The Boston Major 2016

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[e][h]The Boston Major 2016
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League Information
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Boston
Venue:
Wang Theater
Format:
Group Stage
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$3,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2016-12-03
End Date:
2016-12-10
Dota TV Ticket:
Free in Dota 2 Client
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
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Silver.png Adfinemlogo std.png
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SF.png Digitalchaoslogo std.png
Teams
Number of Teams:
16
Chronology

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. [1]

Format[edit]

  • Open Qualifiers - October 23rd - October 26th, 2016
    • Eight Regional Single-elimination Open Qualifiers, two brackets for each region.
      • The winners of each Regional Qualifier will advance to the respective Main Qualifier.
  • Main Qualifiers - October 27th - October 31st, 2016
    • Four Regional Qualifiers.
      • One group containing all teams, with the top four teams advancing to the Regional Double-elimination Playoff Bracket.
      • The winner and runner-up of each Regional Playoff Bracket will join the eight directly invited teams in Boston.
  • Group Stage - December 3rd - December 4th, 2016
    • Four groups of four teams
      • Double-elimination format with matches played in a best-of-three.
  • Main Event - December 7th - December 10th, 2016
    • Teams are seeded into a single-elimination bracket after the Group Stage.
      • All games are best-of-three, with best-of-five grand finals.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • EN Host:
  • EN Observers:
    • Sweden Skrff (Rikard Holm Melin)
    • Sweden Weppas (Johan Westberg)
  • RU Host:
  • RU Analysts:
    • Ukraine XBOCT (Alexander Dashkevich)
    • Russia NS (Yaroslav Vladimirovich Kuznetsov)
    • Russia PGG (Vladimir Anosov)
    • Ukraine Goblak (Artur Kostenko)
  • CN Host:
    • China BBC (Zhang Hongsheng)
  • CN Analysts:
    • China 357 (Yao Yi)
    • China AA (Li Qiming)
    • China AMS (Chen Juan)
    • China Yaya (Chen Ya)
    • China SDN (Shi Danni)

Prize Pool[edit]

The prize pool of the tournament is $3,000,000 USD.

Participants[edit]

Invited Teams[edit]

Wings Gaming
1China shadow 
2China bLink 
3China Faith_bian 
4China y` 
5China iceice 
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Digital Chaos
1Ukraine Resolut1on 
2Romania w33 
3Canada MoonMeander 
4Denmark MiSeRy 
5Macedonia Saksa 
CUSA Blitz 
CUSA BuLba 
Evil Geniuses
1Canada Arteezy 
2Pakistan Suma1L 
3USA UNiVeRsE 
4Sweden zai 
5Denmark Cr1t- 
CUSA Fear 
Newbee
1China uuu9 
2China Sccc 
3Australia kpii 
4China Faith 
5China Kaka 
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EHOME
1China Sylar 
2China old chicken 
3China eLeVeN 
4China LaNm 
5China Garder 
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LGD Gaming1
1China Ame 
2China Maybe 
3China Jixing 
4China Xz 
5China Victoria 
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OG
1Denmark N0tail 
2Australia ana 
3Sweden s4 
4Finland JerAx 
5Israel Fly 
CFrance 7ckngMad 
MVP Phoenix
1Australia Velo 
2South Korea QO 
3South Korea Forev 
4South Korea Febby 
5South Korea DuBu 
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Qualified Teams[edit]

1 Execration was replaced by LGD due to visa issues. [2]
2 Monet and lpc failed to get a Visa in time. END and DDC from Vici Gaming replaced them as the stand-ins for LGD.Forever Young in this tournament with the permission from Valve. [3]
3 super and dogf1ghts failed to get a Visa in time. BurNIng and Q from Invictus Gaming, the former already been registered as a sub, replaced them as the stand-ins for iG Vitality in this tournament. Valve granted permission for Q to sub in. [4]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A lrthread Recap
December 3, 2016 - 10:00 EST
1. Digitalchaoslogo std.png Digital Chaos 2-0 4-0
2. Wingslogo std.png Wings Gaming 2-1 5-2
3. Wgunitylogo std.png WarriorsGaming.Unity 1-2 2-5
4. Lgdfylogo hd.png LGD.Forever Young 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group B lrthread Recap
December 3, 2016 - 10:00 EST
1. Virtuslogo std.png Virtus.pro 2-0 4-0
2. Newbeelogo std.png Newbee 2-1 4-2
3. NPlogo std.png Team NP 1-2 2-5
4. MVPPhoenixlogo std.png MVP Phoenix 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Group C lrthread Recap
December 4, 2016 - 10:00 EST
1. Lgdlogo std.png LGD Gaming 2-0 4-0
2. Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming 2-1 4-4
3. Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses 1-2 4-4
4. Teamfacelesslogo std.png Team Faceless 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Group D lrthread Recap
December 4, 2016 - 10:00 EST
1. OGLogo std.png OG 2-0 4-2
2. Ehomelogo std.png EHOME 2-1 5-4
3. Adfinemlogo std.png Ad Finem 1-2 4-5
4. IGVlogo std.png iG Vitality 0-2 2-4


