It’s finally time to reveal some information about ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season #2 as we open up for the Online Qualifiers! We are also very excited as we are introducing a new division which is Asia.
ASUS ROG Dreamleague Season #1 was a huge success with the largest prize pool (+$263,000) to it’s date outside of The International and with a high quality League and Playoff led to ASUS ROG DreamLeague establishing as the premier Dota 2 league. At DreamHack Summer 2014 the Swedish Alliance were able to defeat Cloud 9 in the final in front of an excited home crowd. Now it’s time to start a new Season of ASUS ROG DreamLeague!
After the success of Season #1 it’s time to expand ASUS ROG DreamLeague to a new division and region to make it even more competitive. More information on invited teams and the format will come the coming days. As for now we are announcing the qualifiers.
Definition of the three divisions
The Division are defined as follows:
North American Division – All players that belong to the American continents are eligible, meaning both North, Central and South America, and will play on the US West or East server.
Europe East Division – All players from the following countries; Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan and will play on the Europe East server.
Europe West Division – All players from all other European countries, or countries close to or bordering to the European continent, are eligible for the Europe West Division and will play on the Europe West server.
Asian Division – All players from the Asia region. Includes China, SEA, APAC, Oceania and rest of the Asia region not eligible to participate in the Europe East Division.
Teams eligibility for a Division
* A team has to qualify to the Division where a majority of the team members live, either by citizenship or residency. (e.g. 3 players from Europe East and 2 from else where)
* If a team has an equal amount of players from two divisions, the team’s organisation country of incorporation, charter or similar will be the deciding factor. If the organisation is not from either of the 3 regions the team will be able to choose but can not change division for the reminding of the whole Season including qualifiers.
*A team is not eligible if the majority of the players in the team are not from either of the divisions (e.g. 3 players from Africa)
The qualifiers will be open for any team who is eligible for each division and there will be 1-2 slots available per division as some team from Season #1 are not longer active. So make sure to sign up and fight for guaranteed $100,000 plus crowd funded prize pool in the prestigious Dota 2!
Each Division Qualifier will be Double Elimination. Winner Bracket matches will be BO3 and Loser Bracket BO1 except of the LB Final. The Grand Final will be BO3.
6-8 October – 18:00 CEST – Europe East Qualfier
10-12 October – 12:00 CEST (18:00 CST) – Asia Qualfier
14-16 October – 18:00 CEST – Europe West Qualfier
(Moved the qualifier one day to 14th of October)
17-19 October – 00:00 CEST (18:00 EST) – North America Qualfier
See the full rule set here
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