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The International 2018

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[e][h]The International 2018
League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Canada Vancouver
Venue:
Dates:
Aug 15 - 25, 2018
Teams:
18
Prize Pool:
$25,532,177 USD
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 were used to determine invites to The International.

Format[edit]

  • Open Qualifiers - 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.

Broadcast Talent[edit]


1 Sweden AdmiralBulldog was invited to be part of the English talent, but could not attend the event due to visa issues.[2]
2 United States djWHEAT was announced as an additional host on August 13, 2018.[3]
3 Germany Black^ was added to the English broadcast team on August 13, 2018.[4]
  • Content Creator:
    • Ukraine Tonya (Antonina Predko)
  • Analysts:
    • Ukraine Lil (Ilya Ilyuk)
    • Russia Dread (Andrey Golubev)
    • Belarus fng (Artsiom Barshak)
    • Ukraine Goblak (Artur Kostenko)
    • Russia Smile (Sergey Revin)
    • Ukraine XBOCT (Oleksandr Dashkevych)
    • Russia JotM (Egor Surkov)
    • Russia TpoH (Maxim Vernikov)
    • Russia NS (Yaroslav Kuznetsov)
  • Hosts:
    • China 78 (Du Junnan)
    • China BBC (Zhang Hongsheng)
  • Content Creator:
    • China Dove (Zhang Tiange)
  • Commentators:

The talent for the Spanish broadcast was announced on August 19, 2018.[5]

  • Commentators:
  • Analysts:
    • Spain Tainim (María García)
    • Spain Kratos (Dimas Enrique Romero Fernández)
    • Spain RoD (Alberto Polo Jordán)

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.[6] 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 $25,532,177 USD ($23,932,177 USD added).[6]

Participants[edit]

Invited Teams[edit]

Qualified Teams[edit]

1 paiN Gaming add Denmark MISERY as a coach on July 18th.[7]
2 Invictus Gaming add China BurNIng as a coach on July 27th.[8]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Standings
1.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses2-1-05p
2.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid1-2-04p
3.FnaticFnatic Fnatic1-1-03p
4.MineskiMineski Mineski1-1-13p
4.PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD0-3-03p
6.Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team1-0-12p
7.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming0-2-12p
8.OGOG OG0-1-11p
9.VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder0-1-21p
1.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses4-1-09p
2.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▲11-3-05p
2.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid1-3-05p
4.PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD1-3-15p
5.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▲20-4-14p
5.MineskiMineski Mineski▼11-2-24p
7.OGOG OG▲11-1-23p
7.VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder▲21-1-23p
9.Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team▼31-0-32p
1.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid▲14-3-011p
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▼15-1-111p
3.PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD▲13-3-19p
4.OGOG OG▲33-2-28p
5.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▼31-5-17p
6.VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder▲12-2-36p
7.MineskiMineski Mineski▼21-3-35p
8.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▼30-4-44p
9.Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team1-1-53p
1.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid5-3-013p
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses6-1-113p
3.PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD4-3-111p
4.OGOG OG3-3-29p
5.FnaticFnatic Fnatic1-5-27p
6.VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder2-2-46p
7.MineskiMineski Mineski1-3-45p
8.Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team▲11-2-54p
9.Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming▼10-4-44p

Group B[edit]

Standings
1.VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm2-0-04p
2.NewbeeNewbee Newbee1-1-03p
2.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro1-1-03p
4.Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity0-2-02p
4.TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator1-0-12p
6.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming0-1-01p
7.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret0-1-11p
8.OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming0-0-10p
9.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming0-0-20p
1.VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm3-1-07p
2.TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator▲22-2-16p
3.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro▼11-3-05p
4.NewbeeNewbee Newbee▼22-1-25p
5.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret▲20-4-14p
5.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▲41-2-24p
7.OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming▲11-1-23p
7.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming▼10-3-13p
7.Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity▼30-3-13p
1.VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm4-2-010p
2.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro▲12-4-08p
3.TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator▼12-3-27p
4.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret▲11-4-16p
5.NewbeeNewbee Newbee▼12-2-36p
6.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming▲10-5-15p
6.Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity▲10-5-15p
6.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▼11-3-25p
9.OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming▼21-2-34p
1.VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm5-2-112p
2.Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro3-4-110p
3.Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret▲12-4-28p
4.OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming▲53-2-38p
5.NewbeeNewbee Newbee3-2-38p
6.TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator▼32-3-37p
7.Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity▼11-5-27p
8.Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming▼22-3-37p
9.paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming▼30-5-35p
Color key
Upper Bracket Seed
Lower Bracket Seed
Eliminated

