Start of the season in Dota 2: WePlay! will host Reshuffle Madness 2019 tournament with $50,000 at stake

Start of the season in Dota 2: WePlay! will host Reshuffle Madness 2019 tournament with $50,000 at stake

The tournament is planned for September of 2019 and there will be open qualifiers and direct invites

The autumn reshuffles traditionally stir up audience’s interest in new rosters and change of leaders in the regions. WePlay! Dota 2 Reshuffle Madness 2019 will be a great opportunity for everyone to see if the replacements actually made any effect or not. One of the first online tournaments of the season will let the teams train and try new strategies, and the viewers will be able to enjoy a thrilling esports show done in the special “esportainment” by WePlay!

Tournament dates 

WePlay! Dota 2 Reshuffle Madness 2019 will run September 6 to 23, 2019. The competition will take place in three stages: open qualifiers, group stage and playoffs: 

Open qualifiers will start on September 6 and end on September 9: all participants will be split into four groups, with eight top teams advancing to the next stage. They’ll be joined by eight teams directly invited by the organizer: the group stage matches will be played September 16 through 19. The final stage of the event, that has four more spots reserved for direct invitees, is planned for September 20-23. 

Format

Open qualifiers will run with the Single Elimination system. All qualification matches will be played in best of 1 format, while the semifinals and finals - in best of 3.  

The group stage will have sixteen teams divided into four groups - these matches will utilize Double Elimination (GSL) format. That said, the lower bracket finals will be played in best of 3 format, with all the other matches played as best of 1. Two top teams from each group will advance into the playoffs. 

Eight squads that will make their way into the playoffs from group stage will be joined by four invited teams. All matches of the final stage will be played in best of 3 format, and the grand-final running as a series of best of 5 (Single Elimination system). 

Prize pool 

Total prize pool of the event is $50,000. Champion of Reshuffle Madness 2019 will take home the main prize of $30,000, with the runner-up getting $10,000. The teams who will place the 3rd-4th place will be given $5,000 each. 

Details about the talent board and schedule of the tournament will be announced later. Find more information about the tournament at weplay.tv and in social media: ВКонтакте, Telegram, Twitter

WePlay! Esports is the esportainment-company with the representative offices in Ukraine, Cyprus and the USA. The company is a part of TECHIIA holding and grows the businesses in Europe, China and the USA. 

For the partnership and brand integration queries, email us at placeme@weplay.tv

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Source: WePlay! Esports press office

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About WePlay! Esports

WePlay! Esports is an esportainment company that combines the best practices of the esports and entertainment fields.

Since 2012, the WePlay! Esports brand is well-known for the high quality organization and broadcast the online esports tournaments and LAN finals. In addition, to the creation and distribution of the esports content to own media WePlay! Esports, the area of company's expertise lies in competitive gaming services, brand integration into esports, and media rights sales. 

By harnessing what the public is most passionate about – esports and entertainment – the company embraces the opportunities and challenges in esports that empower businesses. They thereby evolve with this valuable global audience in our modern media environment.

The WePlay! Esports mission is to develop the esports industry as a mix of esports and entertainment.

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