IG, Virtus.professional and TNC amongst first-round winners in Dota 2’s Kiev Major group stage

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The Kiev Major 2017, the most recent main event on this planet of Dota 2 esports, has simply kicked off. Group contests at the moment and tomorrow will resolve the seedings for the primary occasion, and the outcomes of the primary spherical have simply are available.

Learn who’s pwning whom with our information to the best Dota 2 players on the professional circuit.

The outcomes of spherical one are as follows:

  • Invictus Gaming (IG) beat Mousesports two video games to none;
  • Team Secret beat Team VGJ two video games to none;
  • Virtus.professional beat Team Faceless two video games to none;
  • TNC Pro Team beat Evil Geniuses two video games to none;
  • Digital Chaos beat Newbee two two video games to none;
  • Team Random beat iG Vitality two to at least one;
  • OG beat SG esports two to at least one;
  • Thunderbirds beat Team Liquid two to at least one.

Round one divides the groups into two teams, with winners enjoying different winners within the ‘high’ group, and the identical within the ‘low’ group of dropping groups. Hence, the draw for the second spherical seems to be like this:

  • IG versus OG;
  • Team Secret versus Digital Chaos;
  • Virtus.professional versus Team Random;
  • TNC Pro Team versus Thunderbirds;
  • Team Liquid versus SG esports;
  • iG Vitality versus Team VGJ;
  • Newbee versus mousesports;
  • Evil Geniuses versus Team Faceless.

After the second spherical, the division splits into three teams: groups with two wins, groups with a win and a loss, and groups with two losses. Each staff is drawn a brand new opponent from their group, with winners of the excessive group given the best playoff seedings, and the losers of the low group given the bottom. The second-highest and second-lowest seedings are then decided by a fourth spherical, contested solely by groups who haven’t scored three wins or three losses.

After the group levels wrap up tomorrow, all groups could have a brief break earlier than the primary occasion playoffs, which is able to run from April 27 and culminate within the grand last on April 30, this Sunday.

Thanks, Liquidpedia.