The International 2017
Six qualifiers based on regions
Open Qualifiers - June 22-25
- Eight Regional Single-elimination Open Qualifiers, two brackets for each region.
-- The winners of each Open Qualifier will advance to the respective Main Qualifier.
Main Qualifiers - June 26-29
- six regional qualifiers
- 18 teams ( 6 Invited, 12 from Qualifiers).
- Two round robin groups.
- Bottom team of each group will be eliminated.
- 16 teams will proceed to the Main Event.
- 6 Invited teams are:
The 12 qualified teams are:
-Team Secret (EU qualifier)
-HellRaisers (EU qualifier)
-Cloud 9 (NA qualifier)
-TnC (SEA qualifier)
-Fnatic (SEA qualifier)
-iG.Vitality (CN qualifier)
-LGD Forever Young (CN qualifier)
-LGD Gaming (CN qualifier)
-Team Empire (CIS qualifier)
-Digital Chaos(NA qualifier)
-Infamous (SA qualifier)
Main event taking place at Key Arena in Seattle, USA
- Group Stage - August 2 - 5
--- All eighteen teams are divided into two groups where they play in a Round Robin format.
---All matches are played in a Bo2.
---The top four teams in each group advance to the Upper Bracket of the Main Event.
---The bottom team in each group is eliminated.
---The remaining teams advance to the Lower Bracket of the Main Event.
- Main Event - August 7 - 12
--- Sixteen teams play in a double-elimination format over six days.
--- Eight teams begin in the upper bracket, eight in the lower bracket.
--- First lower bracket game is Bo1, Grand Finals are Bo5, all others are Bo3.
The International 2017 Live Streams
Group Stage (Complete)
Features - The International 2017
The International 2017 was a diverse event that saw the most number of heroes ever picked in a Dota 2 tournament. With a new patch on the horizon, what changes can we expect looking at how TI 7 unfolded?
From working on the in game hero guides to being a key component of the team that works on the Dota 2 newbie stream for TI 7, Michael 'Torte De Lini' Cohen's passion and hardwork makes the game we love so much a bit easier for all of us.
Virtus.Pro have had a tough group stage run at The International 2017. They made it, however, to the playoffs upper bracket, but with a lot of emotions.
Andreas 'Cr1t-' Nielsen is preparing Evil Geniuses for some tough competition at The International 2017.
After working behind the scenes with Fnatic in their incredible fourth place finish at TI 6, Murielle 'Kipspul' Huisman will be trying to achieve the same feat at TI 7 as the coach of TNC.
News for The International 2017
The B-God, Xu 'BurNIng' Zhilei decided to take a break for the start of the new season and will step down from Invictus Gaming to spend time with his family.
After having a fairly poor showing at The International 2017, Team Secret dropped 2 of their players – but today they’ve filled those positions.