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The International 2017 Group Stage Day 3 Recap

August 5, 2017 Migg Dela Cruz

The action continues and Day 3 saw the brackets start to take shape. Take a look at who’s bound for glory and who’s leaving Seattle early.

BIG WINNERS

LGD.Forever Young

LFY continue their hot streak on the third day of groups. Now at 13-1 they’re at the top of Group B and have clinched the number 1 seed.

Team Liquid and LGD Gaming

Over at Group A both top teams go 3-1 on Day 3. They’ve also clinched their Upper Bracket seeds as well.

Evil Geniuses and TNC Pro Team

Both teams are still tied at third seed on a 9-5 record. With EG up against Fnatic next and TNC having to face LGD, that could change after the fourth day.

Virtus.Pro and Newbee Gaming

Two teams are also tied in Group B. Although they’re definitely safe from elimination, they still have a chance to drop to the Lower Bracket.

MIDDLE OF THE PACK

invictus Gaming and OG

Both teams are tied at 4th seed and the final games way heavy on which bracket they end up in at the Main Event.

Team Secret and iG.Vitality

Another tie, these two teams are at 7-7 and still have a chance at getting to the Upper Bracket.

Team Empire

Although Team Empire are definitely safe from elimination, they’re also definitely going to the Lower Bracket.

Digital Chaos and Execration

Both teams still have a chance to make it to the Upper Bracket.

BOTTOM RUNG

Infamous, Fnatic, Cloud9, and HellRaisers

None of the teams have clinched elimination, and any of them still have a chance at getting into the Main Event.

The International 2017 Group Stage continues today at 12:00 MN PHT UTC+08:00.
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