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MDL Disneyland® Paris Major

[e][h]MDL Disneyland® Paris Major
League Information
Organizer:
Mars Media
Disneyland Paris Event Group
Mineski Events Team
Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
France Paris
Dates:
May 4 - 12, 2019
Teams:
16
Format:
GSL Group Stage
Double Elimination Playoffs
Prize Pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Pro Circuit Points:
15,000
Pro Circuit Tier:
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

MDL will be hosting their first tournament outside of China ever, and what a venue to pick for this occasion: together with the Disneyland Paris Event Group, MDL presents the MDL Disneyland Paris Major, the fourth Major of the 2018-19 Dota Pro Circuit.[1] At the beginning of May 2019, 16 of the world's best Dota 2 teams will come to Disneyland Paris outside of downtown Paris, France, to secure their portion of the $1,000,000 USD prize pool and the invaluable DPC points to qualify for The International 2019. It also marks the first DotA 2 Major held in France as well as the first E-Sports event in any game hosted by Disney Parks and Resorts since Disneyland Paris hosted ESWC 2010.

Format[edit]

  • Qualifier
    • Fifteen teams qualify through regional qualifiers: three teams each from Europe, China and North America and two teams each from CIS, Southeast Asia and South America
    • One team qualifies as the champion of OGA Dota Pit Minor
  • Group Stage - May 4th - May 5th
    • 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 - May 6th - May 12th
    • Sixteen teams play in a double-elimination format, with the final four days being in front of a live crowd[2]
    • 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

Broadcast Talent[edit]

The talent for the English broadcast was announced on April 12th, 2019.[3][4][5]

  • EN/CN Interpreter:

The talent for the French Broadcast was announced on April 18th, 2019. [6]

The talent for the Chinese Broadcast was announced on April 26th, 2019.[7]

The talent for the Russian Broadcast was announced on April 29th, 2019.[8]

  • Analysts/Commentators:

The Observers for the event.[9]

Prize Pool[edit]

The prize pool for the finals is $1,000,000 USD and 15,000 Pro Circuit Points.

Participating Teams[edit]

OG
1Australia ana 
2Finland Topson 
3France 7ckngMad 
4Finland JerAx 
5Denmark N0tail 
CFrance Sockshka 
Team Empire
1Kyrgyzstan dream' 
2Russia Kodos 
3Russia Maden 
4Russia sayuw 
5Russia KingR 
CRussia KaHT 
PSG.LGD
1China Ame 
2China Somnus丶M 
3China Chalice 
4China fy 
5Malaysia xNova 
CChina QQQ 
Vici Gaming
1China Paparazi灬 
2China Ori 
3China Yang 
4China Fade 
5China Dy 
CChina rOtk 
Fnatic
1South Korea MP 
2Philippines Abed 
3Singapore iceiceice 
4Philippines DJ 
5Thailand Jabz 
CSouth Korea DuBu 
1 paiN Gaming signed Butterfly Effec on March 30th, 2019.[10]
2 USA Gunnar and USA Newsham were removed from TEAM TEAM on April 21st.[11] USA Ryoya and Singapore tmt were added to the team roster on April 30th.[12]
3 Complexity Gaming released Singapore Deth on April 22nd, 2019. USA monkeys-forever joined the team on a trial basis for the major.[13]
4 beastcoast signed TEAM TEAM on May 1st, 2019.[14]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A preview
1. Virtus.pro 2-0 4-1
2. Team Liquid 2-1 4-3
3. Keen Gaming 1-2 3-4
4. beastcoast 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B preview
1. Team Secret 2-0 4-0
2. Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 5-2
3. Chaos Esports Club 1-2 2-5
4. Team Empire 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C preview
1. Vici Gaming 2-0 4-0
2. PSG.LGD 2-1 4-2
3. Mineski 1-2 2-4
4. paiN Gaming 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Group D preview
1. Evil Geniuses 2-0 4-0
2. OG 2-1 4-2
3. compLexity Gaming 1-2 2-5
4. Fnatic 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]


 

 

