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ESL FACEIT Group has sparked massive excitement among its fans on Wednesday as they announced the details of the next ESL One Dota 2 Major. The tournament is slated to take place in Berlin and will commence at the end of April this year. The ESL One Dota 2 not only offers lucrative prize pool, but Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) points are also up for grabs.

Notably, the ESL One Dota 2 Berlin Major will be the second major of this DPC season, marking the conclusion of Tour 2. The first Major of DPC 2023, the Lima Major, is scheduled to start on February 22 and will conclude on March 5. The 18 participating teams have already been confirmed. 

Meanwhile, ESL One Berlin Major 2023 is starting on April 26, 2023, and will continue until May 7, 2023. The tournament will have a total prize pool of $500,000 with the 18 best teams from around the world fighting amongst themselves for the lion’s share.

The gamers will be able to earn DPC points which will eventually help them in their attempt to earn an invite to The International 2023. 

The official announcement has confirmed that two to four best teams from Eastern Europe, Western Europe, North America, South America, Southeast Asia and China will book their berths at the ESL One Berlin Major. Notably, the Group Stage for the event will begin on April 26, featuring a best-of-2 round-robin format.

There will be two group of nine teams each in the group stage. The top six teams from each of these groups will make their way to the Playoff Stage, which will feature a double-elimination format, at Velodrom in Berlin from May 5 to May 7 in front of the fans in attendance.

“Last year, with the ESL One Stockolm Major, fans from all around Europe and beyond already showed an incredible support. We can’t wait for the top players to enter the live stage at Velodrom and feel that phenomenal atmosphere once again,” Mr. Clarke.

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The tournament will be stream live on the official Twitch and YouTube channels of ESL’s Dota 2. Fans can also purchase tickets for the final three days of the competition at Velodrom now from the official website.