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The International 2015

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[e][h]The International 2015
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Seattle
Format:
Group Stage
Round-robin
Playoffs
Double-elimination
Prize Pool:
$18,429,613 USD
Start Date:
2015-07-27
End Date:
2015-08-08
Game:
Version:
Teams:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

The International Dota 2 Championships 2015 was the fifth annual edition of The International. The tournament was hosted in Seattle for its fourth consecutive year, and the second consecutive year that the Main Event took place at KeyArena, a multi-purpose arena in Seattle Center with a total seating capacity of over 17,000.

The tournament was announced on January 7, 2015.[1] Notably, the Main Event at KeyArena featured 16 teams, an increase from the 8 of The International 2014.

Overview[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Open Qualifiers - May 16th - May 17th, 2015
    • Four Regional Single-elimination Open Qualifiers.
      • The winner of each region will be the tenth team to participate in their respective Regional Qualifier.
  • Qualifiers - May 25th - June 1st, 2015
    • Four Regional Qualifiers.
      • The winner of each Regional Qualifier will join the other invited teams in Seattle.
      • The runner-up of each Qualifier will be invited to Seattle to compete in phase one of the playoffs.
  • Wild Card - July 26th, 2015
    • Four team double-elimination bracket.
      • Top two teams advance to group stage.
      • Bottom two teams are eliminated.
      • All matches are best of three.
  • Group Stage - July 27th - July 30th, 2015
    • Two groups of eight teams.
      • Teams play every other team in their group in a best of 2
      • Top four teams in each group advance to upper bracket of the Main Event.
      • Bottom four teams in each group advance to lower bracket of the Main Event.
  • Main Event - August 3rd - August 8th, 2015
    • Sixteen teams play in a double elimination format over six days.
      • Eight teams begin in the upper bracket, eight in the lower bracket .
      • First lower bracket game is best of one, Grand Finals are best of five, all others are best of three.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Host:
  • Observers:
    • Sweden skrff (Rikard Holm Melin)
    • Sweden Weppas (Johan Westberg)
  • Statistics:
  • Analysts:
    • Russia ARS-ART (Sergey Revin)
    • Russia Dread (Andrey Golubev)
    • Russia JotM (Egor Surkov)
    • Russia NS (Yaroslav Kuznetsov)
  • Interviewers:
    • Ukraine Ineska (Inna Volochai)
    • Ukraine Xeo (Andrew Yatsenko)

The talent for the Spanish broadcast was confirmed on August 03, 2015.[2] [3] [4]

Prize Pool[edit]

The base prize pool of the tournament was $1,600,000 USD.
An additional 25% of all Compendium sales were added to the total prize pool ($16,829,613 added).[5][6]

$18,429,613 USD are spread among the participants as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Direct Invited[edit]

Vici Gaming
1China Hao
2China Super
3Singapore iceiceice
4China fy
5China Fenrir
2nd The International 2014The International 2014 (2014)
Preview
Invictus Gaming
1China BurNIng
2China Ferrari_430
3China Luo
4Malaysia ChuaN
5China Faith
1st The International 2012The International 2012 (2012)
LGD Gaming
1China Sylar
2China Maybe
3China Yao
4China xiao8
5China MMY!
3rd The International 2012The International 2012 (2012)
Preview
Cloud9
1Canada EternaLEnVy
2Germany FATA-
3Romania bOne7
4Denmark BigDaddy
5Denmark MiSeRy
CRomania ppasarel
5th - 6th The International 2014The International 2014 (2014)
Preview
Team Empire
1Russia Silent
2Ukraine Resolut1on
3Russia yoky-
4Ukraine ALOHADANCE
5Ukraine ALWAYSWANNAFLY
13th - 14th The International 2014The International 2014 (2014)
Preview
Virtus.pro
1Russia Illidan
2Russia God
3Ukraine DkPhobos
4Ukraine Lil
5Belarus Fng
13th - 16th The International 2013The International 2013 (2013)
Preview
Newbee
1China Rabbit
2China Mu
3China June
4China SanSheng
5China Banana
1st The International 2014The International 2014 (2014)
Fnatic1
1Malaysia kYxY
2Malaysia Mushi
3Malaysia Ohaiyo
4Malaysia Kecik Imba
5Malaysia JoHnNy
CMalaysia ADTR
7th - 8th The International 2013The International 2013 (2013)
Preview

