The closed qualifiers for the upcoming $300,000 Dota 2 event MDL Macau 2019 have concluded in the Chinese region. Invictus Gaming and Royal Never Give Up showed the best results and will travel to Macau this February.
The qualifiers were played on January 3-4 and featured eight teams competing in a single-elimination bracket with best-of-three series. To secure their spot at the LAN-event, RNG outplayed iG Vitality (2:0) and Room310 (2:0), while Invictus Gaming managed to defeat 2-0 both FGB Gaming and Newbee.
Earlier the organizers issued direct invites to PSG.LGD, Virtus.pro and Vici Gaming. EHOME secured their place at the event by winning DPL Season 6. The last two participants will be invited in the nearest future.
The main event will be held on February 20-24 in Macau. Eight teams will compete for a $300,000 prize pool. The event is not part of Dota Pro Circuit.