The International 2023 playoffs matches revealed
It’s been a rather wild ride so far at The International 2023, the biggest annual Dota 2 esports event, with a poor Compendium reception and some upsets in the group stage. Now, we look forward to the playoffs weekend taking place from 20 to 22 October 2023!
TI2023 playoffs weekend details
In the group stage, we saw Team SMG, beastcoast, PSG Quest and Thunder Awaken get eliminated, while the rest of the teams earned themselves places in the playoffs bracket based on their placement in the group stage.
The 16 remaining teams will compete in Seattle Convention Centerâ€™s Summit, USA, in front of a live crowd in an attempt to make it to the finals weekend at the end of October.
Below, you can find the first round of confirmed matches for The International 2023’s playoffs weekend, so you know what to expect and which teams made it through to the upper bracket quarterfinals!
- Shopify Rebellion vs TSM – Lower Bracket Round 1
- Evil Geniuses vs Gaimin Gladiators – Lower Bracket Round 1
- Keyd Stars vs BetBoom Team – Lower Bracket Round 1
- Tundra Esports vs Entity – Lower Bracket Round 1
- Virtus.pro vs Team Spirit – Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
- Team Liquid vs Talon Esports – Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
- 9Pandas vs LGD Gaming – Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
- Azure Ray vs nouns – Upper Bracket Quarterfinals
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