DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1 Schedule, Results, and Other Details
Now that the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season 2021-22 is only a few days away, it is time for all the teams, fresh off this past month's dramatic roster changes, to put on a show. The Division 1 of Western Europe (WEU) is going to be one of the most exciting competitions to watch as a number of well-established teams have undergone changes to their rosters. Division 1 of the DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1 will begin on 30th Nov 2021 and run until 22nd Jan 2022 with eight teams competing for a share of a prize pool of $205,000 USD as well as DPC points and the first Major qualification.
Ahead is a look at the teams participating, the schedule, results, and more for the DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1.
DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1 - All that you need to know
Single round robin group stage
All series are BO3
The first place team qualifies for the Major playoffs
The second place team qualifies for the Major group stage
The third and fourth team qualify for the Major wild card
The seventh and eighth place teams are relegated to Division 2
Spanning across a total of six weeks, the DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1 will have five series each week.
Prize pool and DPC points distribution
A total of $205,000 USD will be split between all eight teams. However, the top five teams will receive a share of the 690 DPC points, and the top four teams will qualify for the Major.
Where to watch
The DPC WEU 2021-22 Tour 1 is being organized by DreamHack, which shall broadcast all the games live on its Twitch channel. The broadcast talent for the Tour has not yet been revealed.
There are some of the best teams and players in Division 1 of the WEU region and six out of the eight teams have undergone changes prior to the upcoming season. Tundra Esports and Nigma Galaxy, both failed to qualify for The International 10, but retained their rosters. Both OG and Alliance now have unproven but talented players on their rosters, whereas Team Secret and Team Liquid have recruited players with very high reputations. COOLGUYS and Team Tickles, two teams making their way up from Division 2, have undergone some changes as well, so it will be interesting to see how they fare against the best teams in the division.