North American Dota Challengers League

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[e][h]North American Dota Challengers League
League Information
Sponsor:
Version:
Type:
Online
Location:
North America North America
Teams:
8
Format:
Round-robin
Prize Pool:
$12,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-09-28
End Date:
2018-11-25
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

The North American Dota Challengers League is an opportunity for aspiring professional players to earn income for the hard work they put into Dota 2. Any unsponsored NA Dota 2 team or player that is not presently being paid to play competitively is eligible to participate.

Format[edit]

  • Qualifiers - September 28th - September 30th, 2018
    • Eight Teams from open qualifier.
  • Regular Season - October 5th - November 18th, 2018
    • Bo2 round-robin
    • Top four teams advance to playoffs
    • Bottom four teams are eliminated
  • Playoffs - November 24th - November 25th, 2018
    • Semifinals played in Bo3 Series
    • Grand finals is played in a Bo5 Series [NOTE: Due to time restrictions, finals ended being Bo3]

Prize Pool[edit]

Participating Teams[edit]

1 ROOOOOOONEEEESSSSS changed their name to Truffle Salt.[1]
2 Pretty Boy Swag disbanded after Week 1. They were replaced by Team Team, who kept PBS' record from Week 1.[2]

Group Stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

Regular Season
1. Vendetta 7-7-0 21-7
2. Team 8-3-3 19-9
3. Truffle Salt 6-7-1 19-9
4. Black Sheep 5-5-4 15-13
5. Wheel Whreck 3-5-6 11-17
5. Bermudan Frogs 3-5-6 11-17
7. Blue Pikachu 4-1-9 9-19
8. ROOONS1 2-3-9 7-21
1 ROOONS withdrew from the event on October 26th 2018.[3]
All their results past week 3 were counted as losses.


 Click here for more information about the Regular Season matches.

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
Vendetta
0
November 24, 2018 - 19:00 PST
Io Gyrocopter Rubick Bounty Hunter Lich
Spirit Breaker Dark Seer Bane Slark Huskar
29m14s
Io Gyrocopter Bane Axe Ember Spirit
Dark Seer Spirit Breaker Winter Wyvern Faceless Void Venomancer
27m14s
Black Sheep
2
Team
0
November 24, 2018 - 13:00 PST
Tusk Dazzle Ogre Magi Luna Leshrac
Lich Faceless Void Elder Titan Sand King Invoker
28m25s
Bane Enigma Earthshaker Phantom Lancer Invoker
Undying Rubick Faceless Void Lina Tidehunter
32m01s
Truffle Salt
2
Finals
Black Sheep
2
November 25, 2018 - 18:00 PST
Elder Titan Winter Wyvern Phantom Lancer Dark Seer Viper
Lone Druid Undying Tidehunter Lifestealer Lina
42m24s
Grimstroke Lich Doom Spectre Wraith King
Io Faceless Void Bane Zeus Batrider
27m03s
Truffle Salt
0

Additional Content[edit]

Stream[edit]

Interviews[edit]

For the pre-season, Alexander Dager (Robot Vice) interviewed prominent, upcoming NA players about their experience with Dota.

Other Content[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. NADCLeague (4 Oct 2018). "One @NADCLeague qualifier team didn't get started w/o a name change?". Twitter. Retrieved 5 Oct 2018.
  2. NADCLeague (8 Oct 2018). "Bad news, Pretty Boy Swag disbanded.". Twitter. Retrieved 9 Oct 2018.
  3. NADCLeague (2018-10-26). "Unfortunately, due to a busy schedule @teamrooons will forfeit the rest of NADCL.". Facebook. Retrieved 2018-10-26.