed Team Spirit in a 2-1 victory and instantly earned a spot in the winners match. Meanwhile, Newbee managed to defeat Natus Vincere to claim another spot. The winners match was then dominated by Team Liquid with a 2-0 win, while the losers match was dominated by Team Spirit with the same exact score as Team Liquid. The deciders match between Newbee and Team Spirit determined the whole fate of Group A. In the end, Newbee won the match and they will be joining Team Liquid in the upper bracket, while Team Spirit and Natus Vincere will head to the lower bracket.
The matches from Group B highlights Virtus.Pro beating TNC Predator and Vici Gaming defeating Evil Geniuses. The winners match proceeded with Virtus.Pro and Vici Gaming, but the first victory went to Virtus Pro, giving Vici Gaming another chance to fight against TNC Predator for a spot in the lower bracket. Eventually, TNC defeated Evil Geniuses in the lower bracket to come out on the top of the deciders match and join Virtus.Pro in the upper bracket. Vici Gaming and Evil Geniuses both emerged in the lower bracket.
Group C had Team Secret defeating overthrowing The Final Tribe and VGJ.Storm dismissing Mineski. The following matches went down to a battle between Team Secret and VGJ.Storm. The upper bracket match was won by Team Secret, while the lower bracket match was claimed by Mineski. By and by, Mineski won the decider match against VGJ.Storm to join Team Secret in the upper bracket. VGJ.Storm and The Final Tribe then forwarded to the lower bracket.
The final match, Group D, put on view PSG.LGD taking down Infamous and Optic Gaming crashing VGJ.Thunder. In the upper match, PSG.LGD defeated Optic Gaming; In the lower match, VGJ.Thunder beat Infamous. This leads to a rematch for the deciders match between Optic Gaming and VGJ.Thunder. Optic Gaming won and claimed their second victory, joining PSG.LGD in the upper bracket. Infamous and VGJ.Thunder, at long last, were sent to the lower bracket.