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ESL Thailand 2020

Dota 2 Cristy “Pandoradota2” Ramadani

ESL brings ESL Thailand 2020 to Asia and the Americas featuring a $200,000 prize pool. 

Twenty teams total from Asia and the Americas will be competing for a prize pool worth $200,000 starting August 8th for Americas and August 20th for Asia.

ESL One Thailand 2020 is being supported by Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism & Sports and the Sports Authority of Thailand, aiming to give local teams a chance to compete at higher levels and bringing attention to the regional scene. Two local Thai teams will earn the chance to compete against Asia's top teams and gain a piece of the prize pool. 

Americas

Format

  • Participants
    • Six invited teams
    • Two teams from a closed qualifier
  • Group Stage - August 8th - August 23rd, 2020
    • Single round-robin
    • All matches are Bo3
    • Top four teams advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
    • Bottom four teams are eliminated
  • Playoffs - August 25th - August 30th, 2020
    • Double-elimination bracket
    • All matches except Grand Final are Bo3
    • Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool

$65,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:

Place $ USD Team
 1st $28,000  TBD
 2nd $14,000  TBD
 3rd $7,000  TBD
 4th $5,000  TBD
5th $3,500  TBD
6th $3,000  TBD
7th $2,500  TBD
8th $2,000  TBD

 

Asia

Format

  • Participants
  • Group Stage - August 20th - August 31st, 2020
    • Two groups of six teams each
    • Single round-robin
    • All matches are Bo3
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the upper bracket of the playoffs
    • 3rd and 4th place teams from each group advance to the lower bracket of the playoffs
    • Bottom two teams from each group are eliminated
  • Playoffs - September 1st - September 6th, 2020
    • Double-elimination bracket
    • All matches except Grand Final are Bo3
    • Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool

$135,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:

Place $ USD Team
 1st $50,000  TBD
 2nd $25,000  TBD
 3rd $15,000  TBD
 4th $10,000  TBD
5th-6th $7,500  TBD
 TBD
7th-8th $5,000  TBD
 TBD
9th-10th $3,000  TBD
 TBD
11th-12th $2,000  TBD
 TBD
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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

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