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January 4th, 2021

DPC season 2021 - what you need to know about the leagues?

Valve has finally revealed details regarding the upcoming Dota Pro Circuit season. All invites to the first divisions have been published.

Of course, the main thing in the leagues is that the teams earn themselves a place in the Major tournament and DPC points to participate in The International. By the way, the first Major of this season will take place from March 25 to April 4.

ESL One DPC - CIS

The first division will start from January 21 to February 26, and the second from January 18 to February 26.
Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, Team Spirit, Live to Win received invitations to the first division.
The prize fund of the first division is $205,000 + 3 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
There will also be a decider tournament, where teams invited from the organizers will play, top 4 in the upper division, 5-8 places in the lower.

DreamLeague Season 14 DPC - Europe

Presumably the season will start from 18 January to 28 February.
Team Liquid, OG, Team Secret, Nigma received invitations to the first division.
The prize fund of the first division is $205,000 + 4 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
There will also be a decider tournament, where teams invited from the organizers will play, top 4 in the upper division, 5-8 places in the lower.

Perfect World DPC - China

Presumably the season will start from 18 January to 14 March.
PSG.LGD, EHOME, Vici Gaming, Elephant received invitations to the first division.
The prize fund of the first division is $205,000 + 4 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
Dalanjing Gaming, Team MagMa, Phoenix Gaming, LBZS, Team Aster, Royal Never Give Up, Invictus Gaming, Sparking Arrow Gaming are playing in the closed qualifier. According to the results of these qualifications: top-4 in the upper division, 5-8 place in the lower.

PGL DPC - Southeast Asia

Presumably the season will start from 18 January to 27 February.
TNC Predator, Fnatic, T1, BOOM Esports received invitations to the first division.
The prize fund of the first division is $205,000 + 3 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
The closed qualifiers are played by: 496 Gaming, Team SMG, Execration, Omega Esports, Vice Esports, Galaxy Racer, Neon Esports and Cignal Ultra. According to the results of these qualifications: top-4 in the upper division, 5-8 place in the lower.

Beyond the Summit DPC - North America

Presumably the season will start from 18 January to 27 February.
Quincy Crew, Evil Geniuses, 4 Zoomers, Sadboys were invited to the first division.
The prize fund of the first division is $205,000 + 2 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
Invites to the closed qualifier are from Black N Yellow, Doze Reborn, 5ManMidas and Undying. Based on the results of these qualifications: top-4 in the upper division, 5-8 in the lower.

OGA Dota PIT - South America

Presumably the season will start from 18 January to 28 February.
SG e-sports, Thunder Predator, Infamous, beastcoast received invitations to the first division.
The prize pool of the first division is $205,000 + 2 slots for first Major, and the second is $75,000.
The closed qualifiers are played by: Omega Gaming, Hokori, Team Unknown, Incubus Club, Crewmates, EgoBoys, Infinity Esports, Latam Defenders. The 2 best teams at the end of the group stage and the playoffs go to the upper division, the rest to the lower division.

Do not miss! Open qualifiers and closed qualifiers in some regions are running now. We will try to cover as much as possible events related to the first Dota Pro Circuit season of 2021.