ESL One Frankfurt 2014
ESL One Frankfurt 2014 is the first ESL arranged tournament for Dota 2 in 2014. It will be held in the Commerzbank Arena, a football stadium with a capacity of more than 52.000, in June of 2014. Two of the eight teams at the main event will be invited while the rest must qualify through region based tournaments.
- Europe and Americas Qualifiers
- Main Event
- Two invited teams.
- One qualified team from China.
- One qualified team from either China or SEA.
- Three qualified teams from Europe.
- One qualified team from America.
The base prize pool for this tournament is $150,000 USD.
Fans will be able to further contribute to the prize pool by purchasing in-game items.
The prize pool was $210,900 USD, as of July 1st, 2014.
- 2014-02-25: Tournament is announced.
- 2014-03-20: Alliance and Natus Vincere are confirmed as the 2 invited teams.
- 2014-04-28: Team Dog is the first European team to qualify, they were later picked up by mousesports.
- 1 Team Dog were signed by mousesports on May 13.
- 2 Fnatic used Excalibur as a stand-in for Era.
- ESL One Frankfurt 2014 Dota 2 Prize Pool Tracker
- Official ESL photo album of the main event
- ESL One Frankfurt Finals 2014 statistics on datDota.com
- Chinese Qualifiers Announced
- Asian Qualifiers Announced
- ESL announces ESL One, $150,000 Dota event June 28-29
- Alliance and Na`Vi invited to ESL One Frankfurt
- René "René" Lannte (May 13, 2014). "mousesports returns to Dota 2)". mousesports.com. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
- FNATIC (June 25, 2014). "FNATIC on Twitter:"Just to let you'll know @XcaliburYe will be attending ESL ONE with our Dota 2 team this weekend."". Twitter. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
- Kennigit's Reddit reply concerning the Finals format change reddit.com