Upper Bracket R1 (Bo3)
Team Secret
2
May 6, 2019 - 10:00 CEST
Drow Ranger Morphling Luna Tusk Pudge
Sand King Phoenix Bane Naga Siren Batrider
28m48s
Rubick Pudge Morphling Witch Doctor Alchemist
Nature's Prophet Earthshaker Shadow Shaman Storm Spirit Ursa
36m32s
Rubick Sand King Witch Doctor Monkey King Anti-Mage
Nature's Prophet Earthshaker Oracle Leshrac Morphling
31m40s
PSG.LGD
1
Virtus.pro
0
May 6, 2019 - 13:30 CEST
Nature's Prophet Spectre Oracle Sand King Invoker
Drow Ranger Necrophos Earthshaker Abaddon Ember Spirit
23m45s
Sand King Nature's Prophet Phoenix Outworld Devourer Ember Spirit
Abaddon Pangolier Phantom Assassin Magnus Grimstroke
19m18s
OG
2
Evil Geniuses
2
May 7, 2019 - 10:00 CEST
Drow Ranger Witch Doctor Puck Centaur Warrunner Mirana
Nature's Prophet Winter Wyvern Sand King Morphling Broodmother
30m41s
Drow Ranger Abaddon Earthshaker Batrider Alchemist
Winter Wyvern Tusk Enchantress Sniper Naga Siren
41m11s
Doom Outworld Devourer Oracle Lycan Lina
Abaddon Morphling Puck Sand King Lone Druid
32m59s
Team Liquid
1
Vici Gaming
1
May 7, 2019 - 13:30 CEST
Nature's Prophet Abaddon Earth Spirit Luna Shadow Fiend
Doom Shadow Shaman Lich Naga Siren Lone Druid
32m22s
Doom Grimstroke Magnus Phantom Assassin Troll Warlord
Medusa Vengeful Spirit Lion Night Stalker Axe
22m23s
Medusa Disruptor Nature's Prophet Vengeful Spirit Weaver
Razor Enigma Jakiro Phantom Lancer Sand King
32m42s
Ninjas in Pyjamas
2
Upper Bracket R2 (Bo3)
Team Secret
2
May 10, 2019 - 17:00 CEST
Earthshaker Storm Spirit Silencer Puck Juggernaut
Pangolier Batrider Grimstroke Phantom Assassin Treant Protector
37m25s
Monkey King Earthshaker Sand King Oracle Medusa
Pangolier Nature's Prophet Bounty Hunter Queen of Pain Enchantress
28m28s
MVPs: YapzOr, MidOne
OG
0
Evil Geniuses
2
May 10, 2019 - 20:00 CEST
Drow Ranger Jakiro Earthshaker Morphling Brewmaster
Nature's Prophet Sand King Winter Wyvern Arc Warden Legion Commander
62m05s
Dark Seer Oracle Earthshaker Lycan Sniper
Razor Shadow Demon Shadow Shaman Sven Bristleback
45m00s
Enigma Leshrac Bane Spectre Sand King
Rubick Razor Enchantress Night Stalker Wraith King
42m19s
MVPs: SumaiL, Ace, SumaiL
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
Upper Bracket Final (Bo3)
Team Secret
2
May 11, 2019 - 17:30 CEST
Wraith King Ancient Apparition Tusk Shadow Shaman Meepo
Doom Oracle Puck Arc Warden Ember Spirit
27m40s
Pangolier Nyx Assassin Silencer Ursa Wraith King
Enigma Bane Tidehunter Sven Windranger
29m18s
Monkey King Abaddon Lion Leshrac Phantom Assassin
Doom Earth Spirit Shadow Demon Lifestealer Windranger
43m47s
Evil Geniuses
1
Lower Bracket R1 (Bo1)
compLexity
1
May 6, 2019 - 15:30 CEST
Doom Shadow Shaman Tusk Templar Assassin Ursa
Earth Spirit Leshrac Oracle Medusa Ember Spirit
42m45s
beastcoast
0
Mineski
1
May 6, 2019 - 17:00 CEST
Doom Ember Spirit Ancient Apparition Nature's Prophet Templar Assassin
Morphling Sand King Bane Tusk Razor
23m30s
Team Empire
0
Chaos EC
0
May 7, 2019 - 16:30 CEST
Sand King Rubick Weaver Silencer Templar Assassin
Enigma Oracle Batrider Juggernaut Dragon Knight
40m14s
paiN Gaming
1
Keen Gaming
1
May 7, 2019 - 18:00 CEST
Dark Seer Sand King Lich Troll Warlord Leshrac
Juggernaut Winter Wyvern Rubick Pangolier Invoker
30m38s
Fnatic
0
Lower Bracket R2 (Bo3)
PSG.LGD
2
May 9, 2019 - 10:00 CEST
Doom Grimstroke Pugna Batrider Terrorblade
Brewmaster Shadow Shaman Tusk Templar Assassin Wraith King
24m06s
Nature's Prophet Witch Doctor Pangolier Storm Spirit Faceless Void
Doom Morphling Grimstroke Lina Batrider
27m10s
compLexity
0
Virtus.pro
2
May 9, 2019 - 12:30 CEST
