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The International 2012

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[e][h]The International 2012
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Seattle
Venue:
Benaroya Hall
Format:
Group Stage
Round-robin
Playoffs
Double-elimination
Prize Pool:
$1,600,000 USD
Start Date:
2012-08-26
End Date:
2012-09-02
Game:
Version:
Teams:
16
Dota TV Ticket:
Free in Dota 2 Client
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

The International Dota 2 Championship was the world's largest Dota 2 tournament, based on prize pot. The event was held from August 26 to September 2, 2012, at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Washington. This event is the second tournament to bear the name 'The International'. The first International was held in 2011 and functioned as the launch date of the Dota 2 beta.

Out of the 16 participating teams, 14 were invited, with the remaining two receiving their place in the tournament via two invite-only geographic qualifier tournaments, the "West Qualifier" and the "East Qualifier."

Format[edit]

  • Preliminaries
    • 16 invited teams placed into 2 groups of 8 teams each.
    • Each team will play all the other teams in their group 2 times.
    • The top four teams from each group are placed into the Winners Bracket.
    • The bottom four teams from each group are placed into the Losers Bracket.
  • Main Event
    • All rounds of the Winners Bracket, except for the grand finals, are Bo3.
    • Rounds 1 through 4 of the Losers Bracket are Bo1.
    • The last two rounds of the Losers Bracket are Bo3.
    • The winner of the Losers Bracket will face the winner of the Winners Bracket in the grand finals in a Bo5 in order to determine the champion.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Host:
    • United Kingdom 2GD (James Harding)
  • Panelists:
  • Commentators:
    • Ukraine CaspeRRR (Roman Lepokhin)
    • Ukraine mtrx4u (Vladyslav Suzdal)
    • Russia NS (Yaroslav Kuznetsov)
    • Ukraine v1lat (Vitalii Volochai)
  • Commentators:


1 CaspeRRR, mtrx4u and NS were unable to attend the event due to visa issues and casted from CyberArena, Kiev instead.[1]

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,600,000 USD are spread among the participants as seen below:

Participants[edit]

EHOME
1China LaNm
2China KingJ
3China PCT
4China X!!
5China QQQ
2nd The International 2011The International 2011 (2011)
Invictus Gaming
1China Zhou
2China Ferrari_430
3China YYF
4Malaysia ChuaN
5China Faith
5th - 6th The International 2011The International 2011 (2011)
LGD Gaming
1China Sylar
2China Xiao8
3China Yao
4China DD
5Macau DDC
Darer
1Ukraine Artstyle
2Russia God
3Ukraine Mag~
4Ukraine Goblak
5Ukraine Funn1k
Moscow Five
1Russia Silent
2Russia Admiration
3Russia Vigoss
4Russia PGG
5Russia Bloodangel
5th - 6th The International 2011The International 2011 (2011)
1 MUFC ran into last minute issues and was replaced by mousesports after playing a Bo5 series against World Elite.[2]
2 mousesports replaced Romania ComeWithMe with Germany KuroKy due to visa issues.

Results[edit]

Preliminaries[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1.LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming7-0-014-0
2.Team DKTeam DK Team DK5-1-111-3
3.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses4-0-38-6
3.Team ZenithTeam Zenith Team Zenith3-2-28-6
5.Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming3-0-46-8
6.Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends Absolute Legends1-3-35-9
7.Moscow FiveMoscow Five Moscow Five0-2-52-12
7.mousesportsmousesports mousesports0-2-52-12

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming6-1-013-1
2.compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming3-3-19-5
3.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere3-2-28-6
3.Orange EsportsOrange Esports Orange Esports3-2-28-6
5.EHOMEEHOME EHOME1-4-26-8
5.TongFuTongFu TongFu2-2-36-8
7.DarerDarer Darer0-3-43-11
7.Mortal TeamworkMortal Teamwork Mortal Teamwork0-3-43-11

Click here for group matches results.


