Alliance to debut the new lineup in DAC 2018 regional qualifiers; Details on qualifiers released

Dota 2 Cristy “Pandoradota2” Ramadani

Perfect World has partnered up with PGL and FaceIT to host the non Chinese DAC 2018 Major open and regional qualifiers starting in just over one week.

Sixteen teams will be battling it out for the honor of the title and the largest cut of the reward at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China in the spring of 2018. Six teams have been directly invited to participate in the Chinese Major. A total of 10 teams will claim a spot at the through the qualifiers for the six big regions: Europe, CIS, Southeast Asia, China, SA and NA.

DAC 2018 Major Open Qualifiers:

Open Qualifiers will be held  January 30 - February 2, 2018. Two teams from each of the regions will advance to the closed qualifiers.

  • Registration for SEA HERE
  • Registration for SA HERE
  • Registration for NA HERE
  • Registration for EU HERE
  • Registration for CIS HERE


DAC 2018 Major Regional Qualifiers:

The closed qualifiers will take place between February 6-9 and 10-13th for CIS. Three teams from China, two teams from NA and SEA and one team from SA, EU and CIS will earn a place in the main event. 

DAC 2018 Major:

The DAC 2018 Major main event will take place at the Oriental Sports Centerin Shanghai, China from March 30 to the 7th of April with the $1,000,000 prize pool and a total of 1500 TI8 qualifying points up for grabs.

DAC 2018 Major participating teams:

China Invictus Gaming (direct invite)
Europe Team Liquid (direct invite)
China Newbee (direct invite)
China Vici Gaming (direct invite)
CIS (direct invite)
Europe Team Secret (direct invite)
10 x qualified teams


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Cristy “Pandoradota2” Ramadani
Pandora is a behind the scenes Dota 2 professional Jack of All Trades. When not busy with Dota 2 work, she is out trying to save the world or baking cupcakes. Follow her on Twitter @pandoradota2