New championship among Asian teams in the discipline Dota 2.

13 September 2016

Announcing the new season of major international championship "MarsTV Dota 2 League", held in China on a regular basis. "MDL International Invitational" - this name will be wearing a new version of the tournament. MDL will begin on September 19 with the opening of the Chinese qualifications, which will end 22 of the same month.

The main stage of the tournament will be attended by eight invited teams, as well as several winners of regional qualifiers (the exact number of qualifying quota has not been named). We already know that to compete for the grand prize MDL International Invitational will "LGD-Gaming" and "Newbee", who took the first two lines of the table of the first season DPL (large Chinese league). LGD & Newbee received invites to the LAN-finals MDL.

In the same way the organizers have formed a part of the Chinese participants in the closed qualification: teams, ranked from 2 to 8 as a result of the DPL, were invited to participate in the selection MDL. Among them, "Vici Gaming Reborn", "Wings Gaming", "Invictus Gaming.Vitality", "FTD Club C", "CDEC Gaming", "Invictus Gaming", "EHOME" and "CDEC Youth".

LAN-finals of the tournament will take place from September 28 to October 3, venue - the city of Xiamen, China. The contest will be traditionally divided into two stages - the group stage and the playoffs. The prize fund of the championship is $ 150,000. All other details of the event will be announced later.

Last season MDL completed a crushing victory over EHOME "Evil Geniuses". "EHOME" received the award in about half of the total prize fund ($ 124.950)