Group Stage For Chongqing Major Has Been Announced, Stage For VP?

The second major tournament of the Dota Pro Circuit namely the Chongqing Major has announced the division of the group.

A total of 16 teams from around the world are fighting again for the total prize pool of US $ 1 million (around Rp. 14 billion) and 15,000 DPC points.

the chongqing major group stage
Source: PGL

The group stage will run from January 19 to 20 which is divided into 4 groups. All games use a system best-of-three and put on the format double elimination.

The top two teams in each group will be placed in upper bracket. In contrast, the bottom two teams in each group are placed in lower bracket.

Source: PGL – Kuala Lumpur Major 2018

In group A, there is Virtus.pro who is also the champion of the Kuala Lumpur Major. Apart from that there is also TNC Predator who came without the presence of Kuku who was prohibited from competing in this tournament.

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other than that Chaos Esports Club, a team that previously joined paiN Gaming and lastly was there EHOME who is also the champion of the Bucharest Minor.

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Team Secret’s newest roster. Source: Team Secret

In group B there is Team Secret that too runner-up from the Kuala Lumpur Major, PSG.LGD, sang runner-up The International 2018, Forward Gaming, a team that contains Resolut1on, former player OG , and Thunder Predator which made its debut in main event Dota Pro Circuit.

miracle chongqing major
Source: StarLadder

In group C there is Team Liquid that comes without the presence of its flagship player, namely Miracle, Vici Gaming, a team from regional China who played quite well at the Kuala Lumpur Major.

Apart from that there is also J.Storm who play together Fear, a former EG player who decided to return to competitive Dota, and ThePangolier, a surprise team that beat Virtus.pro in the CIS qualifiers.

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New line-up for the Fnatic team. Source: Fnatic

While in group D there is Evil Geniuses who successfully won third place in the Kuala Lumpur Major, Fnatic who played dominantly during the SEA qualifiers.

There are also Alliance whose performance is improving, and Team Aster who tried to get back up after playing poorly at the Kuala Lumpur Major.

The playoffs themselves will be held from January 22-27, 2019. Only the last three days will be held online live at the BLOOMAGE Cultural and Sports Center, Chongqing, China.

Which group do you think is the hell group? Who is the winner in the Chongqing Major?

Editor: Yubian A. Huda