EPICENTER: Moscow is a Dota 2 tournament where 8 strongest teams compete for a prize pool of $500,000.
EPICENTER: Moscow took part on May, 9-15th in Moscow, first at Lotte Hotel Moscow and then at Crocus City Hall, where it gathered 6000 Dota 2 fans under one roof. Apart from watching intense matches between professional teams, the visitors had such entertainments as authograph sessions, giveaways, the ability to talk to Tidehunter, and other activities.
The tournament itself held everyone captive until the very end, as the finalists needed all 5 maps to determine the champion. In the final battle, Team Liquid could efficiently counter Newbee's Alchemist with Ancient Apparition's ultimate and claim the champions title. The final standings can be found below.
1st place – Team Liquid – $250,000
2nd place – NewBee – $100,000
3rd place – OG – $60,000
4th place – compLexity Gaming – $30,000
5-6th place – Alliance/Evil Geniuses – $20,000
7-8th place – Team Secret/Virtus.Pro – $10,000