The organizers of the third Dota 2 major of the 2018-19 season have revealed the teams that received direct invites for the regional qualifiers, which will be played at the beginning of February.
The qualifiers will be held in six regions, all of them will feature eight teams. First they will compete in two GSL groups, and then top four teams will advance to upper bracket, while the other four teams will compete in the lower bracket. The list of invited teams looks as follows:
|North America||South America||Europe||CIS||China||Southeast Asia|
|J.Storm||Chaos Esports Club||Team Secret||The Pango||Team Aster||Fnatic|
|Forward Gaming||Thunder Predator||Team Liquid||Virtus.pro||Vici Gaming||TNC Predator|
|Evil Geniuses||Playmakers Esports||Alliance||Gambit Esports||PSG.LGD||BOOM ID|
|TEAM TEAM||Infamous||Ninjas in Pyjamas||Pavaga Gaming||EHOME||Mineski|
The other participants will be decided based on the open qualifiers, which are scheduled for January 24-27. It remains unknown how many teams will qualify for the main event from each region.
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