The Defense Season 2

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[e][h]The Defense Season 2
TheDefense2.png
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Type:
Online
Location:
Europe Online
Number of Teams:
24
Format:
Group stage into
double-elimination playoffs
Prize pool:
€ 10,000 EUR
(≃ $12,291 USD)
Start Date:
2012-06-21
End Date:
2012-08-12
Dota TV Ticket:
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Gold.png CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png
Silver.png Mousesportslogo std.png
Bronze.png CLGlogo std.png
Copper.png Eglogo std.png

Overview[edit]

The Defense 2 is joinDOTA's second league style tournament. It is the first tournament featured by VALVe to be viewable on the Dota 2 game client itself.

Prizepool[edit]

A total of €10,000 is split among the teams as seen below:

Converted USD prizes are based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on August 12, 2012: 1 EUR = 1.2291052114 USD.

Format[edit]

  • Qualifying Tournament
    • Single-elimination Bracket until the Ro16.
    • Double-elimination Bracket starting from the Ro16.
    • All matches are played in a best of one series.
    • Top 4 teams qualifies for the group stage.
  • Group Stage
    • 20 invited teams and 4 qualified teams are seeded into Group Play.
    • The 24 teams get divided into four groups of six.
    • Every team plays one game against each of the five opponents in its group.
    • The top four teams of each group advances to the playoffs.
    • All matches are played in a best of one series.
    • Tiebreaks are determined through a time rating method.
      • Wins give negative times for the team while losses gives positive times.
      • A team with a higher positive time rating is ranked higher when multiple teams have the same record.
  • Playoffs
    • The 16 teams are divided into upper- and lower bracket.
    • The top 2 teams from each group are seeded into the upper bracket.
    • The 3rd and 4th teams from each group are seeded into the lower bracket.
    • All matches except the finals are played in a best of three series.
    • The Grand Final is played in a best of five series.

Participating Teams[edit]

Invited Teams[edit]

Evil Geniuses
1Denmark Maelk 
2USA Fear 
3USA DeMoN 
4USA BuLba 
5USA UNiVeRsE 
NEXT.kz
1Kazakhstan Mantis 
2Kazakhstan eQual 
3Kazakhstan LuCky 
4Kazakhstan Storm 
5Kazakhstan StalCat 
Team Infused
1Sweden Wagamama 
2Sweden mini 
3Sweden Reesion 
4Sweden Fishbone 
5Sweden EGM 
Power Rangers2
1Belarus f4n1us 
2Belarus zxc 
3Belarus asdl 
4Russia rAintt 
5Russia arlion 
Fnatic
1Sweden Era 
2Germany H4nn1 
3Germany NoVa 
4Denmark N0tail 
5Israel Fly 
zNation
1Russia Nexus 
2Russia Sedoy 
3Russia justcrazy 
4Russia STALIANER 
5Russia Wekgod 
uebelst gamynG1
1Germany Alex- 
2Germany rmN 
3Germany paS 
4Germany leaf 
5Germany Chill 
6Germany KuroKy 
7Germany saGa 
Darer
1Ukraine ArtStyle 
2Russia God 
3Ukraine funn1k 
4Ukraine Mag~ 
5Ukraine Goblak 

Qualified Teams[edit]

Full team rosters are available here.

1uebelst gamynG replaced Virtus.pro, who disbanded right before their first game.[1]
2Power Rangers replaced Keita, who disbanded after their first game. Power Rangers will start with a 0-1 record.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports 4-1 -090:22
2. Darerlogo std.png Darer 4-1 -115:18
3. Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses 3-2 -054:52
4. Whalogo std.png We haz Asian 2-3 +034:37
5. Infusedicon std.png Team Infused 2-3 +029:18
6. Znationlogo std.png zNation 0-5 +204:08

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity Gaming 5-0 -192:34
2. M5logo std.png Moscow Five 4-1 -090:59
3. Uebelstlogo std.png uebelst gamynG 3-2 -048:28
4. Absolutelegendslogo std.png Absolute Legends 2-3 -021:39
5. 4fclogo std.png 4 Friends + Chrillee 1-4 +154:20
6. Dotalogo std.png Hydra 0-5 +199:04

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Mtwlogo std.png Mortal Teamwork 4-1 -130:57
2. Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere 4-1 -157:46
3. Sgclogo std.png Storm Games Clan 3-2 -032:54
4. Empirelogo orig std.png Team Empire 2-3 +017:34
5. Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic 1-4 +166:15
6. Nextlogo std.png NEXT.kz 1-4 +136:48

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming 5-0 -194:26
2. CLGlogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming 3-2 -052:07
3. Potmlogo std.png PotM Bottom 2-3 -+050:21
4. Prlogo std.png Power Rangers 2-3 +033:34
5. Dotalogo std.png HelloMoto 2-3 +028:59
6. Copenhagenwolveslogo std.png Copenhagen Wolves 1-4 +133:40

* Evil Geniuses got a default win over Team Infused on June 22.
** Keita lost their first game before being replaced by Power Rangers.

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 

 

Winners' Round 1
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
2
M5logo std.png Moscow Five
0
Mtwlogo std.png Mortal Teamwork
0
CLGlogo std.png CLG
2
CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity
2
Darerlogo std.png Darer
1
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
2
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
0
Winners' Round 2
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
0
CLGlogo std.png CLG
2
CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity
2
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
1
Winners' Finals
CLGlogo std.png CLG
1
CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity
2
Losers' Round 1
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
Absolutelegendslogo std.png Absolute Legends
0
Sgclogo std.png Storm Games Clan
2
Prlogo std.png Power Rangers
0
Uebelstlogo std.png uebelst gamynG
1
Whalogo std.png We haz Asian
2
Potmlogo std.png PotM Bottom
2
Empirelogo orig std.png Team Empire
1
Losers' Round 2
Mtwlogo std.png Mortal Teamwork
0
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
M5logo std.png Moscow Five
0
Sgclogo std.png Storm Games Clan
2
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
2
Whalogo std.png We haz Asian
0
Darerlogo std.png Darer
1
Potmlogo std.png PotM Bottom
2
Losers' Round 3
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
Sgclogo std.png Storm Games Clan
0
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
0
Potmlogo std.png PotM Bottom
2
Losers' Round 4
Quanticlogo std.png Quantic Gaming
1
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
2
Potmlogo std.png PotM Bottom
1
Losers' Round 5
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
1
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
2
Losers' Finals
CLGlogo std.png CLG
0
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
2
Grand Finals
CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity
3
Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports
1

Grand Finals Detailed Results[edit]

mousesports Mousesportslogo std.png 1 3 CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity Gaming

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Two teams replaced in The Defense Joindota.com June 6th, 2012