Direct Qualified[edit]

Wild Card Qualified[edit]

1 Team Malaysia was picked up by Fnatic on June 4th, 2015.[7]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1.LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming2-0-04-06
2.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret1-1-03-14
3.compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming1-0-12-23
4.FnaticFnatic Fnatic0-2-02-22
4.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere0-2-02-22
6.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud90-1-11-31
6.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming0-1-11-31
6.MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix0-1-11-31
1.LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming3-1-07-110
1.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret▲13-1-07-110
3.compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming2-1-15-37
4.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9▲21-1-23-54
5.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▼10-3-13-53
5.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▲10-3-13-53
7.MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix▼10-2-22-62
7.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere▼30-2-22-62
1.LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming4-2-010-214
1.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret4-2-010-214
3.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9▲13-1-27-510
4.compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming▼12-1-25-57
5.MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix▲21-2-34-85
6.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▼10-4-14-64
7.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▼20-3-33-93
7.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere0-3-33-93
1.LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming5-2-012-217
2.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret▼14-3-011-315
3.compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming▲14-1-29-513
4.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9▼13-1-37-710
5.MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix1-3-35-96
6.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▲11-3-35-96
7.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▼10-4-34-104
8.Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere▼10-3-43-113

Group B[edit]

Group B
1.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming1-1-03-14
2.CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming1-0-02-03
3.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses0-2-02-22
3.NewbeeNewbee Newbee0-2-02-22
3.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro0-2-02-22
6.EHOMEEHOME EHOME0-1-01-11
6.MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ix MVP HOT6ix0-1-11-31
6.Team EmpireTeam Empire Team Empire0-1-11-31
1.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▲22-2-06-28
2.CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming2-0-14-26
3.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▼21-2-14-45
3.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro1-2-14-45
5.Team EmpireTeam Empire Team Empire▲11-1-23-54
6.EHOMEEHOME EHOME0-3-03-33
6.NewbeeNewbee Newbee▼30-3-03-33
8.MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ix MVP HOT6ix▼20-1-21-51
1.CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming▲14-0-18-212
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▼12-4-08-410
3.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro2-3-17-59
4.EHOMEEHOME EHOME▲21-4-06-47
5.Team EmpireTeam Empire Team Empire1-3-25-76
5.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▼21-3-25-76
7.NewbeeNewbee Newbee▼10-4-14-64
8.MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ix MVP HOT6ix0-1-41-91
1.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▲13-4-010-413
2.CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming▼14-1-29-513
3.EHOMEEHOME EHOME▲12-5-09-511
4.Team EmpireTeam Empire Team Empire▲12-3-27-79
5.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro▼22-3-27-79
6.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▼11-4-26-87
7.NewbeeNewbee Newbee0-6-16-86
8.MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ix MVP HOT6ix0-2-52-122

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Main Event[edit]

