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The Bucharest Major 2018: Group Stage

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  • 16 teams are placed in a single group where they play in a Swiss-system format.
    • Five rounds of matches.
    • All matches are played in a Bo1.
    • Opponents always have the same Win/Loss record.
    • Teams never play an opponent twice.
  • Click here for information about the detailed Swiss-system format
  • Round 1
    • Initial eight matches are seeded.
  • Round 2
    • Division into two groups:
      • Winners of Round 1 ("high")
      • Losers of Round 1 ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent from their group.
  • Round 3
    • Division into three groups:
      • Teams with a record of 2-0 ("high")
      • Teams with a record of 1-1 ("mid")
      • Teams with a record of 0-2 ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group.
    • Winners of the high group are the highest seed for the playoffs.
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated from the tournament.
  • Round 4
    • Division into two groups:
      • Teams with a record of 2-1 ("high")
      • Teams with a record of 1-2 ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group.
    • Winners of the high group are the 2nd highest seed for the playoffs.
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated from the tournament.
  • Round 5
    • Six teams with a record of 2-2 remain.
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet.
    • Winners of the group are the 3rd highest seed for the playoffs.
    • Losers are eliminated from the tournament.

Swiss Group Table[edit]

#TeamMatchesRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
1VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder3 - 0Vici GamingVici GamingTeam SecretTeam SecretTNC PredatorTNC Predator
1Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses3 - 0paiN GamingpaiN GamingTeam LiquidTeam LiquidNewbeeNewbee
3NewbeeNewbee Newbee3 - 1Vega SquadronVega SquadronOGOGEvil GeniusesEvil GeniusescompLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming Virtus.pro3 - 1OpTic GamingOpTic GamingLGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever YoungNatus VincereNatus VincereTNC PredatorTNC Predator
3Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret3 - 1compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingVGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderpaiN GamingpaiN GamingOpTic GamingOpTic Gaming
6Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid3 - 2LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever YoungEvil GeniusesEvil GeniusescompLexity GamingcompLexity GamingVici GamingVici GamingOGOG
6OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming3 - 2Virtus.proVirtus.proTNC PredatorTNC PredatorOGOGTeam SecretTeam SecretcompLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
6TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator3 - 2MineskiMineskiOpTic GamingOpTic GamingVGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderVirtus.proVirtus.proNatus VincereNatus Vincere
9Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere2 - 3OGOGVega SquadronVega SquadronVirtus.proVirtus.propaiN GamingpaiN GamingTNC PredatorTNC Predator
9compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming2 - 3Team SecretTeam SecretMineskiMineskiTeam LiquidTeam LiquidNewbeeNewbeeOpTic GamingOpTic Gaming
9OGOG OG2 - 3Natus VincereNatus VincereNewbeeNewbeeOpTic GamingOpTic GamingMineskiMineskiTeam LiquidTeam Liquid
12Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming1 - 3VGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderpaiN GamingpaiN GamingLGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever YoungTeam LiquidTeam Liquid
12paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming1 - 3Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesVici GamingVici GamingTeam SecretTeam SecretNatus VincereNatus Vincere
12MineskiMineski Mineski1 - 3TNC PredatorTNC PredatorcompLexity GamingcompLexity GamingVega SquadronVega SquadronOGOG
15LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young0 - 3Team LiquidTeam LiquidVirtus.proVirtus.proVici GamingVici Gaming
15Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega Squadron0 - 3NewbeeNewbeeNatus VincereNatus VincereMineskiMineski


Round 1[edit]

Round 1preview lrthread
Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid1
4 March 2018 - 10:00 EET
Chen Earth Spirit Gyrocopter Puck Shadow Fiend
Razor Witch Doctor Omniknight Earthshaker Bristleback
0LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever Young LFY
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret1
4 March 2018 - 11:00 EET
Earthshaker Ancient Apparition Death Prophet Chaos Knight Underlord
Gyrocopter Elder Titan Disruptor Nature's Prophet Pugna
0compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL
EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1
4 March 2018 - 12:00 EET
Razor Bounty Hunter Morphling Crystal Maiden Abaddon
Tiny Chen Disruptor Venomancer Phantom Lancer
0paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN
VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro0
4 March 2018 - 13:00 EET
Chen Tiny Oracle Juggernaut Dragon Knight
Io Gyrocopter Crystal Maiden Tidehunter Storm Spirit
1OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic
Mski MineskiMineski0
4 March 2018 - 14:30 EET
Sand King Death Prophet Disruptor Lifestealer Magnus
Witch Doctor Puck Nyx Assassin Gyrocopter Tidehunter
1TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC
VG Vici GamingVici Gaming0
4 March 2018 - 15:30 EET
Dark Willow Gyrocopter Ogre Magi Outworld Destroyer Tidehunter
Death Prophet Night Stalker Disruptor Underlord Medusa
1VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.T
Na`Vi Natus VincereNatus Vincere0
4 March 2018 - 16:30 EET
Razor Disruptor Beastmaster Naga Siren Outworld Destroyer
Earth Spirit Death Prophet Witch Doctor Morphling Brewmaster
Newbee NewbeeNewbee1
4 March 2018 - 18:00 EET
Sand King Ancient Apparition Underlord Pugna Dragon Knight
Gyrocopter Chen Rubick Batrider Faceless Void
0Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega

Round 2[edit]


