August is here, which means that the long-awaited The International 2019 will take place very soon. This year the main tournament of the year will come to Shanghai to please all Dota 2 fans. Before the tournament, many spectators are wondering: who will win at The International? On this subject we can find a lot of assumptions and conjectures from analysts and journalists. But to make matters interesting, fans decided to turn to the AI neural networks, which calculated the favorites of TI9.
Fans uploaded about 2,000 matches from official tournaments at MoreMMR AI. The model was trained to predict the probability of victory with certain indicators. Both team interactions and individual indicators of each player were taken into account. The meta of the game is constantly changing, so in this model it was impossible to use too much data.
MoreMMR AI loves Secret
Team Secret became the favorite of The International 2019 according to the MoreMMR AI neural network. The chances of Clement Puppey Ivanov’s team to win the tournament are estimated at 17%. The Chinese team follows Secret. Their chances are much less than the top favorites of TI9, but greater in comparison with other teams.
Many will not agree that VG will be able to compete for Aegis. But if you look at the latest performances of this team, you can confidently say that the guys are obliged to get into the top 3. We should not forget about the support from the stands, since VG will play at home, and this will surely boost their confidence.
Like it or not, the neural network does not take into account many factors, but even based on dry indicators, VG have a 9% chance of winning the International 2019. Team Liquid closes the top three applicants – its chances were estimated at 7%.
GOSU.AI is also an EU fan
Earlier, the neural network from GOSU.AI also calculated that Team Secret is the favorite of The International 2019. According to this particular AI, the probability of victory of the European team is 32%. In second and third places are PSG.LGD and Vici Gaming – their chances for the title are approximately one in nine. Data provided by GOSU.AI on Reddit.
The team of Clement “ Puppey ” Ivanov has a 17% chance to win a prestigious title at MoreMMR AI. Meanwhile, according to GOSU.AI the have 32% chance. By the way, for the team captain himself, this could be the second trophy at The International, after 2011. This is not the first time Team Secret has been in the favorites of The International. Unfortunately for the organization, since its inception, it has not managed to get into the top three winners.
How accurate are MoreMMR AI predictions for The International 2019?
The neural network analyzes numbers. Therefore many factors cannot be not taken into account, The model essentially highlighted the favorites in the same way as many analysts and experts do. Therefore, only time will tell who predicted the correct probabilities and forecasts.