The Defense Season 1

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[e][h]The Defense Season 1
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League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Online
Number of Teams:
24
Format:
Group Play & Double-elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
€ 10,000 EUR
(≃ $13,195.80 USD)
Start Date:
2011-11-05
End Date:
2012-03-04
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
Gold.png Navilogo std.png
Silver.png Quanticlogo std.png
Bronze.png Eglogo std.png

Overview[edit]

The Defense #1 was the world’s largest Dota 2 online tournament at its time. 20 hand selected world-class teams, as well as four community wildcard winners competed for a €10,000 prize pool.

The tournament was hosted and broadcasted by joinDOTA’s very own Tobi Wan Kenobi.

Prizepool[edit]

A total of €10,000 was split among the teams as follows:

Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2013-03-04. [€1 EUR ≈ $1.31958 USD]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage #1
    • 24 teams divided into 4 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 3 proceed to the second group stage.
  • Group Stage #2
    • 12 teams divided into 2 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 2 from each group seeded into the upperbracket.
    • 3rd and 4th place seeded into the first round in the lowerbracket.
  • Playoffs
    • 8 teams divided into open- and lowerbracket.
    • Best of 3 series.
    • Grand Final is a best of 5 series.

Participating Teams[edit]

MUFC
1Malaysia Sharky 
2Malaysia kYxY 
3Malaysia TooFuckingGood 
4Malaysia Ling 
5Malaysia Net 
EHOME
1China MMY 
2China QQQ 
3China PCT 
4China LaNm 
5China KingJ 
MiTH.Trust
1Thailand 13nu 
2Thailand TnK 
3Thailand Lakelz 
4Thailand aabBAA 
5Thailand sD 
Fnatic.RS
1Croatia Baja 
2Serbia grizine 
3Serbia g0g1 
4Croatia Mitch 
5Serbia Andre 
roots
1Lebanon BABARR 
2­ Snoop 
3­ ET 
4Lebanon asuna 
5­ TBD 
Finmafia
1Finland Buugi 
2Finland noertti 
3Finland marge 
4Finland Lapiz 
5Finland Laged 
Ariana Gaming
1Germany Alex 
2Germany leaf 
3Germany KuroKy 
4Germany Saga 
5Germany paS 
Full team rosters are available here (currently top 4).

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Sweden mTw 5-0
2. Denmark Quantic Gaming 3-2
3. Finland Finmafia 3-2
4. Singapore Zenith 2-3
5. USA Global Domination Time 2-3
6. Europe roots 0-5

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Ukraine Natus Vincere 4-1
2. Australia Absolute Legends 4-1
3. Sweden youBoat 3-2
4. Germany J4T 3-2
5. Netherlands LowLandLions 1-4
6. Malaysia MUFC 0-5

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Romania Team Dignitas 5-0
2. France Western Wolves 4-1
3. Serbia Bagra sa Balkana 3-2
4. USA It’s Gosu eSports 2-3
5. Serbia Praeter Cunctas 1-4
6. China EHOME 0-5

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Germany Ariana Gaming 4-1
2. Europe Evil Geniuses 4-1
3. Europe mousesports 3-2
4. Sweden Team Infused 2-3
5. Czech Republic Team Epidemic 2-3
6. Thailand MiTH.Trust 0-5

Group Stage #2[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Group 1
1. Denmark Quantic Gaming 5-0
2. Australia Absolute Legends 4-1
3. France Western Wolves 3-2
4. Germany Ariana Gaming 2-3
5. Germany J4T 1-4
6. Sweden mTw 0-5

Group 2[edit]

Group 2
1. Ukraine Natus Vincere 4-1
2. Europe Evil Geniuses 4-1
3. Romania Team Dignitas 3-2
4. Europe mousesports 2-3
5. Finland Finmafia 1-4
6. Serbia Bagra sa Balkana 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

 

 

Semifinals
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
0
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
2
Absolutelegendslogo std.png Absolute Legends
0
Winners' Finals
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
0
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
2
Losers' Round 1
WesternWolvesLogo std.png Western Wolves
2
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
0
Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
2
Dotalogo std.png Ariana Gaming
1
Losers' Round 2
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
2
WesternWolvesLogo std.png Western Wolves
0
Absolutelegendslogo std.png Absolute Legends
2
Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
1
Losers' Round 3
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
2
Absolutelegendslogo std.png Absolute Legends
1
Losers' Finals
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
0
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
2
Grand Finals
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
1
2
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
0
2

* Na'Vi had a 1-0 advantage in the finals coming from the Winner's Bracket.