ESL ANZ Championship - Season 3
(≃ $6,901 USD)
On the 22nd January 2019, it was unveiled that the Dota 2 ESL ANZ Championship would continue into the 2019 season with a revised format into its third edition. The revised event sees eight teams (previously six) qualify from the four open qualififers into the league stage. With the league format following a best of two series, the top two teams from the groupstage and winners of the deciding playoffs will have entry into the season finals at an undisclosed venue. The winner of this championship will qualify for an upcoming Asian event. 
The grand finals for Season 3 will take place on the June 16th at the ESL Australia Studios in Alburn, Sydney. 
Natural 9 were last season's Champions defeating their percieved rivals, Athletico Esports 2-0 at Supernova Brisbane.
- Single Elimination format with an undisclosed series
- Each match will be a Bo3
- The quarterfinal and semi-final playoff matches will be held online on the 12th and 18th May
- The grand finals will be held at an the ESL Australia Studios in Alburn, Sydney on the 16th June
|Place||$ USD||$ AUD||Seed||Team|
|1st||$3,450||$5,000||ESL Clash of Nations 2019 Play-In||Athletico Esports|
(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on Jun 16, 2019: 1 AUD ≃ 0.69009 USD.)
- 1 ex-Genuine Gaming have now re-branded to 5PD'S and have temporarily replaced calvin and snOw with balla and Godot.
- 2 5PD's have rebranded into ZEN9.