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The International 2016

  • Start Date:
    2016-06-21
  • End Date:
    2016-08-14
  • Type:
    LAN Event
  • Prize Pool:
    $20,770,460
  • Location:
    USA, Seattle
  • Host / Series:
    Valve
2016-08-14
2016-06-21

Prizepool

Place Team Prize (USD) Prize (EUR)
1. Team Random* Random* 44% of total prizepool 8,168,210.00 EUR
2. Planet Odd* Odd* 16.5% 3,063,080.00 EUR
3. Evil Geniuses EG 10.5% 1,949,230.00 EUR
4. Fnatic Fnatic 7% 1,299,490.00 EUR
5.-6. MVP Phoenix* MVP Ph. 4.5% 835,385.00 EUR
  EHOME EHOME 4.5% 835,385.00 EUR
7.-8. Team Liquid Liquid 2.5% 464,103.00 EUR
  TNC Pro Team TNC 2.5% 464,103.00 EUR
9.-12. Newbee NewB 1.5% 278,461.00 EUR
  Alliance Alliance 1.5% 278,461.00 EUR
  LGD-Gaming LGD 1.5% 278,461.00 EUR
  OG OG 1.5% 278,461.00 EUR
13.-16. Natus Vincere Na`Vi 0.5% 92,820.00 EUR
  Escape Gaming Escape 0.5% 92,820.00 EUR
  Team Secret Secret 0.5% 92,820.00 EUR
  Vici Gaming Reborn* VG.R* 0.5% 92,820.00 EUR

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Main Event Play-offs

Main Event matches will be played from the 8th-13th of August.

Extended rules for the seeding of the Main Event:
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The 1st place in each group of Group Stage picks their opponent from either the 3rd or 4th place finish in the opposite group.

Upper Bracket
Upper Bracket A: Group A Seed 1 vs Group B Seed 3/4
Upper Bracket B: Group B Seed 2 vs Group A Seed 3/4 (The team Group B Seed 1 didn't choose)
Upper Bracket C: Group B Seed 1 vs Group A Seed 3/4
Upper Bracket D: Group A Seed 2 vs Group B Seed 3/4 (The team Group A Seed 1 didn't choose)

First Round: The higher seed has Selection Priority for game 1 and 3.

Other Rounds: Selection Priority for game one is determined by coin toss. Alternates for game two. Coin toss is used again if there is a third game.

All Upper Bracket games are Best of 3. Grand Final is Best of 5, no game advantage.

Lower Bracket
Lower Bracket A: Group A Seed 5vs Group B Seed 7/8
Lower Bracket B: Group B Seed 6 vs Group A Seed 7/8 (The team Group B Seed 5 didn't choose)
Lower Bracket C: Group B Seed 5 vs Group A Seed 7/8
Lower Bracket D: Group A Seed 6 vs Group B Seed 7/8 (The team Group A Seed 5 didn't choose)

First Round: The higher seed has Selection Priority in the Best of 1.

Other Rounds: Selection Priority for game one is determined by coin toss. Alternates for game two. Coin toss is used again if there is a third game.

Lower Bracket matches are Best of 3, except for the first round which is Best of 1.


All-star Match

Groupstage

Groupstage matches will be played from 3rd-5th of August.

2 groups of 8 teams.
From each group the Top 4 teams will advance to the Upper Bracket, while the Bottom 4 will be relegated to the lower bracket of the Main Event play-offs.
Matches are played in a 2 game series.
2-0 gives 2 points,
1-1 gives 1 point,
losing both games in a match gives 0 points.

Group A TBD = Runner-up of Wild Card
Group B TBD = Wild Card Winner

In each match, a coin toss decides which team has Selection Priority. Alternates for game two.


Extended rules for Groupstage Tiebreakers:
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If there is a tie along the Upper and Lower Bracket divider, more games will be played.
For other games, the following is used:

1. Compare the matchup history of the tied teams
2. Compare their wins vs the seed right below them. If not resolved, compare with the seed immediately below the previous one until at least partially solved.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until fully resolved or no more teams below them to compare.
4. Coin toss


AllGroup AGroup B

Wild Card

All Wild Card matches are played on the 2nd of August.

Round 1 matches will be played simultaneously.
The Winner's match and the Elimination match will be played simultaneously.

The winner of the the Winner's Match and the winner of the Decider Match move on to the groupstage.

Selection Priority for game one is determined by a coin toss. Alternates for game two. Coin toss is used again if there is a third game.
The team with Selection Priority may pick either their side of the map or the drafting order.


Participating Teams

Qualifiers

China Qualifier



Playoff


Winner: cn Vici Gaming Reborn
Wild Card: cn EHOME


The winner of the play-offs is invited to the main event.
The runner-up is relegated to the wild card bracket.



Groupstage


Winner: cn Team Random*


The groupstage will be played in bo1 round robin style.
1st place of the groupstage will be invited to the main event.
2nd-5th place will be going to the play-off stage of the qualifier.



Open Qualifier #1


Winner: cn Vici Gaming




Open Qualifier #2


Winner: cn Newbee.Young




SEA Qualifier



Playoff


Winner: world Fnatic
Wild Card: ph Execration


The winner of the play-offs is invited to the main event.
The runner-up is relegated to the wild card bracket.



Groupstage


Winner: ph TNC Pro Team


The groupstage will be played in bo1 round robin style.
1st place of the groupstage will be invited to the main event.
2nd-5th place will be going to the play-off stage of the qualifier.



Open Qualifier #1


Winner: cn White Fries Gaming*




Open Qualifier #2


Winner: ph TNC Pro Team




Europe Qualifier



Playoff


Winner: se The Alliance
Wild Card: eu Ninjas in Pyjamas*


The winner of the play-offs is invited to the main event.
The runner-up is relegated to the wild card bracket.



Groupstage


Winner: eu Team Secret


The groupstage will be played in bo1 round robin style.
1st place of the groupstage will be invited to the main event.
2nd-5th place will be going to the play-off stage of the qualifier.



Open Qualifier #1


Winner: eu Team Secret




Open Qualifier #2


Winner: cis Fantastic.Five*




Americas Qualifier



Playoff


Winner: world Planet Odd*
Wild Card: us compLexity Gaming


The winner of the play-offs is invited to the main event.
The runner-up is relegated to the wild card bracket.



Groupstage


Winner: us Evil Geniuses


The groupstage will be played in bo1 round robin style.
1st place of the groupstage will be invited to the main event.
2nd-5th place will be going to the play-off stage of the qualifier.



Open Qualifier #1


Winner: us Evil Geniuses




Open Qualifier #2


Winner: ca Void Boys*


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