Top 8 teams have been determined to the playoff bracket finalist.
— Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) March 7, 2018
After four days of group stage matches in a 5 round Swiss-system format, the playoff teams bracket have been set. Apparently with no surprise, the three DPC points teams, Team Liquid, Team Secret and Virtus.Pro have make it to the playoff. As result, 6 out of 8 direct invited team successfully secure their playoff spots but Mineski and Vici Gaming were both having disappointed performance.
Evil Geniuses and VGJ.Thunder who had proceeded to the playoff with undefeated result (3-0). VGJ.Thunder, their first dota 2 major tournament appearance with great team fight and world-class individual execution allow them to have a clear three zero win. One of the most excited moment in the event is that VGJ.Freeze, Gyrocopter purchased x3 Rapiers to end the game.
TNC is the only team that represent the SEA region, join along with Team Liquid and Optic Gaming to the playoff by surviving in the last round battle. Unfortunately, NaVi, Complexity Gaming and OG were the last three teams eliminated from the tournament.
Newbee, the two times minor winner secure their playoff spot with 3-1 result, only defeated by Evil Geniuses. However, LFY and Vega squad are the first two team that eliminated from the tournament as they lost three game straight in the group stage.
The first Bo3 Playoff series will be started on Friday, 9th March at 11am EET, VGJ.Thunder vs TnC Pro Gaming. A total 1500 DPC points and 1,000,000 USD prize pool is waiting the 8 teams to grab, chances receive a direct invite to TI 8.
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