Main Event[edit]

Show bracket
DateRoundOpponentScorevs. Opponent
2012-08-31 17:10:002012-08-31 17:10:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2:0
(Bo3)
Orange EsportsOrange Esports Orange
2012-08-31 19:40:002012-08-31 19:40:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)coL compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
Team ZenithTeam Zenith Zenith
2012-08-31 22:25:002012-08-31 22:25:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2:1
(Bo3)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
2012-09-01 01:15:002012-09-01 01:15:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)DK Team DKTeam DK
1:2
(Bo3)
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi
2012-09-01 03:55:002012-09-01 03:55:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)CLG Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming
1:0
(Bo1)
Mortal TeamworkMortal Teamwork mTw
2012-09-01 05:10:002012-09-01 05:10:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)mouz mousesportsmousesports
0:1
(Bo1)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2012-09-01 06:20:002012-09-01 06:20:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)TongFu TongFuTongFu
1:0
(Bo1)
Moscow FiveMoscow Five M5
2012-09-01 07:30:002012-09-01 07:30:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)Darer DarerDarer
1:0
(Bo1)
Absolute LegendsAbsolute Legends aL
2012-09-01 17:10:002012-09-01 17:10:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo1)Orange Orange EsportsOrange Esports
1:0
(Bo3)
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming CLG
2012-09-01 18:20:002012-09-01 18:20:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo1)coL compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
0:1
(Bo3)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2012-09-01 19:30:002012-09-01 19:30:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo1)EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
0:1
(Bo3)
TongFuTongFu TongFu
2012-09-01 20:40:002012-09-01 20:40:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo1)DK Team DKTeam DK
1:0
(Bo3)
DarerDarer Darer
2012-09-01 21:30:002012-09-01 21:30:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2 (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2:0
(Bo3)
Team ZenithTeam Zenith Zenith
2012-09-01 23:40:002012-09-01 23:40:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2 (Bo3)iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi
2012-09-02 01:55:002012-09-02 01:55:00 UTCLower Bracket R3 (Bo1)Orange Orange EsportsOrange Esports
0:1
(Bo3)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2012-09-02 03:20:002012-09-02 03:20:00 UTCLower Bracket R3 (Bo1)TongFu TongFuTongFu
0:1
(Bo3)
Team DKTeam DK DK
2012-09-02 04:15:002012-09-02 04:15:00 UTCLower Bracket R4 (Bo1)iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1:0
(Bo3)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2012-09-02 05:15:002012-09-02 05:15:00 UTCLower Bracket R4 (Bo1)Zenith Team ZenithTeam Zenith
0:1
(Bo3)
Team DKTeam DK DK
2012-09-02 17:00:002012-09-02 17:00:00 UTCLower Bracket R5 (Bo3)iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2:1
(Bo3)
Team DKTeam DK DK
2012-09-02 19:45:002012-09-02 19:45:00 UTCUpper Bracket Final (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi
2012-09-02 22:55:002012-09-02 22:55:00 UTCLower Bracket Final (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG
2012-09-03 02:50:002012-09-03 02:50:00 UTCGrand Final (Bo5)Na`Vi Natus VincereNatus Vincere
1:3
(Bo5)
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG
