BTS Pro Series S9 SEA Playoffs: Schedule, Results, and Other Details
The ninth BTS Pro Series Southeast Asia (SEA) is already underway, bringing fans more action and giving teams a practice roundup before the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) 2021-22. Nine invited teams, which include some of the best teams in the Southeast Asian Dota 2 circuit, have been competing since 29th Oct 2021. On 8th Nov 2021, the group stage ended and now it is time to start the playoffs as the remaining eight teams shall fight for the lion’s share of the $60,000 USD prize pool. Omega Esports was the only team that was eliminated.
Listed ahead is some information about the BTS Pro Series S9 which includes the competing teams, the format, the schedule, and the results.
BTS Pro Series S9 SEA playoffs: All that you need to know
Group stage seeds
Nigma Galaxy SEA
Omega Esports (Eliminated)
Group Stage (29th Oct - 8th Nov 2021)
Single round-robin group stage
All series are BO2
The top four teams advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
The teams in the 5th to 8th place qualify for the lower bracket of the playoffs
The last place team is eliminated
Playoffs (10th - 14th Nov 2021)
Every series is a BO3 except for the grand finals
BO5 grand finals
Schedule (All times are in SGT)
In the BTS Pro Series S9 playoffs, a total of 10 series will be played.
Prize pool distribution
The prize pool for the competition is $60,000 USD, and each of the nine competing teams will receive a share based on their finish.
1st - $24,000
2nd - $13,800
3rd - $7,900
4th - $4,850
5th-6th - $2,850
7th-8th - $1,500
9th- $750 (Omega Esports)
Where to watch
All the games of the event have been broadcasted live on BTS's official Dota 2 Twitch channel. The following commentators have been casting the games.
Matt "Danog" Joyce
Lachlan "Ares" Williams
Mike "MLPDotA" Le Phoenix
John "johnxfire" Nathan Fernandez
The BTS Pro Series S9 is also taking place for the North American region, with a total prize pool of $40,000 USD. The DPC 2021-22 is reportedly scheduled to begin in 20 days and the qualifiers for the same will begin even sooner, so this event will serve as a financial boost as well as a valuable practice tool. As some of these teams may still have changes to make to their rosters, this event will also help them finalize the same.