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Beyond Epic Dota 2 tournament – What you need to know

Wessel Minnie

Jun 12, 2020 11:10 am

Beyond the Summit, in partnership with RuHub and Epicenter, has announced the Beyond Epic Dota 2 online tournament, featuring some of the top teams in Europe/CIS, as well as China.

 

It is yet another great Dota 2 esports tournament for fans to look forward to. Here are all the important details.

Beyond Epic prize pool and teams

The Beyond Epic Dota 2 tournament will feature two divisions: Europe/CIS, and China, with a total prize pool of $250 000.

 

The Europe/CIS division will have a $200,000 prize pool, while the China division will have a $50,000 prize pool. At the time of writing, the exact prize pool distribution is unknown.

 

Most teams for the Beyond Epic Dota 2 tournament have already been confirmed, with the likes of OG, Team Secret, and Virtus.Pro from the Europe/CIS region. For the China region, we see teams such as PSG.LGD and Vici Gaming.

Europe/CIS teams:
  • Virtus.pro
  • Natus Vincere
  • OG
  • Nigma
  • Team Liquid
  • Alliance
  • FlyToMoon
  • Team Unique
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Team Secret
  • Empire Hope
  • Vikin.gg
China teams:
  • PSG.LGD
  • Vici Gaming
  • Royal Never Give Up
  • CDEC Gaming
  • Invictus Gaming
  • Team Aster
  • Sparking Arrow Gaming

Qualifiers have finished up the Europe/CIS tournament to determine the final two teams, with Empire Hope and Vikin.gg claiming the final two spots. The organizers are yet to announce the final direct-invite Chinese team.

Tournament schedule

The Beyond Epic Dota 2 tournaments will take place from 15 to 28 June, with both divisions starting and ending at a different date. For Dota 2 esports fans, the great news is that there will be some top tier action to watch for the last half of June.

 

The Europe/CIS tournament group stage runs from 15 to 24 June. The China tournament group stage runs from 21 to 25 June 2020. Playoffs for the Europe/CIS tournament run from 25 to 28th June. The China division playoffs run from 26 to 28 June.

 

While specific times are unknown, South African Dota 2 esports fans can expect some decent times for the Europe/CIS division, while the China division matches will probably take place in the very early hours of the morning.

 

You can catch all the action from 15 June on the Beyond the Summit Twitch.tv channel.

 

Header image via Beyond the Summit.