Show schedule
Upper Bracket R1 (Bo3)
Upper Bracket R2 (Bo3)
Upper Bracket Final (Bo3)
Grand Final (Bo5)
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
2
Orange EsportsOrange EsportsOrange
0
August 31, 2012 - 10:10 PDT
Rubick
Invoker
Anti-Mage
Tidehunter
Shadow Shaman
38m41s
Night Stalker
Kunkka
Shadow Demon
Leshrac
Nature's Prophet
Leshrac
Morphling
Chaos Knight
Beastmaster
Disruptor
51m18s
Windranger
Queen of Pain
Invoker
Enchantress
Rubick
compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingcoL
1
Team ZenithTeam ZenithZenith
2
August 31, 2012 - 12:40 PDT
Naga Siren
Chen
Rubick
Invoker
Beastmaster
41m07s
Queen of Pain
Lina
Chaos Knight
Keeper of the Light
Tinker
Templar Assassin
Leshrac
Tidehunter
Tiny
Lich
28m23s
Queen of Pain
Ancient Apparition
Venomancer
Morphling
Invoker
Nature's Prophet
Venomancer
Beastmaster
Mirana
Anti-Mage
33m44s
Bounty Hunter
Ancient Apparition
Tidehunter
Morphling
Invoker
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
2
Team ZenithTeam ZenithZenith
0
September 1, 2012 - 14:30 PDT
Morphling
Nature's Prophet
Chaos Knight
Ancient Apparition
Enigma
43m48s
Luna
Beastmaster
Shadow Shaman
Leshrac
Tidehunter
Nature's Prophet
Chaos Knight
Venomancer
Lina
Lone Druid
43m04s
Slardar
Shadow Demon
Templar Assassin
Leshrac
Lycan
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
1
August 31, 2012 - 15:25 PDT
Dark Seer
Morphling
Tidehunter
Venomancer
Templar Assassin
27m19s
Keeper of the Light
Leshrac
Lone Druid
Invoker
Chen
Lone Druid
Invoker
Bounty Hunter
Leshrac
Sand King
23m35s
Crystal Maiden
Tidehunter
Enigma
Morphling
Rubick
Rubick
Tidehunter
Luna
Venomancer
Night Stalker
52m41s
Crystal Maiden
Leshrac
Bounty Hunter
Invoker
Morphling
Team DKTeam DKDK
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
2
August 31, 2012 - 18:15 PDT
Chen
Venomancer
Tinker
Windranger
Luna
25m45s
Broodmother
Queen of Pain
Anti-Mage
Tidehunter
Leshrac
Nature's Prophet
Windranger
Morphling
Earthshaker
Pugna
47m20s
Puck
Enigma
Sand King
Leshrac
Lycan
Naga Siren
Enigma
Dazzle
Venomancer
Brewmaster
27m07s
Anti-Mage
Beastmaster
Leshrac
Lycan
Rubick
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
2
September 1, 2012 - 16:40 PDT
Rubick
Morphling
Broodmother
Shadow Shaman
Night Stalker
16m15s
Queen of Pain
Sand King
Tidehunter
Anti-Mage
Chen
Naga Siren
Dark Seer
Tidehunter
Puck
Lina
25m48s
Enchantress
Shadow Shaman
Juggernaut
Enigma
Rubick
Dark Seer
Enchantress
Tinker
Venomancer
Luna
35m05s
Queen of Pain
Chen
Anti-Mage
Leshrac
Enigma
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
2
September 2, 2012 - 12:45 PDT
Dark Seer
Naga Siren
Leshrac
Venomancer
Dragon Knight
36m53s
Keeper of the Light
Beastmaster
Shadow Shaman
Anti-Mage
Rubick
Leshrac
Naga Siren
Dragon Knight
Beastmaster
Ancient Apparition
42m41s
Juggernaut
Shadow Shaman
Enigma
Lycan
Rubick
Dark Seer
Naga Siren
Venomancer
Tidehunter
Queen of Pain
51m16s
Faceless Void
Beastmaster
Enchantress
Leshrac
Rubick
Lower Bracket R1 (Bo1)
Lower Bracket R2 (Bo1)
Lower Bracket R3 (Bo1)
Lower Bracket R4 (Bo1)
Lower Bracket R5 (Bo3)
Lower Bracket Final (Bo3)
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic GamingCLG
1
Mortal TeamworkMortal TeamworkmTw
0
August 31, 2012 - 20:55 PDT
Invoker
Morphling
Tidehunter
Leshrac
Shadow Shaman
47m47s
Queen of Pain
Windranger
Enigma
Venomancer
Lone Druid
Orange EsportsOrange EsportsOrange
1
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic GamingCLG
0
September 1, 2012 - 10:10 PDT
Chen
Morphling
Leshrac
Beastmaster
Shadow Demon
44m42s
Luna
Venomancer
Tidehunter
Shadow Shaman
