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2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Dota 2

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[e][h]Red Bull Battle Grounds: Dota 2
League Information
United States San Francisco
United States Santa Monica
Prize Pool:
$88,290 USD
Start Date:
End Date:
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After organizing multiple events in StarCraft II, Red Bull is hosting their first Dota 2 tournament under their Battle Grounds brand. 20 invited teams compete in the online group stage. The top five teams move on to the playoffs held in Santa Monica, CA, at the Red Bull Esports Studio. The top two teams will face off in a best of five grand finals at Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, CA, on May 10.



  • 20 invited teams in five regional groups of four teams each: Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), America, Southeast Asia (SEA) and China
  • Each group is played in double-elimination bracket format
  • The winning team of each group advance to the playoffs

Group Stage is played online from April 6 to April 28.


  • Five teams who each start with three lives.
  • In the order of their seeding, each team choose in which order they will challenge another one in a best of one match.
    • Each team can redirect a challenge to another team but that can only be done one time.
  • The losing team of the match loses a life while the winning team is awarded $1,500.
  • When a team has lost its three lives, it is out of the tournament.
  • Top two teams advance to the Grand Finals

Playoffs are played offline in Santa Monica from May 5 to May 6.

Grand Finals:

  • The last two teams with remaining lives in the playoffs play each other in a best of five series at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, CA, on May 10.


The base prize pool set by Red Bull is $75,000:

  • $5,000 to the winning team of each qualifier.
  • $1,500 + 3% of the contributed Prize Pool for each lives destroyed and for each remaining
    lives at the end of the second day.
  • $8,750 + 15% of the contributed Prize Pool for the second team in the Grand Finals.
  • $18,750 + 40% of the contributed Prize Pool for the Champion.

At the end of the tournament, the total prize pool was $88,290 ($13,290 contributed).[1]

Team Secret brandishing their trophy


1 rmN replaced Artes due to visa issues.[2]
2 miraclechipmunk was replaced by ixmike88.[3]


For each match, the team on the left challenged the team on the right.

Day One Matches[edit]

MY Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia1
May 5, 2015 - 12:50 PDT
Shadow Fiend Undying Spirit Breaker Shadow Shaman Viper
Crystal Maiden Queen of Pain Sand King Tidehunter Sniper
0Summer's RiftSummer's Rift SumsRift
iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1
May 5, 2015 - 15:10 PDT
Enchantress Dragon Knight Clockwerk Gyrocopter Rubick
Shadow Fiend Earthshaker Phantom Lancer Witch Doctor Sand King
0HellRaisersHellRaisers HR
HR HellRaisersHellRaisers1
May 5, 2015 - 16:25 PDT
Undying Queen of Pain Rubick Pugna Ursa
Witch Doctor Axe Visage Luna Puck
0Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia MY
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret1
May 5, 2015 - 17:50 PDT
Io Gyrocopter Clockwerk Witch Doctor Brewmaster
Shadow Fiend Earthshaker Queen of Pain Ancient Apparition Tidehunter
Summer's Rift redirected the challenge to Team Malaysia.
0Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia MY
SumsRift Summer's RiftSummer's Rift0
May 5, 2015 - 19:10 PDT
Phantom Lancer Keeper of the Light Clockwerk Zeus Skywrath Mage
Treant Protector Gyrocopter Disruptor Storm Spirit Huskar
1HellRaisersHellRaisers HR
MY Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia1
May 5, 2015 - 21:10 PDT
Shadow Fiend Axe Crystal Maiden Juggernaut Sand King
Lina Gyrocopter Rubick Ursa Sven
0Summer's RiftSummer's Rift SumsRift

Day One Lives[edit]

Teams Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming HellRaisersHellRaisers Team SecretTeam Secret Summer's RiftSummer's Rift
Lives remaining 1 3 2 3 0
Redirects remaining 1 1 1 1 0

Day Two Matches[edit]

iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1
May 6, 2015 - 12:30 PDT
Io Gyrocopter Storm Spirit Rubick Bristleback
Treant Protector Centaur Warrunner Lina Disruptor Riki
Team Secret redirected the challenge to HellRaisers.
0HellRaisersHellRaisers HR
HR HellRaisersHellRaisers0
May 6, 2015 - 14:00 PDT
Sand King Io Tiny Brewmaster Rubick
Shadow Fiend Witch Doctor Magnus Juggernaut Omniknight
1Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia MY
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret1
May 6, 2015 - 15:45 PDT
Gyrocopter Visage Clockwerk Keeper of the Light Dragon Knight
Centaur Warrunner Dazzle Phantom Lancer Phoenix Brewmaster
0Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia MY

Day Two Lives[edit]

Teams Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming HellRaisersHellRaisers Team SecretTeam Secret
Lives remaining 0 3 0 3
Redirects remaining 1 0 1 0

Grand Finals[edit]

Grand Final
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
10 May 2015 - 14:20 PDT
Enchantress Dragon Knight Dark Seer Shadow Demon Weaver
Drow Ranger Visage Razor Dazzle Phoenix
Visage Queen of Pain Bristleback Rubick Brewmaster
Shadow Fiend Broodmother Vengeful Spirit Slardar Winter Wyvern
Queen of Pain Witch Doctor Brewmaster Broodmother Warlock
Enchantress Undying Viper Pugna Axe
Visage Drow Ranger Undying Invoker Nyx Assassin
Queen of Pain Shadow Fiend Rubick Dark Seer Dazzle
Shadow Fiend Witch Doctor Earthshaker Weaver Enigma
Io Tiny Dark Seer Dazzle Razor
Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret
The crowd during the Grand Finals

All-Star Match[edit]

An All-Star match was organized with the two captains being the winner and runner-up of the RedBull San Jose LAN who picked the players. It was played in the All Random Deathmatch mode.

Team DonSnow Team Letz_R0sh
United States DonSnow United States Letz_R0sh
Malaysia Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia Mushi Malaysia Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia kYxY
Russia HellRaisersHellRaisers Dread Malaysia Team MalaysiaTeam Malaysia Ohaiyo
Russia HellRaisersHellRaisers Afoninje United States Summer's RiftSummer's Rift BananaSlamJamma
United States Summer's RiftSummer's Rift DeMoN United States Summer's RiftSummer's Rift Brax

External links[edit]


  1. 2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds Prize Pool
  2. Hellraisers (May 2, 2015). "rmN сыграет за HellRaisers в Америке [rmN plays for HellRaisers in America]" (in Russian Russia). Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  3. @ixmike88 (May 4, 2015). "ixmike88 to standing in for summer's rift for the redbull lan". Twitter. Retrieved May 4, 2015.