Main Event[edit]

Show bracket
DateRoundTeamScoreVs. Team
2018-08-20 18:00:00August 20, 2018 - 18:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid2 : 0OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic
2018-08-20 20:30:00August 20, 2018 - 20:30 UTCUpper Bracket R1VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro0 : 2PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2018-08-20 22:45:00August 20, 2018 - 22:45 UTCLower Bracket R1Fnatic FnaticFnatic0 : 1Team SerenityTeam Serenity Serenity
2018-08-21 00:30:00August 21, 2018 - 00:30 UTCLower Bracket R1TNC TNC PredatorTNC Predator0 : 1MineskiMineski Mski
2018-08-21 01:30:00August 21, 2018 - 01:30 UTCLower Bracket R1Newbee NewbeeNewbee0 : 1Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike
2018-08-21 03:15:00August 21, 2018 - 03:15 UTCLower Bracket R1VGJ.T VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder0 : 1Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
2018-08-21 17:00:00August 21, 2018 - 17:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1VGJ.S VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm0 : 2OGOG OG
2018-08-21 20:00:00August 21, 2018 - 20:00 UTCUpper Bracket R1EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses2 : 0Team SecretTeam Secret Secret
2018-08-21 23:00:00August 21, 2018 - 23:00 UTCLower Bracket R2OpTic OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming2 : 0Team SerenityTeam Serenity Serenity
2018-08-22 02:00:00August 22, 2018 - 02:00 UTCLower Bracket R2VP Virtus.proVirtus.pro2 : 0MineskiMineski Mski
2018-08-22 17:00:00August 22, 2018 - 17:00 UTCLower Bracket R2VGJ.S VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm2 : 0Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike
2018-08-22 20:00:00August 22, 2018 - 20:00 UTCLower Bracket R2Secret Team SecretTeam Secret2 : 1Vici GamingVici Gaming VG
2018-08-23 01:00:00August 23, 2018 - 01:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid0 : 2PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2018-08-23 04:00:00August 23, 2018 - 04:00 UTCUpper Bracket R2OG OGOG2 : 1Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
2018-08-23 17:40:00August 23, 2018 - 17:40 UTCLower Bracket R3OpTic OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming1 : 2Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
2018-08-23 21:00:00August 23, 2018 - 21:00 UTCLower Bracket R3VGJ.S VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm0 : 2Team SecretTeam Secret Secret
2018-08-24 01:00:00August 24, 2018 - 01:00 UTCLower Bracket R4EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses2 : 0Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP
2018-08-24 17:45:00August 24, 2018 - 17:45 UTCLower Bracket R4Liquid Team LiquidTeam Liquid2 : 0Team SecretTeam Secret Secret
2018-08-24 20:45:00August 24, 2018 - 20:45 UTCUpper Bracket FinalPSG.LGD PSG.LGDPSG.LGD1 : 2OGOG OG
2018-08-25 00:40:00August 25, 2018 - 00:40 UTCLower Bracket R5EG Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses2 : 0Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
2018-08-25 17:45:00August 25, 2018 - 17:45 UTCLower Bracket FinalPSG.LGD PSG.LGDPSG.LGD2 : 0Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG
2018-08-25 21:00:00August 25, 2018 - 21:00 UTCGrand FinalOG OGOG3 : 2PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
Show schedule
Upper Bracket R1 (Bo3)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
2
August 20, 2018 - 11:00 PDT
Wraith King Dark Willow Lich Clinkz Alchemist
Io Weaver Tiny Dragon Knight Abaddon
28m54s
Vengeful Spirit Broodmother Earth Spirit Batrider Ursa
Tiny Nature's Prophet Necrophos Crystal Maiden Phantom Lancer
30m19s
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
0
Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro
0
August 20, 2018 - 13:30 PDT
Tiny Bane Kunkka Enigma Visage
Drow Ranger Vengeful Spirit Necrophos Undying Storm Spirit
39m38s
Mirana Bane Kunkka Wraith King Alchemist
