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TI9 schedule: Match start times set at The International 2019

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The TI9 schedule has been confirmed, with Dota 2 creators Valve announcing the dates and start times of each match The International 2019 in Shanghai, China.

TI9 will take place in the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, from August 15th to August 25th, 2019.

Like the year before, 18 teams make up The International 2019 schedule - 12 of which came through the Dota Pro Circuit table. Six of them got their tickets to Shanhghai through regional qualifiers.

Related: Dota 2 statistician makes compendium predictions ahead of TI9

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TI9 Playoffs Stage

August 20th to August 25th

Sixteen of the remaining teams will play a double elimination bracket where 8 teams are in the Upper Bracket and eight teams are in the Lower Bracket. The first round in the Lower Bracket will be best-of-one matches. The International 2019 Grand Final will be a best-of-five match. All the other matches are best-of-three matches.

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August 25, Day 6

Lower Bracket Finals (BO3)

  • PSG.LGD 1-2 Team Liquid

Grand Finals (BO5)

  • OG 3-1 Team Liquid

August 24, Day 5

Lower Bracket Round 4 (BO3)

  • Vici Gaming 0-2 Team Secret

Upper Bracket Finals (BO3)

  • PSG.LGD 1-2 OG

Lower Bracket Round 5 (BO3)

  • Team Secret 0-2 Team Liquid

August 23, Day 4

Lower bracket Round 3 (BO3)

  • RNG 0-2 Team Liquid
  • Infamous 0-2 Team Secret

Lower Bracket Round 4 (BO3)

  • 10:15am - Team Secret 2-0 Evil Geniuses

August 22, Day 3

Lower Bracket Round 2 (BO3)

  • Infamous 2-1 Newbee
  • Mineski 1-2 Team Secret

Upper Bracket Round 2 (BO3)

  • PSG.LGD 2-0 Vici Gaming
  • OG 2-1 Evil Geniuses

August 21, Day 2

Upper Bracket Round 1 (BO3)

  • OG 2-0 Newbee
  • Team Secret 1-2 Evil Geniuses

Lower Bracket Round 2 (BO3)

  • Virtus.pro 0-2 Royal Never give Up
  • TNC Predator 2-0 Team Liquid

August 20, Day 1

Upper Bracket Round 1 (BO3)

  • PSG.LGD 2-0 Virtus.Pro
  • TNC Predator 1-2 Vici Gaming

Lower Bracket Round 1 (BO1)

  • Alliance 0-1 Royal Never Give Up
  • FNATIC 0-1 Team Liquid
  • Infamous 1-0 Keen Gaming
  • NA'VI 0-1 Mineski

Group Stage

August 15th to August 18th

Two groups of nine teams each will play a Round-Robin format where all games are best-of-two. The top four teams advance to the Upper Bracket of the main event. The following four teams advance to the Lower Bracket of the main event. The bottom team of each of the two groups is eliminated.

TI9 Group Stage Final Standings

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Last updated: 10:35am CEST, August 18th

ALl TIMES ARE CEST (Brussels, Paris, Berlin)

Related: The International 2019 team analysis: Europe

August 15, Day 1 (BO2)

3am - Series A1

  • Team Secret 2-0 Alliance
  • Team Liquid 0-2 Newbee
  • PSG.LGD 2-0 Chaos E.C
  • TNC Predator 2-0 Keen Gaming

5:30am - Series B1

  • Vici Gaming 2-0 Royal Never Give Up
  • Virtus.pro 2-0 Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Evil Geniuses 0-2 FNATIC
  • OG 1-1 Natus Vincere

8am - Series A2

  • Team Liquid 2-0 Chaos E.C
  • TNC Predator 0-2 Mineski
  • PSG.LGD 2-0 Keen Gaming
  • Team Secret 2-0 Newbee

10:30am - Series B2

  • Virtus.pro 1-1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Evil Geniuses 1-1 Natus Vincere
  • OG 2-0 Infamous
  • Vici Gaming 2-0 FNATIC

1pm - Series A3

  • Team Secret 2-0 Team Liquid
  • PSG.LGD 1-1 TNC Predator
  • Alliance 1-1 Chaos E.C
  • Keen Gaming 2-0 Mineski

August 16, Day 2 (BO2)

3am - Series B3

  • Virtus.pro 0-2 Vici Gaming
  • Evil Geniuses 0-2 OG
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas 1-1 FNATIC
  • Natus Vincere 1-1 Infamous

5:30am - Series A4

  • TNC Predator 1-1 Alliance
  • PSG.LGD 1-1 Newbee
  • Team Secret 2-0 Keen Gaming
  • Team Liquid 1-1 Mineski