Oracle Batrider Earthshaker Terrorblade Ancient Apparition
Drow Ranger Vengeful Spirit Silencer Morphling Naga Siren
35m10s
Earthshaker Nature's Prophet Disruptor Naga Siren Necrophos
Drow Ranger Jakiro Leshrac Ember Spirit Puck
31m41s
Mineski
0
Team Liquid
2
May 9, 2019 - 15:00 CEST
Drow Ranger Medusa Rubick Sand King Disruptor
Abaddon Doom Earthshaker Templar Assassin Anti-Mage
33m02s
Nyx Assassin Morphling Chen Viper Centaur Warrunner
Abaddon Razor Shadow Shaman Anti-Mage Rubick
39m39s
MVP: Kuroky
paiN Gaming
0
Vici Gaming
2
May 9, 2019 - 18:00 CEST
Nature's Prophet Sand King Disruptor Sniper Monkey King
Razor Witch Doctor Earth Spirit Spectre Underlord
35m02s
Razor Shadow Shaman Grimstroke Centaur Warrunner Sniper
Doom Witch Doctor Drow Ranger Windranger Puck
30m16s
MVP: Fade
Keen Gaming
0
Lower Bracket R3 (Bo3)
PSG.LGD
2
May 10, 2019 - 10:00 CEST
Dark Seer Sand King Grimstroke Medusa Sven
Abaddon Storm Spirit Shadow Shaman Brewmaster Spectre
36m58s
Drow Ranger Storm Spirit Bane Nyx Assassin Necrophos
Enigma Brewmaster Lion Ember Spirit Ursa
49m18s
MVPs: Chalice, fy
Virtus.pro
0
Team Liquid
2
May 10, 2019 - 13:00 CEST
Doom Earthshaker Abaddon Viper Troll Warlord
Shadow Shaman Disruptor Brewmaster Monkey King Medusa
40m28s
Sand King Jakiro Enigma Monkey King Broodmother
Nature's Prophet Lion Ember Spirit Batrider Sniper
55m23s
Jakiro Earthshaker Medusa Razor Beastmaster
Nature's Prophet Lion Magnus Phantom Assassin Kunkka
35m03s
Vici Gaming
1
Lower Bracket R4 (Bo3)
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
May 11, 2019 - 13:30 CEST
Dark Seer Rubick Spirit Breaker Ember Spirit Meepo
Sand King Nature's Prophet Bane Storm Spirit Faceless Void
44m21s
Enigma Sand King Grimstroke Phantom Lancer Leshrac
Pangolier Nature's Prophet Morphling Vengeful Spirit Storm Spirit
37m11s
Razor Bane Batrider Terrorblade Lone Druid
Pangolier Nature's Prophet Abaddon Queen of Pain Ember Spirit
35m15s
PSG.LGD
2
OG
1
May 11, 2019 - 10:00 CEST
Earthshaker Troll Warlord Abaddon Batrider Monkey King
Nature's Prophet Rubick Lich Medusa Weaver
35m04s
Oracle Nature's Prophet Lina Beastmaster Ember Spirit
Nyx Assassin Razor Crystal Maiden Tidehunter Phantom Assassin
37m23s
Earthshaker Batrider Troll Warlord Brewmaster Morphling
Nyx Assassin Dark Seer Abaddon Storm Spirit Lycan
32m51s
Team Liquid
2
Lower Bracket R5 (Bo3)
PSG.LGD
1
May 11, 2019 - 21:15 CEST
Shadow Shaman Abaddon Beastmaster Templar Assassin Ursa
Doom Earthshaker Razor Tidehunter Morphling
43m03s
Earthshaker Nature's Prophet Witch Doctor Monkey King Medusa
Doom Nyx Assassin Tidehunter Lone Druid Troll Warlord
56m25s
Doom Grimstroke Phantom Assassin Magnus Lina
Nyx Assassin Dark Seer Disruptor Razor Templar Assassin
41m06s
Team Liquid
2
Lower Bracket Final (Bo3)
Evil Geniuses
0
May 12, 2019 - 13:00 CEST
Dark Seer Oracle Magnus Phantom Assassin Razor
Earthshaker Nature's Prophet Chen Viper Juggernaut
30m53s
Drow Ranger Bane Earth Spirit Centaur Warrunner Templar Assassin
Shadow Shaman Sand King Morphling Oracle Sniper
27m26s
Team Liquid
2
Grand Final (Bo5)
Team Secret
3
May 12, 2019 - 17:00 CEST
Sand King Outworld Devourer Tidehunter Arc Warden Ancient Apparition
Dark Seer Earth Spirit Drow Ranger Disruptor Morphling
36m10s
Nature's Prophet Sand King Arc Warden Zeus Sven
Drow Ranger Earthshaker Jakiro Tidehunter Juggernaut
46m19s
Enigma Doom Lion Troll Warlord Templar Assassin
Sand King Morphling Nyx Assassin Razor Winter Wyvern
36m43s
Abaddon Rubick Pangolier Templar Assassin Sven
Enigma Earthshaker Disruptor Anti-Mage Sniper
29m06s
Team Liquid
1

