ESL ANZ Championship - Season 2: League

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[e][h]ESL ANZ Championship - Season 2: League
League Information
Series:
ESL ANZ Championship ESL ANZ Championship
Organizer:
Version:
Type:
Online
Location:
Australia Australia
Teams:
6
Format:
Online Round Robin
Start Date:
2018-08-20
End Date:
2018-09-25
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

On the July 10th, it was unveiled that the Dota 2 ESL ANZ Championship would return for its second season. The renewed season shows a longer format with an additional league stage within the tournament, following the open qualifiers. With Athletico Esports and Natural 9 being automatically invited, the open qualifiers would take place on the 22nd July and its next three consecutive Sundays to determine the four teams for the league format.

In the league stage of the tournament that is starting on the 20th August and ending on the 25th September, the top four teams from the league qualify to the main event at an undisclosed location. [1]

Format[edit]

  • Double Round Robin format
  • Teams play each other twice in Bo1
  • A series win equals three points
  • The top four teams by points qualify for the main event.
  • Click here for information about tiebreaker rules
  • Head to Head result
  • Tiebreaker match
  • If only two teams remain in the tie, a Bo3 tie-breaker match shall be played.
  • In the case of more than two teams remaining in a tie, then a mini-round robin fixture will take place with all affected teams. All matches here will be on a Bo1 basis.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

The group stage broadcast talent were announced on the 19th August. [2]

  • Observer:

Prizepool[edit]

The top four teams with the most points qualify for the finals in an undisclosed date.

Participants[edit]

1 Matino and TEKCOR departed from the squad on the 12th July.
2 Trident Esports won the third qualifier and later departed to Fox Gaming on the 1st August 2018.[3]
3 SaveBuyBackPLZ have changed their name to KSY on the 15th September.[4]
4 On the 23rd September, Athletico Esports announced the departure of RogerDodger, Loski and rin.

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Double Round Robin
1. Athletico Esports 8-2 24p
2. Natural 9 8-2 24p
3. KSY 5-4 15p
4. iClen 4-6 12p
5. Fox Gaming 3-6 9p
6. IRS.R 1-9 3p

Detailed Results[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Week 1 Matches
August 20, 2018
Fox 0
August 20, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Silencer Wraith King Windranger Tiny Tinker
Nyx Assassin Mirana Winter Wyvern Weaver Invoker
48m08s
1 N9
N9 1
August 20, 2018 - 19:15 - AEST
Vengeful Spirit Beastmaster Tiny Broodmother Crystal Maiden
Silencer Treant Protector Mirana Drow Ranger Kunkka
30m19s
0 Fox
August 21, 2018
iClen W
August 21, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
IClen recieved the series win due to a penalty from IRS.R
- IRS.R
IRS.R -
August 21, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
IClen recieved the series win due to a penalty from IRS.R
W iClen

Week 2[edit]

Week 2 Matches
September 3, 2018
N9 1
September 3, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Winter Wyvern Enchantress Silencer Ember Spirit Ursa
Weaver Dark Willow Tiny Vengeful Spirit Alchemist
28m04s
0 iClen
iClen 0
September 3, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Silencer Spectre Necrophos Nyx Assassin Kunkka
Winter Wyvern Lina Ursa Clockwerk Shadow Fiend
73m07s
1 N9
Athletico 1
September 3, 2018 - 20:30 AEST
Bounty Hunter Disruptor Pugna Queen of Pain Timbersaw
Tiny Clockwerk Warlock Spectre Dragon Knight
32m08s
0 SBB
SBB 0
September 3, 2018 - 21:45 AEST
Tiny Ogre Magi Dark Willow Mirana Alchemist
Bounty Hunter Disruptor Venomancer Queen of Pain Chaos Knight
26m35s
1 Athletico
September 4, 2018
Athletico 1
September 4, 2018 - 18:00AEST
Bounty Hunter Disruptor Pugna Ursa Death Prophet
Tiny Dark Willow Silencer Ember Spirit Invoker
27m39s
0 Fox
Fox 0
September 4, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Vengeful Spirit Phoenix Ursa Earthshaker Invoker
Treant Protector Weaver Tiny Chen Clinkz
24m31s
1 Athletico
IRS.R 0
September 4, 2018 - 20:30 AEST
Dark Willow Wraith King Jakiro Zeus Spectre
Mirana Tusk Silencer Ursa Lone Druid
33m51s
1 SBB
SBB 1
September 4, 2018 - 21:45 AEST
Winter Wyvern Clinkz Vengeful Spirit Storm Spirit Beastmaster
Phoenix Tiny Earthshaker Sniper Tinker
33m28s
0 IRS.R

