Dota Asia Championship 2018: All Invites Have Been Sent
Perfect World, the organizers of the upcoming Dota Asia Championship 2018, have announced all six teams that received direct invites to participate in the major tournament.
The first three invites went to Invictus Gaming, Team Liquid and Newbee. The second part of the invited teams included Team Secret, Virtus.pro and Vici Gaming. Most of the teams are in the top of Dota Pro Circuit rankings, while Invictus Gaming were invited as the champions of Dota Asia Championship 2017. Moreover, Newbee were victorious at Perfect World Masters minor and thus secured their direct invite.
The other 10 teams will be selected based on the results of the regional qualifiers, which will be held in all six main regions: North America, South America, Europe, CIS, Southeast Asia and China.
Dota Asia Championship 2018 will take place on March 30 – April 7 at Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China. The tournament’s prize pool is set at $1,000,000. Moreover, 16 participating teams will compete for 1500 Pro Circuit Points.