Chinese Dota 2 Team – DK – Added to the International Dota 2 Competition at the MLG Championship in Columbus, Ohio, November 22-24

VIP and General Admission Passes Available in the MLG Store

Additional games and details to be released soon

From November 22-24, the world’s best Dota 2 teams will compete for $50,000 at MLG’s first International Dota 2 competition at the MLG Championship at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The three-day tournament will feature DK, The Alliance, Na’vi, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid and more competing in Round Robin Play followed by a Single Elimination Championship Bracket. 

General admission and VIP passes are available now in the MLG Store.

Dota 2 will also be featured at the upcoming MLG Fall Invitational taking place October 18 at Full Sail University where teams will compete for a spot in Columbus and $15,000 in prizes.  Additional information and passes are available on the MLG web site. Leading up to the competitions, fans can watch  NA Dota 2 League matches on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7pm ET and Sunday’s at 4pm ET at www.majorleaguegaming.com.

Details about additional games and on-site spectator experiences in Columbus will be released soon.

The Competition: Tournament Details

Dota 2 - $50,000 Prize Pool – 1 st Place = $25,000

At least eight of the world’s best teams will compete in Round Robin Play with the top four teams advancing to a single-elimination championship bracket for a chance at $50,000 in prizes.

Teams include:

·         NA – MLG Fall Invitational Winner (TBD). Watch the MLG Fall Invitational on Friday, October 18 to see who advances.

·         NA – Evil Geniuses

·         NA – Team Liquid

·         China – DK (Dota King) – first Chinese team to compete an MLG Pro Circuit event

·         EU – The Alliance - first place team from The International 3

·         EU – Na’vi (Natus Vincere) – second place team from The International 3

·         EU - Fnatic

·         NA - Invite-Only Online Qualifier Winner (TBD) – Teams can  register now for the Dota 2 Open Online Qualifier taking place from September 28 – October 16.  The top eight teams along with the teams finishing 2nd-8th in the NA Fall Dota 2 League will advance to compete in the invite-only qualifier from October 21 – November 6 for this spot at the Championship in Columbus. 

Watch it LIVE: In-Person and Online

The event will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street – Hall D, Columbus, OH  43215.

 

Spectate In Person:    VIP and General Admission passes are available in the MLG Store .

VIP Pass - Dota 2: $250 for the entire weekend

·         VIP credential

·         Priority check in line

·         Reserved seating in the first few rows of the game’s main stage area

·         Early admission to the show – Friday, November 22 at 12:30pm

·         Friday venue tour – Friday, November 22 at 12:45pm

·         Friday pre doors open reception with players – Friday, November 22 from 1-2pm

·         MLG hoodie

General Admission Pass for the entire weekend - $35 in advance, $50 at the door

9/20/13 to 11/21/13 (11:59 pm ET):  $35 Online

11/22/13 to 11/24/13:  $50 Online and at the door during the event

Watch Online:  The competition will be streamed online at www.majorleaguegaming.com. Broadcast details, including information on the Dota 2 In-Game Ticket will be released in the coming weeks.

Book a Hotel: Where to Stay in Columbus, Ohio

Crowne Plaza Hotel- Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone:                      800-338-4462                                                    

Hotel Rate:                                         $169 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q

Reservation cutoff date:               October 26, 2013

Distance to venue:                          across the Street             

Parking:                                                parking is $12 overnight (special pricing)

Concessions:                                      Comp wifi only for MLG attendees

Red Roof Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone:                      800-733-7663                   

Hotel Rate:                                         $115 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q for 2 beds

Reservation cutoff date:               October 28, 2013

Distance to venue:                          1 block 

Parking:                                                $10 per night for overnight guests

Concessions:                                      Comp wifi only for MLG attendees

Hampton Inn& Suites Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone:                      614-559-2000    

Hotel Rate:                                         $119 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q 

Reservation cutoff date:               November 1, 2013

Distance to venue:                          across the street

Parking:                                                $23 per day with in and out privileges

Concessions:                                      Comp wifi for MLG attendees

Sheraton on Capitol Square

Reservations Phone:                      1-800-325-3535               

Hotel Rate:                                         $99 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q for 2 beds

Reservation cutoff date:               October 30, 2013

Distance to venue:                          8 blocks

Parking:                                                $14 for self parking

Residence Inn Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone:                      800-331-3131    

Hotel Rate:                                         $139 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q 

Reservation cutoff date:               November 1, 2013

Distance to venue:                          5 blocks

Parking:                                                $20 per day with in and out privileges

Concessions:                                      Comp wifi for MLG attendees

Doubletree Suites Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone:                      800-HILTONS (800-445-8667)      

Hotel Rate:                                         $129 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q 

Reservation cutoff date:               November 1, 2013

Distance to venue:                          6 blocks

Parking:                                                $20 per day with in and out privileges

Concessions:                                      Comp wifi for MLG attendees  


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