WePlay AniMajor: Wild Card Schedule and Other Details
Some enthralling top-tier Dota 2 action is on the cards as the wild card schedule of the WePlay AniMajor has been released. The wild card will be held for two days, June 2 and 3, 2021, featuring six teams – Team Nigma, Team Secret, Vici Gaming, Invictus Gaming, Execration, and AS Monaco Gambit. WePlay Esports will stream two BO2 series simultaneously, starting with Team Secret vs AS Monaco Gambit and Team Nigma vs Vici Gaming on June 2. A total of fifteen series will be played since each team will play the other team once. Here is a look at the complete schedule of the AniMajor wild card.
WePlay AniMajor: Wild Card Teams List and Schedule
- Team Nigma (EU)
- Team Secret (EU)
- Execration (SEA)
- AS Monaco Gambit (CIS)
- Vici Gaming (China)
- Invictus Gaming (China)
- 6 teams BO2 round-robin.
- The top two teams from the wild card will advance to the group stage.
- The bottom four teams will get eliminated.
Schedule (All times are in SGT)
The wild card will be held on June 2-3, 2021. Two matches will take place simultaneously throughout the day in the wild cards.
|June 2 (Wednesday)|
|Time||Stream 1||Stream 2|
|7:00 PM||Team Secret vs AS Monaco Gambit||Vici Gaming vs Team Nigma|
|9:00 PM||Execration vs Invictus Gaming||Team Nigma vs AS Monaco Gambit|
|11:00 PM||Vici Gaming vs Team Secret||Execration vs AS Monaco Gambit|
|1:00 AM||Team Nigma vs Invictus Gaming||Execration vs Vici Gaming|
|June 3 (Thursday)|
|Time||Stream 1||Stream 2|
|7:00 PM||Vici Gaming vs AS Monaco Gambit||Execration vs Team Secret|
|9:00 PM||Execration vs Team Nigma||Invictus Gaming vs Vici Gaming|
|11:00 PM||Team Nigma vs Team Secret||Invictus Gaming vs AS Monaco Gambit|
|1:00 AM||Invictus Gaming vs Team Secret||—|
Group Stage: June 4th – June 7th, 2021
Eight teams will compete in the group stage in another BO2 round-robin format. The top two teams will become a part of the Upper Bracket playoffs while the 3rd to 6th place teams become a part of the Lower Bracket playoffs. The remaining two teams will get eliminated.
Playoffs: June 9th – June 13th, 2021
12 teams will compete in the double-elimination playoffs. All matches except for the Grand Finals will be BO3s. The Grand Finals will be a BO5 series.
WePlay AniMajor, the second Dota 2 Major of the 2021 DPC, is scheduled for June 2-13 at the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv in Kyiv, Ukraine. Although the games will be played on LAN, the pandemic still prohibits spectators from attending in person, similar to the Singapore Major. A total of 18 teams are going to compete in the WePlay AniMajor with a total prize pool of $500,00 USD and 2700 DPC points on the line.