ESL is delighted to announce the ESL One CIS Online Season 1, a Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) League, taking place from January 18th to February 26th.
The exciting new Dota Pro Circuit League is set to kick off 2021 after a year without the famous International, the largest Dota 2 tournament in the world. The new DPC Circuit will see multiple online leagues for separate regions, as well as the return of the Majors.
Tournament Details - ESL One CIS Online Season1:
- 16 teams split between an Upper and Lower Bracket. Round Robin Best of 3 between all teams of each bracket.
- Top 2 teams from the Upper Bracket will receive an invite to the next Dota 2 Major
- Bottom 2 teams from the Upper Bracket will be relegated to the Lower Bracket
- Top 2 teams from the Lower Bracket will advance to the Upper Bracket
- US$205,000 total prize pool for Upper Bracket
- US$75,000 total prize pool for Lower Bracket
- DPC points will be awarded accordingly
- Online-only tournament; no tickets required
- Broadcast in English, Chinese, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and more (to be confirmed)
- Tournament will be broadcasted on Twitch and YouTube
- The season will run from January 18th to February 16th
With the top 16 CIS teams in the region competing in the ESL One CIS Online Season 1, the tournament promises to be a fantastic start to the competitive Dota 2 year. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest news and updates!