Show bracket
DateRoundOpponentScorevs. Opponent
2015-08-03 18:30:002015-08-03 18:30:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2:1
(Bo3)
Team EmpireTeam Empire Empire
2015-08-03 22:30:002015-08-03 22:30:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)CDEC CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming
2:0
(Bo3)
Cloud9Cloud9 C9
2015-08-04 01:55:002015-08-04 01:55:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)MVP.P MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix
1:0
(Bo1)
NewbeeNewbee Newbee
2015-08-04 03:20:002015-08-04 03:20:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)VG Vici GamingVici Gaming
1:0
(Bo1)
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Na`Vi
2015-08-04 04:50:002015-08-04 04:50:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro
1:0
(Bo1)
FnaticFnatic Fnatic
2015-08-04 06:00:002015-08-04 06:00:00 UTCLower Bracket R1 (Bo1)iG Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1:0
(Bo1)
MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ix MVP.H
2015-08-04 18:10:002015-08-04 18:10:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
2:0
(Bo3)
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL
2015-08-04 21:55:002015-08-04 21:55:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1 (Bo3)Secret Team SecretTeam Secret
0:2
(Bo3)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2015-08-05 00:25:002015-08-05 00:25:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo3)Empire Team EmpireTeam Empire
0:2
(Bo3)
MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix MVP.P
2015-08-05 02:35:002015-08-05 02:35:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo3)C9 Cloud9Cloud9
0:2
(Bo3)
Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
2015-08-05 17:55:002015-08-05 17:55:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo3)coL compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
2015-08-05 22:00:002015-08-05 22:00:00 UTCLower Bracket R2 (Bo3)Secret Team SecretTeam Secret
2:1
(Bo3)
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming iG
2015-08-06 01:20:002015-08-06 01:20:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2 (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
0:2
(Bo3)
CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming CDEC
2015-08-06 03:30:002015-08-06 03:30:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2 (Bo3)EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
2:1
(Bo3)
EHOMEEHOME EHOME
2015-08-06 18:00:002015-08-06 18:00:00 UTCLower Bracket R3 (Bo3)MVP.P MVP PhoenixMVP Phoenix
0:2
(Bo3)
Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
2015-08-06 20:10:002015-08-06 20:10:00 UTCLower Bracket R3 (Bo3)VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro
2:1
(Bo3)
Team SecretTeam Secret Secret
2015-08-06 23:35:002015-08-06 23:35:00 UTCLower Bracket R4 (Bo3)EHOME EHOMEEHOME
0:2
(Bo3)
Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
2015-08-07 17:50:002015-08-07 17:50:00 UTCLower Bracket R4 (Bo3)LGD LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2:0
(Bo3)
Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
2015-08-07 20:20:002015-08-07 20:20:00 UTCUpper Bracket Final (Bo3)CDEC CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming
2:0
(Bo3)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
2015-08-07 22:30:002015-08-07 22:30:00 UTCLower Bracket R5 (Bo3)VG Vici GamingVici Gaming
1:2
(Bo3)
LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD
