The organizers of ESL One Birmingham 2018 gave a direct invitation to Team Liquid to their championship. Before such teams as Newbee, Virtus.Pro and Evil Geniuses had got the invites, and in total six invites will be given out. The other six participants will be defined by the results of qualifiers in Europe, The CIS, China, Southwest Asia, South America and North America.
See also: Results of the seventh play day of DAC 2018.
Complete list of participants:
The tournament will be taking place on 23-27 May in Birmingham, England. The prize pool of $1,000,000 and 1500 DPC points will be fought for by the best teams of the up-to-date professional stage. We should mark, that Great Britain is holding a Dota 2 Major for the first time.