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Here is the Schedule of 2021 DPC Season 2: Upper Division [All Regions] Week 1

Rakshak Kathuria
12/Apr/2021 01:00 pm

Week 1 (April 13-18, 2021) of the 2021 DPC Season 2 is upon us as Dota 2 fans are gearing for another six weeks of high-quality Dota 2 action.
The Upper Division teams are going to battle for the consequential DPC points as well as top spots to qualify for the next Major.
Here is a look at the format, the team list and the week 1 schedule of the Upper Division in all six regions.

Week 1 (April 13-18, 2021) of the 2021 DPC Season 2 is upon us as Dota 2 fans are gearing for another six weeks of high-quality Dota 2 action. In all the six regions (SEA, EU, China, CIS, NA and SA), the Upper Division teams are going to battle for the consequential DPC points as well as top spots to qualify for the next Major. While the top six seeds in each region retain their spots in the Upper Division, two new teams from the Lower Division who topped their respective tables now form the total quota of eight teams. Here is a look at the week 1 schedule of the Upper Division in all six regions. 

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Week 1 schedule of the 2021 DPC Season 2: Upper Division

1. Southeast Asia (SEA)

Team List

  1. Fnatic
  2. OB.Neon
  3. T1
  4. TNC Predator 
  5. BOOM Esports
  6. Execration
  7. Omega Esports
  8. Lilgun

Format 

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.
  • The third-place team qualifies for the Major wild card.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

SEA Upper Division matches will be held on every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule.

April 14 (Wednesday)
TimeSeries
3:00 PMLilgun vs Omega Sports
6:00 PMTNC Predator vs Execration
April 15 (Thursday)
6:00 PMBOOM Esports vs Execration
April 17 (Saturday)
3:00 PMLilgun vs BOOM Esports
6:00 PMT1 vs Omega Esports


2. Europe (EU)

Team List

  1. Team Secret
  2. Alliance
  3. Team Nigma
  4. Team Liquid
  5. OG
  6. Tundra Esports
  7. Hellbear Smashers
  8. Brame

Format

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.
  • The third and fourth-place team qualifies for the Major wild card.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

EU Upper Division matches will be held on every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule. 

April 14 (Wednesday)
TimeSeries
12:00 AMTundra Esports vs Hellbear Smashers
3:00 AMOG vs Brame
April 15 (Thursday)
12:00 AMTeam Liquid vs Alliance
April 18 (Sunday)
12:00 AMBrame vs Tundra Esports
3:00 AMTeam Nigma vs Team Secret


3. China

Team List

  1. Invictus Gaming
  2. Team Aster
  3. Vici Gaming
  4. PSG.LGD
  5. Elephant
  6. EHOME
  7. Sparkling Arrow Gaming
  8. Royal Never Give Up

Format

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.
  • The third and fourth-place team qualifies for the Major wild card.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

China Upper Division matches will be held on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule.

April 13 (Tuesday)
TimeSeries
6:00 PMSparkling Arrow Gaming vs Royal Never Give Up
April 16 (Friday)
3:00 PMEHOME vs Royal Never Give Up
April 18 (Sunday)
6:00 PMEHOME vs Elephant


4. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Team List

  1. Virtus.pro
  2. Natus Vincere
  3. AS Monaco Gambit
  4. Team Spirit
  5. EXTREMUM
  6. Team Unique
  7. Puckchamp
  8. Winstrike Team

Format

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.
  • The third-place team qualifies for the Major wild card.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

CIS Upper Division matches will be held on every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule.

April 16 (Friday)
TimeSeries
12:00 AMVirtus.pro vs AS Monaco Gambit
9:00 PMTeam Spirit vs Natus Vincere
April 17 (Saturday)
12:00 AMEXTREMUM vs Winstrike Team
April 18 (Sunday)
9:00 PMTeam Unique vs Puckchamp
April 19 (Monday)
12:00 AMTeam Spirit vs AS Monaco Gambit


5. North America (NA)

Team List

  1. Evil Geniuses
  2. Quincy Crew 
  3. Undying
  4. 4 Zoomers
  5. PentAce (previously Sadboys)
  6. Black N Yellow
  7. simply TOOBASED
  8. The Cut

Format

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

NA Upper Division matches will be held on every Wednesday, Friday and Monday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule.

April 14 (Wednesday)
TimeSeries
6:00 AM4 Zoomers vs PentAce
April 16 (Friday)
3:00 AMUndying vs The Cut
6:00 AMBlack N Yellow vs simply TOOBASED
April 19 (Monday)
3:00 AMEvil Geniuses vs The Cut
6:00 AMQuincy Crew vs simply TOOBASED


6. South America (SA)

Team List

  1. Beastcoast
  2. Thunder Predator
  3. SG e-sports
  4. NoPing e-sports
  5. Team Unknown
  6. Infamous
  7. Infinity Esports
  8. Hokori

Format

  • Eight teams BO3 single round-robin.
  • The first-place team qualifies for the Major playoffs.
  • The second-place team qualifies for the Major group stage.

Schedule (All times are in S.G.T)

SA Upper Division matches will be held on every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in the six weeks. Here is the week 1 schedule.

April 15 (Thursday)
TimeSeries
3:00 AMbeastcoast vs Hokori
6:00 AMNoPing e-sports vs SG e-sports
April 17 (Saturday)
3:00 AMHokori vs Infinity Esports
6:00 AMInfamous vs Thunder Predator
April 18 (Sunday)
6:00 AMbeastcoast vs Team Unknown

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The top five seeds in each region will be getting their share of 1,150 DPC points. (500, 300, 200, 100 and 50) Each Regional League also boasts of $205,000 USD that is spread among all the eight teams. 

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Rakshak is an undergrad, an inquisitive person who likes to acquire information and knowledge of varied sectors with a knack of reading on e-sports, specifically Dota 2.