ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 - New Challengers Stage

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Format[edit]

  • The New Challengers Stage: January 12th - 15th, 2018 in USA Atlanta
    • Formerly the Major Offline Qualifier
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
      • All matches are Bo1
      • Top 8 Teams proceed to The New Legends Stage
      • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated
      • Click here for a detailed explanation of the Swiss System format
  • First Round (Seeded)
    • Seeding Pool 1: Teams in place 9-11th one from place 12-14th at PGL Major Kraków 2017
    • Seeding Pool 2: Remaining teams from place 12-14th and place 15-16th teams at PGL Major Kraków 2017
    • Seeding Pool 3: 1st place teams from the Minor Championships (Asia, Americas, CIS & Europe)
    • Seeding Pool 4: 2nd place teams from the Minor Championships (Asia, Americas, CIS & Europe)
    • Tie-breakers for seeding between pools from the same placement ranges (in order):
      • Win-Loss Ratio
      • Head-to-Head match result
      • Random draw
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 1 are drawn versus teams from Seeding Pool 4
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 2 are drawn versus teams from Seeding Pool 3
  • Second Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Winners of the first round ("High")
      • Losers of the first round ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
  • Third Round
    • Division into 3 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:0 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:1 ("Mid")
      • Teams with a score of 0:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fourth Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:1 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fifth Round
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners advance to the next stage
    • Losers are eliminated
      • Due to 100 Thieves not being able to attend the Major, a team that goes out with a record of 2-3 in
        will still qualify for The New Legends Stage. More information can be found below.

Results[edit]

Overview[edit]

Replacement Team Determination

Format

  • Teams with a 2-3 record will be ranked against each other using
    the following criteria (in order until no team is ranked equally):
    1. Sum of the their opponents' total match wins
    2. Head-to-Head match results
    3. Random Draws
  • The 2nd & 3rd ranked teams will compete against each other in a Bo1
  • The winner will face the 1st ranked team in another Bo1
  • The team left standing proceeds to The New Legends Stage

Results

Semifinal
Renegades
10
January 15, 2018 - 21:25 EST
106
4
916
7
AVANGAR
16
Grand Final
Team Liquid
19
January 15, 2018 - 22:35 EST
1963
91
0915
06
AVANGAR
15


Swiss Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Vega
January 12, 2018 - 10:25 EST
1610
6
514
9
16
14 RNG
mouz
January 12, 2018 - 11:40 EST
167
9
812
4
16
12 AVNGR
FaZe
January 12, 2018 - 12:55 EST
168
8
714
7
16
14 Liquid
F3
January 12, 2018 - 14:35 EST
41
3
1416
2
4
16 MSF
Sprout
January 12, 2018 - 15:35 EST
166
10
911
2
16
11 SS
Na`Vi
January 12, 2018 - 16:50 EST
168
8
78
1
16
8 QBF
G2
January 12, 2018 - 18:00 EST
166
10
911
2
16
11 Flash
C9
January 12, 2018 - 19:25 EST
1611
5
411
7
16
11 Envy

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
mouz
January 13, 2018 - 11:40 EST
1613
3
22
0
16
2 Na`Vi
Sprout
January 13, 2018 - 16:00 EST
52
3
1316
3
5
16 C9
FaZe
January 13, 2018 - 17:05 EST
63
3
1216
4
6
16 Vega
MSF
January 13, 2018 - 18:10 EST
51
4
1416
2
5
16 G2
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
F3
January 13, 2018 - 10:20 EST
108
2
716
9
10
16 Liquid
SS
January 13, 2018 - 12:30 EST
168
8
79
2
16
9 AVNGR
Envy
January 13, 2018 - 13:40 EST
65
1
1016
6
6
16 RNG
Flash
January 13, 2018 - 14:40 EST
138
5
716
9
13
16 QBF

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
Vega
January 14, 2018 - 14:40 EST
1630
121
31219
13
16
19 G2
mouz
January 14, 2018 - 18:35 EST
54
1
1116
5
5
16 C9
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
QBF
January 14, 2018 - 10:10 EST
64
2
1116
5
6
16 FaZe
MSF
January 14, 2018 - 12:35 EST
136
7
916
7
13
16 SS
Sprout
January 14, 2018 - 13:45 EST
33
0
1216
4
3
16 Na`Vi
RNG
January 14, 2018 - 16:10 EST
145
9
1016
6
14
16 Liquid
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
Flash
January 14, 2018 - 11:05 EST
133
10
1216
4
13
16 Envy
F3
January 14, 2018 - 17:30 EST
7
16 AVNGR

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Liquid
January 15, 2018 - 11:30 EST
146
8
916
7
14
16 Vega
FaZe
January 15, 2018 - 13:25 EST
1612
4
34
1
16
4 Na`Vi
SS
January 15, 2018 - 14:20 EST
19101
53
2517
010
19
17 mouz
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
MSF
January 15, 2018 - 10:10 EST
1310
3
516
11
13
16 AVNGR
RNG
January 15, 2018 - 15:45 EST
165
11
1010
0
16
10 Sprout
QBF
January 15, 2018 - 17:00 EST
165
11
1012
2
16
12 Envy

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
mouz
January 15, 2018 - 18:35 EST
1612
4
34
1
16
4 RNG
AVNGR
January 15, 2018 - 19:25 EST
66
0
916
7
6
16 QBF
Na`Vi
January 15, 2018 - 20:30 EST
1613
3
25
3
16
5 Liquid

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