Invoker
mousesportsmousesportsmouz
0
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
1
August 31, 2012 - 22:10 PDT
Rubick
Tidehunter
Morphling
Windranger
Shadow Shaman
46m57s
Bounty Hunter
Enchantress
Brewmaster
Io
Tiny
compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingcoL
0
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
1
September 1, 2012 - 11:20 PDT
Lone Druid
Chen
Beastmaster
Vengeful Spirit
Brewmaster
42m57s
Ancient Apparition
Chaos Knight
Tidehunter
Morphling
Rubick
Orange EsportsOrange EsportsOrange
0
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
1
September 1, 2012 - 18:55 PDT
Morphling
Invoker
Chen
Broodmother
Venomancer
60m38s
Shadow Shaman
Brewmaster
Io
Tiny
Tidehunter
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
0
September 1, 2012 - 21:15 PDT
Morphling
Leshrac
Broodmother
Chaos Knight
Shadow Shaman
36m22s
Chen
Storm Spirit
Venomancer
Enigma
Naga Siren
TongFuTongFuTongFu
1
Moscow FiveMoscow FiveM5
0
August 31, 2012 - 23:20 PDT
Dark Seer
Invoker
Anti-Mage
Sand King
Shadow Shaman
46m54s
Mirana
Shadow Demon
Enigma
Tidehunter
Morphling
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
0
TongFuTongFuTongFu
1
September 1, 2012 - 12:30 PDT
Tidehunter
Leshrac
Chaos Knight
Enchantress
Tinker
43m47s
Lina
Venomancer
Enigma
Morphling
Naga Siren
DarerDarerDarer
1
Absolute LegendsAbsolute LegendsaL
0
September 1, 2012 - 00:30 PDT
Leshrac
Chaos Knight
Io
Chen
Windranger
33m10s
Tiny
Enchantress
Invoker
Rubick
Tidehunter
Team DKTeam DKDK
1
DarerDarerDarer
0
September 1, 2012 - 13:40 PDT
Rubick
Leshrac
Anti-Mage
Venomancer
Templar Assassin
28m26s
Death Prophet
Shadow Demon
Sand King
Chen
Dark Seer
TongFuTongFuTongFu
0
Team DKTeam DKDK
1
September 1, 2012 - 20:20 PDT
Morphling
Enigma
Leshrac
Venomancer
Batrider
37m48s
Enchantress
Beastmaster
Lone Druid
Tidehunter
Invoker
Team ZenithTeam ZenithZenith
0
Team DKTeam DKDK
1
September 1, 2012 - 22:15 PDT
Invoker
Morphling
Shadow Demon
Sand King
Lone Druid
32m18s
Tidehunter
Templar Assassin
Dark Seer
Anti-Mage
Rubick
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
2
Team DKTeam DKDK
1
September 2, 2012 - 10:00 PDT
Morphling
Chaos Knight
Chen
Queen of Pain
Shadow Demon
37m46s
Crystal Maiden
Windranger
Anti-Mage
Tidehunter
Invoker
Enigma
Lone Druid
Bounty Hunter
Queen of Pain
Shadow Shaman
39m11s
Vengeful Spirit
Beastmaster
Chen
Morphling
Invoker
Dark Seer
Tidehunter
Templar Assassin
Enchantress
Leshrac
28m52s
Shadow Shaman
Windranger
Venomancer
Lone Druid
Invoker
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
1
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
2
September 2, 2012 - 15:55 PDT
Invoker
Morphling
Beastmaster
Leshrac
Sand King
66m27s
Brewmaster
Shadow Shaman
Lone Druid
Enigma
Rubick
Invoker
Venomancer
Anti-Mage
Beastmaster
Lion
39m58s
Leshrac
Crystal Maiden
Broodmother
Tidehunter
Morphling
Rubick
Chaos Knight
Morphling
Leshrac
Enigma
44m46s
Lich
Windranger
Tidehunter
Anti-Mage
Invoker
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
1
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
3
September 2, 2012 - 19:50 PDT
Dark Seer
Chen
Shadow Shaman
Queen of Pain
Naga Siren
28m20s
Templar Assassin
Night Stalker
Broodmother
Leshrac
Rubick
Dark Seer
Leshrac
Chen
Dragon Knight
Naga Siren
19m00s
Lina
Broodmother
Templar Assassin
Night Stalker
Rubick
Rubick
Nature's Prophet
Naga Siren
Shadow Shaman
Dragon Knight
38m30s
Disruptor
Queen of Pain
Lone Druid
Enigma
Dark Seer
Rubick
Leshrac
Juggernaut
Lone Druid
Nyx Assassin
57m14s
Keeper of the Light
Tidehunter
Templar Assassin
Naga Siren
Dark Seer

