In the latest update to the Winter Major Compendium the groups for the Group Stage have been revealed.
Available in the Dota 2 client in the Winter Major Compendium and on the official Shanghai major website, the group stages have been announced.
Four groups of four teams will play off to determine the placings for the double elimination bracket of the main event. The group stage will play out over Thursday the 25th of February to Sunday the 28th. Each group will battle it out on one of the four days.
All Group Stage matches are best of 3, with the losers of the group stage risking knockout in a single elimination for the first two match ups in the main event.
PPD (EG captain) also dropped a video with his thoughts on the group stage match-ups and his predictions.