Tundra among four teams to advance in the ESL One Stockholm playoffs

The playoff Stage of ESL started on in when Tundra , Thunder Awaken, TSM and Gaimin Gladiators advanced with victories in the quarter finals in the upper class.

The four losing clubs – Team Spirit, BetBoom Team, OG and T1 – ended up in the lower console.

All playoff games are the best of three until Sunday’s best of five Grand Finals decide the winner of the first major of the Dota Pro Circuit season. The winners will earn a $ 200,000 grand prize.

Tundra, who won Group A with the best overall result in the group stage (five wins, one draw, no losses), continued their winning path with a 2-1 victory over Team Spirit. Tundra won in 33 minutes on red before Spirit made things interesting with a 59 minute triumph on red. Tundra closed best of three with a 44-minute win, again on red.

Thunder Awaken also won 2-1 over BetBoom. They started with a 41 minute win on red before losing on green in 48 minutes on the second map. Thunder Awaken won in 44 minutes on red to the equalizer.

TSM swept OG 2-0 with wins of 56 minutes on red and 39 minutes on green. And Group B champion Gaimin Gladiators beat T1 2-0 by winning 33 minutes on green and 22 minutes on red.

Fourteen teams from around the entered the first major of the season (before the Mind Games disqualification), starting in two groups of seven in a round-robin group . All group matches were the best of two. The four best teams in each group qualified for the upper class in the playoffs and the teams in fifth and sixth place were placed in the lower class.

Dota Pro Circuit previously removed Mind Games from the competition due to ongoing visa issues for several team members.

The playoffs continue on Tuesday with the first three round matches in the lower brackets:

–Team Spirit Vs. beastcoast

–BetBoom Team Vs. Team Liquid

–OG vs. BOOM Esports

ESL One Stockholm prize pool, Dota Pro Circuit points

1. TBD – $ 200,000, 680 points

2. TBD – $ 100,000, 610 points

3. TBD – $ 75,000, 530 points

4. TBD – $ 50,000, 460 points

5-6. TBD – $ 25,000, 385 points

7-8. TBD – $ 12,500, 240 points

9-12. TBD – no , no points

13. Evil geniuses – no prize, no points

DQ. Mind Games – no prize, no points

–Field Level Media

Source: sn.dk




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