Update 5: Bracket

posted by Tezzeret, 1 year ago
April Fools! Or is it? The atoD showdown will be returning for its third edition. This edition will feature 12 teams from Europe and the Americas as they battle out in a sabotage-filled Captain's Draft. Teams will be divided into 2 groups where they will take part in a quasi-groupstage with the top 2 teams from each group advancing to a single elminination playoffs bracket.


Update 5:

After a sparse week of tiebreakers, AtoD3 returns on May 1st for the two best-of-three semifinal matches featuring se 4FC vs us To Inphinity and Beyond and us Typical Mistakes vs de mousesports. The winners of these matchups will face each other on May 2nd in a best-of-three grand final.

(Please note that exact matchtimes are guidelines and subject to change based on sheduling with each team)

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Full Shedule

Tuesday April 16th, 03:30 CET - Americas Qualifier
Tuesday April 16th, 22:00 CET - Europe Qualifier
Friday April 19th, 21:00 CET - Groupstages Start
Wednesday April 24th, 03:00 CET- Groupstages End
Wednesday May 1st, 23:00 CET - Playoffs Semifinals
Thursday May 2nd, TBA - Grand Finals



The third showdown starts in early April with some surprise fun events before the main competition. The groups will be drawn and the main competition will take place starting April 8th, 2013, and thanks again to Valve, it will be availibe inside the Dota 2 client on DotaTV.

As stated earlier, the tournament will be a quasi-groupstage, the format of which will be made clear in a couple of days, followed by a single elimination bracket where all matches are best-of-one, save for a best-of-three finals. Because of the competitive nature of the tournament a prizepool of $1,500 has been put forward by Dota fan us 'Gandalf' ($1,000) and ca Peter 'HamSandwich' Congdon ($500).

Group Americas will be covered by NeoDota casters while Group Europe will be covered by au Toby 'TobiWan' Dawson.

Group Americas
us Eosin + 4
us Fnatic.NA
us To Inphinity and Beyond
pe Artyk
br Nex Impetus
us Typical Mistakes

Group Europe
eu Kaipi
se 4FC
de mousesports
ru iCCup
ru The Retry
tr HWA.Kingston

Update:
The final slots for both the Americas and Europe groups will be decided by a special 5v5 Same-Hero Only-Mid matchup between 5 upcoming Americas teams and 3 upcoming Europe teams. Starting as soon as the ticket is released in-client, be sure to tune in to see some of the unique action!

Update 2:
As a result of Valve being on vacation, AtoD3 will be pushed back and will be sheduled to start sometime between April 16th and April 19th, depending on the release of the ticket in the client.

Update 3:
Valve has returned from vacation and AtoD3 is set to start this week! The ticket for AtoD3 will come with the Thursday patch, bringing the first groupstage games starting April 19th for both the Europe Group and the Americas Group. However, the Qualifiers for the last slot in each group will be played earlier on the AtoD2 ticket, with the Americas Qualifier taking place right after MAAD on Monday night at 9:30pm EST (Tuesday morning 03:30 CET) and will feature thee 5v5 same hero only mid matchups casted by us Travis 'Maut' Bueno.

Qualifier Teams
us Typical Mistakes
us Anime Girl Stack
us Skill Difference
ca My Intent

tr HWA.Kingston
by Aurochs

Update 4:
With a delayed update from Valve, AtoD3 is also delayed for 3 hours (and maybe more depending on the timing of the patch tonight).

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#1
Masch wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:26 CEST:
Fuck me right
#2
kemerover wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:29 CEST:
Fnatic? Na'Vi? VP? Liquid? Dignitas? No? So, easy for NTH.
#3
Zetsubou_ wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:29 CEST:
third? seems like I missed the second one =(
#4
MRUltimate wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:30 CEST:
having 4 carrys in the same team.easy games for russian teams
#5
garvon wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:30 CEST:
Why no Na'Vi? :((
#6
Uhrenmann wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:31 CEST:
TBA vs TBA finals
#7
Dr_Jekyll wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:32 CEST:
Too bad that - unlike last time - most of the teams are rather Tier 3. I think that having group stages for an ATOD tournament is a little bit "over the top".
#8
KMCdota wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:33 CEST:
Easy for E+4
#9
VroomY wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:36 CEST:
NA'VI
#10
jerok wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:37 CEST:
can't believe no one haven't asked this

where's qpad? :(
#11
Miria wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:38 CEST:
QPAD atoD would be hilarious.
#12
shinsenget wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:46 CEST:
qpaaaaaaaaaaad pls !
#13
wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:50 CEST:
it sounds fun but last time it was the best teams and the matches just went boring and this time the teams suck....
#14
Sun_Tzu wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:51 CEST:
iCCup to win this, e-z.
#15
TucktheTuck wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:51 CEST:
That will be funny
#16
DaZZle- wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:53 CEST:
The Retry playing? this ought to be a good laugh...
#17
Gurkenhans wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:55 CEST:
QPAD atoD would be like every QPAD game #wagapicks
#18
Yaerbha wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:56 CEST:
Artyk is peruvian right? not puerto rican
#19
MeRD0_THe_KiD wrote at 01.04.2013, 16:56 CEST:
where the hell re shipmannens ????
#20
AntaKu wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:14 CEST:
Artyk puerto rican ROFL, those guys are peruvians, fix it pls
#21
abconline wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:14 CEST:
need one spot for QPandas :D
#22
Marbah wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:19 CEST:
MRUltimate wrote:
having 4 carrys in the same team.easy games for russian teams


they have to pick 1 intel 1 str 1 agi. and they have to have all roles within the team i think
#23
dankius wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:19 CEST:
no doubt qpad will do this
#24
Pandera wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:29 CEST:
Why would top tier teams even wanna participate in this lol. Oh, and you should definitely get qpad, this is something they could actually succeed at.
#25
Koerage wrote at 01.04.2013, 17:30 CEST:
Marbah wrote:
MRUltimate wrote:
having 4 carrys in the same team.easy games for russian teams

they have to pick 1 intel 1 str 1 agi. and they have to have all roles within the team i think


just 1int1agi1str and one of the heroes has to be ranged at least... but that's all afaik
 
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