Dota 2 DreamLeague Season 11 was the third major of 2018/19 season. Sixteen teams competed for a prize pool of $1,000,000 USD and 15,000 DPC points. In the end, Vici Gaming won after a really impressive run, by beating Virtus.pro in grand finals.
The road to the Finals
Vici Gaming qualified for DreamLeague Major by winning StarLadder Dota 2 minor. By winning this major, Vici Gaming earned $350,000 and 4 950 DPC points. They also got a direct invite to The International 2019, which will take place in Shanghai later this year.
At the StarLadder minor, Vici Gaming was dominating, they didn’t even lose a single round. After that domination, they came to major well prepared. Also, they earned $125,000 and 120 DPC points by winning it.
Vici Gaming’s Group Stage Matches
In the group stage, Vici Gaming won against Chaos Esports Club 2-0, and against Na’Vi 2-0 as well. However, against Evil Geniuses they lost 0-2. They finished the group stage as 2nd, which means that they were going to the upper bracket against top teams.
Team Secret vs Vici Gaming
In the upper bracket, their first opponent was Team Secret, they are the best EU team. The final score was 1-2 for Vici Gaming. After winning this match, Vici Gaming became a serious contender.
PSG.LGD vs Vici Gaming
The second opponent was the best Chinese team, PSG.LGD. First, two games were really close, but in the last match, Vici Gaming dominated. The final score was 1-2 for Vici Gaming.
Vici Gaming vs Fnatic
The third opponent was the best Southeast Asia team, Fnatic. The first match took over 60 minutes and Fnatic won but lost the other two. The final score was 2-1 for Vici Gaming.
The Grand Finals
At the finals, Vici Gaming was facing Virtus.pro. The best CIS team and currently the team with the most DPC points. Finals are played the best of 5. And after really close games Vici Gaming managed to win 3-2 and take the grand prize.
Currently, 4 teams secured their place at The International 2019. They are Virtus.pro, Team Secret, Vici Gaming and Evil Geniuses. Other teams like Fnatic, PSG.LGD, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Keen Gaming, EHOME, J.Storm, TNC Predator, Team Liquid are still fighting for that spot.
The next major will be MDL Disneyland Paris Major. The prize pool is $1,000,000 USD and 15,000 DPC points. Starting day is 4th of May 2019.
Betting on Dota2
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