Tournament Information 2017-10-11T15:33:16+00:00

Q: What is this tournament about?
A: The PGL Open Bucharest will see 8 of the best Dota 2 teams around the world fight in a LAN event for a $300.000 prize pool and 300 qualification points for the The International 2018.

 

Q: What are the playoff dates?
A: October 19-22, 2017

 

Q: Where will the playoff be hosted?
A: The playoff will be hosted by the PGL Studios in Bucharest, Romania.

 

Q: How many teams advance to the playoff from the qualifiers?
A: Two teams have been invited directly, LGD Gaming and Evil Geniuses. The rest of the participants won their respective regional qualifiers:

 

China – VG.J Thunder

South America – Infamous

CIS – Natus Vincere

South East Asia – Mineski

North America – Immortals

Europe – Team Secret

 

Q: What will be the format of the playoff?
A: Two GSL groups with the top two from each group to advance and play in a single elimination bracket. All matches BO3.

 

Q. What is the schedule for this event?

All times are EEST


Thursday – October 19th

10:40 – Preshow

11:00 – Group A Semifinal #1

14:20 – Group A Semifinal #2

17:40 – Group A Upper Bracket Final

 

Friday – October 20th

10:40 – Preshow

11:00 – Group B Semifinal #1

14:20 – Group B Semifinal #2

17:40 – Group B Upper Bracket Final

 

Saturday – October 21st

09:40 – Preshow

10:00 – Group A Elimination Match

13:20 – Group B Elimination Match

16:40 – Group A Decider Match

20:00 – Group B Decider Match

 

Sunday – October 22nd

10:40 – Preshow

11:00 – Semifinal #1

14:20 – Semifinal #2

18:40* – Grand Final

 

* Grand final starts 1h after the end of Semifinal #2

 

Q: How will the prize money and qualifying points be distributed?

 

A:

1st place -130.000 USD + 150 qualifying points

2nd place – 65.000 USD + 90 qualifying points

3rd/4th place – 30.000 USD + 30 qualifying points  each

5th/6th place – 15.000 USD each

7th/8th place – 7.500 USD each