China Dota 2 Pro Cup Season 1 will be held from 17 to 28 September online and offline. The total prize pool of the championship will be $ 80,000. 10 teams will take part in its division, 8 of which are already known to us. The following teams received direct invitations to China Dota 2 Pro Cup Season 1:
- Vici Gaming
- Royal never give up
- Invictus Gaming
- Team Aster
- Sparking Arrow Gaming
- Team MagMa
The other two participants will be announced after the completion of the online qualification. The teams will compete for the main cash prize of $ 40,000. The last three days of the game will take place offline, and the as-yet-unnamed stadium will be the venue.
The teams will start their journey from the group stage, where they will be split into two fives. The best representatives of their quintets will go to the second round of the double-elimination bracket. The runners-up teams in the top five will start their way to the playoffs from the first round. Participants who take 3-4 places in groups will get into the Play-In, where they will compete for two additional invites to the first round of the playoffs. The teams in the last places in their groups will finish their way in the championship first. As for the format of the matches, all the confrontations with the exception of the grand final will be held in the Bo3 series.