Apart from The International 2018, which you are always looking forward to every year, you are also definitely waiting for big tournaments such as the Dota 2 Asia Championship and also EPICENTER.
So, fortunately, the big tournament is back in 2018. Even now, the two tournaments are running their qualification rounds. And especially for “EPICENTER XL” as the name for their tournament this year. They have just announced the last three lucky teams who got Direct Invite via their official twitter account.
– EPICENTER (@epicentergg) February 12, 2018
Yup, the three teams are, Team Secret, Newbee and another surprise, namely Natus Vincere !. With this announcement, they are confirmed to be present at the EPICENTER XL Main Event May 4-6, 2018, at the VTB Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.
And while it turns out that the qualification for the SEA region has been completed, Mineski managed to get through a long battle and secured a spot at the Main Event.
Mineski’s performance, which had previously been dim, turned out to be shining again in qualifying this time. They even almost won completely, you know, only having lost in one game when facing the Execration team.
That way, for the time being 6 slots have been filled for the Main Event out of a total of 12 slots provided by EPICENTER XL. Oh yes, this tournament gets Major status, so this tournament has a prizepool of $ 1,000,000 and there are also 1500 total DPCs available.