TPL Season 4 - Fnatic Defeated by Liquid
Posted 2013-04-26 Krockadyle
Fnatic 0:2 Team Liquid
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An unfortunate day for our boys as n0tail´s power died and he was unable to reconnect. Both games go to Team Liquid.
Liquid takes the first game, but Fnaitc will try to pull it back. The second game of the LB will start soon.
This week it was the second placed versus the third placed. Fnatic versus Team Empire. Both games went in favour of Fnatic as they controlled the pace of the game the entire time, and let the russian side no chance to come back into the games.
The Premier League Season 4 Standings:
|TPL Season 4|
|1||Team Liquid||70 1 +7|
|2||Fnatic||60 1 +7|
|3||Empire||60 2 +5|
|4||The Alliance||4 1 2 +4|
|5||Dignitas||3 0 2 +4|
||3 0 4 +3|
|7||Mouz||3 0 4 +3|
|8||RoX.KIS||2 0 5 +2|
|9||Absolute Legends||2 0 7 +2|
|10||Kaipi||10 7 +0|
|Group stage will be BO3|
After making it to the Playoffs in the last season, Fnatic is back in the fray with The Premier League. The Premier League has been one of the staple online events in the Dota 2 community, with big named teams competing in daily matches to see who's the best of the best. Season 4 is no different, TPL has invited eight top tier teams including Fnatic.EU to compete in the Round-Robin bracket. Teams such as; No Tidehunter, Team Liquid, Team Dignitas, Absolute Legends, Team Empire, Mousesports, and Virtus Pro. They have also set up qualifiers for 2 lesser known teams to break through into the event, those teams are, Ice Climbers and Pain Gaming. Not only is TPL returning for a fourth season but they're bolstering the prize fund of the event, increasing it to $10,000.
As stated above the event will be run in Round Robin fashion, this means that each team will face each other in the group stage at least once. This will begin on the 10th of February and runs all the way until the 19th of April. The playoff stage is set to begin on the 27th of April and lasts until the 28th of April, where the top 4 teams from group play will battle it out for the first place prize of $5,000.
The distribution of the prize pool for this season will be as follows:
1st Place - $5000
2nd Place - $3000
3rd Place - $2000