Dota 2 Champions League 2021: Schedule and Other Details
During this competitive offseason, the Dota 2 Champions League 2021 is all set to provide fans with some action. This tournament will run from July 19 - Aug 8, 2021, and some of the best tier 2 teams in Europe and the CIS such as Hellbear Smashers and AS Monaco Gambit will be participating. There were ten teams in total, but nine of them were invited and one qualified through an open qualifier. A total of $50,000 USD will be on the line, which will be split between the ten teams. Half of the total prize pool, which totals $25,000, will go to the winner.
Here are more details about the 10 teams competing in the Dota 2 Champions League 2021, the schedule, format, and more.
Dota 2 Champions League 2021: All you need to know
AS Monaco Gambit
V-Gaming (open qualifier)
Group Stage (July 19 - August 2)
Single round robin group stage
All series are BO3
The top eight teams move to the playoffs
The bottom two teams get eliminated
Playoffs (August 4-8)
BO3 double-elimination bracket
BO5 Grand Finals
Schedule (All times are in CEST)
From July 19 - August 2, 2021, there will be three series on each day of the group stage.
July 19 (Monday)
July 20 (Tuesday)
July 21 (Wednesday)
July 22 (Thursday)
July 23 (Friday)
July 24 (Saturday)
July 25 (Sunday)
July 26 (Monday)
July 27 (Tuesday)
July 28 (Wednesday)
July 29 (Thursday)
July 30 (Friday)
July 31 (Saturday)
August 1 (Sunday)
August 2 (Monday)
All the series will be broadcast live on TEBtv's official Dota 2 Twitch channel. The English broadcast talent for the event is yet to be announced.
The Dota 2 Champions League 2021 is being held by Epic Esports Events in collaboration with the Russian Esports Federation. This event will have a total of five seasons. The total prize pool for all seasons will be $50,000.
Epic Esports Events held a tournament similar to this in April 2021. The competition took place over a week and 20 teams competed, but Team Spirit won the grand final after defeating Vikin.gg 2-0.