Teams for the last Pre-TI8 tournament have finally been announced

Vignesh Raghuram

11o, Jul, 2018

With Let’s Do It (the ex-Kinguin squad) securing the final spot in the Summit 9, by virtue of a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Grand Finals of the BTS Summer Cup, we finally know the 6 teams who will be competing in the final tournament before The International 8 kicks off.

It had already been announced that Evil Geniuses, VGJ.Storm, and Fnatic would participate. In today's announcement on Twitter, BTS announced that OpTic Gaming and paiN Gaming will join them. Rounding it off is Let’s Do It thanks to their aforementioned win.


The hosting of The Summit events this close to TI has always attracted teams looking to bootcamp at the BTS house before TI. This year the lineup is weaker than previous editions of The Summit, but that does not mean the tournament won't be interesting. Expect plenty of new strategies being tested and — as usual with BTS events — a relaxed atmosphere.

Dota Summit 9 will take place between July 25 and 29 in the BTS Studios in Los Angeles.