World of Warcraft’s Mythic Dungeon International regular season will conclude Oct. 1-3 with the Last Stand Tournament. A prize pool of $20,000 and a spot in the Mythic Dungeon International Global Finals is on the line.
How it works and where to watch
Between Oct. 1-3, teams of five players will aim to complete six dungeons within 15 hours. The team with the fastest time in total will secure a place in the Global Finals. The broadcast will begin at 1 p.m. ET each day.
As for the World of Warcraft teams that will compete in the Last Stand Tournament, they include Ambition, Omega Pump, Aster.A, Reload Esports, Practice? and Evolving.
These top six teams battled in the Time Trials phase of the season, which involved 60 teams across the global region.
Some of the casters for the Last Stand Tournament will include Dan “AutomaticJak” Anzenberger, Tristan “Dratnos” Killeen, Caroline “Naguura” Forer, Peyton “Tettles” Tettleton and Alex “Xyronic” Tatge.
World of Warcraft esports fans can visit YouTube to catch all the action. The live broadcast is available in several languages:
World of Warcraft MDI Global Finals
The Last Stand Tournament will determine the team that gets the final spot in the Mythic Dungeon International Global Finals, which will take place between Oct. 29-31. During this event, a total of eight World of Warcraft teams will race for the best time for a chance at the $300,000 prize pool.
So far Echo, Incarnation, Complexity, Obey Alliance, Team Name, Perplexed and Aster.Y have earned a spot in the Global Finals. The participating teams fought for the best time against their opponents each weekend.
This Group Phase ran between Sept. 3-19, as 24 teams were divided into three groups of eight. The two best teams from each group advanced to the Global Finals.
Perplexed and Team Name came out on top in Group A. While Perplexed had a 2-0 winning streak, Team Name persisted in the elimination bracket and claimed victory before their rematch against Perplexed in the Group A final.
Group B’s winners were Complexity and Obey Alliance. Similar to Perplexed, Complexity started off strong and earned scores of 2-0. However, the team’s win streak ended when they faced Obey Alliance and earned a score of 2-1.
Although this pushed Obey Alliance into the elimination bracket, the team fought against their competitors and forced a rematch against Complexity in the weekly final.
As for Echo and Incarnation, both teams defeated their competitors 2-0 in the Round 1 Group C matches. They continued this win streak in the quarterfinal games. Although Incarnation bested Echo 2-0 in the semifinal, the latter team earned a 2-0 score in the lower bracket before facing Incarnation in the Group C final.
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