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The Chongqing Major Qualifier Dates And Invites

Earlier this week we dropped the massive news that we would be hosting The Chongqing Major, the second Major of the DPC 2018-2019 season. The Chongqing Major will take the DPC to China, and today we’re sharing exactly how you can earn yourselves a spot at the $1 million event.

The Chongqing Major

Open Qualifiers for SEA, Europe, CIS, North America and South America, will all get underway as early as next week (15-16, 17-18 of November), with China’s taking place shortly after. As is customary our Open Qualifiers will be be best-of-one, with a best-of-three decider matches.

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At the end of November we’re set for a jam-packed week of Dota, with all six Main Regional Qualifiers for The Chongqing Major going down. SEA, CIS and South America will kick off the Main Qualifiers from the 25-27th November, with China, Europe and NA to follow on the 28th-30th of November. Besides, we’ve already decided the direct invites to the qualifiers for all six regions.

The Chongqing Major Qualifier Invited Teams

  •  Europe: Team Secret, Ninjas in Pyjamas, The Alliance, OG, Team Liquid
  •  CIS:, Gambit Esports, Natus Vincere, Team Spirit
  •  North America: Evil Geniuses, Forward Gaming, J.Storm, compLexity Gaming
  •  South America: paiN Gaming, paiN X, Infamous, Playmakers Esports
  •  SEA: Fnatic, TNC Predator, Tigers, Lotac
  •  China: PSG.LGD, Vici Gaming, Team Aster, H-Cup Winner


The Main Qualifiers will feature a best-of-three GSL group stage, with the top 2 teams from each group advancing into Double-Elimination playoffs. The Grand Finals match in the Double-Elimination playoffs however, will not be played.

We’re also delighted to say that every single Main Qualifier match will be covered in English, Russian and Chinese.The list of talent for the Qualifiers will be announced after The Kuala Lumpur Major.

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