2021 DPC Season 1 Upper Division Tiebreakers: China Full Details

Rakshak Kathuria
14/Mar/2021 07:35 am

The China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division has concluded its group stages but a couple of tiebreakers still need to be played.
Elephant vs PSG.LGD for the fourth spot and Invictus Gaming vs Team Aster for the first spot, are the two tiebreaker series.
The tiebreakers will be played on March 14, 2021 and broadcast live on Perfect World Dota 2's official Twitch channel.

The 2021 DPC Season 1 in the Chinese region has culminated its group stages, and we are now down to just a couple of tiebreakers. Scheduled for March 14, 2021, these tiebreakers will determine the final standings of the Chinese teams in the Upper Division and hence, their placement in the upcoming ONE Esports Singapore Major. As China will be finalizing its set of the top four teams after the end of the tiebreakers, we will finally have the list of the 18 teams that compete in Singapore. So, here is a look at which all teams are competing in these final rounds of matches in China and what exactly is on the line for each one of them.

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China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division Tiebreakers

PSG.LGD vs Elephant

Vici Gaming, Team Aster, and Invictus Gaming have already secured a spot in the Singapore Major. PSG.LGD and Elephant, who end the group stage with a 4-3 series record, will be playing a BO3 tiebreaker to determine the fourth team that qualifies for the Major from China. The winner will get a spot in the Major wild card.

Date and time of the tiebreaker- March 14, 2021, at 3:00 PM SGT. 

Where to watch- Perfect World’s official Twitch channel

Team Aster vs Invictus Gaming

Team Aster played won against Invictus Gaming in the last series of the group stage, resulting in a tiebreaker for the first seed in the points table. Both these teams have a 6-1 series record now and will be competing in a BO3 tiebreaker to determine not only the first position but also the team that takes the Major playoffs spot.

Date and time of the tiebreaker- March 14, 2021, at 6:00 PM SGT. 

Where to watch- Perfect World’s official Twitch channel

This is how the standings of the China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division looks currently:

China 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division standingsEHOME, who had a disappointing DPC season, played with Sylar instead of Ahjit in its last series against LBZS.
Image Via Liquipedia

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So, Invictus Gaming, Team Aster and Vici Gaming have guaranteed themselves a slot in the Major while Elephant and PSG.LGD are going to brawl for the fourth and final one. Team MagMa and LBZS finish in seventh and eighth place and will be relegated to the Lower Division in the next DPC season. 

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