The third season of OGA Dota PIT Online is set to begin tomorrow, September 23 with the Europe and CIS battle for a share of the $170.000 prize pool. Six squads got directly invited to the event with two more slots being up for grabs via regional qualifiers.
FlyToMoon and 5MEN powered through a double elimination qualifier bracket taking down Vikin.gg and Ninjas in Pyjamas to join Team Secret, OG, Team Nigma, Alliance, VP.Prodigy and Team Liquid into the main event. OGA Dota PIT Season 3 starts straight with the playoffs, seeding all the teams in the first round of the upper bracket.
OGA DOTA PIT opening playoffs series:
- 13:00 CEST: Team Nigma vs FlyToMoon
- 17:00 CEST: Team Secret vs VP.Prodigy
- 19:00 CEST: Team Liquid vs 5MEN
- 23:00 CEST: Alliance vs OG
Winners of each series will advance to the upper bracket semifinals while the losing teams will have to fight for their survival via elimination rounds in the lower bracket starting September 24. The tournament will crown its champions this coming Saturday, September 26 in a best-of-five grand final.
Apart from the Europe and CIS division, OGA has also planned a leg for the Chinese region, however, the details regarding this part of the tournament are yet to be announced, so stay tuned!