Cologne, April 10th 2013 – After two months of competition, the RaidCall EMS One Spring Season in DotA2 will come to an end on April 21th in Katowice (Poland) with the best eight remaining teams. These eight teams will vie for 35,000 US Dollars in a simple single elimination playoff system in the prestigious four star angelo Hotel in Katowice. On April 20th at 11:00 CET, the broadcast of the RaidCall EMS One Spring DotA2 will commence on ESL TV, supported by Twitch.tv, the global leading streaming platform for gamers. These best eight teams have had a hard time qualifying for the live event finals. The tournament was open for everybody and hundreds of teams fought to qualify for this brand new premier gaming competition. The RaidCall EMS One had four weekly online cups where teams had to gather enough points to move on to the second phase, the group stage. Sixteen of Europe's and North America's best successfully made it into the group stage and were divided into four pools. In a classic Round Robin format, the teams of five played each other and the best two qualified for the live event finals in Katowice (Poland). And now, one of them will be crowned the European Champion.
RaidCall EMS One DotA2 Spring Finals:
-ROX.KIS (RUS) vs dd.Dota (EUR)
-Virtus.Pro (RUS) vs AbsoluteLegends (DEN)
-Mousesports (GER) vs No Tidehunter (SWE)
-Natus Vincere (UKR) vs Fnatic (EUR)
Prize Purse Distribution
1) 12,000 US Dollars
2) 7,000 US Dollars
3-4) 4,000 US Dollars
5-8) 2,000 US Dollars
You can find more information about the RaidCall EMS DotA2 Spring Finals on its website: www.raidcall-emsone.com
You can find the RaidCall EMS One Logo here: www.turtle-entertainment.com/uploads/media/Logo_RCEMS_One.zip
RaidCall EMS One
The RaidCall EMS One is the premier gaming competition in Europe for electronic sports (eSports). Among the competitors are the best teams and players from all over Europe in the tactical shooter, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and MOBA, Dota 2. Teams qualify for each RaidCall EMS One season through consistently strong results in the A-Series, or winning a local ESL Pro Series / A-Series tournament or having been part of the last eight teams of the previous season. Through RaidCall's support, 2013 will become the biggest year in ESL Major Series history when both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and DotA2 receive a prize purse of 312,000 US-Dollar in total. On top of the impressive sums, each of the four seasons will have live event finals. Further information: www.raidcall-emsone.com
RaidCall makes communication with groups of people fast and easy. Using minimal CPU resources, this free software is the ideal group communication solution for all types of users, especially online gamers looking to utilize effective teamwork. RaidCall also offers unique features such as Hi-Fi voice chat for groups of up to 10,000 people, optional speaking modes, and flexible group management tools. Further information available at www.raidcall.com .