Main Event[edit]

Round of 16
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2
7 December 2016 - 10:00 EST
Shadow Demon Slardar Lifestealer Dark Seer Dragon Knight
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Luna Batrider Witch Doctor Treant Protector Timbersaw
39m06s
Shadow Demon Weaver Centaur Warrunner Mirana Lifestealer
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Luna Batrider Silencer Night Stalker Alchemist
56m59s
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0
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
7 December 2016 - 13:30 EST
Shadow Demon Alchemist Treant Protector Lifestealer Slardar
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Witch Doctor Juggernaut Clockwerk Invoker Shadow Shaman
45m57s
Shadow Demon Luna Clockwerk Mirana Leshrac
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Slardar Weaver Disruptor Dazzle Lycan
44m36s
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0
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0
7 December 2016 - 17:00 EST
Winter Wyvern Mirana Spirit Breaker Leshrac Weaver
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Shadow Demon Luna Timbersaw Kunkka Omniknight
24m48s
Treant Protector Mirana Juggernaut Sand King Lifestealer
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Rubick Timbersaw Luna Earth Spirit Legion Commander
31m44s
Wgunitylogo std.png WG.Unity
2
OGLogo std.png OG
2
7 December 2016 - 19:30 EST
Shadow Demon Luna Slardar Dark Seer Ember Spirit
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Vengeful Spirit Weaver Abaddon Juggernaut Sniper
39m52s
Warlock Axe Earth Spirit Invoker Terrorblade
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Mirana Vengeful Spirit Pudge Weaver Ursa
31m47s
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0
Digitalchaoslogo std.png Digital Chaos
2
8 December 2016 - 10:00 EST
Rubick Luna Invoker Undying Legion Commander
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Shadow Demon Tidehunter Chen Dragon Knight Terrorblade
30m25s
Shadow Demon Mirana Juggernaut Dark Seer Dragon Knight
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Rubick Luna Enchantress Centaur Warrunner Sniper
36m07s
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0
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1
8 December 2016 - 13:30 EST
Omniknight Batrider Bane Timbersaw Lycan
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Ogre Magi Juggernaut Weaver Beastmaster Silencer
28m41s
Omniknight Ogre Magi Night Stalker Slark Leshrac
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Warlock Mirana Beastmaster Luna Sand King
32m12s
Shadow Demon Luna Dark Seer Dragon Knight Enchantress
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Warlock Mirana Sand King Naga Siren Disruptor
35m08s
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2
Adfinemlogo std.png Ad Finem
2
8 December 2016 - 17:00 EST
Bounty Hunter Dark Seer Bane Luna Templar Assassin
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Rubick Juggernaut Sand King Outworld Devourer Omniknight
32m31s
Batrider Rubick Bounty Hunter Puck Morphling
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Ogre Magi Sand King Oracle Slark Dragon Knight
32m23s
Shadow Demon Nyx Assassin Alchemist Mirana Weaver
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Batrider Luna Warlock Timbersaw Sand King
32m03s
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1
Lgdlogo std.png LGD Gaming
0
8 December 2016 - 20:30 EST
Nyx Assassin Ogre Magi Lifestealer Io Shadow Fiend
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Batrider Silencer Juggernaut Sand King Dragon Knight
50m36s
Nyx Assassin Ogre Magi Weaver Oracle Timbersaw
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Batrider Lifestealer Disruptor Dragon Knight Slardar
35m05s
Lgdfylogo hd.png LGD.ForeverYoung
2
Quarter-finals
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0
9 December 2016 - 10:00 EST
Slardar Lifestealer Weaver Dragon Knight Ancient Apparition
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Io Treant Protector Clockwerk Ursa Morphling
19m04s
Ogre Magi Sniper Slardar Bloodseeker Doom
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Shadow Demon Mirana Timbersaw Alchemist Chen
53m57s
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
Wgunitylogo std.png WG.Unity
1
9 December 2016 - 13:30 EST
Outworld Devourer Legion Commander Earth Spirit Juggernaut Oracle
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Invoker Rubick Keeper of the Light Sand King Morphling
56m24s
Shadow Demon Elder Titan Lifestealer Sand King Dragon Knight
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Warlock Legion Commander Ogre Magi Sven Alchemist
35m00s
Luna Legion Commander Rubick Undying Pugna
