One of the international scale tournaments that is quite famous even without using a stage and the like, is back to enliven the Dota 2 scene.
Previously the tournament was better known as The Summit which has been running until season 6, but for season 7 they changed their name to Dota Summit 7.
Last April 5, through their official website (beyondthesummit.tv), they announced the list of teams that have received an invite to the qualifying round. As usual there are 4 regions, America, Europe, China, SEA and the following are the lucky teams to get the invite.
SEA Qualifier – Starting April 6, 2017
- TnC Pro Team
- Clutch Gamers
- Bazaar / WG.Unity
- Geek Fam
- Happy Feet
China Qualifier – Starting May 7, 2017
- Invictus Gaming
- Vici Gaming
- LGD Gaming
- CDEC Gaming
Europe Qualifier – Starting May 7, 2017
- The Greeks
- Natus Vincere
- Team Empire
- Cloud 9
- Ninjas in Pajamas
- B) ears
Americas Qualifier – Starting May 7, 2017
- Team NP
- Onyx Team
- SG e-sports
- Midas Elite Club
The format is, the eight teams from each region will be divided into two groups and fight with the format GSL Bo3 bracket or double elemination bracket, top 2 teams will advance to the round playoffs qualifier.
Then in the round playoffs qualifier, The 4 teams will fight again at double elemination bracket which is where all the matches will take place Bo3 and the Grand Final Bo5.
For information on total prizepool and playing events, you can check our previous article here.