Weaver Silencer Tusk Terrorblade Lina
35m21s
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2
VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm
0
August 21, 2018 - 10:00 PDT
Enchantress Earthshaker Jakiro Dragon Knight Weaver
Chen Phantom Lancer Winter Wyvern Lina Zeus
44m30s
Nature's Prophet Phoenix Earth Spirit Ursa Storm Spirit
Chen Lina Troll Warlord Winter Wyvern Venomancer
35m49s
VGJ.Storm are not allowed to use a coach during the draft and have a level 2 draft time penalty.[9]
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
OGOG OG
2
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2
August 21, 2018 - 13:00 PDT
Vengeful Spirit Weaver Phoenix Alchemist Ursa
Mirana Winter Wyvern Earth Spirit Phantom Lancer Morphling
42m38s
Vengeful Spirit Weaver Undying Drow Ranger Gyrocopter
Mirana Ogre Magi Necrophos Rubick Tinker
58m09s
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret
0
Upper Bracket R2 (Bo3)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
0
August 22, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
Enchantress Earthshaker Lich Necrophos Phantom Lancer
Io Gyrocopter Bane Tiny Leshrac
32m52s
Io Gyrocopter Undying Ursa Alchemist
Silencer Tiny Earthshaker Phantom Lancer Bloodseeker
31m47s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2
OGOG OG
2
August 22, 2018 - 21:00 PDT
Nature's Prophet Drow Ranger Earthshaker Enigma Invoker
Vengeful Spirit Necrophos Earth Spirit Phantom Lancer Templar Assassin
32m36s
Ursa Silencer Tusk Arc Warden Lycan
Enchantress Drow Ranger Phoenix Spirit Breaker Gyrocopter
43m32s
Io Spectre Bane Zeus Centaur Warrunner
Enchantress Gyrocopter Phoenix Vengeful Spirit Tiny
53m27s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
1
Upper Bracket Final (Bo3)
PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
1
August 24, 2018 - 13:45 PDT
Weaver Drow Ranger Winter Wyvern Witch Doctor Huskar
Io Gyrocopter Enchantress Pugna Wraith King
48m55s
Enchantress Earthshaker Crystal Maiden Storm Spirit Clinkz
Silencer Bloodseeker Lina Magnus Invoker
37m02s
Enchantress Terrorblade Bane Clockwerk Mirana
Spectre Silencer Earthshaker Pugna Arc Warden
58m09s
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
OGOG OG
2
Lower Bracket R1 (Bo1)
FnaticFnatic Fnatic
0
August 20, 2018 - 15:45 PDT
Mirana Bane Phoenix Visage Ursa
Necrophos Ogre Magi Tiny Lina Gyrocopter
44m35s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity
1
TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC Predator
0
August 20, 2018 - 17:30 PDT
Silencer Tiny Earth Spirit Clinkz Pugna
Undying Dark Willow Brewmaster Spectre Shadow Fiend
49m22s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
MineskiMineski Mineski
1
NewbeeNewbee Newbee
0
August 20, 2018 - 18:30 PDT
Mirana Bane Dark Willow Gyrocopter Dragon Knight
Undying Tiny Vengeful Spirit Phantom Lancer Clockwerk
55m22s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team
1
VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder
0
August 20, 2018 - 20:15 PDT
Terrorblade Necrophos Lion Windranger Magnus
Silencer Earthshaker Nature's Prophet Lina Arc Warden
45m43s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming
1
Lower Bracket R2 (Bo3)
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
2
August 21, 2018 - 16:00 PDT
Vengeful Spirit Brewmaster Jakiro Storm Spirit Spectre
Mirana Phantom Lancer Elder Titan Silencer Ember Spirit
38m24s
Vengeful Spirit Phoenix Nyx Assassin Alchemist Ursa
Lich Tiny Storm Spirit Phantom Lancer Bloodseeker
38m48s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Team SerenityTeam Serenity Team Serenity
0
Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro
2
August 21, 2018 - 19:00 PDT
Weaver Vengeful Spirit Treant Protector Clinkz Invoker
Dark Willow Wraith King Undying Necrophos Dragon Knight
51m37s
Silencer Ursa Earthshaker Clinkz Enigma
Dark Willow Wraith King Vengeful Spirit Storm Spirit Troll Warlord
35m36s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