2015-08-08 18:00:002015-08-08 18:00:00 UTCLower Bracket Final (Bo3)EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
2:0
(Bo3)
LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD
2015-08-08 22:05:002015-08-08 22:05:00 UTCGrand Final (Bo5)CDEC CDEC GamingCDEC Gaming
1:3
(Bo5)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
Show schedule
Upper Bracket R1 (Bo3)
Upper Bracket R2 (Bo3)
Upper Bracket Final (Bo3)
Grand Final (Bo5)
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
2
Team EmpireTeam EmpireEmpire
1
August 3, 2015 - 11:30 PDT
Tusk
Dazzle
Storm Spirit
Phantom Lancer
Keeper of the Light
52m50s
Axe
Dragon Knight
Witch Doctor
Naga Siren
Queen of Pain
Dazzle
Tusk
Lina
Lycan
Storm Spirit
47m37s
Disruptor
Magnus
Anti-Mage
Bounty Hunter
Queen of Pain
Gyrocopter
Bounty Hunter
Ember Spirit
Rubick
Clockwerk
48m40s
Lina
Magnus
Phantom Lancer
Tusk
Dazzle
CDEC GamingCDEC GamingCDEC
2
Cloud9Cloud9C9
0
August 3, 2015 - 15:30 PDT
Gyrocopter
Bounty Hunter
Lina
Clockwerk
Winter Wyvern
30m01s
Nature's Prophet
Razor
Dragon Knight
Bane
Io
Lina
Bounty Hunter
Dark Seer
Phantom Lancer
Witch Doctor
47m28s
Zeus
Legion Commander
Skywrath Mage
Io
Gyrocopter
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
0
CDEC GamingCDEC GamingCDEC
2
August 5, 2015 - 18:20 PDT
Shadow Fiend
Dazzle
Phoenix
Bane
Luna
38m44s
Winter Wyvern
Phantom Lancer
Dark Seer
Lina
Tusk
Undying
Ember Spirit
Sand King
Anti-Mage
Crystal Maiden
32m20s
Silencer
Dark Seer
Storm Spirit
Phantom Lancer
Lina
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingcoL
0
August 4, 2015 - 11:10 PDT
Naga Siren
Lina
Sand King
Anti-Mage
Winter Wyvern
42m02s
Clinkz
Chen
Clockwerk
Tusk
Queen of Pain
Naga Siren
Tusk
Crystal Maiden
Razor
Ember Spirit
41m23s
Timbersaw
Sven
Dragon Knight
Dazzle
Lina
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
0
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
2
August 4, 2015 - 14:55 PDT
Shadow Fiend
Dazzle
Bane
Spirit Breaker
Viper
46m27s
Phoenix
Storm Spirit
Bounty Hunter
Winter Wyvern
Gyrocopter
Shadow Fiend
Anti-Mage
Dazzle
Witch Doctor
Axe
37m38s
Night Stalker
Templar Assassin
Rubick
Dark Seer
Gyrocopter
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
1
August 5, 2015 - 20:30 PDT
Lina
Earthshaker
Dazzle
Anti-Mage
Queen of Pain
32m22s
Luna
Storm Spirit
Rubick
Dark Seer
Winter Wyvern
Lina
Spirit Breaker
Bloodseeker
Ember Spirit
Techies
35m38s
Razor
Witch Doctor
Phantom Lancer
Bounty Hunter
Dark Seer
Dark Seer
Bounty Hunter
Spirit Breaker
Windranger
Razor
43m10s
Phoenix
Phantom Lancer
Witch Doctor
Storm Spirit
Winter Wyvern
CDEC GamingCDEC GamingCDEC
2
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
0
August 7, 2015 - 13:20 PDT
Tusk
Undying
Ember Spirit
Visage
Templar Assassin
47m17s
Shadow Fiend
Dazzle
Sand King
Razor
Naga Siren
Bounty Hunter
Lina
Phantom Lancer
Tusk
Witch Doctor
20m45s
Treant Protector
Razor
Queen of Pain
Spirit Breaker
Dark Seer
Lower Bracket R1 (Bo1)
Lower Bracket R2 (Bo3)
Lower Bracket R3 (Bo3)
Lower Bracket R4 (Bo3)
Lower Bracket R5 (Bo3)
Lower Bracket Final (Bo3)
MVP PhoenixMVP PhoenixMVP.P
1
NewbeeNewbeeNewbee
0
August 3, 2015 - 18:55 PDT
Bounty Hunter
Spirit Breaker
Witch Doctor
Shadow Fiend
Juggernaut
40m15s
Lion
Templar Assassin
Winter Wyvern
Clockwerk
Queen of Pain
Team EmpireTeam EmpireEmpire
0
MVP PhoenixMVP PhoenixMVP.P
2
August 4, 2015 - 17:25 PDT
Queen of Pain
Winter Wyvern
Witch Doctor
Razor
Storm Spirit
33m38s
Lina
Templar Assassin
Lion
Bristleback
Io
Undying
Tusk
Templar Assassin
Bane
Anti-Mage
41m35s
Lina
