Dota Minor Championships

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Overview[edit]

The Dota Minor Championships is a championship series announced by Valve in 2017[1]. Eligible third-party tournaments must have a minimum prize pool of $150,000 USD, at least one qualifier from each of the six primary regions (NA, SA, SEA, CN, EU, and CIS) and a LAN final. In this case, Valve will increase the prize pool by another $150,000 USD, for a minimum of $300,000 USD.

Competing in Major and Minor Championships will award qualifying points to players which will be the sole criteria for invitations to The International 2018. Points will be awarded based on the total prize pool of a tournament, with Majors giving more points per prize pool dollar. The total points per tournament will also partially scale based on the time of year, with tournaments closer to The International awarding additional points. Only the top 3 point earners on a team will contribute towards a team’s effective total qualifying points. Finally, Valve will maintain leaderboards of player and team qualifying points for everyone to follow.

As of September 15th, there are 11 Majors and 16 Minors planned for the upcoming season[2]. The full list can be viewed on the Dota 2 Pro Circuit. Qualifying points from every tournament will be awarded proportional to their total prize pool, i.e. an official Minor tournament will award at least 300 Qualifying points.

Tournaments[edit]

Dota Minor Championships 2017/2018[edit]

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Oct 12 - 15, 2017
$300,000
8 Teams
Ukraine Ukraine, Kiev
  Liquid
  Mski
Oct 19 - 22, 2017
$300,000
8 Teams
Romania Romania, Bucharest
  Mski
  LGD
Nov 2 - 5, 2017
$300,000
8 Teams
Croatia Croatia, Split
  Liquid
  VG
Nov 19 - 26, 2017
$300,000
10 Teams
China China, Shanghai
  Newbee
  VG
Dec 8 - 10, 2017
$300,000
9 Teams
Macau Macau, Macau
  OG
  TNC
Dec 13 - 17, 2017
$300,000
9 Teams
USA USA, Los Angeles
  VP
  Fnatic
Jan 4 - 7, 2018
$300,000
8 Teams
USA USA, Washington, D.C.
  Secret
  VG
Jan 23 - 28, 2018
$400,000
16 Teams
Malaysia Malaysia, Genting Highlands
  Newbee
  Liquid
Feb 1 - 4, 2018
$300,000
8 Teams
China China, Shanghai
  Liquid
  LGD
Mar 15 - 18, 2018
$300,000
8 Teams
Indonesia Indonesia, Jakarta
  EG
  VGJ.T
Mar 21 - 25, 2018
$300,000
8 Teams
Sweden Sweden, Stockholm
  Secret
  Fnatic
Apr 12 - 15, 2018
$300,000
8 Teams
Ukraine Ukraine, Kiev
  OpTic
  VGJ.T
May 9 - 12, 2018
$300,000
9 Teams
Thailand Thailand, Bangkok
  TBD
  TBD

Participation[edit]

Team participation[edit]

INV Directly invited to the tournament
MQ Qualified - started from the main qualifier phase
OQ Qualified - started from the open qualifier phase
- Didn't participate
Season 2017/18
Tournament StarLadder/i-League Invitational/3 PGL Open/Bucharest/2017 Dota Pit League/Season 6 Perfect World Masters/2017 Mars_Dota_2_League/Macau/2017 The_Summit/8 Captains_Draft/4 ESL One StarLadder/i-League Invitational/4 GESC/Season 1/Jakarta DreamLeague StarLadder/i-League Invitational/5 GESC/Season 1/Bangkok
INV/Total
Teams
2/8 2/8 2/8 3/10 3/9 1/8 2/8 8/16 2/8 1/8 2/8 2/8 2/8
MQ - - MQ - MQ MQ MQ MQ - - - -
- INV - - - INV INV INV - INV - - INV
- MQ MQ - - - - - - - MQ - -
- - - - - KC1 - - - - - MQ -
- - - - - - - - - MQ - - -
MQ - MQ MQ - - - MQ - - - MQ MQ
- MQ - - MQ - - - MQ MQ - - -
- - - - - MQ - - - - - - -
- - - - - - MQ - - - - - -
- - - - - - MQ - - - MQ - -
MQ MQ - INV - - INV INV - - INV - INV
- - MQ - MQ INV MQ - - - MQ - -
INV - INV - - - - INV INV - INV - -
- - - MQ - MQ - - MQ - - MQ -
MQ MQ - - MQ - - MQ - MQ - INV -
- - MQ - - MQ - INV - - - - -
- - - MQ - - - - - - - MQ MQ
- - - - - - MQ - MQ - MQ - -
MQ - MQ MQ - - MQ INV - - - - -
INV - INV INV - - - INV INV - MQ - -
- INV - MQ - MQ - - MQ - - - -
- - - INV DPL2 - - MQ - - - - -
- MQ - - - - - MQ - MQ - INV -
MQ MQ - MQ - - MQ INV MQ - - - -
- - MQ - - MQ - INV - MQ MQ MQ MQ
- - - - MQ - - MQ - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - MQ - - MQ
- - - - - - - - - MQ - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - MQ
- - - - - - - - - - - MQ -
- - - - - - - - - - - - MQ
- - - - - - - - - - - - MQ
1 The winner of King's Cup: America, concluded on 20 September 2017, directly qualifies for the DOTA Summit 8[3].
2 The winner of Dota2 Professional League Season 4 Top, concluded on 12 November 2017, directly qualifies for MDL Macau.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Valve (3 July 2017). "The 2017 – 2018 Competitive Season". dota2.com. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  2. Dota 2 Team (2017-09-15). "Dota 2 - The Road to the International". dota2.com.
  3. Beyond the Summit (2017-09-01). "Hail to the King's Cup". beyondthesummit.tv.