WePlay League: format and schedule

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The announcement of WePlay League: schedule, prize pool, participants, format and other useful information.

LAN details

Dates: April, 29 - May, 1.

Place: Kiev, International Exhibition Hall

Address: 15, Brovarsky Ave (map). Subway station: Levoberezhna

Event format

28th of April: Group Stage

Teams are divided into 2 groups:

  • Group А: 
     Na’Vi, 
     
    Team Empire, 
     Team Spirit, 
     
    Elite Wolves
  • Group B: 
     
    Vega, 
     
    Evil Geniuses, 
     MVP, 
     Ad Finem

Groups are played in a double elimination best-of-one format. All teams get to play in the play-offs, however first 2 teams in each group start from the winners bracket.

29th of April – 1st of May: Play-offs

4 best teams based on performance in groups will directly get into the winners bracket, while remaining 4 teams will start from the losers bracket.

All games have bo3 format, with Grand Finals being only exception (bo5).

Schedule

28th of April [Kiev time]:

  • 10:00 - 
     
    Elite Wolves [1-0] 
     Natus Vincere
  • 14:15 - 
     
    Team Empire [1-0] 
     Team Spirit
  • 15:15 - 
     Natus Vincere [1-0] 
     
    Team Empire
  • 16:15 - 
     
    Elite Wolves [1-0] 
     Team Spirit
  • 17:15 - 
     
    Team Empire [0-1]  
     
    Elite Wolves 
  • 19:25 - 
     
    Vega [1-0] 
     MVP
  • 20:30 - 
     Ad Finem [0-1] 
     
    Evil Geniuses
  • 21:30 -
     
    Vega [1-0] 
     
    Evil Geniuses
  • 22:30 - 
     Ad Finem [0-1] 
     MVP
  • 23:30 - 
     
    Evil Geniuses [0-1] 
     MVP

29th of April from 10:00 to 23:00 – playoffs

30th of April from 10:00 to 23:00 – playoffs

1st of May from 12:00 to 22:00 – playoffs

 

Live

Prize pool distribution

  • 1st place: $ 100 000  + 30% of Dota2 store sales*
  • 2nd place: $ 40 000 + 20% of sales
  • 3rd place: $ 22 000 $ + 15% of sales
  • 4th place: $ 12 000 $ + 10% of sales
  • 5/6th place: $ 8 000 $ + 7.5% of sales
  • 7/8th place: $ 5 000 $ + 5% of sales

* Prize pool is increased from tournament pass and WePlay cosmetic items sales.

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