EPICENTER Major 2019 will take place in Moscow, the capital of Russia, on June 22-30. 16 teams will be participants of the championship, 15 of which will qualify in the regional qualifications in Europe, China, CIS, and Southeast Asia. The 16th participant will become known on the outcome of the fifth Minor. All qualifying rounds will be hosted on May 15-19.
The group stage will be carried out on June 22-23, on the outcome of which all participants of the playoff stage will be determined. By the way, it will be held on June 28-30. «CSKA Arena» will be a venue. For the first time in the history of EPICENTER, the arena will be organized in the same way as at The International, in the 360° format. Arena viewers, whose number can be more than 28,000, will be able to follow events from any angle.
The prize pool of the fifth major tournament will amount $1,000,000 and 15,000 Dota Pro Circuit points. The winner will earn the prize in the sum of $350,000 and 4,950 DPC points.