EPICENTER Major 2019
The last, but certainly not least, Major of the 2018/19 Dota Pro Circuit is the EPICENTER Major, the fourth installment of the largest LAN tournament in Russia. From 22 to 30 June, 16 of the best teams in the world have one last chance to earn valuable DPC points to secure their qualification to The International 2019. The final days of the playoffs were once again held at the CSKA Arena, formerly known as the VTB Ice Palace.
- 14 Teams from the six regional qualifiers
- Two teams each from CIS, Southeast Asia, North, and South America
- Three teams each from Europe, and China.
- Two team qualifies as the winner and runner up of the StarLadder ImbaTV Minor S2
- Group Stage - June 22nd - 23rd
- Sixteen teams are divided in four GSL groups of four teams each
- The top two teams advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
- The bottom two teams advance to the lower bracket of the playoffs
- All games are Bo3
- Playoffs - June 24th - 30th
- Sixteen teams play in a double-elimination format, with the final three days of the tournament were held in front of a live audience at the CSKA Arena
- Eight teams begin in the upper bracket, eight in the lower bracket
- All games except Grand Finals and Lower Bracket Round 1 are Bo3
- Lower Bracket Round 1 are Bo1
- Grand Finals is Bo5
The talent for the English broadcast was announced on June 20, 2019.
The talent for the Russian Broadcast was announced on June 20th, 2019.
- Mortalles (Dmitry Arzhylovsky)
- Mila (Mila Alieva)
- Eiritel (Daria Morozova)
- v1lat (Vitalii Volochai)
- CaspeRRR (Roman Lepokhin)
- XBOCT (Oleksandr Dashkevych)
- ALOHADANCE (Ilya Korobkin)
- JotM (Egor Surkov)
- DkPhobos (Alexander Kucheria)
- Sunlight (Kirill Kachinsky)
- DOTA BURGER (Alexander Burgerov)
- Double D (Vladimir Vylegzhanin)
The prize pool for the finals is $1,000,000 USD and 15,000 Pro Circuit Points.
|Place||$ USD||DPC Points||Team|
|Royal Never Give Up|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas|
|2.||Royal Never Give Up||2-1||4-3|
- 2019-06-23 | Solo.VP: "People have learned to take responsibility" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-24 | w33.Liquid: "As if I came back home" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-25 | iceiceice.Fnatic: "Top 8 will not satisfy us" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-25 | CnCC.Forward: "Streaming is a good job." @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-25 | Lelis.paiN Gaming: "Expectations just make it worse" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-25 | Ruhub Talents Predict EPICENTER Finalists by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-25 | English talents about EPICENTER Major by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-26 | iNSaNiA.Alliance: "We have already established where we could" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-26 | Fng.Gambit: "From the outside, we don't look like the top 16" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub
- 2019-06-26 | 33.NiP: "With the last coach came a strange situation" @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-27 | BuLba.EG "Wisp is not the one everyone is used to." @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-27 | Fade.Vici Gaming: "Carry was the main cause of our defeat." @ EPICENTER Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-06-28 | Afoninje.Gambit: "Beauty blogger from me would be great at all" @ EPICENTER Major Interview [RU] by RuHub
- 2019-06-28 | rOtk.Vici Gaming: "No matter what place we occupy" @ EPICENTER Major Interview [CN-RU] by RuHub
- 2019-03-18 | EPICENTER Major 2019: Teaser by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-17 | EPICENTER Major 2019 is coming by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-18 | EPICENTER Major: Meet the teams by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-25 | EPICENTER Major: Group Stage emotions by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-25 | EPICENTER Major: Playoffs Day 1 by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-25 | EPICENTER Major: Backstage by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-25 | EPICENTER Major: Playoffs Day 2 by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-26 | EPICENTER Major: Playoffs Day 3 by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-28 | EPICENTER Major: Intro [EN version] by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-28 | The first day of the Main Event is over! by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-29 | Predictions for the 2nd day of the EPICENTER Major Main Event! by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-29 | Topson.OG and Ana.OG: Play in Alias! @ EPICENTER Major [RU Sub] by RuHub
- 2019-06-29 | The 2nd day of EPICENTER Major Main Event by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-30 | Team Liquid walk out on stage by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-30 | Virtus.pro walk out on stage by Epicenter gg
- 2019-06-30 | Vici Gaming before the Grand Final by Epicenter gg
- EPICENTERgg (2019-03-18). "AAAND the Dota 2 Major is returning to Moscow!". twitter.com.
- "Epic Esports Events announces EPICENTER Major!". epicenter.gg. 2019-03-18.
- EPICENTERgg (2019-05-12). "3 remaining slots on the #EPICENTER Major were distributed by Valve today.". twitter.com.
- EPICENTERgg (2019-06-17). "Let's talk about the #EPICENTER Major format and schedule!". twitter.com.
- EPICENTER (2019-06-20). "We are happy to present a list of talents for English Playoffs broadcasts!". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-06-20.
- EPICENTER (2019-06-20). "Встречайте команду русскоязычного каста EPICENTER Major!". vk.com.
- OGesports (2019-06-23). "Due to some health issues, our flower @OG_BDN0tail will miss #EPICENTER Major first day. Let's wish him a quick recovery. Our coach @FollowSockshka will be our standin.". twitter.com.
- OGesports (2019-06-25). "As our flower and captain @OG_BDN0tail still suffers from health issues". twitter.com.
- Johan "N0tail" Sundstein (2019-06-27). "Ready to play lion...(hellandbackandbackagain)". twitlonger.
- epicentergg (2019-06-24). "Due to @OG_BDN0tail health issues, @OGesports and @EvilGeniuses will play their match tomorrow.". twitter.com.