Dota Pit League shared details of the new season
08 September 2016
Transfer period every day is getting closer and closer to its end. The new season in the Dota 2 will soon come into its own, and announcements about the reshuffle will be replaced by news about the tournaments. Without waiting for the end of reshaffla, the organizers of the famous championship held regularly Dota Pit League announced the new season of the competition.
The fifth season of Dota Pit League will begin in October with open qualifications, which will be held immediately after group selection stage. Regions such as Southeast Asia, North America, China and the CIS, the organizers have allocated one quota to the finals. In Europe, the participants will be divided into two groups - one for each slot. Contest Group will be held in the double elimination format. Accordingly, the winner of each group will receive a ticket to the LAN-Finals Dota Pit League Season 5. In the appendage to the 6 teams that qualified through the regional qualifications, two more will be invited to the team directly. Thus, in the final event will participate 8 teams.
LAN-finals of the championship is scheduled for the period from 19 to 22 January 2017. The initial prize fund is $ 125,000. Part of the revenue from sales of in-game ticket and trunk will be added to the final amount. For more information on the selection, the participants and the LAN-event will be announced in the coming weeks.
The current champion is Dota Pit League team "MVP.Phoenix": in March of this year, Koreans defeated the "Evil Geniuses" with a score of 3-0 in the tournament grandfinale. The competition was held in Split, Croatia.