Week 3[edit]

Week 3 Matches
September 10, 2018
iClen 1
September 10, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Enchantress Nyx Assassin Silencer Broodmother Bloodseeker
Witch Doctor Pugna Sand King Mirana Meepo
49m36s
0 Athletico
Athletico 1
September 10, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Winter Wyvern Visage Chen Centaur Warrunner Invoker
Wraith King Dark Willow Lich Clinkz Timbersaw
43m35s
0 iClen
September 11, 2018
SBB -
September 11, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Both teams did not have full players present during penalty time and no points were awarded.
- Fox
Fox -
September 11, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Fox Gaming forfeited the the second match.
W SBB
IRS.R 0
September 11, 2018 - 20:30 AEST
Weaver Phoenix Venomancer Earthshaker Queen of Pain
Tiny Weaver Nyx Assassin Phantom Lancer Invoker
58m18s
1 N9
N9 1
September 11, 2018 - 21:45 AEST
Ogre Magi Tiny Clockwerk Mirana Wraith King
Undying Crystal Maiden Lifestealer Timbersaw Lycan
29m29s
0 IRS.R

Week 4[edit]

Week 4 Matches
September 17, 2018
Fox 1
September 17, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Wraith King Vengeful Spirit Spectre Chen Invoker
Silencer Weaver Kunkka Storm Spirit Pugna
24m25s
0 iClen
iClen 1
September 17, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Undying Axe Dark Willow Clinkz Sniper
Vengeful Spirit Mirana Necrophos Silencer Visage
44m19s
0 Fox
September 18, 2018
N9 1
September 18, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Pugna Vengeful Spirit Batrider Leshrac Viper
Enchantress Treant Protector Dark Willow Kunkka Ursa
60m13s
0 KSY
KSY 0
September 18, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Io Gyrocopter Tidehunter Windranger Ember Spirit
Tiny Vengeful Spirit Skywrath Mage Axe Clinkz
55m16s
1 N9
Athletico 0
September 23, 2018 - 19:00 AEST
Dark Willow Rubick Treant Protector Phoenix Huskar
Tiny Bane Necrophos Nyx Assassin Timbersaw
34m51s
Game has been rescheduled to the 23rd September.
1 IRS.R
IRS.R 0
September 23, 2018 - 20:15 AEST
Ursa Bane Dark Willow Necrophos Clinkz
Undying Venomancer Earthshaker Luna Lina
44m25s
Game has been rescheduled the 23rd September.
1 Athletico

Week 5[edit]

Week 5 Matches
September 24, 2018
KSY 1
September 24, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
Winter Wyvern Treant Protector Terrorblade Queen of Pain Kunkka
Silencer Death Prophet Earthshaker Bloodseeker Tinker
33m00s
0 iClen
iClen 0
September 24, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
Broodmother Undying Wraith King Clockwerk Mirana
Silencer Templar Assassin Earthshaker Lina Timbersaw
28m00s
1 KSY
September 25, 2018
IRS.R -
September 24, 2018 - 18:00 AEST
IRS forfeit the series due to the remaining players not showing up.[5]
W Fox
Fox W
September 24, 2018 - 19:15 AEST
IRS forfeit the series due to the remaining players not showing up.[6]
- IRS.R
N9 -
September 25, 2018 - 20:30 AEST
Natural 9 forfeit the series.
W Athletico
Athletico W
September 25, 2018 - 21:45 AEST
Natural 9 forfeit the series.
- N9

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "NEW SEASON, NEW FORMAT! SEASON 2 ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DOTA 2!". ESL Australia. 2018-07-10. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  2. "IT'S A BIRD?! IT'S A PLANE?! IT'S OUR TALENT FOR THIS SEASON OF DOTA 2!". ESL Australia. 2018-08-19. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
  3. "Trident Fox". Fox Gaming. 2018-08-01. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  4. "KSY Team". Valve DPC Registration. 2018-09-15. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  5. "Unfortunately #IRS.R forfeited both matches in the #ESLAUNZ #DOTA2 Season 2 Championship!". ESLAustralia. 2018-09-25. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  6. "Unfortunately #IRS.R forfeited both matches in the #ESLAUNZ #DOTA2 Season 2 Championship!". ESLAustralia. 2018-09-25. Retrieved 2018-09-25.