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What happens when two esports studios and a tournament organizer join forces? They create a BEYOND EPIC tournament in Dota! Beyond the Summit, RuHub broadcast and Epic Esports Events will host a special event in June, split in two regional divisions with a total prize pool of $250,000. The three parties announced the BEYOND EPIC tournament on Thursday on social media. Most of the participating teams have already been confirmed. There will also be open qualifiers taking place in a few days.

The tournament will be split in one division for China and one for Europe and CIS. In total, eight teams will be playing in the Chinese division for a prize pool of $50,000. In Europe and CIS, twelve squads will compete for $200,000.

Initial qualifiers are open for any team in the region, you can find the link for registration here.

Overview on all dates:

  • 6-7 June: Open Qualifiers Europe and CIS
  • 8 June (start): Closed Qualifiers
  • 15-24 June: Group Stage Europe and CIS
  • 21-25 June: Group Stage China
  • 25-28 June: Playoffs Europe and CIS
  • 26-28 June: Playoffs China

These teams will play in the EU & CIS division

These teams will play in the Chinese division

More information on the format, casts and all remaining teams will follow soon. Check out the official homepage of Epicenter to stay up to date.

Are you going to compete in the open qualifiers for BEYOND EPIC?

Photo credit: Epicenter Twitter