WePlay! Pushka League, with a $255,000 prize pool, took place on April 16 - May 12. The event featured 22 teams from Europe and CIS, including the champion and runner-up of The International 2019, as well as other distinguished participants with multiple titles.
Congratulations to Team Secret on their victory. The team won $70,000 and proved to be the strongest in two very competitive regions.
WePlay! Pushka League was officially cast by studios and independent streamers in English, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, French, German, and Spanish. The event was featured by Forbes, Reuters, and other prominent media outlets.
According to analytical service Esports Charts, on average over 71,000 viewers were following WePlay! Pushka League. The most viewed match was Team Liquid vs. Virtus.pro that drew over 188,000 viewers at its peak. Esports Charts does not gather data from China.
WePlay! Pushka League Division 1, with a prize pool of $250,000, consisted of invited teams and the winners of online qualifiers.
Division 1 prize pool distribution:
1st place – $70,000 – Team Secret
2nd place – $45,000 – VP.Prodigy
3rd place – $30,000 – Team Liquid
4th place – $20,000 – Virtus.pro
5/6th place – $12,500 – Ninjas in Pyjamas
5/6th place – $12,500 – Alliance
7/8th place – $10,000 – HellRaisers
7/8th place – $10,000 – Natus Vincere
9/10th place – $7,000 – OG
9/10th place – $7,000 – FlyToMoon
11/12th place – $5,000 – Team Nigma
11/12th place – $5,000 – Team Spirit
13/14th place – $3,000 – OG Seed
13/14th place – $3,000 – B8
WePlay! Pushka League Division 2 was formed by Open Qualifier winners and the participants of Closed Qualifiers, who didn’t manage to get to Division 1. They competed for a prize pool of $5,000 and two seeds in Division 1 for the next league season.
WePlay! Pushka League Division 2 results:
1st place – $2,000 and Division 1 seed – Vikin.gg
2nd place – $1,500 and Division 1 seed – Team Unique
3/4th place – $750 – Cyber Legacy
3/4th place – $750 – Yolo Knight
5/6th place – Team Empire Hope
5/6th place – Kill Steal Kommando
7/8th place – Aggressive Mode
7/8th place – NOVA
WePlay! Pushka League viewers were able to vote for MVP Core and MVP Support on the official tournament page. From the players distinguished by the community, event talents chose the tournament MVPs.
WePlay! Pushka League MVPs:
- MVP Core: Lasse Aukusti "MATUMBAMAN" Urpalainen from Team Secret
- MVP Support: Clement “Puppey” Ivanov from Team Secret
Both MVPs received an additional bonus of $5,000.
“Congratulations to Team Secret on their victory in Pushka League by WePlay! Esports. We already can’t wait to see them playing in the next season. I would like to express gratitude to the players, managers, and other team personnel, thanks to whom we have been enjoying world-class Dota 2 play daily for the last couple of weeks. You are awesome."
- WePlay! Esports Lead Esports Manager Anton “WarLock” Tokarev.
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Source: WePlay! Esports Press Office