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The Defense Season 1

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[e][h]The Defense Season 1
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
World World
Dates:
Nov 15, 2011 - Mar 4, 2012
Teams:
24
Format:
Group Play & Double-elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
€10,000 EUR
(≃ $13,322 USD)
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

Overview[edit]

The Defense #1 was the world's largest Dota 2 online tournament at its time. 20 hand selected world-class teams, as well as four community wildcard winners competed for a €10,000 prize pool.

The tournament was hosted and broadcasted by joinDOTA's very own Tobi Wan Kenobi.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage #1
    • 24 teams divided into 4 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 3 proceed to the second group stage.
  • Group Stage #2
    • 12 teams divided into 2 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 2 from each group seeded into the upperbracket.
    • 3rd and 4th place seeded into the first round in the lowerbracket.
  • Playoffs
    • 8 teams divided into open- and lowerbracket.
    • Best of 3 series.
    • Grand Final is a best of 5 series.

Prizepool[edit]

A total of €10,000 was split among the teams as follows:

(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on Mar 4, 2012: 1 EUR ≃ 1.3323 USD.)

Participating Teams[edit]

roots
1Lebanon BABARR
2 Snoop
3 ET
4Lebanon asuna
5 TBD 
1 Fail Micro renamed to roots in December 2011.
2 New French Order renamed to Team Shakira in December 2011.
3 The players of The Elder Gods left the organization and continued playing as Poor Happy Guys in December 2011.
4 Mortal Teamwork signed Wild Honey Badgers on December 5, 2011.
5 mousesports signed EBIN on December 5, 2011.
6 LowLandLions signed Gods of DOTA on December 15, 2011.
7 It's Gosu eSports signed Team EZ Style on December 19, 2011.
8 Team Infused signed EmoCore on December 21, 2011.
9 Western Wolves signed Team Shakira on December 21, 2011.
10 Team Dignitas signed Poor Happy Guys on December 23, 2011.
11 Absolute Legends signed Natural 9 on January 21, 2012.
12 SK Gaming dropped their squad which continuted playing as Team DD on January 30, 2012.
13 Ariana Gaming signed PANZER on February 8, 2012.
14 Quantic Gaming signed Team DD on February 21, 2012.
Full team rosters are available here (currently top 4).

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Mortal TeamworkMortal Teamwork Mortal Teamwork 5-0
2. Problem???Problem??? Problem??? 3-2
3. SK GamingSK Gaming SK Gaming 3-2
4. Meet Your MakersMeet Your Makers Meet Your Makers 2-3
5. Global Domination TimeGlobal Domination Time Global Domination Time 2-3
6. rootsroots roots 0-5

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Natural 9Natural 9 Natural 9 4-1
2. Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere 4-1
3. Just 4 the TournamentJust 4 the Tournament Just 4 the Tournament 3-2
4. youBoatyouBoat youBoat 3-2
5. LowLandLionsLowLandLions LowLandLions 1-4
6. MUFCMUFC MUFC 0-5

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas 5-0
2. Team ShakiraTeam Shakira Team Shakira 4-1
3. FnaticFnatic Fnatic 3-2
4. It's Gosu eSportsIt's Gosu eSports It's Gosu eSports 2-3
5. PAORSPAORS PAORS 1-4
6. EHOMEEHOME EHOME 0-5

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 4-1
2. PANZERPANZER PANZER 4-1
3. mousesportsmousesports mousesports 3-2
4. Storm Games ClanStorm Games Clan Storm Games Clan 2-3
5. Team InfusedTeam Infused Team Infused 2-3
6. MiTH.TrustMiTH.Trust MiTH.Trust 0-5

Group Stage #2[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Group 1
1. DD.DotaDD.Dota DD.Dota 5-0
2. Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends Absolute Legends 4-1
3. Western WolvesWestern Wolves Western Wolves 3-2
4. PANZERPANZER PANZER 2-3
5. Just 4 the TournamentJust 4 the Tournament Just 4 the Tournament 1-4
6. Mortal TeamworkMortal Teamwork Mortal Teamwork 0-5

Group 2[edit]

Group 2
1. Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere 4-1
2. Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 4-1
3. Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas 3-2
4. mousesportsmousesports mousesports 2-3
5. Problem???Problem??? Problem??? 1-4
6. FnaticFnatic Fnatic 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Upper Bracket Round 1
DD.DotaDD.Dota DD.Dota
0
February 17, 2012 - 20:00 CET
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
February 16, 2012 - 16:00 CET
Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends Absolute Legends
0
Upper Bracket Final
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
0
February 26, 2012 - 19:00 CET
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
Lower Bracket Round 1
Western WolvesWestern Wolves Western Wolves
2
February 22, 2012 - 21:00 CET
mousesportsmousesports mousesports
0
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas
2
February 13, 2012 - 20:00 CET
Ariana GamingAriana Gaming Ariana Gaming
1
Lower Bracket Round 2
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
2
February 23, 2012 - 20:00 CET
Western WolvesWestern Wolves Western Wolves
0
Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends Absolute Legends
2
February 24, 2012 - 21:00 CET
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas
1
Lower Bracket Round 3
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
2
February 25, 2012 - 20:00 CET
Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends Absolute Legends
1
Lower Bracket Final
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
0
March 3, 2012 - 20:00 CET
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
2
Grand Final
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
3
March 4, 2012 - 18:00 CET
Default
Na'Vi had a 1-0 lead as the upper bracket winner.
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
2