The AMD Dota 2 Pro Series 2018, also known as Convictus Esports Group Pro Series 2018, will be held in Melbourne, Australia and feature a $50,000 AUD prize pool.
Organized by Convictus Esports Group, the AMD Dota 2 Pro Series 2018 will take place at The Plenary, Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre on December 8-9th.
Eight teams will take part in this battle. Mineski and OG received a direct invite to the tournament while the remaining six squads earned their spot via the regional qualifiers held in Australia, SEA, and China.
The eight participants are split into two groups of four teams each.
They will face each other in the round-robin Group Stage with Bo2 matches.
The best two teams of each group advance to the upper bracket of the main event while the bottom two teams will have to fight in the lower bracket.
The Playoffs feature a double-elimination bracket with Bo3 games.
The first three rounds of the lower bracket are Bo1 (only the Lower Bracket Finals is Bo3).
The Grand Finals is Bo5.
Prize pool distribution
A total of $50,000 AUD ($36,473 USD) is up for grabs, and it will be split as follow:
1st - $25,000 AUD - $18,236 USD
2nd - $12,500 AUD - $9,118 USD
3rd - $7,500 AUD - $5,471 USD
4th - $5,000 AUD - $3,647 USD
Online qualifiers highlights
JT-, Moon, kpii, Febby, TBD
TBD, Topson, 7ckngMad, JerAx, N0tail
balla, XemistrY, lordboonz, calvin, cas158
Baosu, Reverie, Lon, Allison, Jesus
Huppey, Azur4, theardo, Ramz, Spaceman
Dogbrain, Fearless, MyPro, LionaX, Boombell
Mr Game Boy
JiaJia, Ferrari_430, awen, CatYou, Protoss
Kamma, Op, Guvara, F1refly, LaNm
Jake "SirActionSlacks" Kanner
Michelle "MishMannering" Mannering
David "GoDz" Parker
David "r1sk" Arnous
Mike "MLPDotA" Le Phoenix
Cameron "Basskip" Scott
Header image: CEG