The groups for The International 2019 were finally drawn, with 24 hours to go before the start of TI9 in Shanghai.
The International 2019 schedule, with start times, has been confirmed and the groups draw has been made.
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Last updated: 5.20pm CEST, August 15th
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Playing the waiting game
For the fans waiting for the TI9 groups to be announced, there was some consolation that they were not alone.
In fact, some pro teams, including one of the TI9 favourites Team Secret, have poked fun at the situation on Twitter.
And, judging by the replies, Team Secret are not alone...
TI9 groups announcement
So now we know that the TI9 groups will be announced at about 3.30am CEST on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 - at least according to CyborgMatt.
The TI9 group stage is scheduled to run from August 15th to August 18th.
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