Team Secret is the first team to qualify for Dot Pit Season 5. The team outplayed and outlasted Flipsid3 Tactics 3:1 in the Grand Finals last night. The team is one of two that will represent Europe at the LAN event. Five more teams will qualify for the main event. Wings Gaming and Digital Chaos have already accepted their invites to attend Dota Pit Season 5. The LAN will be held in Split, Croatia and feature eight of the best teams battling it out for the $125,000 base prize pool in January.
— Team Secret (@teamsecret) October 22, 2016
The EU Qualifiers #2 for Dota Pit Season 5 have already concluded with Team Secret securing one of the two spots allocated to the region. Team Secret overpowered Flipsid3 Tactics 3:1 in the Grand Finals.
The European/SEA mix bested Ad Finem 2:1 and then wiped out Team Liquid 2:0 to advance to the Grand Finals.
F3 had originally qualified for the closed phase and were knocked down to the lower brackets in the first round by Team Liquid 2:0. The CIS team then bested Ad Finem and Team Liquid 2:1 to face Team Secret.
This season only two teams have been directly invited instead of four as in Season 4. China will be able to participate with their own qualifier sending a representative from the region and CIS will have their own qualifier to send a team from.
Six teams will qualify from the groups in each of the regions, joining the two directly invited teams – Wings Gaming and Digital Chaos to compete in the The Dota Pit League Season 5 LAN event scheduled to take place January 19-22nd.
The eight teams will compete for the $125,000 base prize pool that can be increased through in-game ticket sales on sale for $1.99 HERE and sets available soon.
Dota Pit League Season 5 regional qualifiers
- Six regional groups total
- EU – 2 groups – Group 1: Alliance, Kaipi, OG, ATN
- EU – 2 groups – Group 2: Team Secret, Ad Finem, Team Liquid, Flipsid3 Tactics
- CIS – 1 group – Vega, Virtus.Pro, Na’Vi, Team Empire
- SEA – 1 group – Mineski, Fnatic, Execration, MVP
- CN – 1 group – Newbee, Invictus Gaming, ViCi Gaming, EHOME
- NA – 1 group – Complexity, Team NP, Evil Geniuses, TBA (last team will be announced soon)
- Double Elimination Group Stage format
- Beginning October 15
- One winner from each group will advance to the LAN
Dota Pit League Season 5 Lan event
- Eight teams total
- Six qualified teams – Team Secret + 5 TBD
- Two directly invited teams – Wings Gaming/Digital Chaos
- LAN location in Split, Croatia
- January 19th-22nd
Dota Pit Season 4
The >Dota Pit Season 4 LAN finals were held at the Spaladium Arena in Split, Croatia. The venue boasted a 10,000 seating capacity and was built in 2008.
MVP.Phoenix became the DotaPit LAN Champions, as they completely dominated Evil Geniuses and swept through them 3:0.
Dota Pit Season 4 prize pool
The total prize pool ended at $195,274.
- 1st place – $97,637 MVP Phoenix
- 2nd place – $46,866 Evil Geniuses
- 3rd-4th place -$25,386 compLexity Gaming/Natus Vincere