The Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational has begun! We compiled a quick preview as well as a complete schedule for the event in this article.
The 2nd edition of the Gamers Galaxy Invitational series is now live in HatYai, Thailand. This tournament arrived right after the PGL Arlington Major concluded and fans are blessed with back-to-back Dota 2 action. If you don’t want to miss the Gamers Galaxy HatYai, we got your back! Here is the preview as well as the full schedule for the event.
HatYai Invitational: Date, Teams, Format, Prizepool
The Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational will only be 3 days short, likely due to the cramped schedule in the Dota 2 competitive scene. The event starts on August 18 until August 20 and is played live in front of a crowd in Central HatYai, Thailand.
A total of 8 teams are competing at the HatYai Invitational. In contrast to the previous Gamers Galaxy event in Dubai, all invited teams in this tournament are from the SEA region.
- Army Geniuses
- BOOM Esports
- Polaris Esports
- Talon Esports
- Team SMG
What is the format of the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational?
Due to the tournament’s short duration, the format is very fast-paced. The HatYai Invitational begins with a Group Stage that is set to happen from August 18 to 19. Two groups of four teams each clash in a BO1 Single Round Robin format. The top two teams of each group advance to the Playoffs. The Playoffs will be a Single-elimination bracket where all matches are BO3 except for the Grand Finals which will be a BO5.
What is the prizepool of the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational?
The total prize money for this event is $150,000 USD. Here is the prizepool distribution:
|3rd – 4th||$13,000|
|5th – 6th||$6,000|
|7th – 8th||$3,500|
Where to watch the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational?
You can watch the live broadcast on Galaxy Racer SEA’s official Twitch channel.
Complete Schedule for the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational
Group Stage [August 18 ]:
|12:50||Talon vs AG||1:0|
|14:25||BOOM vs Polaris||0:1|
|15:55||Polaris vs Talon||0:1|
|18:05||RSG vs Fnatic||1:0|
|20:15||XctN vs SMG||1:0|
|21:45||SMG vs RSG||0:1|
Group Stage [August 19]:
|11:30||AG vs BOOM||0:1|
|13:00||BOOM vs Talon||1:0|
|14:30||AG vs Polaris||0:1|
|16:00||Fnatic vs XctN||0:1|
|17:30||XctN vs RSG||0:1|
|19:00||Fnatic vs SMG||0:1|
Playoffs [August 20]:
|Time (SGT)||Match (BO3)||Score|
|11:30||BOOM Esports vs RSG||2:1|
|15:00||Execration vs Polaris Esports||0:2|
|19:30||BOOM Esports vs Polaris Esports (BO5)||3:2|