We’ve approached the final day in the Frankfurt Major, as the Frankfurt Major Grand Finals get underway. Only three western teams remain as the main event continues today with the Lower Bracket best-of-three finals and the Upper Bracket best-of-five Grand Finals. One team will be crowned Frankfurt Major Champions. The day starts with the elimination match between OG and Evil Geniuses, at 10:30 CET, followed by the Grand Finals between the winner and Team Secret at 14:30 CET. Find out how all of the action unfolded by following our LIVE Frankfurt Major Grand Finals, standings and commentary updates.
Yesterday, ViCi Gaming and EHOME were eliminated from the event. Three western teams remain – Team Secret, Evil Geniuses and OG. OG secured themselves a top 3 finish after exciting and intense matches, eliminating both ViCi Gaming and EHOME. The newly formed European team has been battling their way through the lower brackets with the hopes to come out on top by the end. Evil Geniuses is aiming to claim the first Dota 2 Major championship title to follow up their TI5 Championship title. Team Secret is looking to seize their third consecutive LAN championship title since TI5. All three teams have proved deserving of the title and have given viewers some of the best Dota 2 matches in recent history. With exciting and intense games that have fans around the world cheering their hearts out, today’s lower bracket finals and Grand Finals are expected to be of the highest caliber competition.
- Frankfurt Major standings (Day 1)
- Frankfurt Major standings (Day 2)
- Frankfurt Major standings (Day 3)
- Frankfurt Major standings (Day 4)
- Frankfurt Major standings (Day 5)
- Frankfurt Major group stage results (Groups A and B)
- Frankfurt Major group stage results (Groups C and D)
Today will see Team Secret in the Grand Finals, with the hopes to claim their third consecutive LAN championship title. OG and EG compete in the best-of-three lower Frankfurt Major brackets, elimination match for the opportunity to face Team Secret in the Grand Finals.
The article will be updated live with all the latest Frankfurt Major brackets, standings and developments.
LIVE UPDATES: Frankfurt Major Grand Finals, standings and match summaries
19:30CET: Frankfurt Major Grand Finals: Team Secret vs OG
OG picked up a tusk and an Invoker while Team Secret went with an Anti Mage and Queen of Pain. Although the first game started out relatively even, OG would manage to pull ahead by baiting Team Secret into pick offs and favorable fights, by pushing ahead and gaining incredible farm. Amer “Miracle-” al-Barqawi on Invoker was at the top of the chart and had a score of 14:3:9 by the end. All five heroes of OG were in the top six of net-worth. In a heavily one sided game, OG took the victory in 32 minutes 37:12.
— OG Dota 2 (@OGDota2) November 21, 2015
In the second game OG established an early lead with the Miracle- on Alchemist and were quick to put on the pressure. When they took team fights, it was really amazing coordination. Winter Wyvern and Dazzle played a huge part in the saves and clutch plays. The support duo for OG has been displaying amazing synergy and cohesion. Andreas “Cr1t-” Franck Nielsen on WW was the best he’s played so far. After 65 minutes they were able to take the victory, as Team Secret lacking the fire power to repel OG.
The third game Team Secret drafted Wraith King for Jacky “Eternal Envy” Mao. W33 was given a Lina on midlane and dominated the match. OG started to become more hesitant in team fights and Team Secret are very comfortable waiting for the late game, something that would be needed for EE to come online, so the stage had been set for Team Secret to be able to gain control. A few mistakes and misplays coming out of OG gave Team Secret openings that they needed to further their leads and gains. Team Secret was able to convincingly take the third game and push the series into a fourth.
— Troels Nielsen (@syndereNDota) November 21, 2015
OG drafted a Brew Master. They grabbed the first blood on mid lane by Miracle- and had a great start in early game that they needed. The team was able to capitalize on minor mistake from Team Secret and they pushed through the barracks early. They continued to put pressure on everywhere and making impressive plays, being aggressive and taking control. In just 33 minutes with a score 24:9 OG seized the victory and the championship.
— Andrew Campbell (@ZyoriTV) November 21, 2015
- Frankfurt Major Grand Finals standings: OG defeated Team Secret 2:1 and are The Frankfurt Major champions. Tea Secret will take second place at the first Dota 2 Major.