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Other Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Mars Media (2019-03-07). "Mars Media and Disneyland® Paris to co-organize the very first Dota 2 Major in France". facebook.com.
  2. Mars Media (2019-04-10). "From May 9 to May 12, come witness the best #Dota2 games at #MDLDisney Major !". twitter.
  3. Mars Media (2019-04-12). "Please welcome the first English broadcast talents who will join us for #MDLDisney at @DisneylandParis". Twitter.
  4. Mars Media (2019-04-12). "You asked for more talents for #MDLDisney at @DisneylandParis". Twitter.
  5. John Nathan "Johnxfire" Fernandez (2019-05-03). "Excited to be covering the group stages for the @MarsMedia #MDLDisney Major, along with @TrentPax ,@ZyoriTV ,@LyricalDota ,@LacosteDota and of course @MLPDotA !". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-05-03.
  6. FroggedTV (2019-04-18). "We are proud and happy to announce our 10 casters who will be at the #MDLDisney Major starting May 4! We all are more than eager to tell you the beautiful tales which will be unfolding in the first French #dota2 Major!". Twitter.
  7. Mars Media (2019-04-26). "Introducing the Chinese talents for the MDL Disneyland® Paris Major". Twitter.
  8. Dota2RuHub (2019-04-29). "Десант @ruhubstudio готов к высадке в @DisneylandParis". Twitter.
  9. JJ - PimpmuckL (2019-04-29). "The Crew™ is back for #MDLDisney (and we're bringin @layerthCG)!". Twitter.
  10. "Apresentamos com muito orgulho o nosso time: @bobdota1 @mandydoto @fourdiar @lelisdota @thiolicordota". 2019-03-30.
  11. Gunnardota (2019-04-21). "We were kicked". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-04-21.
  12. "DOTA 2 MAJORS AND MINORS REGISTRATION". Valve Corporation.
  13. "Changes to coL.Dota; Farewell to Deth". 2019-04-21.
  14. beastcoastgg (1 May 2019). "announcing our entry into #Dota2…". Twitter. Retrieved 1 May 2018.