Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day Five Here

The International 2016 Main Event is happening! Watch TI6 all week with us here at Shacknews.

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Dota 2 - the International 2016 Main Event continues today and lasts until August 13. The record prize pool has surpassed $20 million! Watch the Twitch stream with us here at Shacknews. 

You can also watch the entire tournament live through Steam Broadcasting, YouTube, Twitch, or WatchESPN. Get real-time stats, graphs, and Steam chat as part of the DotaTV Live Streaming experience. HTC Vive owners will have an opportunity to spectate The International in virtual reality using the recently released Dota VR Hub. Folks with a Vive head mounted display will have the option of viewing a big screen alongside their friends in a virtual space as well as an opportunity to be thrust into the action with the choice of various points of view. 

DAY FOUR RESULTS

Digital Chaos and Fnatic both advanced in the Lower Bracket Round 3 sending TNC Pro team and Team Liquid home. Digital Chaos continued their winning ways in their Lower Bracket Round 4 matchup against EHOME. 

Dota 2 - The International Main Event 2016 Bracket

DAY FIVE SCHEDULE (Broadcast begins at 10:00am PDT. Each match will begin after the previous one concludes.)

Day Five kicks off with the second Lower Bracket Round 4 matchup MVP Phoenix vs Fnatic. Next up, the Upper Bracket Finals as the wings gaming takes on Evil Geniuses in best-of-three match. The day will close out with Digital Chaos taking on the winner of the first matchup between MVP Phoenix and Fnatic. 

Day 4 Schedule

Learn more about the teams on the official website of Dota 2 - The International 2016.

This is going to be an epic week of games. The winners stand to walk away with over $8 million. 25% of all Battle Pass sales go directly to The International 2016 prize pool. You still have time to pile more cash on top of the record setting $20 million prize pool by buying a Battle Pass.

Who do you think is going to take first place? Let us know in the comments and be sure to watch the best Dota 2 players in the world battle it out here with us at Shacknews.

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From The Chatty

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    August 12, 2016 8:00 AM

    Asif Khan posted a new article, Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day Five Here

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      August 12, 2016 8:02 AM

      Nice job, no auto play today. That link I posted must of really helped, haha

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      August 12, 2016 8:09 AM

      After a rather calm day yesterday, but hard to top the greatest comeback in sports history, what do we think we will see today?
      I think EG broke Ehomes will, they did not show up yesterday against DC
      EG vs Wings should be a good series, I think it will be a repeat for finals.

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        August 12, 2016 8:13 AM

        Wings is a good team but I would rather see EG vs DC or MVP in the finals.

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          August 12, 2016 8:15 AM

          I would too, I would love to see DC, but wings is playing pretty good and I have a gold card of wings player in my fantasy deck!

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          August 12, 2016 10:27 AM

          As much as I like MVP, they just don't seem to be playing at the same level as EG or DC. Yes, they took out OG, but I think that was more OG playing subpar from expectations.

          Then in the MVP v Wings series, a series I was looking forward to as being one of the most exciting, it was a snore fest with Wings putting them away without much effort.

          There next match up is against Fnatic , which should be a good series since they scrim so much. But at the same time, it's also probably their most favorable match up. I think as soon as MVP is up against either DC or EG, they will crumble.

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        August 12, 2016 9:15 AM

        DC looked good, but yea I think their competitive will was crushed after that comeback. They didn't really do much wrong in that game and they would have won that game vs any other team in the tournament. EG just didn't GG, when other teams would have.

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      August 12, 2016 8:18 AM

      Whoo! Today is an EG day!

      I hope they play their match early enough for me to catch it. It will probably be the last match I can watch live.

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        August 12, 2016 8:39 AM

        The EG match is live at 1:30 PDT

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          August 12, 2016 9:34 AM

          Why have it so early?

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            August 12, 2016 9:39 AM

            it's in between loser bracket games, isn't it?

