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ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 - New Challengers Stage

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Format[edit]

  • The New Challengers Stage: January 12th - 15th, 2018 in United States 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

Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
10
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
16
January 15, 2018 - 21:25 EST
106
4
169
7
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
19
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
15
January 15, 2018 - 22:35 EST
1963
91
1590
60

Swiss Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Vega SquadronVega SquadronVega
16
14
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
January 12, 2018 - 10:25 EST
1610
6
145
9
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
16
12
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
January 12, 2018 - 11:40 EST
167
9
128
4
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
14
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
January 12, 2018 - 12:55 EST
168
8
147
7
FlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 TacticsF3
4
16
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
January 12, 2018 - 14:35 EST
41
3
1614
2
SproutSproutSprout
16
11
Space SoldiersSpace SoldiersSS
January 12, 2018 - 15:35 EST
166
10
119
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
16
8
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator FireQBF
January 12, 2018 - 16:50 EST
168
8
87
1
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
16
11
Flash GamingFlash GamingFlash
January 12, 2018 - 18:00 EST
166
10
119
2
Cloud9Cloud9C9
16
11
Team EnvyTeam EnvyEnvy
16
January 12, 2018 - 19:25 EST
1611
5
114
7

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
16
2
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
January 13, 2018 - 11:40 EST
1613
3
22
0
SproutSproutSprout
5
16
Cloud9Cloud9C9
January 13, 2018 - 16:00 EST
52
3
1613
3
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
6
16
Vega SquadronVega SquadronVega
January 13, 2018 - 17:05 EST
63
3
1612
4
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
5
16
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
January 13, 2018 - 18:10 EST
51
4
1614
2
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
FlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 TacticsF3
10
16
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
January 13, 2018 - 10:20 EST
108
2
167
9
Space SoldiersSpace SoldiersSS
16
9
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
January 13, 2018 - 12:30 EST
168
8
97
2
Team EnvyTeam EnvyEnvy
6
16
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
January 13, 2018 - 13:40 EST
65
1
1610
6
Flash GamingFlash GamingFlash
13
16
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator FireQBF
January 13, 2018 - 14:40 EST
138
5
167
9

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
Vega SquadronVega SquadronVega
16
19
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
19
January 14, 2018 - 14:40 EST
1630
121
19123
31
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
5
16
Cloud9Cloud9C9
January 14, 2018 - 18:35 EST
54
1
1611
5
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator FireQBF
6
16
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
January 14, 2018 - 10:10 EST
64
2
1611
5
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
13
16
Space SoldiersSpace SoldiersSS
13
16
January 14, 2018 - 12:35 EST
136
7
169
7
SproutSproutSprout
3
16
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
January 14, 2018 - 13:45 EST
33
0
1612
4
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
14
16
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
January 14, 2018 - 16:10 EST
145
9
1610
6
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
Flash GamingFlash GamingFlash
13
16
Team EnvyTeam EnvyEnvy
January 14, 2018 - 11:05 EST
133
10
1612
4
FlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 TacticsF3
7
16
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
January 14, 2018 - 17:30 EST

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
14
16
Vega SquadronVega SquadronVega
January 15, 2018 - 11:30 EST
146
8
169
7
FaZe ClanFaZe ClanFaZe
16
4
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
January 15, 2018 - 13:25 EST
1612
4
43
1
Space SoldiersSpace SoldiersSS
19
17
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
19
January 15, 2018 - 14:20 EST
19101
53
1752
100
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
Misfits GamingMisfits GamingMSF
13
16
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
January 15, 2018 - 10:10 EST
1310
3
165
11
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
16
10
SproutSproutSprout
January 15, 2018 - 15:45 EST
165
11
1010
0
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator FireQBF
16
12
Team EnvyTeam EnvyEnvy
January 15, 2018 - 17:00 EST
165
11
1210
2

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
16
4
RenegadesRenegadesRNG
January 15, 2018 - 18:35 EST
1612
4
43
1
AVANGARAVANGARAVNGR
6
16
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator FireQBF
January 15, 2018 - 19:25 EST
66
0
169
7
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
16
5
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
January 15, 2018 - 20:30 EST
1613
3
52
3

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