Dota 2 Asia Championships

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Series Information

Overview[edit]

The Dota 2 Asia Championships started in 2015. The first event of this series was known as DAC 2015[1] and as The Oriental[2], is a tournament organized by Perfect World and Mars Media (ex-MarsTV ).[3] With some similarities to The Internationals such as, the quality of recent results of the teams directly invited and of those invited to the qualifiers, the format of the tournament, the release of a compendium, the size of the total prize pool reached by the sale of compendiums together with the initial prize pool, and with the difference of the location of the LAN finals being in Shanghai, China[4], a city in the East, as opposed to Seattle, Washington, USA or Cologne, Germany, cities in the West, the DAC 2015 has been referred to as The International of the East.[5]
December 17th, 2016, during the "Perfect Ceremony 2016", CEO of PerfectWorld - Xiao Hong announced Dota 2 Asia Championships will come back in the spring of 2017.[6]

Tournaments[edit]

Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Jan 29 - Feb 9, 2015
$3,057,519
16 Teams
China China, Shanghai
  EG
  VG
Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2017
$611,997
12 Teams
China China, Shanghai
  iG
  OG
Mar 30 - Apr 7, 2018
$1,000,000
16 Teams
China China, Shanghai
  TBD
  TBD

Reference[edit]

  1. "Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 Compendium". dota2.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  2. Matthew "Cyborgmatt" Bailey (5 January 2015). "Cyborgmatt's reddit reply regarding "The Oriental" nickname.". reddit.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  3. Sovann "Skim" Kim (3 January 2015). "DotA 2 Asia Championships officially reveals information". gosugamers.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  4. "Dota2 Asia Championships Overview". dac.dota2.com.cn. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  5. Ben "PineappleCake" Tan (5 January 2015). "Dota2 Asia Championships prize pool surpasses $1,000,000". gosugamers.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  6. "第二届DOTA2亚洲邀请赛:我们2017年春季相约上海". dota2.com.cn. 2016-12-19. Retrieved 2016-12-20.