As Skyeports is working hard towards the revival of two of the most popular esports titles - Dota 2 and CS: GO, it is holding the Dota 2 qualifiers in which teams from India and Southeast Asia (SEA) will take part. The Dota 2 qualifiers have already started for teams from both the regions. A total of eight teams will take part in the Dota 2 qualifiers to be played in two phases.
The two events combined will feature a total prize pool of $25,000 USD (INR 20,31,050) with the grand finals set to take place on LAN in front of a live audience in Mumbai sometime during mid-December. While Indian teams and players will fight through the open qualifier, certain teams from Southeast Asia (SEA) have been handed direct invites to compete in a separate qualifier.
While four teams from each region will take on each other in the regional qualifier, two teams from each region will advance to the next stage i.e, Phase 2. As eight teams prepare to fight in the ultimate battle, here is everything you need to know about the Skyesports Championship 4.0 Dota 2 Qualifiers.
As mentioned above, eight teams (four from two region each) will take part in the first phase of the qualifier.
A total of four teams have been invited for this stage of the qualifier from the SEA region,
These teams will be following a round-robin format where every match is a best-of-three series, taking on each other across three days from 3rd to 5th December.
Day 1: Neon vs Renewal | White Cat vs Reaper
Day 2: Neon vs Reaper | Renewal vs White Cat
Day 3: Neon vs White Cat | Reaper vs Renewal
Out of all the Indian teams and players that registered themselves for the Dota 2 tournament, the final four teams who will be clashing against each other for the two available slots are,
These teams will be following a single-elimination format with each match featuring a best-of-three series.
Which four teams will play the second phase of the qualifier?
The top two teams from the SEA and India Qualifier will face each other in this stage of the Dota 2 qualifier. It will follow a single-elimination bracket where each match will be a best-of-three series and the top two teams will go against each other in the grand finals which will take place on LAN.