8am - Series B4

  • Evil Geniuses 2-0 Royal Never Give Up
  • Virtus.pro 0-2 Natus Vincere
  • OG vs Ninjas 2-0 Pyjamas
  • Vici Gaming 1-1 Infamous

10:30am - Series A5

  • Team Liquid 0-2 PSG.LGD
  • Alliance 2-0 Keen Gaming
  • Chaos E.C 0-2 Mineski
  • TNC Predator 1-1 Newbee

1pm - Series B5

  • Vici Gaming 0-2 Evil Geniuses
  • OG 2-0 Royal Never Give Up
  • FNATIC 0-2 Infamous
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas 0-2 Natus Vincere

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Related: The International 2019 team analysis: China and SEA

August 17, Day 3 (BO2)

Series A6

  • Team Secret 1-1 TNC Predator
  • Alliance 1-1 Newbee
  • Chaos E.C 0-2 Keen Gaming
  • PSG.LGD 2-0 Mineski

Series B6

  • Virtus.pro 0-2 OG
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas 0-2 Royal Never Give Up
  • FNATIC 2-0 Natus Vincere
  • Evil Geniuses 1-1 Infamous

Series A7

  • TNC Predator 1-1 Chaos E.C
  • Team Liquid 1-1 Alliance
  • Newbee 1-1 Keen Gaming
  • Team Secret 1-1 Mineski

Series B7

  • OG 2-0 FNATIC
  • Royal Never Give Up 2-0 Natus Vincere
  • Vici Gaming 1-1 Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Virtus.pro 2-0 Infamous

Series A8

  • Alliance 1-1 Mineski
  • Newbee 2-0 Chaos E.C
  • Team Secret 0-2 PSG.LGD
  • Team Liquid 2-0 Keen

August 18, Day 4 (BO2)

3am - Series B8

  • Virtus.pro 1-1 Evil Geniuses
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas 1-1 Infamous
  • Royal Never give Up 0-2 FNATIC
  • Vici Gaming 2-0 Natus Vincere

5:30am - Series A9

  • Team Liquid 0-2 TNC Predator
  • Team Secret 1-1 Chaos E.C
  • PSG.LGD 1-1 Alliance
  • Newbee 1-1 Mineski

8am - Series B9

  • Vici Gaming 1-1 OG
  • Virtus.pro 2-0 FNATIC
  • Evil Geniuses 2-0 Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Royal Never Give Up 1-1 Infamous

Related: The International 2019 team analysis: NA, SA and CIS

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Teams and rosters

Team Secret

  • Nisha
  • MidOne
  • zai
  • YapzOr
  • Puppey
  • SunBhie

Related: TI9 Icons: Part two - Team Secret's MidOne

Virtus.pro

  • RAMZES666
  • No[o]ne
  • 9pasha
  • RodjER
  • Solo
  • ArsZeeqq

Related: TI9 Icons: Part three - Virtus.pro's RAMZES666

Vici Gaming

  • Paparazi灬
  • Ori
  • Yang
  • Fade
  • Dy
  • rOtk

Evil Geniuses

  • Arteezy
  • SumaiL
  • s4
  • Cr1t-
  • Fly
  • BuLba

Related: TI9 Icons: Part four - Evil Geniuses' Arteezy

Team Liquid

  • Miracle-
  • w33
  • MinD_ContRoL
  • GH
  • KuroKy
  • rmN-

Related: TI9 Icons: Part one - Team Liquid's KuroKy

PSG.LGD

  • Ame
  • 丶M
  • Chalice
  • fy
  • xNova
  • QQQ

FNATIC

  • Jabz
  • Abed
  • iceiceice
  • DJ
  • DuBu
  • March

Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • Ace
  • Fata
  • 33
  • Saksa
  • ppd
  • Pajkatt

