After four days of exhilarating TI12 group stage action from the best Dota 2 squads in the world, we now have the 16 teams qualified for the TI12 playoffs.

The top eight performing teams from TI12’s Group Stage have secured an upper bracket berth in The International 2023’s main event.

Meanwhile, teams that finished in the middle of the pack will kick off their TI12 playoff run in the lower bracket.

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All teams qualified for the TI12 Playoffs Playoffs’ upper and lower bracket

Talon Esports' full Dota 2 team at The International 2023 (TI12)
Credit: Talon Esports

Eastern European squad Team Spirit has returned to their championship form, boasting a perfect 8-0 record in Group A. The TI10 champions maintained their unbeaten status in phase two of the group stage, defeating Shopify Rebellion 2-0 to secure an upper bracket berth.

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Group B’s top two performing teams were Team Liquid and BetBoom Esports.

Team Liquid concluded the group stage run with an impressive 7-1 record, while BetBoom secured the runner-up spot with a 6-2 score.

Team Liquid joined Team Spirit in the upper bracket after defeating Evil Geniuses 2-0 in the phase two seeding decider.

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Group C had its share of surprises, as Chinese squad LGD Gaming claimed the top spot with a 7-1 record, while TI12 favorites Gaimin Gladiators finished closely behind in second place with a 5-3 record.

LGD secured their upper bracket position in the playoffs after a convincing 2-0 victory over Keyd Stars. Meanwhile, North American squad nouns pulled off an upset victory against TI11 champions Tundra Esports with a 2-0 win in the playoff seeding phase.

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Talon Esports made an impressive comeback after their 4-4 finish in Group D. In their seeding decider match, the Southeast Asian squad defeated Gaimin Gladiators 2-1, securing Talon an upper bracket spot in the playoffs. 

TI12 group stage standings

All teams qualified for the TI12 playoffs
Credit: Valve
Team Spirit10-0Upper bracket
Team Liquid9-1Upper bracket
LGD Gaming9-1Upper bracket
Azure Ray6-4Upper bracket
9Pandas6-5Upper bracket
Talon Esports6-5Upper bracket
nouns5-5Upper bracket
Virtus.pro5-5Upper bracket
Tundra Esports7-3Lower bracket
BetBoom Team7-4Lower bracket
Gaimin Gladiators6-5Lower bracket
Entity4-6Lower bracket
TSM4-6Lower bracket
Shopify Rebellion2-8Lower bracket
Evil Geniuses2-8Lower bracket

All teams are competing for TI12’s US$3 million prize pool.

You can watch TI12 matches on Dota 2’s official Twitch channel or YouTube channels below.

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