Boston Major 2016

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FM15 logo.png Boston Major 2016
Minibanner Dota 2 Major Fall 2016.png
United States Boston
Start Date:3 December 2016
End Date:10 December 2016
Teams:16
Venue:Wang Theater
Version:6.88f
Prize Pool:$3,000,000 USD
Website:Link
Access Free to spectate

The Boston Major is the first Major of the 2016-2017 season. The main event takes place at the Wang Theater in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Notably, The Boston Major is the first publisher sponsored event to not feature a double-elimination bracket. Instead, the 16 participating teams will be seeded into a single elimination bracket based on their performance in the group stage.

Access and Promotions[edit]

Coverage[edit]

The Boston Major 2016 can be viewed live for free on DotaTV in-game.

Schedule and Format[edit]

Date Event Notes
October 23 - 26 Open Qualifiers
  • Open to all teams.
  • Single elimination.
  • Two winners from each region advance to regional qualifiers.
October 27 – 30 Main Qualifiers
  • 4 Regions: Americas, Europe, China, and Southeast Asia.
  • Each region consists of two round robin groups of five teams.
  • Top two teams from each group will advance to a double elimination bracket.
  • The winner and runner-up of each region will be invited to the main event.
December 3 – 4 Group Stage
  • 16 teams separated into four groups.
  • Double elimination.
  • Teams are seeded into the single-elimination bracket for the main event.
December 7 – 10 Main Event
  • 16 teams.
  • Single elimination bracket.
  • All matches are best of three until grand finals.
  • Grand finals are best of five.


Teams[edit]

Invited Teams[edit]

Wings Gaming
Team logo Wings Gaming.png
China shadow
China bLink
China Faith_bian
China y
China iceice
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Digital Chaos
Digital Chaos
Ukraine Resolut1on
Romania w33
Canada Moon
Macedonia Saksa
Denmark MiSeRy
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Evil Geniuses
Team logo Evil Geniuses.png
Canada Arteezy
Pakistan SumaiL
United States Universe
Sweden Zai
Denmark Cr1t-
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Newbee
Team logo NewBee.png
China uuu9
China Sccc
Australia kpii
China Faith
China kaka
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EHOME
Team logo EHOME.png
China Sylar
China old chicken
China old eLeVeN
China old LaNm
China Garder
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LGD Gaming1
PSG.LGD
China Ame
China Maybe
China Jixing
China Xz
China Victoria
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OG
OG
Denmark n0tail
Australia Ana
Sweden s4
Finland JerAx
Israel Fly
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MVP Phoenix
MVP Phoenix
South Korea Febby
South Korea QO
Australia Velo
South Korea Reisen
South Korea DuBu
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Qualified Teams[edit]

Team Faceless
Team Faceless
Germany Black^
Thailand Jabz
Singapore iceiceice
Singapore xy-
Singapore NutZ
SEA Qualifier
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Ad Finem
Ad Finem
Greece Madara
Greece ThuG.
Greece Skylark
Greece Maybe Next…
Greece SsaSpartan
Europe Qualifier
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Team NP
Team NP
Canada Aui_2000
Canada EternaLEnVy
United States MSS
United States SVG
Canada 1437
Americas Qualifier
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LGD.Forever Young2
LGD.Forever Young
China END
China Super
China Yao
China xiao8
Macau DDC
China Qualifier
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WarriorsGaming.Unity
WarriorsGaming.Unity
Malaysia ah jit
Malaysia Nana
Malaysia KanGaroo
Malaysia ah fu
Malaysia xNova
SEA Qualifier
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Virtus.pro
Virtus.pro
Russia RAMZES666
Ukraine No[o]ne
Russia 9pasha
Ukraine Lil
Russia Solo.
Europe Qualifier
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compLexity Gaming
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United States jk
Romania canceL^^
United States Moo
United States Zfreek
United States swindlezz
Americas Qualifier
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iG Vitality3
iG Vitality
China Paparazi灬
China Sakata
China InJuly
China BurNIng
China Q
China Qualifier
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1 Execration Execration was replaced by PSG.LGD PSG.LGD due to visa issues. [1]
2 Monet and lpc failed to get a Visa in time. END and DDC from Vici Gaming Vici Gaming replaced them as the stand-ins for LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young in this tournament with the permission from Valve. [2]
3 super and dogf1ghts failed to get a Visa in time. BurNIng and Q from Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming, the former already been registered as a sub, replaced them as the stand-ins for iG Vitality iG Vitality in this tournament. Valve granted permission for Q to sub in. [3]

