Bali Major 2023 Group Stage: Schedule, Results, and Other Details
The Bali Major 2023 is the third and final Major of the 2023 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season and this tournament is all set to happen in Bali, Indonesia. The schedule for the group stage of the Bali Major 2023 is finally out and fans will be treated to five days of intense Dota 2 action across four different streams. Apart from the $500K USD prize pool, teams are also vying to claim the majority share of the 3,500 DPC points available to make it to The International 12 (TI12).
The Bali Major 2023 is scheduled to kick off on 29th June and will conclude on 9th of July. The Group Stage of the tournament will be a single round-robin and all of these series will be best-of-two (BO2) games. The bottom three teams in both groups will be eliminated from play and will not advance to the Playoffs.
Here are the schedule, results, standings, and other details about the Bali Major’s group stage.
A Guide to Bali Major 2023 Group Stage
The two groups in which teams will compete at the Bali Major have been announced by Valve:
Bali Major 2023 Standings
Schedule and Results (All times are in SGT)
The Group Stage of the Bali Major 2023 kicks off on 29th June and concludes on 3rd July where the bottom three teams in Group A and B are eliminated from the tournament.
On each of the first four days of the group stage, 16 series will be played. Meanwhile, Day 5, the last day of groups, features eight series and also possible tiebreakers.
Day 1 - 29th June (Thursday)
Day 2 - 30th June (Friday)
Day 3 - 1st July (Saturday)
Day 4 - 2nd July (Sunday)
Day 5 - 3rd July (Monday)
Group A Tiebreakers
Group B Tiebreakers
Format (29th June to 3rd July)
A total of eighteen teams participate
Western Europe (WEU) and China (CN): 4 seeds
Southeast Asia (SEA) and Eastern Europe (EEU): 3 seeds
North America (NA) and South America (SA): 2 seeds
Two groups of nine teams each
Single round-robin setup
All matches are BO2
Top four teams from each group advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
The 5th and 6th place teams from each group advance to the lower bracket of the playoffs
The bottom three teams are eliminated
Note that the last three days of the tournament from 7th to 9th July will host a relatively small audience at the Champa Garden.
Where to watch Bali Major 2023 Group Stage matches
Apart from the Dota 2 client, fans can tune into the Epulze Gaming Twitch channel. Given that there are multiple series happening at the same time, you can tune into other broadcasts simultaneously to watch them all on other Dota 2 Twitch channels. Note that you can watch multiple nail-biting series at once on your screen by simply opting for the Squad streaming option on Twitch.
In case you have missed out on watching the Bali Major 2023 Group Stage matches live, you can also head over to the Epulze Gaming YouTube channel to check out the videos-on-demand (VODs).