MDL Disneyland Paris: Participants And Qualifiers
Posted 1st April 2019 By: Derpina    283 Views
Esports News – After the DreamLeague Season 11 Major, the pro Dota 2 scene now awaits the next batch of competitions for the MDL Disneyland Paris Major. The tournament kicks off on May 4, and presents a generous prize pool of $1 million and 15,000 total DPC points. Expect to witness exciting battles among the best Dota 2 teams representing Europe, South America, North America, China, Southeast Asia, and CIS regions.
Qualifiers and participants
MDL (Mars Dota 2 League) will host its first-ever Major event outside China. It would now grace the stage of Disneyland Paris. Fifteen dominating teams from regional qualifiers are expected to compete. Europe, China, and North America will have three representatives, while there will be two teams each from CIS, Southeast Asia, and South America. The closed qualifiers determines each region’s representative vary per region, but all regions have settled their schedules at the end of March.
In the European qualifier, eight teams fight for the three open slots in the finals. Some of the top-tier teams include Team Secret, Team Liquid, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and The International 8 champion OG Esports. For the CIS qualifier, eight teams fight for the designated two slots. The qualifiers welcome DreamLeague Season 11 runner-up Virtus.pro and Team Empire, Old but Gold, and CoM19SpadaNJI, as well as other popular teams like Gambit Esports, Natus Vincere, Uvajenie, and FlyToMoon.
The South American region, which expects two teams as representatives, see four invited teams Infamous, Chaos Esports Club, Thunder Predator, and Demolition Boys. The four other teams who earned their spots in the tournament include SG e-sports, Butterfly Effect, Pacific eSports, and Gorillaz-Pride.
North America crowns its three representatives from the lineup consisting of Evil Geniuses, J.Storm, Forward Gaming, and compLexity Gaming. There will also be debut professional teams, including Vega Academy, the North America counterpart of Vega Squadron.
Meanwhile, China gets the best of the best from their powerhouses teams DreamLeague Season 11 champion Vici Gaming, The International runner-up PSG.LGD, and World Electronic Esports 2nd runner-up Keen Gaming. Other teams that are part of the qualifiers are Newbee and EHOME.
Lastly, we have the Southeast Asian region which will have eight teams fighting for the two designated slot. The chance to represent SEA in the international stage lies in the hands of popular teams Fnatic, TNC Predator, and Boom ID. Tigers, Mineski, and WarriorsGaming.Unity are also expected to compete with major changes on their roster.