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SEA receives three slots for the MDL Chengdu Major

Vignesh Raghuram
2/Oct/2019 10:28 am

SEA has finally been rewarded for its consistency in DPC tournaments in the previous season. For the first time since the Dota Pro Circuit has been established, SEA has received 3 spots in a Dota 2 Major.


The only other DPC events in which 3 SEA teams took part were ESL One Genting 2018 (Minor) and The Kuala Lumpur Major (Tigers qualified after winning the Dreamleague Season 10 Minor).



Mars Media has also revealed the details about the direct invites to the regional qualifiers as well as regional slot allocations.

Southeast Asia

  • 3 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Fnatic
    • TNC Predator
    • Geek Fam
    • BOOM Esports
    • Sterling Global Dragons
    • Team Jinesbrus
    • Alpha x Hashtag
    • Reality Rift
  • Two open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.

China

  • 3 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Vici Gaming
    • Keen Gaming
    • Team Aster Stars
    • EHOME
    • Invictus Gaming
    • Royal Never Give Up
    • Team Sirius
    • CDEC
  • Two open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.
  • PSG.LGD is a notable exception in this list. They have chosen to take a break and will be back for the second major.

Europe

  • 2 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Ninjas in Pyjamas
    • Team Singularity
    • GODSENT
    • Ad Finem
    • Wind and Rain
    • Hippomaniacs
    • Bridge Four
    • Cool Team
  • Two open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.
  • Notable exceptions include Team Secret, OG and Kuroky’s Stack who have all chosen to take a break.

North America

  • 3 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Evil Geniuses
    • Fighting Pepegas
    • J.Storm
    • Quincy Crew
    • Team Plus
    • Team Xolotl
  • Four open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.

South America

  • 2 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Anvorgesa
    • EGOBOYS
    • FURIA
    • Gorillaz-Pride
    • Infamous
    • NoPing Esports
    • paiN Gaming
    • Team Unknown
  • Two open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.

CIS

  • 2 slots in the major
  • Direct Invites to the regional qualifiers:
    • Gambit Esports
    • Hellraisers
    • Natus Vincere
    • Old but Gold
    • Positive Guys
    • Virtus.pro
  • Two open qualifier spots for regional qualifiers.



The qualifiers for the Major kicks off on 5th October 2019.

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Vignesh is one of AFK Gaming’s most experienced writers, having written over 1000 articles for the website over the last 3 years. Although his primary focus has always been Dota 2, his experience in esports also includes expertise in CS:GO and mobile esports titles.