PGL Major Kraków 2017

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[e][h]PGL Major Kraków 2017
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Kraków
Teams:
16
Format:
Swiss System
Single Elimination Bo3
Prize pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-07-16
End Date:
2017-07-23
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
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Chronology

About[edit]

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Sweden Fifflaren (Robin Johansson)
    • USA moses (Jason O'Toole)
    • Finland natu (Joona Leppänen)
    • Australia SPUNJ (Chad Burchill)
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)
  • Commentators:
  • Observers:
  • Commentators:
    • Poland Izak (Piotr Skowyrski)
    • Poland vuzzey (Aleksander Kłos)

Format[edit]

A graphical explanation of the Swiss System format
  • Group Stage:
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
    • All matches are Bo1
    • Top 8 Teams proceed to Playoffs
    • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated
    • Click here for a detailed explanation of the Swiss System format.
  • First Round (Seeded)
    • Seeding Pool 1: Top 4 teams at ELEAGUE Major 2017
    • Seeding Pool 2: 5th-8th place teams at ELEAGUE Major 2017
    • Seeding Pool 3: 1st-2nd teams, and two teams from 3rd-5th place teams at the Offline Qualifier
    • Seeding Pool 4: Remaining team from 3rd-5th place teams, and 6th-8th place teams at the Offline Qualifier
    • 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
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • All matches (including the finals) are a Bo3 series

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 (USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Legends[edit]

Challengers[edit]

1 Fnatic replace Sweden twist and Sweden disco doplan with Sweden JW and Sweden flusha.
2 Brazil felps joins SK Gaming.
3 Denmark aizy leaves FaZe Clan to replace Norway RUBINO on North. FaZe Clan acquire Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo from mousesports to fill the roster.
4 Finland naSu, the coach of PENTA Sports, is unable to attend the event.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Gambit
July 16, 2017 - 11:00 CEST
167
9
810
2
16
10 mouz
Fnatic
July 16, 2017 - 13:00 CEST
167
9
812
4
16
12 F3
VP
July 16, 2017 - 14:40 CEST
1613
3
22
0
16
2 Vega
SK
July 16, 2017 - 15:55 CEST
1610
6
513
8
16
13 PENTA
FaZe
July 16, 2017 - 17:45 CEST
87
1
816
8
8
16 BIG
North
July 16, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
127
5
816
8
12
16 C9
Na`Vi
July 16, 2017 - 20:55 CEST
1412
2
316
13
14
16 G2
Astralis
July 16, 2017 - 22:15 CEST
1991
63
2617
09
19
17 IMT

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
BIG
July 17, 2017 - 18:00 CEST
1612
4
311
8
16
11 C9
Gambit
July 17, 2017 - 20:30 CEST
1610
6
56
1
16
6 G2
SK
July 17, 2017 - 21:30 CEST
1613
3
28
6
16
8 Astralis
VP
July 17, 2017 - 23:15 CEST
1612
4
311
8
16
11 Fnatic
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
PENTA
July 17, 2017 - 11:00 CEST
98
1
716
9
9
16 North
mouz
July 17, 2017 - 12:15 CEST
1983
71
0715
08
19
15 FaZe
F3
July 17, 2017 - 14:30 CEST
97
2
816
8
9
16 Na`Vi
IMT
July 17, 2017 - 16:45 CEST
1610
6
56
1
16
6 Vega

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
VP
July 18, 2017 - 20:30 CEST
117
4
816
8
11
16 Gambit
BIG
July 18, 2017 - 22:15 CEST
165
11
1014
4
16
14 SK
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
mouz
July 18, 2017 - 14:00 CEST
1570
80
3819
17
15
19 North
Na`Vi
July 18, 2017 - 15:30 CEST
106
4
916
7
10
16 IMT
G2
July 18, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
1971
83
2817
07
19
17 C9
Fnatic
July 18, 2017 - 19:00 CEST
1410
4
516
11
14
16 Astralis
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
Vega
July 18, 2017 - 11:00 CEST
1411
3
416
12
14
16 PENTA
F3
July 18, 2017 - 12:35 CEST
1611
5
410
6
16
10 FaZe

