The International 2021: This is how the first day of the Dota 2 World Cup playoffs was lived

Today, October 12, the first day of the playoffs began and the evento principal de The International 2021. This edition of the World Cup Dota 2 managed to accumulate a pot of more than 40 million dollars. Until Sunday 17 of this month, 16 teams will meet to know which is the best in the world.

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Within all these teams, the Beastcoast and Team Undying squads also passed. In both there was a Peruvian presence in the race. Unfortunately, being in the lower keys, they were eliminated by losing their games.

FIRST DAY OF THE INTERNATIONAL 2021 MAIN EVENT

The main event of the Dota 2 World Cup, The International 2021, began today. However, it is the first time that it has been developed without an audience, despite the fact that at the beginning it was going to have. Still, the excitement of the video game’s biggest event could be felt.

At the inauguration, they opened with a review of all the previous champions the World Cup has had. Then, the presentation of each of the teams that made it through to this stage was seen.

After that, Gabe Newell gave a message to the entire community. For the 10 years of this World Cup, all the previous winners were passing the Shield of Champions from hand to hand. The OG team, the previous winners, left the award on the shelf.

Finally, after all the presentation, the games began. During this day, only 12 teams had to play a match. Among them were Team Undying and Beastcoast, teams with Peruvians in their lines, which were eliminated.

RESULTS OF THE GAMES OF DAY 1 OF THE WORLD CUP

This stage is divided into a double elimination format. You have the upper braces (upper brackest), which a short way, and lower brackets (lower Brackets). In the latter, the losing teams no longer have a chance to continue in the race.

This is how Dota 2 players experience the World Cup on its first day.  |  Photo: Flickr
This is how Dota 2 players experience the World Cup on its first day. | Photo: Flickr

In the event that the upper brackets lose, they go to the lower braces. That gives them one more chance to stay in the race. Now we leave you with today’s results.

Upper bracket:

  • Invictus Gaming 2 – 1 Team Spirit
  • Team Secret 2 – 0 AND

Lower bracket:

  • Team Undying 0 – 1 Fnatic
  • Quincy Crew 1 – 0 Team Aster
  • Beastcoast 0 – 1 Alliance
  • Evil Geniuses 1 – 0 Elephant

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