Beyond the Summit has announced its latest Dota 2 tournament, the BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA. The tournament will include some of the strongest teams in Southeast Asia with the inclusion of an open qualifier.

Beyond The Summit holds the Pro Series tournament every few months. The tournament helps teams stay sharp, get experience, and win prize money while waiting for the next Valve event, in this case, The International 10.

BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA’s tournament schedule

Dota 2, BTS Pro 7 schedule
Credit: Beyond The Summit

This tournament will be conducted in three stages.

Open Qualifiers

The Open Qualifiers will be open to 64 teams in SEA. It will run from July 24 to 25. The top two teams will advance to the Closed Qualifier.

Closed Qualifier

Running from July 27 to 31, the Closed Qualifier will feature eight teams competing for four slots in the main event.

The main event

The main event will feature eight teams. The group stage will be held from August 1 to 9, followed by the playoffs starting on August 11, concluding on August 15.

Format of BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA

T1, WePlay AniMajor Playoffs
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The Open Qualifier will be a single-elimination best-of-one until the semifinals, where matches will be best-of-threes.

The main event will start with a best-of-two round robin group stage. The top four teams will advance to the Upper Bracket, while the bottom four will start at the Lower Bracket.

All playoff matches will be best-of-threes, except the Grand Final which will be a best-of-five series.

Teams that will be competing at BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA and results

Dota 2, BTS PRO 7 Invited teams SEA
Credit: BTS

The tournament is open to all Dota 2 teams in the SEA region. Four teams have been directly invited to the main event. The other eight teams will begin their journey in the Closed Qualifier.

Invited teams

  • Fnatic
  • Motivate.Trust Gaming
  • Team SMG
  • T1
  • Galaxy Racer – Advanced from Closed Qualifier
  • Army Geniuses – Advanced from Closed Qualifier
  • OB.Neon – Advanced from Closed Qualifier
  • Execration – Advanced from Closed Qualifier

Closed Qualifier teams

  • OB.Neon
  • Execration
  • 496 Gaming
  • Galaxy Racer
  • Lilgun
  • Army Geniuses
  • Open Qualifier winner one – M Y
  • Open Qualifier winner two – Team D

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Credit: Beyond the Summit

BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA’s prize pool

The prize pool for the BTS Pro Series 7 will be US$50,000. The overall winner of the tournament will take home US$20,000.

Where to watch BTS Pro Series Season 7 SEA

Dota 2 fans can watch the official coverage for the main event on the BTS Twitch channel.

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