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ESL have announced their next Major tournament and gave some details about holding it. The competition will be held on 23-27 May in England, and the prize pool will be $1,000,000 and 1500 DPC Points.
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Twelve collectives will take part in the tournament and six of them will get direct invitations while the others will be known after the qualifiers in Europe, The CIS, China, Southwest Asia, North and South America.
The open qualifiers will be held in all the regions on 14-15 April, and the closed qualifiers are planned on 19-22 April 2018.
The mayor of the city, Andy Street:
“It’s tremendous news for the city to be playing host to such a prestigious international esports event. Birmingham is renowned for major sporting events such as the World Indoor Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games, so we very much look forward to welcoming the Dota 2 community. As the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham has a huge amount to offer and hosting the UK’s first Dota 2 Major adds to the city’s fascinating history.”