ESL ANZ Championship - Season 1 Online Finals
In late December 2017, ESL Australia announced Dota 2 would be its maiden season in the Sixth season of the ESL AUS Championship at the PAX Arena in Melbourne. On the 10th January 2018, ESL announced further details of the league with multiple qualifiers leading to an offline final with a 10,000 AUD prize pool. 
The journey to the Finals in June consists of four open cups and the top two of each cup play in online finals. The online finals are split into two weeks to determine the finalists. On the 17th April, it was announced that the LAN Finals would be held during Supernova Sydney on the 15-17 June at The Dome - Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales. 
- Qualifier split into two weeks
- Teams are allocated either 10th April or 17th April
- Single-Elimination Bracket
- Games are Bo3
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- "Announcing the ESL AU&NZ Championship 2018 Season!". ESL Australia. 2018-01-10. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
- "ESL AUNZ CS and DOTA announcement". ESL Australia. 2018-04-17. Retrieved 2018-04-18.