D2CL season 8 is getting ready to start on Monday August 29th with the first of four open qualifiers. Eight qualified teams will join eight invited teams for the main event – competing for $5,000 prize pool. Invited teams and dates to be announced at a later date.
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Epic Esports Events and FaceIT have partnered up to bring D2CL season 8 to life.
The new season will feature four open qualifiers – one held each week beginning on Monday, August 29th.
Two of the best teams from each qualifier will join eight invited teams to compete in a single elimination bracket for a piece of the $5,000 prize pool.
Invited teams and dates will be announced soon.
D2CL season 8 open qualifiers
Teams can register for the first open qualifier on Face IT HERE.
- Check in: August 29 17:00 CEST
- Start: August 29 18:00 CEST
- 256 slots available each week
- All rounds are played on August 29
- All rounds are best-of-one
- Top two teams advance to the main event
D2CL season 8 open main event
- Date TBA
- Sixteen teams
- Eight Qualified teams (two per open qualifier)
- Eight Invited teams (TBA)
- Single elimination
- All matches are best-of-three
- Total prize pool $5,000 – distribution TBD
EPIC Esports Events
EPIC Esports Events has brought together D2CL for 7 seasons previously, starting in 2013. With over $400,000 in prize pools distributed already, the event boasts being the “best chance for young teams to prove themselves”.
According to organizers, there will be 7 seasons in 2016.
EPIC Esports is the famed organizer of EPICENTER Moscow – a new LAN tournament that featurde a $500,000 prize pool and eight of the top Dota 2 teams worldwide. The event was held May 9th-15th at Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia.
EPICENTER Moscow LAN playoffs crowned Team Liquid as champions. The European team edged out Newbee 3:2 in an intense and dramatic series. Team Liquid walked away with the title, trophy and $250,000 prize.
EPICENTER Moscow has been teasing another EPIC event upcoming.