ProDota2 announces Worldwide League
posted by Jaywalker, 3 years ago
ProDota2 has announced the formation of a Worldwide League, featuring top teams from America, Europe, and Asia.
The initial group stage will be divided in regards to the respective team’s region, the regions being America, Europe, and Asia. There will be pro divisions and non-Pro divisions, offering both professional and amateur teams a chance to compete for $20,000 and $10,000 worth of prize money respectively.
A total of 19 teams have been invited so far, with more being invited to fill the rest of the remaining slots.
The teams participating are as follow:
It’s Gosu eSports
Winner from Qualifier
Counter Logic Gaming (CLG)
Winner from Qualifier #1
Winner from Qualifier #2
Canis Lupus Campestris (CLC)
Teams will play against other regional teams twice, once on 'homeground' and another 'away'. The top two from America, top three from Europe and top three from Asia will advance into the playoffs and be matched up and battle for prize money.
To kick things off, the 1st Qualifier for Europe will begin on the 13th of April with Darer versus Western Wolves at 17:00 CET whilst Dignitas goes against Epidemic at 18:00 CET. Matches will be best-of-one in the first round, and best-of-three in the final round. The final round between the winners will take place at 19:00 CET.
America division's last slot will be decided in an open qualifier, players can find more information here.
Asia division is still in the process of inviting teams, but ProDota2 has confirmed their interest in bring teams Mineski and DK into the league, although nothing is confirmed yet.
The English stream of the tournament will be brought to you by none other than Toby 'TobiWan' Dawson from joinDOTA. Stay tuned as joinDOTA bring you more updates about ProDota2's league.