14:10 CET: Frankfurt Major Grand Finals, Lower Bracket finals: OG vs Evil Geniuses
EG had a flawless performance in the first game against OG. EG was incredibly dominant for the entire performance. Their strategy completely countered the Shadow Fiend and they executed it perfectly. Fantastic perforamnce from Syed Sumail “Suma1L” Hassan on Doom and a phenomenal game by Artour “Arteezy” Babaev on Templar Assassin. The game ended with a score of 25:2 in 28 minutes with a 28k gold difference.
— Toby Dawson (@TobiWanDOTA) November 21, 2015
The second game EG went with a Tinker-Beast Master draft to gain mobility and map control. In stark contrast to the first game, OG took control of the game early. David “MoonMeander” Tan on an offlane Earthshaker was doing an amazing job, killing heroes all over the place on the map on his own. By the end he went 14:2:13. OG crushed Evil Geniuses in the second game, ending with a a score of 39:12 and over 51k gold lead. The victory pushed a deciding third game.
— ESL Dota2 (@ESLDota2) November 21, 2015
The third game OG took an Alchemist for Amer “Miracle-“ al-Barqawi , who ended up doing amazing this game. Although Suma1L seemed to be keeping up and doing well in the beginning, Miracle would just end up pulling ahead easily. OG took control of the game early and mainatined their lead the entire time. The European team ended up with the victory over the TI5 champions, EG and have headed their way from the lower bracket route to the Grand Finals.
The loser bracket bo1 to the grand finals dream holy crap @OGDota2
— Hot_Bid (@Hot_Bid) November 21, 2015
- Frankfurt Major Grand Finals, Lower Bracket finals standings: OG defeated Evil Geniuses 2:1 and will advance into Grand Finals of the Frankfurt Major brackets. Evil Geniuses were eliminated and take third place.
09:30 CET: The sixth and final day of the Frankfurt Major main event is about to get underway. Check out the live coverage hub put together by ESL and Valve.
Frankfurt Major Grand Finals brackets
Frankfurt Major Grand Finals schedule
- 10:30 CET – Lower Frankfurt Major Brackets, Finals: OG vs Evil Geniuses
- 14:30 CET – Upper Frankfurt Major Brackets, Grand Finals: Team Secret vs TBD
Frankfurt Major main event
The Frankfurt Major main event will take place from November 16th through the 21st, at the Festhalle Messe, in Frankfurt, Germany, from 10:00 CET to 23:00 CET. Viewers and visitors are in for dawn to dusk action. The Grand Finals will take place on Saturday, November 21st.
Frankfurt Major main event format
Sixteen teams will play a double-elimination bracket.
Eight teams (top two teams of each of the four Frankfurt Major groups) will start the main event in the Upper Bracket. Eight teams (bottom two teams of each of the four Frankfurt Major groups) will start the main event in the Lower Bracket.
All the Upper Bracket match-ups will be best-of-three series.
The first round of the Lower Bracket matches will be best-of-one elimination series. The following rounds will be best-of-three elimination series.
The Frankfurt Major Grand Finals will be best-of-five series, with no winners’ advantage.
Frankfurt Major schedule
Frankfurt Major streams
Frankfurt Major tickets
Attendance to the Frankfurt Major main event will be open to the public and will not require a ticket for any day except for the day of the finals. The finals will take place on Saturday, November 21st. Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite, for €50 each. No public access will be permitted between November 13-14, during the Frankfurt Major groups.
Frankfurt Major prize-pool distribution
Unlike The International prize-pool, the Frankfurt Major prize fund is fixed at $3,000,000. Valve has released the Fall Season 2015 Compendium, however, purchases will not contribute to the Frankfurt Major prize purse. All sixteen teams will be receiving a piece of the prize-pool, with the first place being awarded $1,110,000 and 13th-16th places receiving $30,000.
- 1st place:– OG – $1,110,000 (37%)
- 2nd place:– Team Secret – $405,000 (13.5%)
- 3rd place: – Evil Geniuses – $315,000(10.5%)
- 4th place: – EHOME – $255,000 (8.5%)
- 5th-6th places: – CDEC, ViCi Gaming $202,500 (6.75%)
- 7th-8th places: – Virtus.Pro, LGD Gaming – $105,000 (3.5%)
- 9th-12th places: – Vega, Unknown, Alliance, Mineski – $45,000 (1.5%)
- 13th-16th places: Newbee, Newbee.Young, Fnatic, Cloud 9 -$30,000 (1%)