ESL One Birmingham 2019

The general information

The Dota 2 championship will take place in Birmingham, Great Britain from May 28 to June 2. Arena Birmingham will be a venue for the tournament and the general prize pool of the vent will amount $300,000, $125,000 of which will go to the winner’s pocket. Since ESL One Birmingham 2019 is hosted with the support of one of the sponsors of the event, Mercedes-Benz, the player, which received the MVP status of the tournament, will become the owner of the special prize in the form of a new car by the above-mentioned German auto-manufacturer.

The format

12 participants will be divided into two groups with 6 teams in each. There, they will play bo2 matches, on the outcome of which a part of teams will go to the upper bracket of the playoff stage, another part will move to the lower one and a few teams will even finish their participation in ESL One Birmingham 2019. In the playoff stage, all matches will be hosted in a bo3 format, except the grand final. The last match will be carried out in a bo5 series.

The prize pool

Place Prize
1st $125,000
2nd $65,000
3rd $35,000
4th $25,000
5th $12,000
6th $12,000
7th $7,500
8th $7,500
9th $5,000
10th $5,000
11th $3,000
12th $3,000