AEF Dota 2 League Season 4 Division 2
(≃ $537 USD)
The AEF Dota 2 League an online league tournament organised by Australian eSports Federation returns for its fourth season with a total prize pool of 4,850 AUD for the Divisions 1 and 2 respectively, while the winner of Division 3 receives peripherals from AEF.
The fourth season of AEF Division 2 takes place on the 5th February 2018 and finishes on the 22nd of March.
The pointing system has also been reworked in this season.
A single game win in a series provides a point where a 2-1 win gives 2 points and a 1-2 loss gives 1 point. A 2-0 sweep provides 3 points.
Fox Gaming Youth was the previous champions, winning last season's Division 2 group stage.
The format for Division 2 consists of two stages:
- Weekly single round robin in a Bo3 series
- Weekly games for a seven-week period
- Tiebreakers of Bo3 would be used if required
$700 AUD (≃ $537 USD) was spread among the teams as seen below:
|Place||$ USD||$ AUD||Team|
|1st||$307||$400||Spag and Sons|
(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on Mar 31, 2018: 1 AUD ≃ 0.76851 USD.)
|1.||Spag and Sons||7-0||14-2||19p|
|4.||Fox Gaming Youth||4-3||9-8||12p|
|8.||Seriously Casual Gamers||0-7||1-14||1p|
The team that finishes last on the leaderboard are automatically relegated, while the 7th placed team would play against the second-best team from Division 3 to fight for relegation. If the Division 2 win is victorious, it retains its position in Division 2, while a loss would mean the team would be relegated and the contending Division 3 team is promoted.
Devious Dota (Division 2) played against Smooth Gaming (formerly known as Smooth Killing) played on the 12th April in a Bo5 series to determine the final placements of Division 2 and 3 respectively.