Epic Esports Events launch Dota 2 Champions League series

EPICENTER

Epic Esports Events are happy to  announce the first tournament of their new Dota 2 Champions League (D2CL) series.

With at least five events in the series planned, Dota 2 players & viewers can look forward to extensive content for Europe’s competitive scene.

GRID is supporting Epic Esports Events with data distribution of their events. GRID aims to ensure their data is securely distributed and will also be utilizing their data driven content via visual additions to the broadcasts across Epic’s own Russian broadcast, as well as TEBTV’s English broadcast. 

The first tournament will be held online. The group stage will take place from 5 to 10 April, the finals are planned for 11–12 April. The total prize pool of the tournament is $25,000.

Open qualifiers will be held from April 3 to 4 on FACEIT. 

The first tournament includes 20 teams. 15 of them have already received direct invitations to the tournament, the remaining 5 slots will be selected during the open qualifiers.

The group stage direct invites are:

- Brame;
- Team Unique;
- Nemiga;
- Fantastic Five;
- Team Empire;
- LevelUP;
- Trident;
- Ghost FROGS;
- Prosti Esli;
- KKD;
- Cascade. 

The play-off stage direct invites are: 

- Vikin.gg;
- Team Spirit;
- High coast;
- Hellraisers.

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GRID Esports GmbH, the leading provider of data solutions for the esports industry, leverages revolutionary technology to embrace data in the digital nature of competitive gaming and overcomes sports specific data challenges. Established in 2018 the company looks to tackle the data market and provide data services for monetization and fan engagement for tournament organisers & game publishers.

Epic Esports Events has garnered international fame following the conception of its flagship series, the EPICENTER, in 2016, in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Featuring the greatest esports athletes from all regions of the world, the EPICENTER gathers tens of millions of viewers worldwide, its venues always packed to the brim during the grand finals. The organizers have claimed multiple prestigious awards such as EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO, BEMA, and Sport Leaders Awards.

Over the years, EEE has partnered with a plethora of brands to deliver the best international tournament series experience: Parimatch League, MegaFon Winter Clash, Adrenaline Cyber League, KFC Battle, and others. Epic Esports Events is a member of ESforce holding.