EPICENTER Moscow open qualifiers for CIS/EU region concluded last night. DK Bears and No Diggity – Troels “syndereN” Nielsen’s new mix including Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg, Yazied “YapzOr” Jaradat, Adrian “Era” Kryeziu and Max “qojqva” Bröcker- were the two teams left standing when the dust settled. Almost 900 teams began the quest to be one of the two teams to advance to the EPICENTER Moscow regional qualifiers set to start on March 14th. DK Bears and No Diggity will join Na’Vi, Team Empire, Vega, London Conspiracy and Power Rangers for a chance to be the one team to advance to the main event and compete for the $500,000 prize pool.
The EPICENTER Moscow open qualifiers for the EU/CIS region have concluded. Almost 900 teams joined to compete for one of the two spots available in the regional qualifier phase of the new LAN tournament in Moscow featuring a $500,000 prize pool. The event will be held at the Crocus City Hall, in Moscow, between May 9th-15.
No Diggity and DK Bears were the two teams left at the end of the night.
EPICENTER Moscow open qualifiers
No Diggity had bested Kaipi and then ProDota Gaming 2:1 in the quarterfinals before taking on SFZYoung (Roman “Ramzes” Kushnarev and Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin stack). Their 2:1 victory over the CIS mix gave the newly formed squad one of the coveted spots in the regional qualifiers.
DK Bears had wiped out NL5 then GUS 2:1 in the quarterfinals. They then moved on to face NLG (including Dominik “Black^” Reitmeier, Neta “TheCoon” Shapira, Nikolay “Nikobaby” Nikolov, Milan “MiLAN” Kozomara, Riku “Buugi” Fält), sweeping through with a 2:0 victory to claim their spot.
The regional qualifiers are set to begin on March 14 with a double elimination bracket format.
EPICENTER Moscow regional qualifiers
- Set to begin March 14
- Double elimination brackets
- One team advances to the Main Group Stage
EPICENTER Moscow regional qualifiers teams
- Team Empire
- Team Spirit
- London Conspiracy
- Power Rangers
- No Diggity (winner of open qualifier)
- DK Bears (winner of open qualifier)
EPICENTER Moscow is a new LAN tournament organized by Epic Esports Events (formerly Dreamz Media), featuring a $500,000 prize pool and eight of the top Dota 2 teams worldwide. The event will be held between May 9th-15th at Crocus City Hall, Moscow. Six invited teams – Team Secret, Team Liquid, OG, Evil Geniuses, Virtus.Pro and Alliance will be joined by two qualified teams.
Tickets will be available in early April.