Gamers Without Borders Dota 2 charity tournament - What you need to know
May 14, 2020 2:55 pm
The Gamers Without Borders Dota 2 tournament, to help in the fight against COVID-19, kicks off on 15 May 2020, and it features some of the top teams in the world.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Gamers Without Borders Dota 2 tournament.
Gamers Without Borders – Teams and prize pool
This isn’t your regular Dota 2 tournament, and the pro teams won’t get a piece of the prize pool. Instead, the Gamers Without Borders Dota 2 tournament winnings will go to charity to support COVID-19 relief efforts across the globe.
Teams can decide to which COVID-19 relief charity their winnings go. There are some excellent teams competing in the tournament.
- Team Nigma
- Team Secret
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Team Liquid
That’s an insane lineup of top Dota 2 teams, and fans definitely shouldn’t miss out.
Gamers Without Borders – Schedule & stream
The Gamers Without Borders Dota 2 charity tournament runs from 15 to 17 May 2020. Every day kicks off at 12:00 SAST. Check out the match schedule for the first day below. All times are in SAST for our local viewers.
- Virtus.Pro versus Na’Vi – 12:00
- OG versus Team Nigma – 15:00
- Team Secret versus NiP – 18:00
- Team Liquid versus Alliance – 21:00
As always, it is important to remember match times might change slightly depending on how quickly the previous match finishes up.
The Dota 2 Gamers Without Borders tournament won’t feature a group stage. The tournament will start with the Quarter Finals. There won’t be as many matches as Dota 2 fans are used to.
The tournament will take place with a single-elimination format, with all matches, including the grand final, being best-of-three.
More Dota 2 news: The last DPC Major of the season has officially been cancelled
Header image via Gamers Without Borders
- Sillicur Whoops! My bad 😉 thx for spotting
- angel hunter How was last year 2020 Last year, it released on 7 May 2020.🙁😏🤔
- Dytlief Moller Great stuff guys, wish you all the best of luck, the nation is behind you guys!
- Colin Cowley Epic - but we want DOTA !
- Saul VS gaming paying out quickly. Big yikes. Took 6 months to receive my cash prize in 2019.