UPDATE #10 : This last match marks the end of Day 2. Na`Vi manages to beat M5.BenQ 2-0 with relative ease, reaching the grand final. M5.BenQ will now wait for the LB semi-final to be played as they will play the winner from that game. All of these LB games and the Grand Final will be played tomorrow, stay tuned for the Day 3 coverage post over here at AbsoluteLegends.net!
UPDATE #9 : The UB Final will be underway in a few minutes from now between Na`Vi and M5.BenQ. We receieved news that the LB Semi-final has been delayed to tomorrow at 12:00 instead of tonight.
UPDATE #8 : Phew! The UB Semi-finals are finally over with M5.BenQ coming back into the best-of-three series beating Darer in a series of amazing fast paced games. This means the the Upper Bracket Final is between Na`Vi and M5.BenQ and it will be played next at the same time as the LB Semi-final between mousesports and Darer.
UPDATE #7 : It's now 1-1 yet again but this time it's between M5.BenQ and Darer as this seems to be the pattern of the day where we'll have another third game decider!
UPDATE #6 : M5.BenQ vs. Darer has now started! You can check the available streams below in the match preview.
UPDATE #5 : The first match-up in the upper bracket semi-finals is now over, with the Ukrainian Giants Na`Vi claiming the second win in a row. Even though mousesports showed massive fighting powers in Game 1 this time they were completely overwhelmed, this however doesn't mean they're out! Now they go to the Lower Bracket to meet the loser of the next game. The next game which should be starting in 30 minutes between M5.BenQ and Darer!
UPDATE #4 : It's now 1-1 between the two DotA giants. This time it was much more one-sided for Na`Vi where again Dendi managed to play his Rubick amazingly and dominate mousesports. Luckily for us the viewers, we now get to watch a third game between these amazing teams!
UPDATE #3 : What an amazing first game in the series between Na`Vi and mousesports! Absolutely breath-taking performances from both teams. mousesports manage to win after an endless chain of massive team fights! Stay tuned as the next game is coming up shorty. Phew!
UPDATE #2 : After 50 minutes from the scheduled time, and 35 minutes from the re-scheduled time. The first game is finally underway between Na`Vi and mousesports! Stay tuned for updated live scores.
UPDATE #1 : There has been some not-so-slight delay due to the computers updating the DotA 2 client, the matches should be starting soon! Also, we receieved news that the three new heroes (Undying, Disruptor and Templar Assassin) will be auto banned in the remainder of this tournament.
It was a great first day of DotA at the LAN finals in Kiev, you can follow up on what happened in the group stage, VODs included, right here.
As most of you know by now, the tournament consists of two phases, and now we're over with Phase 1; namely the group stage. Four teams have qualified into the second phase which is a double elimination BO3 play-off stage. The qualified teams are : Na`Vi, Darer, Moscow 5, and mousesports.
Day 2 will bring us the Upper Bracket Semi-finals and Final as well as the Lower Bracket Semi-finals according to the planned schedule.
Below you will find the general up-to-date brackets, both the upper and lower brackets. For details regarding the games you can scroll down to see info regarding the matches, streams and live scores.
*All the scores will be live updated.
|2 - 1||Na`Vi|
|2 - 0||Na`Vi||(Will play in the grand final)|
|1 - 2||Moscow 5|
*All the scores will be live updated.
|14.07 (13:00 CEST)|
|(Will play in the grand final)|
| Moscow 5
Below you will find the detailed match-up reviews and rounds of the tournament :-
Matches of Day 2
• Upper Bracket Semi-finals :
|13:00 CEST||Na`Vi|| 2-1
||mousesports||Upper Bracket - BO3||VOD : Tobi(1,2,3) OR WhatIsHip|
|17:30 CEST||Darer|| 1-2
||Moscow 5||Upper Bracket - BO3||VOD : Tobi (1,2,3)|
• Upper Bracket Final :
|20:30 CEST||Na`Vi|| 2-0
||Moscow 5||Upper Bracket - BO3||Stream (Tobi/Purge)|