MineskiMineski Mineski
0
VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm
2
August 22, 2018 - 10:00 PDT
Mirana Drow Ranger Bane Winter Wyvern Underlord
Silencer Weaver Tusk Lycan Zeus
33m05s
Drow Ranger Weaver Ogre Magi Phoenix Venomancer
Silencer Tiny Vengeful Spirit Troll Warlord Centaur Warrunner
27m40s
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team
0
Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret
2
August 22, 2018 - 13:00 PDT
Chen Vengeful Spirit Lina Venomancer Ember Spirit
Silencer Earthshaker Templar Assassin Batrider Terrorblade
58m52s
Vengeful Spirit Clinkz Wraith King Chen Zeus
Silencer Earthshaker Lina Terrorblade Batrider
32m15s
Vengeful Spirit Phoenix Ursa Invoker Enigma
Necrophos Tiny Clinkz Oracle Huskar
33m41s
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
Vici GamingVici Gaming Vici Gaming
1
Lower Bracket R3 (Bo3)
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
1
August 23, 2018 - 10:40 PDT
Bane Necrophos Clinkz Elder Titan Huskar
Io Gyrocopter Oracle Dragon Knight Enchantress
31m12s
Vengeful Spirit Drow Ranger Jakiro Alchemist Batrider
Tiny Dark Willow Bane Broodmother Bloodseeker
42m46s
Ursa Bane Clinkz Undying Lina
Dark Willow Wraith King Tiny Nature's Prophet Necrophos
25m53s
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro
2
VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm
0
August 23, 2018 - 14:00 PDT
Wraith King Mirana Undying Keeper of the Light Templar Assassin
Clinkz Silencer Earthshaker Necrophos Meepo
32m58s
Mirana Dark Willow Ogre Magi Tiny Medusa
Vengeful Spirit Silencer Elder Titan Clinkz Terrorblade
55m20s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret
2
Lower Bracket R4 (Bo3)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2
August 23, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
Chen Drow Ranger Silencer Storm Spirit Pugna
Necrophos Crystal Maiden Mirana Elder Titan Tiny
35m20s
Vengeful Spirit Mirana Lich Venomancer Alchemist
Ursa Bane Tiny Pugna Winter Wyvern
46m41s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Virtus.proVirtus.pro Virtus.pro
0
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
2
August 24, 2018 - 10:45 PDT
Broodmother Earth Spirit Winter Wyvern Bloodseeker Batrider
Chen Necrophos Earthshaker Storm Spirit Alchemist
51m38s
Wraith King Dark Willow Winter Wyvern Broodmother Invoker
Chen Phantom Lancer Lina Monkey King Pugna
42m15s
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Team SecretTeam Secret Team Secret
0
Lower Bracket R5 (Bo3)
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
2
August 24, 2018 - 17:40 PDT
Weaver Ursa Lich Storm Spirit Dark Willow
Io Enchantress Ogre Magi Venomancer Chaos Knight
64m17s
Wraith King Dark Willow Spectre Lich Timbersaw
Vengeful Spirit Nature's Prophet Brewmaster Terrorblade Viper
34m41s
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
0
Lower Bracket Final (Bo3)
PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2
August 25, 2018 - 10:45 PDT
Enchantress Earthshaker Tiny Bane Spectre
Io Gyrocopter Undying Alchemist Venomancer
43m25s
Wraith King Dark Willow Warlock Luna Kunkka
Spectre Lich Mirana Necrophos Rubick
32m24s
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
0
Grand Final (Bo5)
OGOG OG
3
August 25, 2018 - 14:00 PDT
Earthshaker Spectre Winter Wyvern Monkey King Treant Protector
Enchantress Storm Spirit Crystal Maiden Elder Titan Bloodseeker
34m38s
Io Gyrocopter Invoker Underlord Disruptor
Enchantress Earthshaker Bane Phantom Lancer Kunkka
38m05s
Chen Phantom Lancer Winter Wyvern Lina Morphling
Weaver Vengeful Spirit Phoenix Alchemist Brewmaster
34m26s
Io Phantom Lancer Chen Invoker Axe
Enchantress Morphling Tusk Brewmaster Bloodseeker
65m21s
Nature's Prophet Rubick Magnus Ember Spirit Zeus
Earthshaker Terrorblade Silencer Kunkka Batrider
36m29s
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged, United States Merlini
PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD
2

