MDL Disneyland® Paris Major
Double Elimination Playoffs
MDL will be hosting their first tournament outside of China ever, and what a venue to pick for this occasion: together with the Disneyland Paris Event Group, MDL presents the MDL Disneyland Paris Major, the fourth Major of the 2018-19 Dota Pro Circuit. At the beginning of May 2019, 16 of the world's best Dota 2 teams will come to Disneyland Paris outside of downtown Paris, France, to secure their portion of the $1,000,000 USD prize pool and the invaluable DPC points to qualify for The International 2019. It also marks the first DotA 2 Major held in France as well as the first esports event in any game hosted by Disney Parks and Resorts since Disneyland Paris hosted ESWC 2010.
- Fifteen teams qualify through regional qualifiers: three teams each from Europe, China and North America and two teams each from CIS, Southeast Asia and South America
- One team qualifies as the champion of OGA Dota Pit Minor
- Group Stage - May 4th - May 5th
- Sixteen teams are divided in four GSL groups of four teams each
- The top two teams advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
- The bottom two teams advance to the lower bracket of the playoffs
- All games are Bo3
- Playoffs - May 6th - May 12th
- Sixteen teams play in a double-elimination format, with the final four days being in front of a live crowd
- Eight teams begin in the upper bracket, eight in the lower bracket
- All games except Grand Finals and Lower Bracket Round 1 are Bo3
- Lower Bracket Round 1 are Bo1
- Grand Finals is Bo5
- EN/CN Interpreter:
- XiiTuzi (Helen Xu)
The talent for the French Broadcast was announced on April 18th, 2019. 
The talent for the Chinese Broadcast was announced on April 26th, 2019.
The talent for the Russian Broadcast was announced on April 29th, 2019.
- NotInMyHouse (Dmitry Krupnov)
- NS (Yaroslav Kuznetsov)
- CrystalMay (Dmitry Korchevinin)
- Smile (Sergey Antonovich Revin)
- LighTofHeaveN (Dmitry Kupriyanov)
- Maelstorm (Vladimir Kuzminov)
- Inmate (Dmitry Filinov)
- 4ce (Nikita Kotkov)
- Lex (Alexey Filippov)
- JAM (Alexander Korotkov)
- Adekvat (Rustam Mavliutov)
- Mortalles (Dmitry Arzhylovsky)
- Mila (Mila Alieva)
- Eiritel (Daria Morozova)
The prize pool for the finals is $1,000,000 USD and 15,000 Pro Circuit Points.
|Place||$ USD||DPC Points||Team|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas|
|Chaos Esports Club|
- 1 paiN Gaming signed Butterfly Effec on March 30th, 2019.
- 2 Gunnar and Newsham were removed from TEAM TEAM on April 21st. Ryoya and tmt were added to the team roster on April 30th.
- 3 Complexity Gaming released Deth on April 22nd, 2019. monkeys-forever joined the team on a trial basis for the major.
- 4 beastcoast signed TEAM TEAM on May 1st, 2019.
|2.||Ninjas in Pyjamas||2-1||5-2|
|3.||Chaos Esports Club||1-2||2-5|
- 2019-05-04 | "The second team from the CIS goes out as an outsider." Interview with Team Empire.KingR by RuHub
- 2019-05-07 | "I want to win 3 TIs". Interview with Liquid.KuroKy by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-08 | "Never give up, never give up." Interview with OG.Ceb by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-09 | RAMZES666.VP: "At the draft stage I know what will happen in the game" by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-09 | Kips.compLexity: “I'll always cover you” @ MDL Disneyland® Paris Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-10 | Noone.VP: Now the strongest hero is Storm @ MDL Disneyland® Paris Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-10 | EG.Arteezy: “I wonder if Wisp will be on TI” @ MDL Disneyland® Paris Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-10 | Secret.YapzOr и P E R E V O D C H I K Puppey @ MDL Disneyland® Paris Major by RuHub (trans. )
- 2019-05-10 | Slacks Interviews Puppey and KuroKy at the Newport Bay Club by MarsMedia
- 2019-03-07 | MDL Disneyland® Paris Major Trailer by Mars Media
- 2019-05-09 | MDL Disneyland®️ Paris Major - Opening Ceremony by Mars Media
- 2019-05-12 | MDL Disneyland®️ Paris Major: KuroKy Interview in Thunder Mountain by Mars Media
- 2019-05-12 | MDL Disneyland®️ Paris Major: Slacks Tries To interview Blitz in Thunder Mountain by Mars Media
- 2019-05-12 | MDL Disneyland®️ Paris Major - "Can Anybody Be A Dota 2 Princess?" by Mars Media
- 2019-05-12 | MDL Disneyland®️ Paris Major: Screamomator Contest by Mars Media
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