Closed qualifiers have already started!


The EPICENTER: Moscow qualifiers are entering their decisive stage tomorrow already!

Closed qualifiers will be held in four regions, with their winners earning a right to play in the main tournament. Prepare for a whole week of dawn-to-dusk Dota of the highest caliber!

The Chinese qualifier begins on May 6 at 6:00 CEST. Eight top teams will fight fiercely, but only one of them will make it to EPICENTER: Moscow. Who is the strongest? We’ll find it out soon!

The European qualifier starts on May 6 at 13:00 CEST. Team Secret, Alliance, Natus Vincere, and other European powerhouses, will fight for a slot in EPICENTER: Moscow.

The Asian qualifier starts on May 7 at 9:00 CEST. The best region’s teams, including Faceless, Fnatic and TNC, will fight for a slot in EPICENTER: Moscow. Let the battle begin!

The American qualifier starts May 6 at 16:00 PDT (May 7, 01:00 CEST). Eight of the region’s best teams will battle each other for a much-coveted ticket to EPICENTER: Moscow; these include teams from North and South America as well as international squads. We look forward to an epic spectacle!

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Epic Esports Events specializes in organizing international competitions, and was the organizer for the EPICENTER: Moscow Dota 2 tournament held in May 2016. The first EPICENTER: Moscow tournament was followed by over 24 million viewers worldwide.

At Europe’s leading EuBEA awards in 2016, the tournament got the prize for the best event in Europe in the Live Entertainment industry. A total of 1,000 applications for the awards had been entered in 21 nominations, with 114 events shortlisted. 

The second EPICENTER: Moscow, Russia’s first world-class CS:GO tournament, received ample coverage in domestic as well as international media. The finals were broadcast on the nationwide Match TV channel, and gathered over 14 million online views.

ESforce Holding is one of the world’s largest eSports organizations, and the leader in electronic sports in Russia. ESforce is a holding company that integrates all key areas of the eSports business, from organizing international tournaments and professional content creation to publishing and advertising activities, as well as online retail sales of eSports-themed merchandise.

ESforce owns over 180 popular online resources with a combined audience of 16 million followers and 96 million annual unique visitors, which provide an 80-percent reach to eSports broadcast viewers in Russia and the CIS, as well as access to a significant share of relevant international audiences.


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