Avicii Arena from Stockholm with The International 10 logo

TI10 qualifiers schedule announced along with Dota Plus Summer 2021 content update

Dota 2 Andreea “divushka” Esanu

Valve confirmed the dates for The International 10 closed qualifiers for all regions and released the Dota Plus Summer 2021 treasure along with seasonal quests and a couple of returning features.

With WePlay AniMajor set to begin later today, June 2nd, Valve have confirmed that 12 teams will lock themselves in for the biggest esports event via Dota Pro Circuit points, which leaves just six slots up for grabs in the regional qualifiers. Each of the six major regions will have one ticket to offer to TI10.

TI10 regional closed qualifiers dates

  • CIS & South America: June 23 to 26
  • North America & Southeast Asia: June 30 to July 3
  • China & Europe: July 7 to 10

The International 10 will be held August 5-15 in Stockholm, Sweden at the Avicii Arena with a whopping $40,018,195 prize pool on the line. No updates were made on the possibility of the event having. The group stage matches will run from August 5 to 8, while the playoffs are scheduled to begin on the 10th of the month and will culminate with the grand finals on August 15.

Dota Plus Update - Summer 2021

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While Valve chose not to release a second Battle Pass for TI10, which has been postponed from 2020, Dota 2 players will still have new item sets to grind for and will find a few returning features with the Dota Plus Summer 2021 update.

High Fives and Guild Banners are back, letting players interact with their teammates and represent their guild by placing the banners on the map. The Summer update also includes a treasure chest available for purchase via Dota Plus shards. The chest contains 10 new item sets for:

  • Chaos Knight
  • Phantom Assassin
  • Outworld Destroyer
  • Wraith King
  • Sven
  • Treant Protector
  • Huskar
  • Brewmaster
  • Storm Spirit
  • Naga Siren

The treasure also contains Trod & Cheddar, a new courier which comes preloaded with random prismatic and kinetic gems, but which has a very rare drop chance.


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