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              August 12, 2016 9:40 AM

              Must be, but should be prime time game

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      August 12, 2016 11:27 AM

      fnatic is schooling mvp right now. Between this and the liquid series last night I think the lesson is don't give fnatic sandking

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        August 12, 2016 11:28 AM

        yeah, i was not expecting this dumpstering at all.

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          August 12, 2016 11:29 AM

          same here, I was hoping for a slugfest. I doubt mvp can come back since fnatic has a bounty as well so they'll just keep getting further ahead. And no way to deal with a tinker...

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            August 12, 2016 11:36 AM

            i think this game is probably out of hand, but they play often enough that MVP will respond strongly in game 2 and win.

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      August 12, 2016 11:52 AM

      my QO and MP cards don't seem like the best investment in today's fantasy game.

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      August 12, 2016 12:08 PM

      Well, game 1 was pretty brutal.

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        August 12, 2016 12:29 PM

        game 2 is starting off pretty rough for mvp as well

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        August 12, 2016 12:31 PM

        MVP isn't looking like their old selves here. They've been playing really conservatively. I think they're rattled. Fnatic just look a lot more controlling and aggressive.

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      August 12, 2016 12:36 PM

      Ohaiyo op? He's been really impressive the last couple of games

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        August 12, 2016 1:11 PM

        great game going on right now!!

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          August 12, 2016 1:13 PM

          Well, that rosh win could not have gone any worse.

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        August 12, 2016 1:17 PM

        Midone has been insane on the main stage so far.

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      August 12, 2016 1:21 PM

      I'm not sure which team is a bigger surprise, fnatic or DC. I think I'm pulling for fnatic from here on out

      So they're going to lose to dc

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        August 12, 2016 1:38 PM

        DC easily. People had expected them to lose out in the group stages. Fnatic had a better predicted standing before the group stages started.

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      August 12, 2016 1:37 PM

      Loda still being a bitch about it. lol

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        August 12, 2016 1:41 PM

        Also don't forget that Alliance tried doing it and failed miserably. Because Loda's Pudge was awful.

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      August 12, 2016 1:49 PM

      Evil Geniuses vs Wings starting

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        August 12, 2016 1:54 PM

        iceice Rubick?

        this should be good

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        August 12, 2016 2:02 PM

        Stupid work. That game better go about 69 minutes.

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        August 12, 2016 2:05 PM

        Caustic Finale is such an amazing ability for pushing an enemy away from their own lane. People always underestimate he damage because of the delay.

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          August 12, 2016 2:09 PM

          The radius on it now is insane maybe it's cause I haven't played in a while but it's more oppressive than kunkka in the melee v melee match up

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        August 12, 2016 2:13 PM

        You're seeing the problem you see a lot in pubs here. You build an aggressive ganking lineup so that the enemy team leaves the AM alone. AM then comes out of the trees to rape everyone. It's even worse that Wings has to put up with an Io.

        They need to focus on AM.

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        August 12, 2016 2:37 PM

        Amazing BH

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        August 12, 2016 2:37 PM

        Thank Gabe that Toby wasn't casting this one.

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        August 12, 2016 2:39 PM

        Awesome comeback there

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        August 12, 2016 2:41 PM

        Wings did the right thing, do not let them get to late game, they had super tanky heros.

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        August 12, 2016 2:43 PM

        EG just got out drafted there. They had a very not-tanky with very little control/disable against basically the opposite. There was no way they could win a 5 man until AM was 6 slotted really.

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        August 12, 2016 2:57 PM

        Game 2 starting

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          August 12, 2016 3:06 PM

          Alch? Wings I think has this lol

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            August 12, 2016 3:07 PM

            Alc is this TI's shadow fiend. Sucks up farm but doesn't efficiently apply it. I wish there was a stat about net worth vs effectiveness.

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              August 12, 2016 3:09 PM

              I'd like to actually see a heavy damage Alch build. But all these teams keep using that stupid pub stomp one instead.