Additional Data[edit]

Statistics[edit]

PicksRadiant SideDire SideBansPicks & Bans
HeroWLWR%TWLWRWLWR%T%TDetails
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit89484153.93%45.64%49282157.14%40202050.00%3517.95%12463.59%
Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid118372.73%
2OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic117463.64%
3MineskiMineski Mski93633.33%
4Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike82625.00%
5VGJ.ThunderVGJ.Thunder VGJ.T74357.14%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Mirana Mirana2416866.67%
2Weaver Weaver21101147.62%
3Tiny Tiny145935.71%
4Clinkz Clinkz137653.85%
5Phantom Lancer Phantom Lancer116554.55%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Tiny Tiny3021970.00%
2Wraith King Wraith King22121054.55%
3Winter Wyvern Winter Wyvern2114766.67%
4Silencer Silencer1771041.18%
5Crystal Maiden Crystal Maiden169756.25%
2Tiny Tiny78324641.03%40.00%28141450.00%50183236.00%9548.72%17388.72%
Tiny Tiny Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP95455.56%
2Team SerenityTeam Serenity Serenity84450.00%
3PSG.LGDPSG.LGD PSG.LGD76185.71%
4Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG73442.86%
5Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike72528.57%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit145935.71%
2Bane Bane125741.67%
3Winter Wyvern Winter Wyvern125741.67%
4Mirana Mirana123925.00%
5Crystal Maiden Crystal Maiden116554.55%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit3092130.00%
2Mirana Mirana2151623.81%
3Ursa Ursa179852.94%
4Necrophos Necrophos136746.15%
5Dark Willow Dark Willow135838.46%
3Mirana Mirana74403454.05%37.95%2722581.48%47182938.30%6633.85%14071.79%
Mirana Mirana Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.S119281.82%
2TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC76185.71%
3Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses EG64266.67%
4OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic64266.67%
5Team SecretTeam Secret Secret62433.33%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit2416866.67%
2Dark Willow Dark Willow1310376.92%
3Bane Bane138561.54%
4Wraith King Wraith King137653.85%
5Tiny Tiny123925.00%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Tiny Tiny2116576.19%
2Weaver Weaver2112957.14%
3Silencer Silencer1981142.11%
4Wraith King Wraith King1710758.82%
5Dark Willow Dark Willow169756.25%
4Wraith King Wraith King67343350.75%34.36%28181064.29%39162341.03%6332.31%13066.67%
Wraith King Wraith King Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1MineskiMineski Mski82625.00%
2VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.S65183.33%
3Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid550100.00%
4Team SecretTeam Secret Secret550100.00%
5FnaticFnatic Fnatic53260.00%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Dark Willow Dark Willow26161061.54%
2Mirana Mirana137653.85%
3Winter Wyvern Winter Wyvern126650.00%
4Necrophos Necrophos114736.36%
5Tiny Tiny94544.44%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit22101245.45%
2Clinkz Clinkz1881044.44%
3Mirana Mirana1771041.18%
4Earthshaker Earthshaker135838.46%
5Silencer Silencer134930.77%
5Dark Willow Dark Willow66372956.06%33.85%33231069.70%33141942.42%3417.44%10051.28%
Dark Willow Dark Willow Detailed Statistics
Played By Teams
TeamWLWR
1TNC PredatorTNC Predator TNC85362.50%
2Virtus.proVirtus.pro VP76185.71%
3VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm VGJ.S64266.67%
4MineskiMineski Mski62433.33%
5Team SecretTeam Secret Secret54180.00%
Played With
HeroWLWR
1Wraith King Wraith King26161061.54%
2Mirana Mirana1310376.92%
3Tiny Tiny116554.55%
4Weaver Weaver108280.00%
5Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit107370.00%
Played Against
HeroWLWR
1Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit169756.25%
2Mirana Mirana167943.75%
3Tiny Tiny138561.54%
4Necrophos Necrophos116554.55%
5Ursa Ursa106460.00%
195 games played108W - 87L (55.38%)87W - 108L (44.62%)
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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 United States 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
11 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

Viewership Stats[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 14 982 064
Average Viewers 4 047 701
Hours Watched 491 795 618

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Viewing parties[edit]

Not every fan can make the journey to Vancouver to witness the tournament in person. To help fans around the world connect with each other for their own celebratory Dota event - an official listing of Pubstomp viewing events is provided by Barcraft United.

Previews[edit]

Starting on August 8th, Valve released a series of videos recapping the 18 teams' path to The International 2018.[10]

Interviews[edit]

Team Profiles[edit]

Reviews[edit]

Other Videos[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. AdmiralBulldog (10 August 2018). "Update on TI8". TwitLonger. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. Wykrhm Reddy (13 August 2018). "Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham will be joining the elite list of hosts for The International this year.". twitter.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  4. Wykrhm Reddy (13 August 2018). "Dominik "Black^" Reitmeier will be attending The International 2018 as a part of the English Broadcast Team.". twitter.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ESLspain (2018-08-19). "Notición increíble - ¡Somos los casters oficiales del The International 8!". twitter.com.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "The International Battle Pass". Valve Corporation. 8 May 2018.
  7. painGamingBR (18 July 2018). "Welcome, @MiSeRyDOTA !". Twitter.
  8. BurNIng徐志雷 (27 July 2018). "Coaching iG". Sina Weibo.
  9. DOTA2 (18 August 2018). "VGJ.Storm penalty". Twitter.
  10. Dota Team (2018-08-08). "Dota Pro Circuit Rewind & The International Lowdown". dota2.com. Retrieved 2018-08-09.