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Starladder, IMBA TV Announces Dota 2 Minor In Kiev

Posted 7th February 2019 By: Derpina    567 Views

Starladder, IMBA TV Announces Dota 2 Minor In Kiev - Tipify

Esports News – The Dota Pro Circuit currently sails alongside the DreamLeague Season 11 Major qualifiers as its main event for the month, but prime event sponsors and organizers Starladder and Imba TV are already in motion to host one of the biggest Dota 2 minor tournaments this year: The Starladder and IMBA TV Minor in Kiev.

Dates and format

The Minor qualifiers will be held from February 7 to 12. The week-long tournament is divided into Open and Closed stages. The main part of the Minor, on the other hand, culminates from March 7 to 10 in the Kiev Cybersport Arena. Tickets are available in the middle of February as it will be the first Dota 2 Minor to feature a live audience and Starladder’s third DPC event of the season.

Prize pool table

Just like the previous minors under DPC, participating teams from all over the world will compete at Kiev to fight for the lion’s share of the $300,000 prize pool. The distribution is as follows:

• 1st place — $125,000, 120 DPC points
• 2nd place — $70,000, 100 DPC points
• 3rd place — $35,000, 90 DPC points
• 4th place — $25,000, 70 DPC points
• 5th-6th places — $15,000, 40 DPC points
• 7th-8th places — $7,500, 20 DPC points

Closed qualifiers direct invites

The eight participants will come from the qualifiers of each six regions: North America, South America, Europe, CIS, South-East Asia, and China. Every region is represented by one Dota 2 team, only China and CIS receive 2 spots each. Aside from the prize money, the winning team also receives a direct invite to the DreamLeague Season 11 Major. From there, they could also earn an even bigger prize money and more DPC qualifying points for The International 9. The confirmed participants are as follows:

China: Vici Gaming, Aster, Royal Never Give-up
Southeast Asia: Boom-ID, Lotac
South America: rei do picole, Thunder Predator
CIS: Gambit, Old but Gold, The Pango, Pavaga
North America: 4-6 places of DreamLeague Season 11 qualifiers
Europe: 4-6 places of DreamLeague Season 11 qualifiers


Written by Derpina