The Dota Pro Circuit is cruising along with the Dreamleague Major qualifiers currently underway. Starladder has announced details of its next Dota 2 Minor. The Starladder and IMBA TV Minor will take place in Kiev from the 7th of March 2019 till the 10th of the same month. It will be an 8-team $300,000 tournament taking place at the Cybersports Arena.
— StarLadder Dota 2 (@dotasltv) February 4, 2019
The winner of this Minor will secure a spot at the Dreamleague Season 11 Major. The Starladder & IMBA TV will feature regional qualifiers from six different regions. Each of the regions ( except two) will have one team moving into the Minor. Only CIS and the Chinese regions will have two slots for the minor each.
Prize Pool Distribution
The distribution of the prize pool at this event is as follows:
- • 1 place — $125,000
- • 2 place — $70,000
- • 3 place — $35,000
- • 4 place — $25,000
- • 5-6 places — $15,000
- • 7-8 places — $7,500
The minor will take place from February 7-12, 2019. The main part of the Minor will be open to the live audiences.The main part of the qualifier will take place in early March 2019. Tickets will be available from Mid-February.
Here are the direct invites to the Closed qualifiers.
- China: Vici Gaming, Aster, Royal Never Give-up
- Southeast Asia: Boom-ID, Lotac
- South America: rei do picole, Thunder Predator
- CIS: Gambit, Old but Gold, The Pango, Pavaga
- North America: 4-6 places of DreamLeague Season 11 qualifiers
- Europe: 4-6 places of DreamLeague Season 11 qualifiers