MLG News: World's Best Dota 2 Teams to Compete at MLG Championship, Passes On Sale

Passes On-Sale: MLG Championship Columbus to Feature $50,000 Dota 2 Tournament Including The Alliance, Na’vi, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid and More

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 the MLG Championship at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The three-day tournament will feature 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.  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

·         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. 

·         TBD

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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