Round 2 Highpreview lrthread
TNC TNC PredatorTNC Predator1
5 March 2018 - 10:00 EET
Witch Doctor Puck Tusk Lifestealer Shadow Fiend
Gyrocopter Bane Tiny Nyx Assassin Templar Assassin
0OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic
Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid0
5 March 2018 - 12:30 EET
Razor Elder Titan Bane Batrider Phantom Lancer
Rubick Nature's Prophet Dragon Knight Morphling Abaddon
1Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret0
5 March 2018 - 14:00 EET
Nyx Assassin Ancient Apparition Invoker Juggernaut Bristleback
Elder Titan Disruptor Brewmaster Lycan Gyrocopter
1VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.T
Newbee NewbeeNewbee1
5 March 2018 - 15:30 EET
Gyrocopter Disruptor Underlord Nyx Assassin Razor
Earth Spirit Bane Brewmaster Outworld Destroyer Juggernaut


Round 2 Lowpreview lrthread
coL compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming1
5 March 2018 - 11:30 EET
Ancient Apparition Tiny Chen Viper Visage
Naga Siren Mirana Disruptor Doom Medusa
0MineskiMineski Mski
LFY LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever Young0
5 March 2018 - 16:30 EET
Omniknight Ancient Apparition Earth Spirit Chaos Knight Lina
Death Prophet Witch Doctor Terrorblade Earthshaker Brewmaster
53m40s VP
Na`Vi Natus VincereNatus Vincere1
5 March 2018 - 18:00 EET
Witch Doctor Lifestealer Doom Death Prophet Tidehunter
Tiny Abaddon Io Gyrocopter Disruptor
0Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega
paiN paiN GamingpaiN Gaming1
5 March 2018 - 19:30 EET
Gyrocopter Sand King Ancient Apparition Enigma Death Prophet
Naga Siren Disruptor Omniknight Storm Spirit Wraith King
0Vici GamingVici Gaming VG

Round 3[edit]


Round 3 Highpreview lrthread
VGJ.T VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder1
6 March 2018 - 16:00 EET
Night Stalker Death Prophet Jakiro Underlord Gyrocopter
Naga Siren Puck Witch Doctor Juggernaut Sand King
0TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC
EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1
6 March 2018 - 17:30 EET
Rubick Nature's Prophet Viper Pugna Lifestealer
Omniknight Sand King Witch Doctor Dragon Knight Tiny
0NewbeeNewbee Newbee


Round 3 Midpreview lrthread
VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro1
6 March 2018 - 10:00 EET
Sand King Ancient Apparition Clockwerk Shadow Fiend Juggernaut
Disruptor Death Prophet Slardar Lifestealer Lina
0Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret1
6 March 2018 - 11:30 EET
Tusk Razor Bristleback Io Phantom Lancer
Chen Visage Slardar Witch Doctor Weaver
0paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN
Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid0
6 March 2018 - 13:00 EET
Io Terrorblade Witch Doctor Venomancer Axe
Tiny Gyrocopter Tusk Puck Timbersaw
1compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL
OpTic OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming1
6 March 2018 - 18:30 EET
Sand King Gyrocopter Bane Dark Willow Phantom Lancer
Elder Titan Morphling Rubick Tiny Visage


Round 3 Lowpreview lrthread
VG Vici GamingVici Gaming1
6 March 2018 - 12:25 EET
Sand King Nature's Prophet Warlock Arc Warden Faceless Void
Ancient Apparition Death Prophet Terrorblade Nyx Assassin Kunkka
0LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever Young LFY
Mski MineskiMineski1
6 March 2018 - 15:00 EET
Gyrocopter Elder Titan Puck Bane Nature's Prophet
Bounty Hunter Rubick Queen of Pain Lifestealer Broodmother
0Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega

Round 4[edit]


Round 4 Highpreview lrthread
coL compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming0
7 March 2018 - 11:00 EET
Ancient Apparition Puck Sand King Lycan Omniknight
Gyrocopter Oracle Nyx Assassin Tidehunter Death Prophet
1NewbeeNewbee Newbee
VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro1
7 March 2018 - 15:00 EET
Sand King Disruptor Death Prophet Lifestealer Kunkka
Gyrocopter Earth Spirit Enchantress Nyx Assassin Timbersaw
0TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC
Secret Team SecretTeam Secret1
7 March 2018 - 16:00 EET
Elder Titan Shadow Fiend Witch Doctor Weaver Nature's Prophet
Sand King Razor Tiny Lich Bounty Hunter
0OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic


Round 4 Lowpreview lrthread
Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid1
7 March 2018 - 10:00 EET
Gyrocopter Earth Spirit Ancient Apparition Lifestealer Enchantress
Sand King Witch Doctor Underlord Puck Chaos Knight
0Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
Na`Vi Natus VincereNatus Vincere1
7 March 2018 - 12:00 EET
Omniknight Rubick Elder Titan Lina Terrorblade
Sand King Ancient Apparition Death Prophet Enigma Monkey King
0paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN
7 March 2018 - 13:30 EET
Elder Titan Naga Siren Witch Doctor Dragon Knight Omniknight
Mirana Disruptor Clockwerk Nature's Prophet Outworld Destroyer
0MineskiMineski Mski

Round 5[edit]

Round 5preview lrthread
7 March 2018 - 18:00 EET
Earth Spirit Death Prophet Dazzle Batrider Lycan
Sand King Dragon Knight Warlock Enchantress Juggernaut
1Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
OpTic OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming1
7 March 2018 - 19:30 EET
Elder Titan Sand King Witch Doctor Death Prophet Morphling
Gyrocopter Chen Rubick Shadow Fiend Centaur Warrunner
0compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL
TNC TNC PredatorTNC Predator1
7 March 2018 - 20:45 EET
Tusk Puck Witch Doctor Terrorblade Outworld Destroyer
Gyrocopter Rubick Beastmaster Dark Willow Dragon Knight
0Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi