posted by SmittyW.,
ADVERTISING:The Open Qualifiers #1 of each respective region have started yesterday. In SEA, the first to teams to compete in the Closed Regional Qualifiers have now been determined. The Korean outfit Team Jinesbrus and the Filipinos from Adroit have beaten all their opponents on their way through the bracket.
Right now, Resurgence from Singapore and the Indonesian team EVOS Esports are fighting for the third closed spot in the consolation final.
The Closed Regional Qualifier in SEA
Jinesbrus and Adroit will be one of eight teams in the closed qualifier to compete for a spot the TI9. Mineski, who received their spot through an invite, can be considered the absolute favourites to make it to the Dota mega even in Shanghai. The second invited team is BOOM ID, which is currently Indonesian side.
One more qualifier to come
Although the first Open Qualifier is almost in the books, there is still one more chance to make it to TI9 (or at least to the regional qualifiers). The second round starts tomorrow, so assemble your team and test your luck!
July 5-6: Open Qualfiers #2
You can find the registration for the Chinese qualifiers right here.
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