Team Liquid and mudgolem both secured a playoff spot at Germany’s ESL One even on Sunday with a 2-0 sweep.
Team Liquid (3-1) beat 5 men (2-2) after winning in 39 and 35 minutes. mudgolems (3-1) claimed victory in 41 and 40 minutes over Natus Vincere (2-2).
Liquid and mudgolem join undefeated OG (3-1) and Team Secret (3-0) and Alliance (3-0) in qualifying playoffs.
In Sunday’s other match, Vikin.gg (2-2) stayed alive in playoff chase with a 2-0 win over Cyber Legacy (1-3) with a 34 and 30 minute win map.
The $ 400,000 Dota 2 event starts with 16 teams from Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent Countries. This lasts until November 1, with the winner getting $ 150,000.
The two teams compete in the Swiss group stage with a best five round of three matches. The team needs three wins to secure a place in the eight-team playoff, while three defeats equal elimination, and the team never plays the same opponent twice.
The playoffs will be contested in a best-of-three double elimination format. Grand final is the best meeting of the five meetings.
Round 5 at the event is scheduled for Tuesday.
Germany ESL One group stage standings, with a win-lose record:
x-T1. Alliance, 3-0
x-T1. Team Secret, 3-0
x-T3. OG, 3-1
x-T3. mudgolems, 3-1
x-T3. Team Liquid, 3-1
T6. 5men, 2-2
T6. Born to win, 2-2
T6. Ninjas in Pajamas, 2-2
T6. Nigma’s Tim, 2-2
T6. Vikin.gg, 2-2
T6. Yellow Submarine, 1-2
y-T12. Cyber Legacy, 1-3
y-T12. Winstrike Team, 1-3
y-T12. HellRaisers, 1-3
y-T15. Tempo Esports, 0-3
y-T15. FINALLY, 0-3
x-grabbing playoff spots
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