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The International 2018: Group Stage

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Format[edit]

For the full rules, look here

  • Eighteen teams divided in two groups of nine teams each where they play in a round-robin format.
  • All matches are played in a Bo2.
    • A win (2-0) provides 2 points.
    • A draw (1-1) provides 1 point.
    • A loss (0-2) provides 0 points.
  • Top four teams in each group advance to the Upper Bracket of the Main Event.
    • The 1st place team in each group of Group Stage picks their opponent from either the 3rd or 4th place finish in the opposite group at the start of the Main Event.
  • Bottom team in each group is eliminated.
  • Remaining teams advance to the Lower Bracket of the Main Event.
  • Tiebreakers:
    • If there is a tie along the Upper and Lower Bracket or Lower Bracket and elimination divider, an additional set of games will be played.
    • For other ties (in order of importance):
      • Head to head result between the tied teams
      • Results against lower seeded teams (from directly below till last place)
      • If a tie can be broken along the way, the process is restarted (back to head-to-head result)
      • Coin toss

Results[edit]

Group A[edit]

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

Group B[edit]

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

Matches[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Series A1[edit]

Series A1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
1
1
FnaticFnaticFnatic
August 15, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Earthshaker
Crystal Maiden
Broodmother
Pugna
Spectre
50m31s
Enigma
Tiny
Bane
Gyrocopter
Io
Vengeful Spirit
Bloodseeker
Shadow Shaman
Huskar
Omniknight
31m45s
Clinkz
Dark Willow
Wraith King
Winter Wyvern
Weaver
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
PSG.LGDPSG.LGDPSG.LGD
1
1
OGOGOG
August 15, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Io
Gyrocopter
Wraith King
Lina
Lion
28m55s
Skywrath Mage
Monkey King
Warlock
Weaver
Vengeful Spirit
Io
Necrophos
Lion
Wraith King
Gyrocopter
46m50s
Invoker
Nature's Prophet
Earthshaker
Morphling
Silencer
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
0
VGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderVGJ.T
August 15, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Phoenix
Ursa
Crystal Maiden
Clinkz
Alchemist
50m35s
Bloodseeker
Winter Wyvern
Wraith King
Vengeful Spirit
Weaver
Wraith King
Dark Willow
Crystal Maiden
Spectre
Mirana
25m05s
Huskar
Legion Commander
Bane
Luna
Io
Casters: United States GrandGrant, United States BSJ, United States Kyle
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
1
MineskiMineskiMski
August 15, 2018 - 09:40 PDT
Earthshaker
Mirana
Crystal Maiden
Legion Commander
Medusa
42m08s
Lina
Monkey King
Dark Willow
Silencer
Wraith King
Wraith King
Dark Willow
Silencer
Tiny
Huskar
38m28s
Alchemist
Undying
Pangolier
Vengeful Spirit
Mirana
Casters: Australia Godz, United States Purge

Series B1[edit]

Series B1
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
1
1
Team SerenityTeam SerenitySerenity
August 15, 2018 - 11:40 PDT
Necrophos
Pugna
Rubick
Ogre Magi
Dragon Knight
40m57s
Tiny
Lina
Crystal Maiden
Clinkz
Nyx Assassin
Necrophos
Tiny
Vengeful Spirit
Earthshaker
Templar Assassin
18m24s
Storm Spirit
Ursa
Bane
Death Prophet
Nyx Assassin
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
2
0
OpTic GamingOpTic GamingOpTic
August 15, 2018 - 11:30 PDT
Crystal Maiden
Spectre
Earthshaker
Phoenix
Storm Spirit
44m20s
Juggernaut
Mirana
Vengeful Spirit
Tiny
Winter Wyvern
Silencer
Broodmother
Windranger
Weaver
Dark Willow
35m54s
Phantom Lancer
Monkey King
Brewmaster
Vengeful Spirit
Clinkz
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
0
2
VGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.S
August 15, 2018 - 11:30 PDT
Wraith King
Tiny
Warlock
Clinkz
Underlord
32m36s
Drow Ranger
Mirana
Undying
Weaver
Dark Willow
Weaver
Oracle
Tiny
Kunkka
Broodmother
41m58s
Templar Assassin
Mirana
Lion
Dark Willow
Wraith King
Casters: United States GrandGrant, United States BSJ, United States Kyle
NewbeeNewbeeNewbee
2
0
TNC PredatorTNC PredatorTNC
August 15, 2018 - 12:25 PDT
Shadow Demon
Necrophos
Lion
Mirana
Faceless Void
36m37s
Underlord
Treant Protector
Storm Spirit
Crystal Maiden
Weaver
Clinkz
Shadow Shaman
Pangolier
Phoenix
Storm Spirit
33m02s
Templar Assassin
Bounty Hunter
Nature's Prophet
Phantom Lancer
Crystal Maiden
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz

Series A2[edit]

Series A2
PSG.LGDPSG.LGDPSG.LGD
1
1
VGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderVGJ.T
August 15, 2018 - 13:55 PDT
Nature's Prophet
Wraith King
Disruptor
Ursa
Leshrac
45m38s
Lina
Terrorblade
Vengeful Spirit
Necrophos
Silencer
Drow Ranger
Vengeful Spirit
Mirana
Storm Spirit
Dark Willow
48m22s
Broodmother
Phoenix
Windranger
Weaver
Wraith King
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged
MineskiMineskiMski
2
0
Winstrike TeamWinstrike TeamWin
August 15, 2018 - 13:50 PDT
Wraith King
Crystal Maiden
Tiny
Winter Wyvern
Bloodseeker
40m23s
Earthshaker
Death Prophet
Vengeful Spirit
Clinkz
Nature's Prophet
Enchantress
Crystal Maiden
Tidehunter
Storm Spirit
Troll Warlord
30m40s
Gyrocopter
Clockwerk
Tiny
Vengeful Spirit
Windranger
Casters: United States Luminous, Malaysia WinteR
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
1
1
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
August 15, 2018 - 13:50 PDT
Wraith King
Pugna
Crystal Maiden
Lifestealer
Storm Spirit
34m12s
Spirit Breaker
Enigma
Clinkz
Phoenix
Tiny
Io
Gyrocopter
Leshrac
Lina
Beastmaster
43m41s
Invoker
Wraith King
Chen
Phoenix
Tiny
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
2
0
OGOGOG
August 15, 2018 - 14:30 PDT
Nyx Assassin
Chen
Ursa
Bloodseeker
Invoker
57m57s
Monkey King
Tiny
Earthshaker
Enchantress
Pugna
Nyx Assassin
Bloodseeker
Nature's Prophet
Clinkz
Kunkka
33m16s
Morphling
Tusk
Tiny
Chen
Pugna
Casters: Australia Godz, United States Purge

Series B2[edit]

Series B2
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
1
1
Team SerenityTeam SerenitySerenity
August 15, 2018 - 16:35 PDT
Chen
Enchantress
Clockwerk
Phantom Lancer
Invoker
22m35s
Windranger
Riki
Wraith King
Clinkz
Crystal Maiden
Silencer
Earthshaker
Pangolier
Shadow Fiend
Sven
36m08s
Ursa
Lina
Vengeful Spirit
Phantom Lancer
Crystal Maiden
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
0
2
TNC PredatorTNC PredatorTNC
August 15, 2018 - 16:15 PDT
Pugna
Wraith King
Crystal Maiden
Spectre
Kunkka
27m16s
Mirana
Dragon Knight
Vengeful Spirit
Phantom Lancer
Dark Willow
Bane
Weaver
Elder Titan
Tiny
Underlord
67m42s
Timbersaw
Nyx Assassin
Dragon Knight
Shadow Demon
Mirana
Casters: United States Luminous, Malaysia WinteR
paiN GamingpaiN GamingpaiN
1
1
NewbeeNewbeeNewbee
August 15, 2018 - 16:15 PDT
Vengeful Spirit
Ursa
Pugna
Magnus
Terrorblade
54m13s
Kunkka
Spectre
Nyx Assassin
Shadow Shaman
Enchantress
Weaver
Nyx Assassin
Winter Wyvern
Enigma
Invoker
38m34s
Dragon Knight
Zeus
Rubick
Clinkz
Shadow Demon
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
0
2
VGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.S
August 15, 2018 - 17:00 PDT
Earthshaker
Clinkz
Nature's Prophet
Shadow Fiend
Abaddon
55m53s
Templar Assassin
Dragon Knight
Phoenix
Wraith King
Silencer
Earthshaker
Weaver
Mirana
Oracle
Kunkka
41m08s
Spectre
Dragon Knight
Ogre Magi
Dark Willow
Wraith King
Casters: Australia Godz, United States Purge

