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.

List of teams at the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational:

  • Army Geniuses
  • BOOM Esports
  • Execration
  • Fnatic
  • Polaris Esports
  • RSG
  • 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:

StandingsPrize money
1st$75,000
2nd$30,000
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 ]:

Time (SGT)MatchScore
12:50Talon vs AG1:0
14:25BOOM vs Polaris0:1
15:55Polaris vs Talon0:1
18:05RSG vs Fnatic1:0
20:15XctN vs SMG1:0
21:45SMG vs RSG0:1

Group Stage [August 19]:

Time (SGT)MatchScore
11:30AG vs BOOM0:1
13:00BOOM vs Talon1:0
14:30AG vs Polaris0:1
16:00Fnatic vs XctN0:1
17:30XctN vs RSG0:1
19:00Fnatic vs SMG0:1

Playoffs [August 20]:

Time (SGT)Match (BO3)Score
11:30BOOM Esports vs RSG2:1
15:00Execration vs Polaris Esports0:2
19:30BOOM Esports vs Polaris Esports (BO5)3:2

Playoffs Bracket:


Who can claim the crown of the Gamers Galaxy HatYai Invitational? Keep yourself updated about the event on our site!

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Born and grew up in Malaysia, but a citizen of the world. High-key addicted to everything Dota 2. Spams support heroes but Ancient Apparition is an all-time favorite (a 100% Ice Blast accuracy). Only PMA during the day.