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      August 12, 2016 2:17 PM

      I'm a little behind the stream. That's a crazy-serious team fight draft from Wings.

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      August 12, 2016 2:46 PM

      HAHAHAHAHA this magic screen shit is fucking hilarrrrriouuuuusssssssssssssssssss

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      August 12, 2016 2:46 PM

      LOL @ Purge's analysis on that retard getting his sign yanked

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        August 12, 2016 2:47 PM

        i tuned in at exactly the right moment that was fucking GOLD

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      August 12, 2016 2:52 PM

      I believe that was EE throwing the game down the drain.

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      August 12, 2016 2:57 PM

      Evil Geniuses vs Wings Game 2

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      August 12, 2016 3:24 PM

      Omg EG disaster!!!

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      August 12, 2016 3:31 PM

      Wow, brutal.

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      August 12, 2016 3:34 PM

      EG may want to actually place some wards in their jungle and opponents jungle. Not just around Roshan. Both games they hard horrible vision.

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        August 12, 2016 3:35 PM

        Seems like they were banking on the alc giving the night stalker aghs to get vision but yea that takes time. Hawks are pretty good

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        August 12, 2016 3:37 PM

        I think actually had pretty good vision in that game, but so did Wings.

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          August 12, 2016 3:40 PM

          They had one ward mid and one in Radiant jungle then 3 around Roshan largely overlapping. Wings had 2 in their jungle 1 ancients/mid area and I think 2 in EG's jungle. They utilized them far better and were constantly just running at EG which had slow reactions because of their lack of vision. That wasn't solely why they lost the game but in both they had terrible vision.

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      August 12, 2016 3:55 PM

      did he just called Lanaya, Leeana? lol

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      August 12, 2016 3:58 PM

      Fnatic vs DC starting

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      August 12, 2016 4:48 PM

      Where can I rewatch the full games online? I missed the EG v Wings games today.

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      August 12, 2016 5:17 PM

      Kind of a bunch of lopsided butt kickings today. :/

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      August 12, 2016 5:26 PM

      SC2 > DOTA2

      https://player.twitch.tv/?channel=dreamhacksc2

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      August 12, 2016 5:34 PM

      DC vs fnatic game finalizing draft now.

      Love how elder Titan is doing well as a pick at the highest level now.

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      August 12, 2016 5:44 PM

      That was a cool fight.

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      August 12, 2016 6:00 PM

      LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

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        August 12, 2016 6:01 PM

        A good invoker is so much fun to watch and so terrible to play against.

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          August 12, 2016 6:04 PM

          Yup. w33's Invoker is fucking amazing and he's rivaling Miracle's Invoker here easily.

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            August 12, 2016 6:26 PM

            I was going to mention at the draft how no one was talking about the invoker but w33ha is crazy good and it's a scary pickup.

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              August 12, 2016 6:28 PM

              I was really surprised they let him have it. He's been amazing with that hero when they give it to him.

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      August 12, 2016 6:28 PM

      Well thats its for today. 3 Teams left and tomorrow it's EG vs DC :O

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        August 12, 2016 6:33 PM

        That match is going to be so fucking insane. I cannot wait.

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      August 12, 2016 6:29 PM

      What is going on here?

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      August 12, 2016 6:30 PM

      Intro to juggernaut arcana?

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      August 12, 2016 6:35 PM

      Monkey King!

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      August 12, 2016 6:36 PM

      new hero for sure

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      August 12, 2016 6:44 PM

      can anyone explain why EG gets to play again after they lost? They can still win the grand final?

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        August 12, 2016 6:45 PM

        They were in the upper bracket this whole time after the group stages and didnt lose. They're afforded a drop to the Lower Bracket. And yes they can still make it into the Grand Final.

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        August 12, 2016 6:51 PM

        That's why double elimination tournaments are great. There is no question by the end that it wasn't just luck.

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        August 12, 2016 7:32 PM

        Double elimination, that's how