11 November 2021
Epic Esports Events with the support of the Russian Esports Federation organizes three Dota Pro Circuit 2021/2022 tournaments stages for the CIS. The broadcast and commenting will be conducted by RuHub Studio.
Upper division participants:
– Team Spirit
– Natus Vincere
– AS Monaco Gambit
– Team Unique
– Team Empire
Lower division participants:
– Winstrike Team
– Fantastic Five
– Nemiga Gaming
– Prosti Esli
The EXTREMUM team refused to participate in the tournaments of the season due to the lack of a squad. In this regard, three more teams will receive slots in the second division based on the open qualifiers results. The teams registered in the DPC system will be able to take part in the open qualifiers. The date of the qualifiers and the link to registration for participation will be announced later.
The Dota Pro Circuit 2021/2022 season will be divided into three stages with regional leagues and a major in each. The first tournament starts on November 29 and will last until January 23. The second and third stages will be held from March 14 to April 24 and from June 6 to July 17 respectively.
In the DPC 2021/2022 season, the number of rating points awarded at tournaments and in leagues will increase with each stage. In the first league, the teams will share 690 points, in the second — 920, and in the third — 1,150. At the majors, the total amount of DPC points will be 1,900, 2,700, and 3,500, respectively. The total first stage prize pool is $280.000: $205.000 for the upper division and $75.000 for the lower division. The roster lock before the first DPC League 2021/2022 start will take place on November 21.
Epic Esports Events has been hosting a series of EPICENTER tournaments among the world's top esports players in Moscow and Saint Petersburg since 2016. EPICENTER competitions are watched by tens of millions of viewers around the world, the finals gather stadiums, and the organizers have repeatedly been awarded the prestigious EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO, BEMA, Sport Business Awards, and Sport Leaders Awards.
Epic Esports Events also hosts the regular Epic League, which is attended by esports teams from the CIS and European countries. In different years, EEE has been and continues to be an organizer of international tournaments for brands: Parimatch League, MegaFon Winter Clash, Adrenaline Cyber League, KFC Battle, etc. EEE is a part of ESforce Holding.
RuHub (part of ESforce Holding) is a key producer of media content for the esports audience and a leading Russian studio. The studio consists of leading analysts and esports commentators from the CIS, who officially cover the largest tournaments from Valve, including The International, in Russian.
RuHub Studio broadcasts the largest and most popular tournaments, including the stages of the Dota 2 and Fortnite World Championships, CS:GO tournaments, Rainbow Six Siege, and even show matches with the stars of the Russian National Hockey Team. The studio's broadcasts have repeatedly become the most viewed around the world.
Russian Esports Federation (RESF) has been the official governing and representative body for esports in Russia since 2017. In more than 20 years the RESF has held more than 1000 esports tournaments throughout the country with more than 500 000 participants.
Besides developing and promoting esports, Russian Esports Federation participates in practical and scientific research and develops educational bases and programs for the industry.