The lights are on
Major League Gaming has announced most of the teams that will be competing in its Dota 2 Championship later this year. The event will be held in Columbus, Ohio from November 22 through 24, with $50,000 on the line.
The competing teams include Evil Geniuses and Team Liquid from North America and The Alliance, Na'Vi, and Fnatic from Europe. The Alliance and Na'Vi took first and second place respectively at The International 2013, Valve's recent major Dota 2 event. Two additional places are being held for the winners of the MLG Fall Invitational in mid-October and an invitation-only qualifier will be held online.
Tickets are available now in the MLG store.
Our TakeThe MLG has just recently started broadcasting Dota 2 events, and the championship in Columbus will likely bring in new viewership thanks to the participants. Having teams like The Alliance and Na'Vi on board means a high level of competition, and an exciting time for viewers in Columbus and at home.
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Sweet. This will hopefully help spread the game since MLG is pretty big and all. I will look forward to watching this and betting my rares on matches.
Can't wait, DOTA 2 is an awesome game and watching these guys duke it out is going to be freaking incredible.
Alchemist understands the Soul of the Universe and the Language of the World. It is his Personal Legend to win the MLG treasure!
WHATCHA MAKIN TIDE? REFRESHER!?
Very excited for this.
Oh this is going to be epic indeed.
I literally just heard about this on the dota 2 reddit and I was like sweet another great tournament growing in the fall off-season for dota players, and 50,000 prize pool with a qualifier for upcoming teams to join in, now that's not a bad tourney at all :)