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ProDota 2 League announced

By Jovan 'Tzar_-' Dragašević
Apr 3, 2012 18:17

ImageProDota 2 has announced Season 1 of their Worldwide Dota 2 League

Another in a series of Dota 2 tournaments recently announced, ProDota 2 is hosting a league with teams invited from all over the world.

The initial group stage will be divided depending on the participating team’s region: USA, Europe, and Asia. There will be Pro divisions and non-Pro divisions, offering both professional and amateur teams a chance to compete for $20,000 and $10,000 worth of prize money respectively.

Quote from ProDota 2:

"We are excited to finally announce Season 1 of ProDota2 League! We know that it has been teased as an announcement and even our trailer video was leaked so everyone got to take a look at what's in store for everyone.

There will be matches in every region that everyone can follow. We are also allowing anyone to cast any matches they want to. The best teams will be playing against each other in the PRO section of the league while up and coming amateur teams can also try and qualify for the remaining PRO league spots. An amateur league also exists for smaller teams to try and make a name for themselves and they can find out how to qualify. The prize pools are $20,000 USD for PRO and then $10,000 USD for NON PRO. For more details please refer to the rules and qualifications section.

I hope you are as excited as we all are. To all teams participating, good luck, have fun, and happy gaming. To all spectators, get your popcorn ready!"

Participating teams:

Teams will play against other regional teams twice, once on 'homeground' and another 'away'. The top two from America, top three from Europe and top three from Asia will advance into the playoffs and be matched up and battle for prize money.

To kick things off, the 1st Qualifier for Europe will begin on the 13th of April with RU Darer Entertainment versus FR Western Wolves at 17:00 CET and after that, RO Team Dignitas goes against CZ Epidemic at 18:00 CET. Matches will be best-of-one in the first round, and best-of-three in the final round.

America division's last slot will be decided in an open qualifier, players can find more information here

Regarding the non-Pro division, interested players can find more info here

Check out the teaser video here

The English streamer of the tournament is officially confirmed to be Toby 'TobiWan' Dawson from joinDOTA.

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SK Gaming are recruiting. Find out how you can get involved right here



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