Phantom Lancer
Witch Doctor
Spirit Breaker
Bounty Hunter
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
1
Natus VincereNatus VincereNa`Vi
0
August 3, 2015 - 20:20 PDT
Queen of Pain
Earthshaker
Rubick
Shadow Fiend
Luna
55m31s
Io
Lina
Anti-Mage
Dazzle
Tusk
Cloud9Cloud9C9
0
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
2
August 4, 2015 - 19:35 PDT
Gyrocopter
Io
Shadow Fiend
Bane
Phoenix
70m53s
Spectre
Ancient Apparition
Rubick
Lina
Clockwerk
Undying
Shadow Fiend
Queen of Pain
Pugna
Bloodseeker
29m03s
Sniper
Earthshaker
Dark Seer
Winter Wyvern
Gyrocopter
MVP PhoenixMVP PhoenixMVP.P
0
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
2
August 6, 2015 - 11:00 PDT
Spirit Breaker
Dazzle
Queen of Pain
Witch Doctor
Slark
40m18s
Morphling
Rubick
Crystal Maiden
Clockwerk
Lina
Clockwerk
Witch Doctor
Queen of Pain
Naga Siren
Dazzle
33m53s
Storm Spirit
Broodmother
Rubick
Earthshaker
Lina
EHOMEEHOMEEHOME
0
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
2
August 6, 2015 - 16:35 PDT
Lina
Dark Seer
Rubick
Luna
Naga Siren
54m38s
Pugna
Disruptor
Zeus
Earthshaker
Gyrocopter
Gyrocopter
Storm Spirit
Rubick
Silencer
Sand King
48m43s
Anti-Mage
Disruptor
Tusk
Winter Wyvern
Queen of Pain
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
1
FnaticFnaticFnatic
0
August 3, 2015 - 21:50 PDT
Gyrocopter
Dazzle
Earthshaker
Spirit Breaker
Dragon Knight
38m29s
Wraith King
Lina
Dark Seer
Shadow Fiend
Naga Siren
compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingcoL
1
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
August 5, 2015 - 10:55 PDT
Gyrocopter
Winter Wyvern
Bristleback
Io
Storm Spirit
50m13s
Bane
Razor
Phoenix
Naga Siren
Queen of Pain
Queen of Pain
Winter Wyvern
Chen
Broodmother
Anti-Mage
50m23s
Lina
Dark Seer
Earthshaker
Silencer
Naga Siren
Tusk
Lina
Undying
Ember Spirit
Storm Spirit
43m49s
Broodmother
Phantom Lancer
Rubick
Earthshaker
Queen of Pain
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
MVP HOT6ixMVP HOT6ixMVP.H
0
August 3, 2015 - 23:00 PDT
Shadow Fiend
Dazzle
Spirit Breaker
Rubick
Phantom Lancer
37m30s
Jakiro
Zeus
Earthshaker
Bloodseeker
Lina
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
2
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
August 5, 2015 - 15:00 PDT
Shadow Fiend
Winter Wyvern
Storm Spirit
Tusk
Chen
56m56s
Anti-Mage
Dazzle
Lion
Dark Seer
Gyrocopter
Lina
Bounty Hunter
Clockwerk
Luna
Zeus
26m02s
Spirit Breaker
Dazzle
Phantom Lancer
Dark Seer
Shadow Fiend
Lina
Bounty Hunter
Luna
Dark Seer
Shadow Shaman
43m55s
Ancient Apparition
Storm Spirit
Witch Doctor
Clockwerk
Shadow Fiend
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
1
August 6, 2015 - 13:10 PDT
Naga Siren
Silencer
Rubick
Magnus
Medusa
29m17s
Templar Assassin
Tusk
Earthshaker
Dark Seer
Lina
Lina
Earthshaker
Visage
Storm Spirit
Silencer
39m36s
Enigma
Shadow Shaman
Luna
Dark Seer
Queen of Pain
Lina
Earthshaker
Visage
Storm Spirit
Drow Ranger
55m34s
Dazzle
Shadow Fiend
Queen of Pain
Rubick
Dark Seer
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
2
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
0
August 7, 2015 - 10:50 PDT
Gyrocopter
Clockwerk
Shadow Fiend
Lion
Tusk
35m12s
Drow Ranger
Storm Spirit
Rubick
Earthshaker
Lina
Bounty Hunter
Lina
Dark Seer
Phantom Lancer
Templar Assassin
42m29s
Queen of Pain
Bane
Crystal Maiden
Earthshaker
Leshrac
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
1
LGD GamingLGD GamingLGD
2
August 7, 2015 - 15:30 PDT
Queen of Pain
Clockwerk
Dazzle
Sand King
Razor
31m49s