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
G2
July 19, 2017 - 15:30 CEST
65
1
1016
6
6
16 Astralis
North
July 19, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
166
10
914
5
16
14 VP
SK
July 19, 2017 - 19:00 CEST
1610
6
59
4
16
9 IMT
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
mouz
July 19, 2017 - 10:00 CEST
118
3
716
9
11
16 C9
PENTA
July 19, 2017 - 11:30 CEST
1311
2
416
12
13
16 F3
Na`Vi
July 19, 2017 - 13:30 CEST
129
3
616
10
12
16 Fnatic

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
Fnatic
July 19, 2017 - 20:45 CEST
1611
5
410
6
16
10 G2
VP
July 19, 2017 - 22:00 CEST
168
8
710
3
16
10 C9
F3
July 19, 2017 - 23:45 CEST
65
1
1016
6
6
16 IMT

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Gambit Esports
2
July 21, 2017 - 13:00 CEST
167
9
814
6
167
9
812
4
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
0
SK Gaming
0
July 21, 2017 - 17:15 CEST
127
5
816
8
65
1
1016
6
 
 
 
 
Astralis
2
BIG
1
July 21, 2017 - 20:25 CEST
1931
123
21217
03
72
5
1316
3
147
7
816
8
Immortals
2
North
0
July 22, 2017 - 13:00 CEST
94
5
1116
5
108
2
716
9
 
 
 
 
Virtus.pro
2
Semifinals
Gambit Esports
2
July 22, 2017 - 15:30 CEST
1610
6
510
5
85
3
1016
6
169
7
612
6
Astralis
1
Immortals
2
July 22, 2017 - 19:45 CEST
1611
5
45
1
1611
5
411
7
 
 
 
 
Virtus.pro
0
Grand Final
Gambit Esports
2
July 23, 2017 - 17:00 CEST
43
1
1216
4
169
7
611
5
1611
5
410
6
Immortals
1

Showmatch[edit]

Participants[edit]

Team ddk
1
United Kingdom ddk 
2
USA Prius 
3
Serbia YNk 
4
USA moses 
5
United Kingdom Mantrousse 
C
USA SirScoots 

Rosters are decided by community suggestions submitted via reddit. [2]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Observer:

Results

Team Bardolph 1216 Team ddk
July 23, 2017 - 15:00 CEST
128
4
716
9

Prize Pool[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Previews[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

VODs[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Other Coverage[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 Denmark Denmark 11 dev1ce, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve, MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, Magisk, aizy, karrigan
2 Brazil Brazil 10 FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO, felps, HEN1, LUCAS1, boltz, steel, kNgV-
3 Russia Russia 9 seized, flamie, Dosia, mir, keshandr, hutji, chopper, WorldEdit, electronic
4 Poland Poland 6 TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax, byali, innocent
4 France France 6 kioShiMa, shox, bodyy, NBK, kennyS, apEX
4 Germany Germany 6 denis, kRYSTAL, gob b, tabseN, nex, keev
4 Ukraine Ukraine 6 Edward, s1mple, Zeus, jR, B1ad3, markeloff
8 Sweden Sweden 5 olofmeister, dennis, KRiMZ, JW, flusha
9 USA United States of America 4 n0thing, Skadoodle, Stewie2k, autimatic
9 Finland Finland 4 allu, suNny, zehN, wayLander
11 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3 AdreN, mou, HObbit
12 Estonia Estonia 2 ropz, HS
13 Slovakia Slovakia 1 GuardiaN
13 Norway Norway 1 rain
13 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina 1 NiKo
13 Netherlands Netherlands 1 chrisJ
13 Czech Republic Czech Republic 1 oskar
13 Spain Spain 1 loWel
13 Canada Canada 1 shroud
13 Serbia Serbia 1 LEGIJA

References[edit]

  1. Nico Hartikainen (06-28-2017). "Suomalaiset vuoden tärkeimpään koitokseen – Valmentaja: ”Arpapeliä tämä on jos minulta kysytään” " [Finns heading for the year's biggest challenge - Coach: "This is a raffle in my opinion"] (in Finland Finnish). Ilta-Sanomat Esports.
  2. Diana Petrescu (2017-07-15). "PGL Major Krakow Showmatch - Vote who you want to see play!".