Related: Dota 2 teams joke as they await TI9 group stage announcement

TNC Predator

  • Gabbi
  • Armel
  • Kuku
  • Tims
  • Eyyou
  • Heen

OG

  • ana
  • Topson
  • 7ckngMad
  • JerAx
  • N0tail
  • Sockshka

Alliance

  • miCKe
  • qojqva
  • Boxi
  • Taiga
  • iNSaNiA
  • Loda

Keen Gaming

  • old chicken
  • eLeVeN
  • Kaka
  • dark
  • Fyms

Newbee

  • YawaR
  • CCnC
  • Sneyking
  • MSS
  • pieliedie
  • Aui_2000

Infamous

  • K1
  • Luck
  • Wisper
  • Scofield
  • Stinger

Chaos Esports Club

  • vtFαded
  • MATUMBAMAN
  • KheZu
  • MiLAN
  • MISERY
  • j4

Related: TI9 Icons: Part five - Chaos Esports Club's MATUMBAMAN

Natus Vincere

  • Crystallize
  • MagicaL
  • Blizzy
  • Zayac
  • SoNNeikO
  • Mag~

Royal Never Give Up

  • Monet
  • Setsu
  • Flyby
  • LaNm
  • ah fu
  • Super

Mineski

  • Nikobaby
  • Moon
  • kpii
  • Bimbo
  • ninjaboogie
  • Kenchi

Talent and broadcast

English

Hosts

  • Redeye (Paul Chaloner)
  • Sheever (Jorien van der Heijden)
  • Richard (Richard Campbell)
  • SirActionSlacks (Jake Kanner)
  • PyrionFlax (Ted Forsyth)
  • Kaci (Kaci Aitchison)
  • djWHEAT (Marcus Graham)

Observers

  • Weppas (Johan Westberg)
  • PimpmuckL (Jonathan Liebig)
  • Skrff (Rikard Holm Melin)

Analysts

  • Blitz (William Lee)
  • BananaSlamJamma (Brian Canavan)
  • Febby (Kim Yong-min)
  • Fogged (Ioannis Loucas)
  • Gunnar (Nico Lopez)
  • Kyle (Kyle Freedman)
  • Lacoste (Dominik Stipić)
  • Nahaz (Alan Bester)
  • Purge (Kevin Godec)
  • Synderen (Troels Lyngholt Nielsen)

Commentators

  • Capitalist (Austin Walsh)
  • Dakota (Dakota Cox)
  • GodZ (David Parker)
  • GrandGrant (Grant Harris)
  • Lyrical (Gabriel Cruz)
  • ODPixel (Owen Davies)
  • Tobiwan (Toby Dawson)
  • TrentPax (Trent MacKenzie)
  • Tsunami (Neal Khandheria)

Interviewers

  • Hotbid (Ken Chen)
  • Tokki (Helen Xu)

Russian

Hosts

  • Faker (Ivan Demkin)
  • CrystalMay (Dmitry Korchevinin)
  • DonStepan (Stepan Shulga)

Content Creator

  • Tonya (Antonina Predko)

Analysts

  • fng (Artiom Barshack)
  • Dendi (Danil Ishutin)
  • Goblak (Artur Kostenko)
  • ARS-ART (Sergey Antonovich Revin)
  • Artstyle (Ivan Antonov)
  • DkPhobos (Alexander Kucheria)
  • XBOCT (Alexander Dashkevich)
  • JotM (Egor Surkov)
  • TpoH (Maxim Vernikov)
  • NS (Yaroslav Kuznetsov)
  • ALOHADANCE (Ilya Korobkin)
  • Inmateoo (Dmitry Filinov)

Commentators

  • BafiK (Aleksey Bafadarov)
  • CaspeRRR (Roman Lepokhin)
  • 4liver (Anton Pavliukovets)
  • Olsior (Mykhailo Zvieriev)
  • GodHunt (Viktor Volkov)
  • Lex (Alexey Filippov)
  • Adekvat (Rustam Mavliutov)
  • v1lat (Vitalii Volochai)
  • Maelstorm (Vladimir Kuzminov)
  • 4ce (Nikita Kotkov)

China

Hosts

  • 78 (Du Junnan)
  • BBC (Zhang Hongsheng)
  • Mashall (Ma Shaowei)

Content Creators

  • Pepper (Zhang Lizhen)
  • Dove (Zhang Tiange)

Analysts

  • Ferrari_430 (Luo Feichi)
  • LavenderAA (Li Qiming)
  • Ams (Chen Juan)
  • xiao8 (Zhang Ning)
  • Lulu (Ding Yinlu)
  • 璨璨CC (Shi Cancan)
  • 我有一把M4 (Sun Yabin)
  • Yuno (Wang Jing)
  • DC (Dong Can)
  • BurNIng (Xu Zhilei)
  • Sccc (Song Chun)
  • Faith_bian (Zhang Ruida)
  • ddc (Leong Fat-meng)
  • iceice (Li Peng)
  • 跳刀跳刀丶 (Zhou Yang)

Commentators

  • CD (Tao Wei)
  • FreeAgain (Hao Peng)
  • Mrrr (Meng Rui)
  • MS (Xiang Yu)
  • SDN (Shi Danni)
  • Wind (Wang Zhibo)
  • kiko (Quan Bing)
  • Eve (Kang Zhexi)
  • ZSMJ (Gong Jian)
  • YammerS (Mi Hongwei)
  • Sansheng (Wang Zhaohui)
  • 梦罗克 (Zhou Yang)
  • Snow (Li Jiawei)

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