EPICENTER 2017

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[e][h]EPICENTER 2017
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Russia St. Petersburg
Venue:
Yubileyny Sports Palace
Format:
GSL Group Stage (Bo3)
Single-Elimination Playoffs (Bo3)
Grand Final (Bo5)
Prize pool:
$490,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-10-24
End Date:
2017-10-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train
Teams
Number of Teams:
8

About[edit]

St. Petersburg is to hold its first event from the EPICENTER series of high-profile esports tournaments. For those living in or visiting the northern metropolis, as well as for millions of electronic sports enthusiasts in the CIS, this tournament will be one of this year’s most important events.

The tournament’s play-off will be held at the Yubileyny Sports Palace on October 28–29. Spectators will be treated to a grand battle between the world’s best esports clubs, an impressive show, signing sessions by pro players, and souvenirs.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

  • Desk Host:
  • Analysts:
    • Australia SPUNJ (Chad Burchill)
    • Serbia YNk (Janko Paunović)

Russian Broadcast[edit]

  • Desk Host:
    • Russia mEG (Elena Urusova)
  • Analysts:
    • Russia hooch (Dmitry Bogdanov)
    • Ukraine ami (Amiran Rekhviashvili)
    • Russia seized (Denis Kostin)
  • Commentators:
    • Ukraine ceh9 (Arseniy Trynozhenko)
    • Ukraine yXo (Alexei Maletskiy)
    • Ukraine Enkanis (Alexander Polischuk)
    • Russia CrystalMay (Dmitriy Korchevinin)

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage
    • GSL Format
    • All matches will be Bo3
  • Playoffs
    • Single elimination
    • Semifinals & 3rd Place match will be Bo3
    • Grand Final will be Bo5

Prize pool[edit]

The prize pool of $490,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Astralis
1Denmark dev1ce 
2Denmark dupreeh 
3Denmark Xyp9x 
4Denmark Kjaerbye 
5Denmark gla1ve 
CDenmark zonic 
G2 Esports
1France shox 
2France bodyy 
3France NBK- 
4France kennyS 
5France apEX 
CFrance SmithZz 
Gambit Esports
1Russia Dosia 
2Kazakhstan AdreN 
3Kazakhstan mou 
4Kazakhstan HObbit 
5Kazakhstan fitch 
CUkraine Andi 
North
1Denmark MSL 
2Denmark k0nfig 
3Denmark cajunb 
4Denmark aizy 
5Denmark valde 
CDenmark ruggah 
SK Gaming
1
Brazil FalleN 
2
Brazil fer 
3
Brazil coldzera 
4
Brazil TACO 
5
Brazil boltz 
C
Brazil dead 
Virtus.pro
1Poland TaZ 
2Poland NEO 
3Poland pashaBiceps 
4Poland Snax 
5Poland byali 
CPoland kuben 
1 Brazil boltz will play in place of Brazil felps for the event, on loan from Immortals. [1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. SK Gaming 2-0 71-38 +33 4p
2. Virtus.pro 2-1 91-107 -16 4p
3. FaZe Clan 1-2 120-121 -1 2p
4. Gambit Esports 0-2 83-99 -16 0p
Group A matches
SK 2
VP
October 24, 2017 - 11:00 MSK
1610
6
55
0
1610
6
57
2
 
 
 
 
0 VP
Gambit 1
October 24, 2017 - 17:20 MSK
19122
32
1316
012
93
6
1216
4
20711
821
22822
217
2 FaZe
VP 2
October 25, 2017 - 11:00 MSK
1610
6
56
1
137
6
816
8
168
8
713
6
1 Gambit
SK 2
October 25, 2017 - 17:45 MSK
77
0
816
8
1613
3
22
0
168
8
78
1
1 FaZe
VP 2
October 26, 2017 - 11:00 MSK
22
0
1316
3
1611
5
411
7
1611
5
413
9
1 FaZe

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. G2 Esports 2-0 64-22 +44 4p
2. Astralis 2-1 81-74 +7 4p
3. North 1-2 70-102 -32 2p
4. Team Liquid 0-2 61-78 -17 0p
Group B matches
Astralis 0
October 24, 2017 - 14:30 MSK
139
4
616
10
44
0
1116
5
 
 
 
 
2 G2
North 2
October 24, 2017 - 21:45 MSK
143
11
1216
4
1612
4
311
8
169
7
611
5
1 Liquid
Astralis 2
October 25, 2017 - 15:10 MSK
166
10
911
2
169
7
612
6
 
 
 
 
0 Liquid
G2 2
October 25, 2017 - 21:00 MSK
1614
2
11
0
1611
5
44
0
 
 
 
 
0 North
Astralis 2
October 26, 2017 - 14:30 MSK
1611
5
411
7
168
8
78
1
 
 
 
 
0 North

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
SK Gaming
2
October 28, 2017 - 12:50 MSK
1610
6
511
6
1942
112
11117
14
 
 
 
 
Astralis
0
G2 Esports
1
October 28, 2017 - 16:50 MSK
97
2
816
8
168
8
714
7
105
5
1016
6
Virtus.pro
2
Finals
SK Gaming
3
October 29, 2017 - 16:55 MSK
105
5
1016
6
169
7
66
0
1932
122
11216
03
129
3
616
10
22713
821
02818
017
Virtus.pro
2
3rd Place Match
Astralis
1
October 29, 2017 - 12:30 MSK
1610
6
514
9
145
9
1016
6
1110
1
516
11
G2 Esports
2

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