Shanghai Major America Qualifiers standings for day 2 are in. compLexity, Shazam~, Team Archon and Digital Chaos have advanced into the playoffs. The double elimination brackets will kick off January 9th, at 19:00 CET.
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers standings are in after a long and eventful day has concluded for the day 2 group stage. The four regional teams that will advance have emerged.
We made it to the playoffs! We are now tied with @ArchonDota2 we'll play a tie-breaker BO1 tomorrow to determine our place in the playoffs.
— Team Digital Chaos (@DIGITALCHAOSgg) January 8, 2016
Team Archon and Digital Chaos will compete in a best-of-one tie breaker to determine the seeding for the playoff brackets.
compLexity, Shazam~, Team Archon and Digital Chaos have all progressed to the playoff stage of the event.
The matches resume on January 9th, at 19:00 CET, and are expected to be intense as the teams continue their quest towards the second stage of the qualifiers – the double elimination brackets.
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers standings day 2
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers standings day 2 Group A
Team Archon was in the lead the first day. Although they continued on their path to success, their split series against Digital Chaos allowed for them to catch Archon and eventually tie them for the first place spot.
6-2 group stage over 100% chance to move onto group stages pic.twitter.com/Lt1CPDdgLp
— Max Hotaruz Bateman (@ArchonHotaruz) January 8, 2016
Digital Chaos had swept through Void Boys 2:0 and tied Archon 1:1 to secure their place in the finals. The two teams will now face off in a best-of-one tie breaker to determine their seeding into the playoffs. The winning team will face compLexity Gaming, while the other will go head to head with Shazam~.
Leviathan had a surprisingly sub-par performance, taking only one win against EWolves and then the def win when the Peruvian team forfeited the last match.
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers standings day 2 Group B
— Nahaz (@NahazDota) January 9, 2016
compLexity Gaming held nothing back as they faced NoT Today. The team was in rare form as they destroyed the Peruvian team starting in the first few seconds of the match. The team did not let up for any moment during the rest of their course to the playoffs, ensuring that they took the top position having lost only one game in the entire group series. They had split the series with Shazam~ 1:1 on the first day, and hadn’t lost a match since.
Shazam~ has continued to demonstrate that the former cloud 9 team’s presence is still strong. With Mason “mason” Venne on the team now, they are still moving forward at an astounding rate. The team slipped into the second place spot with two draws in the event; against compLexity and PoF.
NoT Today had a rather disappointing run despite their star players and veteran experience. The team ended in the last spot with only one game won, in the split series against Team Freedom. They lost their last series against Shazam~ at the end of the night.
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers format
- The ten teams have been divided into two Round Robin groups of five.
- Top two teams will advance to a double elimination bracket.
- First place team will start in the Upper Brackets.
- Runner-up team will start in the Lower Brackets.
- Playoffs are double elimination brackets
- The first and second place teams from the Shanghai Major America Qualifiers will advance to the main event in Shanghai, China.
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers groups
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers schedule
Saturday, January 9th
- 19:00 CET – DC vs Archon (tie-breaker)
- 20:00 CET – TBD vs Shazam~ (loser of match 1)
- 23:00 CET – TBD vs compLexity (winner of match 1)
- 02:00 CET – TBD vs TBD (winner of match 2 vs winner of match 3)
Shanghai Major America Qualifiers streams
The Shanghai Major America Qualifiers will be broadcast in English as part of the coverage provided by Beyond the Summit in their “insanity hub”.
- The Beyond the Summit Twitch channel will provide coverage of select group stage matches from all four regions.
The Shanghai Major America Qualifiers series will begin at 19:00 CET, on Thursday, January 7th, and end on January 10th.