Season 22

Our Teams

gaimin gladiators

Top 4 Invite

BetBoom Team

Top 4 Invite

Xtreme Gaiming

Top 4 Invite

Team Liquid

Top 4 Invite

OG

WEU Slot 1

Tundra Esports

WEU Slot 2

Team Secret

WEU Slot 3

Team Spirit

EEU Slot 1

Virtus Pro

EEU Slot 2

1win esports

EEU Slot 3

Team Falcons

MENA Slot 1

Heroic

SA Slot 1

Aurora

SEA Slot 1

Azure Ray

CN Slot 1

G2 x iG

CN Slot 1

Legend: WEU = Western Europe | EEU = Eastern Europe | SEA = South East Asia | CN = China | NA = North America | SA = South America | MENA = Middle East & North Africa

QualifierS

WEU

Secret

Invited

OG

Invited

Enity

Invited

Team tickles

Invited

B8

Invited

Tundra Esports

Open Qualifier

Team wkwkwk

Open Qualifier

KZ Team

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for Western Europe can be found here:

ESL_Dota2Ember
ESL_Dota2Earth
ESL_Dota2

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
EEU

Team Spirit

Invited

L1GA

Invited

Virtus.pro

Invited

Natus Vincere

Invited

SIBE Team

Invited

9Pandas

Open Qualifier

Nemiga Gaming

Open Qualifier

Klim Sani4

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for Eastern Europe can be found here:

ESL_Dota2
ESL_Dota2Ember
ESL_Dota2Tango

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
MENA

Falcons

Invited

PSG.Quest

Invited

Nigma Galaxy

Open Qualifier

Winter Bear

Open Qualifier

AdoNis

Open Qualifier

Hininy

Open Qualifier

Five Spirits

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for the Middle East and North Africa region can be found here:

ESL_Dota2Storm
ESL_Dota2Void

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
NA

Nouns

Invited

Bammysoy

Invited

Yangzhiganglu

Invited

Shopify Rebellion

Open Qualifier

Fart Studios

Open Qualifier

GRIN Esports

Open Qualifier

No Bounty Hunter

Open Qualifier

TiltedBoys

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for North America can be found here:

ESL_Dota2Clarity
ESL_Dota2Tango

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
SA

Thunder Awaken

Invited

Bulls

Invited

Mad Kings

Invited

Los Squirtles

Open Qualifier

BOOM Esports

Open Qualifier

White Dragons

Open Qualifier

Team Silk

Open Qualifier

Heroic

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for South America can be found here:

ESLTV
ESL_TV
ESL_Dota2Earth
ESL_Dota2Clarity

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
SEA

Blacklist Rivalry

Invited

Aurora

Invited

Execration

Invited

TALON

Invited

Team Darleng

Open Qualifier

Neon Esports

Open Qualifier

Among Us

Open Qualifier

Bleed Esports

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for Southeast Asia can be found here:

ESL_Dota2Mango
ESL
ESL_Dota2Ember
ESL_Dota2Tango

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January
CN

LGD Gaming

Invited

G2.iG

Invited

Team Zero

Invited

Team Aster

Invited

Azure Ray

Open Qualifier

Team Bright

Open Qualifier

Go along

Open Qualifier

TItan

Open Qualifier

Closed Qualifier streams for China can be found here:

ESL_Dota2Earth
ESL_Dota2Storm
ESLTV

Open Qualifier
9th - 12th January
Closed Qualifier
13th - 17th January

Format

Back to the roots!

Season 22 will return to the format fans have been familiar with across season 19 and 20. It’ll be a two-week long event, each day packed with intense DOTA2 action from.

Open Qualifiers: Jan 09 - 12
Closed Qualifiers: Jan 13 - 17

Here's how it breaks down:

The Tournament

Group stage 1

  • Two round-robin groups featuring eight
  • Matches are two game series
  • 1st-4th place teams in each group advance to Group Stage 2
  • 5th-8th are eliminated from the tournament

Group stage 2

  • One round-robin group featuring 8 teams
  • Matches are best-of-three
  • 1st and 2nd place move to Playoff Upper Bracket
  • 3rd and 4th move to Playoff Lower Bracket
  • 5th-8th are eliminated from the tournament

Playoffs

  • 4 team double elimination bracket
  • 2 teams start upper bracket, 2 teams lower
  • Matches are best-of-three, except Grand Finals, which is best-of-five

the Prize Pool & Points

  • Total - $1,000,000 | 17885 Points
  • 1st - $300,000 | 4200 Points
  • 2nd - $175,000 | 3500 Points
  • 3rd - $120,000 | 2800 Points
  • 4th - $85,000 | 2240 Points
  • 5th - $52,500 | 1680 Points
  • 6th - $47,500 | 1400 Points
  • 7th - $42,500 | 840 Points
  • 8th - $37,500 | 560 Points
  • 9th & 10th - $25,000 | 350 Points
  • 11th & 12th - $20,000 | 175 Points
  • 13th & 14th - $15,000 | 98 Points
  • 15th & 16th - $10,000 | 42 Points

The Tournament

Our New Group stage
~ 25th Febuary -10th March

  • Two round-robin groups featuring six teams each
  • Matches are all played in a two game series
    • Two BO1's played consecutively
  • 2 teams are eliminated from each bracket, with the final 8 advancing.

The Playoffs
~ 7th -10th March

  • Eight team double elimination bracket
  • Four teams start upper bracket, four teams lower
  • All matches are best-of-three, except Grand Finals, which is best-of-five

the Prize Pool & Points

  • Total  - $1,000,000 | 23900 Points
  • 1st - $300,000 | 6000 Points
  • 2nd - $175,000 | 5000 Points
  • 3rd - $120,000 | 4000 Points
  • 4th - $85,000 | 3200 Points
  • 5th - $57,500 | 2200 Points
  • 6th - $57,500 | 2200 Points
  • 7th - $47,500 | 1200 Points
  • 8th - $47,500 | 800 Points
  • 9th - $30,000 | 600 Points
  • 10th - $30,000 | 400 Points
  • 11th - $25,000 | 300 Points
  • 12th - $25,000 | 200 Points

Our History

Team Spirit
Congratulations to
Team Spirit our Season 21 Champions
Gaimin Gladiators
Congratulations to
Gaimin Gladiators our Season 20 Champions
Gaimin Gladiators
Congratulations to
Gaimin Gladiators our Season 19 Champions
Season 21
Season 20
Season 19

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