The qualification started on April 10 and will be over at night on April 12-13. One more participant of ESL One Birmingham 2019 will be determined on the outcome of the upcoming match. Totally, 12 teams will compete in the event. Such teams Vici Gaming, Virtus.pro, Ninjas in Pyjamas, PSG.LGD, OG, Team Liquid, Evil Geniuses, and Team Secret have received direct invites. The rest four participants will be determined with the help of regional qualifiers.
The LAN final of the Dota 2 tournament will take place in Birmingham from May 28 to June 2. Its general prize pool will amount $300,000 and the main money prize will be $125,000. The vice-champion will earn $65,000. This tournament is not part of the Dota Pro Circuit system but one car Mercedes-Benz will be up for grabs at the event instead of familiar DPC points. It will be received by the player with the status of MVP of the tournament.