Dota 2 Showdown: Meet the Elite Teams Battling for Glory at ESL One Birmingham 2024Bodello
Here is a compilation of all the teams set to participate in ESL One Birmingham 2024. With the qualifiers concluded, the stage is set for one of the most anticipated Dota 2 tournaments of the year.
ESL One Birmingham 2024, scheduled for April, promises intense competition among the 12 teams vying for a substantial $1 million prize pool. Despite the event being months away, the list of participating teams is already available.
While ESL One Birmingham 2024 technically doesn't feature direct invites, four teams secured slots due to their high placements on the EPT Leaderboard:
- Team Liquid
- Xtreme Gaming
- Gaming Gladiators
- BetBoom Team
Let's delve into the regional qualifiers to get a closer look at the competitive landscape.
ESL One Birmingham 2024 Qualifiers Overview
Eight teams battled it out in the North American qualifiers, setting the stage for an intense showdown between nouns and Shopify Rebellion. After overcoming initial challenges, both teams clashed in the Upper Bracket final, with Shopify Rebellion ultimately securing the Grand Final slot after a thrilling five-game series.
Heroic emerged as the dominant force in the South American qualifiers, sweeping through the competition without dropping a single match. Their outstanding performance secured them the sole slot from the region, overcoming tough contenders like beastcoast and BOOM Esports.
In Eastern Europe, where two slots were up for grabs, Team Spirit asserted their dominance, sweeping through opponents and securing one of the coveted slots. The surprise came from Klim Sani4, defeating strong teams like Virtus.Pro, Na'Vi, and Yellow Submarine to claim the second slot.
The battle for the single slot in Western Europe saw OG and Tundra Esports in the Grand Final. Contrary to expectations, Tundra Esports emerged victorious, earning the only spot for the event in April.
China, with only one slot available, witnessed an intense showdown featuring LGD Gaming, G2.IG, Team Aster, and Azure Ray. The final series, marked by lengthy matches, concluded with G2.iG securing the slot after a gripping 103-minute game.
In Southeast Asia, with a single slot at stake, Talon Esports emerged triumphant after overcoming challenges from Blacklist International, Geek Fam, Execration, and Neon Esports.
The MENA region, a rising star in Dota 2, showcased impressive performances from Team Falcons, PSG Quest, and Nigma Galaxy. Team Falcons clinched victory, securing the sole slot for ESL One Birmingham 2024 after a hard-fought battle.
With these exceptional teams set to compete, ESL One Birmingham 2024 promises to be a thrilling event, featuring a diverse array of talent and strategies. The road to the UK is paved with fierce competition and anticipation for Dota 2 enthusiasts worldwide.