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Shadow Demon Alchemist Batrider Juggernaut Lina
36m06s
OGLogo std.png OG
2
Digitalchaoslogo std.png Digital Chaos
2
9 December 2016 - 16:00 EST
Keeper of the Light Naga Siren Legion Commander Rubick Templar Assassin
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Warlock Venomancer Omniknight Drow Ranger Outworld Devourer
25m49s
Warlock Luna Earthshaker Alchemist Axe
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Sand King Rubick Sven Elder Titan Timbersaw
22m27s
NPlogo std.png Team NP
0
Adfinemlogo std.png Ad Finem
2
9 December 2016 - 18:30 EST
Io Batrider Clockwerk Puck Morphling
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Sand King Enigma Weaver Vengeful Spirit Juggernaut
39m10s
Ogre Magi Dark Seer Weaver Alchemist Warlock
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Bounty Hunter Batrider Disruptor Timbersaw Terrorblade
31m20s
Nyx Assassin Rubick Lifestealer Mirana Outworld Devourer
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Batrider Silencer Ursa Alchemist Sand King
45m46s
Lgdfylogo hd.png LGD.ForeverYoung
1
Semi-finals
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0
10 December 2016 - 10:00 EST
Shadow Demon Mirana Nyx Assassin Luna Leshrac
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Naga Siren Keeper of the Light Clockwerk Rubick Dragon Knight
28m50s
Ogre Magi Ursa Rubick Morphling Clockwerk
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Dark Seer Alchemist Slardar Dazzle Outworld Devourer
30m17s
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2
Digitalchaoslogo std.png Digital Chaos
0
10 December 2016 - 12:10 EST
Batrider Warlock Undying Dragon Knight Morphling
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Rubick Nyx Assassin Lifestealer Timbersaw Enigma
40m24s
Rubick Juggernaut Tidehunter Windranger Earth Spirit
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Bounty Hunter Nyx Assassin Ogre Magi Sniper Timbersaw
27m22s
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2
Finals
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3
10 December 2016 - 15:00 EST
Luna Warlock Outworld Devourer Earth Spirit Legion Commander
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Shadow Demon Clockwerk Puck Drow Ranger Weaver
43m19s
Batrider Drow Ranger Dazzle Dragon Knight Slardar
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Nyx Assassin Rubick Bounty Hunter Phantom Assassin Outworld Devourer
35m11s
Shadow Demon Mirana Juggernaut Dragon Knight Nyx Assassin
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Luna Rubick Earthshaker Puck Legion Commander
79m15s
Warlock Legion Commander Earth Spirit Invoker Sven
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Rubick Mirana Nyx Assassin Lifestealer Templar Assassin
38m00s
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Additional Data[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 China China 28 Ame, bLink, BurNIng, eLeVeN, END, Faith, Faith_bian, Garder, iceice, InJuly, Jixing, Kaka, LaNm, Maybe, old chicken, Paparazi灬 , Q, Sakata, Sccc, Shadow, Super, Sylar, uuu9, Victoria, xiao8, Xz, y`, Yao
2 USA United States of America 7 Monkeys-forever, Moo, MSS, SVG, swindlemelonzz, UNiVeRsE, ZfreeK
3 Malaysia Malaysia 5 Ahfu, Ahjit, KaNG, NaNa, xNova-
3 Canada Canada 5 1437, Arteezy, Aui_2000, EternaLEnVy, MoonMeander
3 Greece Greece 5 Madara, Maybe Next Time, SkyLark, SsaSpartan, ThuG
6 South Korea South Korea 4 DuBu, Febby, Forev, QO
7 Australia Australia 3 ana, kpii, Velo
7 Denmark Denmark 3 Cr1t-, N0tail, MiSeRy
7 Russia Russia 3 9pasha, RAMZES666, Solo
7 Singapore Singapore 3 iceiceice, NutZ, xy-
7 Ukraine Ukraine 3 Lil, Noone, Resolut1on
12 Romania Romania 2 canceL^^, w33
12 Sweden Sweden 2 s4, zai
14 Finland Finland 1 JerAx
14 Germany Germany 1 Black^
14 Israel Israel 1 Fly
14 Macau Macau 1 DDC
14 Macedonia Macedonia 1 Saksa
14 Pakistan Pakistan 1 SumaiL
14 Thailand Thailand 1 Jabz

Trivia[edit]

Additional content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Behind the Scenes VLOG[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Player Profiles[edit]

Team Intros[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Dota Team (3 October 2016). "The Boston Major". Valve Corporation. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. Wykrhm Reddy (2016-11-30). "LGD will be replacing Execration at The Boston Major due to visa issues. They leave for Boston tomorrow. #BostonMajor". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  3. LGD Gaming (2016-11-23). "关于LGD.FY战队出征秋季赛签证情况和人员临时调整的公告 (LGD.FY's announcement of the temporary roster change for The Boston Major)". Weibo. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
  4. Wykrhm Reddy (2016-11-29). "Boston Updates. #BostonMajor". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-11-29.