Announcing the groups and schedule for ESL One Manila 2016!

See who will be facing who and when at Southeast Asia’s first premium Dota 2 tournament.

ESL One Manila is less than two weeks away and with it Southeast Asia’s first premium Dota 2 event featuring eight top teams from around the world as they fight for the ESL One championship title and their share of a US$250,000 prize pool. It’s time to reveal the groups for the tournament and see who will be facing who in the battle for the playoffs as well as take a look at the event schedule – check them all out below!


Group A
Team Liquid

Group B
Team Secret
Team Empire

The groups will played out in a GSL style with two initial matches followed up by winners’, elimination and decider matches to determine which teams will head to the playoffs. All group matches will be best of three.


All times are in PHT. All matches will be played back to back.

Friday, April 22nd (closed to the public)
11:00 to 14:00 – Team Liquid vs. Mineski and compLexity vs. Wings
14:00 to 17:00 – Team Secret vs. Team Empire and EHOME vs. Fnatic
17:00 to 20:00 – Group A winners’ match
20:00 to 23:00 – Group B winners’ match

Saturday, April 23rd
11:00 to 14:00 – Group A elimination match
14:30 to 17:30 – Group B elimination match
17:30 to 20:30 – Group A decider match
20:30 to 23:30 – Group B decider match

Sunday, April 24th
11:00 to 14:00 – Semifinal two (Group B seed one vs. Group A seed two)
14:30 to 17:30 – Semifinal one (Group B seed two vs. Group A seed one)
18:00 to 23:00 – Grand final

Ready for the brawl in the mall?

ESL One Manila kicks of on April the 22nd with the initial group stage matches and continues at the Mall of Asia on April the 23rd and 24th. If you’re still in need of a ticket for this epic event, get yourself one here!
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