07 May, 2015

Dota 2 The International 2015 Invited Teams Announced

World’s biggest e-sports event of Dota 2 has unveiled the list of ten teams which will be invited to compete for this year’s event, The International 2015 (TI5).

The invites are sent to:

1.    Vici Gaming
2.    Evil Geniuses
3.    Team Secret
4.    Invictus Gaming
5.    LGD Gaming
6.    Cloud 9
7.    Team Empire
8.    Virtus Pro
9.    NewBee
10.  Team Malaysia
11.   Regional Qualifiers

Total number of teams that will proceed to Seattle, Washington on August 3rd, 2015 till August 8th, 2015 will be 16. Four major regions; China, Southeast Asia, Americas and Europe will have four winners qualifying and joining the 10 invite only group.

Regarding the Regional Qualifying tournaments, the word out for the awaited teams who will be eligible to join the tournament will be announced on May 7th, 2015.

Open Tournament

For the first time in the five year history of The International 5, the 10th slot of the Regional qualifier will be filled up via competition in an Open Tournament where equal opportunity will be given to teams to fight for the slot.

The International 4 was able to push player prize pool through community till $10.9 million. We see the event was able to break all event records that ever took place in history of eSports, will The International 5 be able to break previous record that was set by TI4? From the looks of rapid rise in pool compared to the last time does give us vibes that it may be able to produce promising prize pool.

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Dota 2 The International 2015 Invited Teams Announced
Taha Effendi

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