The International 2018

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[e][h]The International 2018
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Canada Vancouver
Venue:
Teams:
18
Prize Pool:
$ 20,531,709 USD
Start Date:
2018-08-15
End Date:
2018-08-25
Dota TV Ticket:
Free in Dota 2 Client
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

The International 2018 is the concluding tournament of the Dota Pro Circuit and the eighth annual edition of The International. The tournament will be held on Canadian soil for the first time, as it moves to the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.[1] For the first time a point system based on official sponsored Majors and Minors will be used to determine invites to The International.

Format[edit]

  • Open Qualifers - June 14th - June 17th, 2018
    • Twelve Regional Single-elimination Open Qualifiers, two brackets for each region.
      • The winners of each Open Qualifier will advance to the respective Main Qualifier.
  • Regional Qualifiers - June 18th - June 25th, 2018
    • Six Regional Qualifiers.
      • The winners of each Main Qualifier will advance directly to The International.
      • The runners-up of the China, Southeast Asia, and North America Main Qualifiers will advance directly to The International.
      • The third place team of the North America Main Qualifiers will advance directly to The International.
  • Group Stage - August 15th - August 18th, 2018
    • All eighteen teams are divided into two groups where they play in a Round Robin format.
      • All matches are played in a Bo2.
      • The top four teams in each group advance to the Upper Bracket of the Main Event.
      • The bottom team in each group is eliminated.
      • The remaining teams advance to the Lower Bracket of the Main Event.
  • Main Event - August 20th - August 25th, 2018
    • 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 round is Bo1, Grand Finals are Bo5, all others rounds are Bo3.

Prize Pool[edit]

The initial prize pool of the tournament is $1,600,000 USD.
An additional 25% of all Battle Pass sales are added to the total prize pool.[2] These sales include Battle Pass purchases at multiple levels as well as points purchases used to level up the Battle Pass in game.
The current total prize pool is $20,531,709 USD ($18,931,709 USD added).[2]


Participants[edit]

Invited Teams[edit]

Mineski
1Malaysia Mushi 
2Malaysia Moon 
3Singapore iceiceice 
4Thailand Jabz 
5Philippines ninjaboogie 
CChina 71 
A99 - 12th The International 2011
Newbee
1China Moogy 
2China Sccc 
3Australia kpii 
4China Kaka 
5China Faith 
CChina SanSheng 
A11st The International 2014

Qualified Teams[edit]

OG
1Australia ana 
2Finland Topson 
3France 7ckngMad 
4Finland JerAx 
5Denmark N0tail 
A77 - 8th The International 2017
1 paiN Gaming add Denmark MISERY as a coach on July 18.[3]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

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Group B[edit]

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Color key
Upper Bracket Seed
Lower Bracket Seed
Eliminated


 Click here for more information about the Group Stage matches.

Main Event[edit]

 

 

Upper Bracket Round 1 (Bo3)
 
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Upper Bracket Round 2 (Bo3)
 
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Upper Bracket Finals (Bo3)
 
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Lower Bracket Round 1 (Bo1)
 
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Lower Bracket Round 2 (Bo3)
 
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Lower Bracket Round 3 (Bo3)
 
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Lower Bracket Round 4 (Bo3)
 
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Lower Bracket Round 5 (Bo3)
 
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Lower Bracket Finals (Bo3)
 
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Grand Finals (Bo5)
 
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Additional Data[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

# Country / Region #P ΔTI7 Players
1 China China 27 +5 Agressif, Ame, BoBoKa, Chalice, eLeVeN, Fade, Faith, Fenrir, fy, Freeze, LaNm, Moogy, Kaka, Ori, Paparazi灬, Pyw, Q, Sccc, Somnus丶M, Srf, Sylar, XCJ, XinQ, Xxs, Yang, zhizhizhi, Zyd
2 Philippines Philippines 8 -3 Abed, Armel, DJ, Kuku, ninjaboogie, Raven, Sam_H, Tims
3 Russia Russia 7 +2 9pasha, Nofear, nongrata, RAMZES666, RodjER, Silent, Solo
4 USA United States 6 +2 CCnC, MSS, ppd, Sneyking, SVG, UNiVeRsE
5 Malaysia Malaysia 4 0 MidOne, Moon, Mushi, xNova
5 Brazil Brazil 4 +4 Duster, hFn, Kingrd, tavo
5 Sweden Sweden 4 +1 Pajkatt, pieliedie, s4, zai
5 Ukraine Ukraine 4 -1 ALWAYSWANNAFLY, Iceberg, No[o]ne, Resolut1on
9 Denmark Denmark 3 +1 Ace, Cr1t-, N0tail
9 Finland Finland 3 +1 JerAx, MATUMBAMAN, Topson
11 Germany Germany 2 -1 Fata, KuroKy
11 Jordan Jordan 2 0 Miracle-, YapzOr
11 Pakistan Pakistan 2 +1 Suma1L, YawaR
11 Australia Australia 2 0 ana, kpii
11 Canada Canada 2 -2 Arteezy, EternaLEnVy
16 Israel Israel 2 0 33, Fly
16 Bulgaria Bulgaria 1 0 MinD_ContRoL
16 Estonia Estonia 1 0 Puppey
16 France France 1 +1 7ckngMad
16 Macau Macau 1 0 ddc
16 Lebanon Lebanon 1 0 GH
16 Romania Romania 1 +1 w33
16 Singapore Singapore 1 +1 iceiceice
16 Thailand Thailand 1 +1 Jabz

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Dota Team (15 March 2018). "The International 2018 Tickets and Venue". Valve Corporation. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The International Battle Pass". Valve Corporation. 8 May 2018.
  3. painGamingBR (18 July 2018). "Welcome, @MiSeRyDOTA !". twitter.com.