On their official website, ESL reported that they had given the second direct invitation.
Now we know 2 of 12 participants. Before the team Virtus.pro was invited.
See also: Groups of DAC 2018 announced
The Dota 2 championship will be happening on 23-27 May in Birmingham, England. The holding place is going to be Arena Birmingham, and the prize pool of the Major tournament will consist of $1,000,000 and 1,500 DPC Points. The half of the participants will be invited directly, while the others will have to qualify in six regions.