Regional Qualifiers[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
Pos
Team
W
L
1. Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 2 0
2. Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 2 1
3. WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 1 2
4. LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young 0 2
Group B
Pos
Team
W
L
1. Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 2 0
2. Newbee Newbee 2 1
3. Team NP Team NP 1 2
4. MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix 0 2
Group C
Pos
Team
W
L
1. PSG.LGD PSG.LGD 2 0
2. compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 2 1
3. Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 1 2
4. Team Faceless Team Faceless 0 2
Group D
Pos
Team
W
L
1. OG OG 2 0
2. EHOME EHOME 2 1
3. Ad Finem Ad Finem 1 2
4. iG Vitality iG Vitality 0 2

Group A[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Grand Final
                       
Winner's bracket
  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 1
  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 2
  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 0
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 2
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 2
  LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young 0
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 1st
  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 2nd
Loser's bracket
  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 0
  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 2
  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 2
  LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young 0

Group B[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Grand Final
                       
Winner's bracket
  Newbee Newbee 2
  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix 0
  Newbee Newbee 0
  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 2
  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 2
  Team NP Team NP 0
  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 1st
  Newbee Newbee 2nd
Loser's bracket
  Newbee Newbee 2
  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix 1
  Team NP Team NP 0
  Team NP Team NP 2

Group C[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Grand Final
                       
Winner's bracket
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 1
  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 2
  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 0
  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD 2
  Team Faceless Team Faceless 0
  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD 2
  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD 1st
  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 2nd
Loser's bracket
  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 2
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 2
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 1
  Team Faceless Team Faceless 0

Group D[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Grand Final
                       
Winner's bracket
  OG OG 2
  iG Vitality iG Vitality 1
  OG OG 2
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 1
  EHOME EHOME 1
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 2
  OG OG 1st
  EHOME EHOME 2nd
Loser's bracket
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 1
  iG Vitality iG Vitality 1
  EHOME EHOME 2
  EHOME EHOME 2

Finals[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 2
  iG Vitality iG Vitality 0
  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro 0
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 2
  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming 0
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 2
  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 0
  OG OG 2
  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming 0
  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 2
  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity 1
  OG OG 2
  OG OG 2
  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix 0
  OG OG Champion 3
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 1
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 2
  Team Faceless Team Faceless 0
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 2
  Team NP Team NP 0
  EHOME EHOME 1
  Team NP Team NP 2
  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos 0
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 2
  Newbee Newbee 1
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 2
  Ad Finem Ad Finem 2
  LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young 1
  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD 0
  LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young 2

Prize Allocation[edit]

Final Prize Pool: $3,000,000 USD
Place Team Winnings Percent
A11st  OG OG
Europe
$1,000,000 33.33%
A22nd  Ad Finem Ad Finem
Greece
$500,000 16.67%
A33rd - 4th  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos
United States
$250,000 8.33%
A33rd - 4th  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
United States
$250,000 8.33%
A55th  Team NP Team NP
Canada
$125,000 4.17%
A66th  LGD.Forever Young LGD.Forever Young
China
$125,000 4.17%
A77th  WarriorsGaming.Unity WarriorsGaming.Unity
Malaysia
$125,000 4.17%
A88th  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro
Russia
$125,000 4.17%
A99th  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD
China
$62,500 2.08%
B010th  Newbee Newbee
China
$62,500 2.08%
B111th  EHOME EHOME
China
$62,500 2.08%
B212th  Team Faceless Team Faceless
Singapore
$62,500 2.08%
B313th  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix
South Korea
$62,500 2.08%
B414th  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
United States
$62,500 2.08%
B515th  Wings Gaming Wings Gaming
China
$62,500 2.08%
B616th  iG Vitality iG Vitality
China
$62,500 2.08%

References[edit]

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