The Chinese tournament organizer Mars Media will host the first major Dota 2 event of the season – MDL Chengdu Major. The tournament will be held in the Chinese city of Chengdu on November 16-24.
The event will feature 16 teams, 15 of which will make it through the regional qualifier and one will be the winner of the first minor. The regional qualifiers are scheduled for October 5-10th. The teams invited to the qualifiers will be revealed shortly after the registration period, which ends on September 28th.
MDL Chengdu Major will be the tenth event in the series. Last season Mars Media hosted two major – MDL Changsha Major and MDL Disneyland Paris Major.