Series A3[edit]

Series A3
PSG.LGDPSG.LGDPSG.LGD
1
1
Team LiquidTeam LiquidLiquid
August 15, 2018 - 18:30 PDT
Earthshaker
Clinkz
Crystal Maiden
Lina
Enchantress
54m40s
Huskar
Venomancer
Bloodseeker
Io
Silencer
Nature's Prophet
Tiny
Terrorblade
Phoenix
Ursa
26m40s
Mirana
Brewmaster
Vengeful Spirit
Broodmother
Io
Casters: United States Capitalist, United States Blitz
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEG
2
0
MineskiMineskiMski
August 15, 2018 - 18:40 PDT
Weaver
Crystal Maiden
Earth Spirit
Alchemist
Bristleback
39m21s
Timbersaw
Clinkz
Vengeful Spirit
Gyrocopter
Io
Enchantress
Phoenix
Kunkka
Storm Spirit
Templar Assassin
41m53s
Pangolier
Lina
Weaver
Mirana
Vengeful Spirit
Casters: United States GrandGrant, United States BSJ, United States Kyle
FnaticFnaticFnatic
2
0
VGJ.ThunderVGJ.ThunderVGJ.T
August 15, 2018 - 18:45 PDT
Enchantress
Winter Wyvern
Earth Spirit
Visage
Lone Druid
30m27s
Alchemist
Windranger
Dark Willow
Ursa
Lion
Winter Wyvern
Weaver
Drow Ranger
Windranger
Visage
32m39s
Bloodseeker
Zeus
Wraith King
Rubick
Necrophos
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Invictus GamingInvictus GamingiG
0
2
Winstrike TeamWinstrike TeamWin
August 15, 2018 - 19:45 PDT
Mirana
Shadow Demon
Clockwerk
Dragon Knight
Visage
32m08s
Lycan
Weaver
Earthshaker
Necrophos
Undying
Necrophos
Rubick
Shadow Shaman
Wraith King
Mirana
43m12s
Invoker
Drow Ranger
Vengeful Spirit
Weaver
Undying
Casters: Australia TobiWan, Denmark syndereN

Day 2[edit]

Series B3[edit]

Series B3
Team SecretTeam SecretSecret
1
1
Virtus.proVirtus.proVP
August 16, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Vengeful Spirit
Weaver
Earth Spirit
Bristleback
Dragon Knight
33m09s
Mirana
Bane
Kunkka
Broodmother
Tiny
Undying
Wraith King
Io
Gyrocopter
Ember Spirit
33m11s
Templar Assassin
Shadow Demon
Disruptor
Chen
Spectre
Casters: United States Lyrical, Canada TrentPax
Vici GamingVici GamingVG
2
0
NewbeeNewbeeNewbee
August 16, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Shadow Demon
Necrophos
Shadow Shaman
Mirana
Phantom Lancer
49m14s
Pangolier
Bloodseeker
Bane
Clinkz
Dark Willow
Oracle
Mirana
Earthshaker
Clinkz
Faceless Void
33m23s
Enigma
Weaver
Lion
Wraith King
Necrophos
Casters: Australia Godz, United States Purge
OpTic GamingOpTic GamingOpTic
1
1
VGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.S
August 16, 2018 - 09:00 PDT
Io
Undying
Centaur Warrunner
Leshrac
Monkey King
46m56s
Mirana
Phantom Lancer
Ogre Magi
Dark Willow
Wraith King
Weaver
Tiny
Winter Wyvern
Enigma
Medusa
31m55s
Zeus
Spectre
Chen
Ursa
Dark Willow
Casters: United Kingdom ODPixel, United States Fogged