View Games[edit]

English Commentary[edit]

VODs[edit]

Additional Data[edit]

Statistics[edit]

PicksRadiant SideDire SideBansPicks & Bans
HeroWLWR%TWLWRWLWR%T%TDetails
1Leshrac Leshrac88493955.68%58.28%33191457.58%55302554.55%5838.41%14696.69%
Leshrac Leshrac Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi1411378.57%
2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG97277.78%
3Team ZenithTeam Zenith Zenith96366.67%
4DarerDarer Darer94544.44%
5Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming CLG84450.00%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Enchantress Enchantress1881044.44%
2Rubick Rubick1713476.47%
3Chaos Knight Chaos Knight1711664.71%
4Tidehunter Tidehunter1710758.82%
5Morphling Morphling168850.00%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Venomancer Venomancer34211361.76%
2Invoker Invoker33181554.55%
3Tidehunter Tidehunter25131252.00%
4Rubick Rubick24121250.00%
5Morphling Morphling2171433.33%
2Venomancer Venomancer81404149.38%53.64%41182343.90%40221855.00%4328.48%12482.12%
Venomancer Venomancer Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD98188.89%
2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG86275.00%
3compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL84450.00%
4Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming CLG74357.14%
5TongFuTongFu TongFu74357.14%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Invoker Invoker2391439.13%
2Nature's Prophet Nature's Prophet1771041.18%
3Morphling Morphling1611568.75%
4Lone Druid Lone Druid1661037.50%
5Tidehunter Tidehunter1661037.50%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Leshrac Leshrac34132138.24%
2Tidehunter Tidehunter26131350.00%
3Rubick Rubick26111542.31%
4Morphling Morphling25121348.00%
5Invoker Invoker2213959.09%
3Invoker Invoker81384346.91%53.64%40192147.50%41192246.34%5838.41%13992.05%
Invoker Invoker Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1Team DKTeam DK DK129375.00%
2LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD1110190.91%
3EHOMEEHOME EHOME82625.00%
4Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG74357.14%
5Team ZenithTeam Zenith Zenith73442.86%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Morphling Morphling26131350.00%
2Venomancer Venomancer2391439.13%
3Lone Druid Lone Druid2291340.91%
4Tidehunter Tidehunter1910952.63%
5Sand King Sand King1871138.89%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Leshrac Leshrac33151845.45%
2Tidehunter Tidehunter27101737.04%
3Morphling Morphling26111542.31%
4Rubick Rubick2591636.00%
5Venomancer Venomancer2291340.91%
4Morphling Morphling78443456.41%51.66%41241758.54%37201754.05%4328.48%12180.13%
Morphling Morphling Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD1210283.33%
2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG85362.50%
3Orange EsportsOrange Esports Orange84450.00%
4Team DKTeam DK DK75271.43%
5EHOMEEHOME EHOME73442.86%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Tidehunter Tidehunter27151255.56%
2Invoker Invoker26131350.00%
3Chen Chen2112957.14%
4Rubick Rubick2014670.00%
5Venomancer Venomancer1611568.75%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Lone Druid Lone Druid28171160.71%
2Invoker Invoker26151157.69%
3Venomancer Venomancer25131252.00%
4Leshrac Leshrac2114766.67%
5Tidehunter Tidehunter2091145.00%
5Rubick Rubick77473061.04%50.99%41251660.98%36221461.11%7348.34%15099.34%
Rubick Rubick Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG1110190.91%
2LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD76185.71%
3Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi74357.14%
4