Beyond the Summit has announced its latest Dota 2 tournament, the BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas.
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 8 Americas tournament schedule and results
This tournament will be conducted in three stages.
The Open Qualifiers will be open to 128 teams in the Americas region. It will run from September 4 to September 5. The top team will advance to the Group Stage.
Running from September 7 to September 19, the Group Stage will include eight invited teams and two teams from the Open Qualifier.
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The playoffs will feature the top eight teams from the Group Stage, and run from September 22. The grand final will take place on September 26.
Format of BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas
The Open Qualifier will be played in a single-elimination best-of-one format, except for the semifinals and final, where matches will be best-of-threes.
All playoff matches will be best-of-threes in a double-elimination format, except the grand final which will be a best-of-five series.
Teams competing at BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas
The tournament is open to all Dota 2 teams in the Americas region. Eight teams have been directly invited to the main event. The remaining two teams will begin their journey in the Open Qualifier.
Open Qualifier teams
- 4Gringos – NA Open Qualifier
- Infinity – SA Open Qualifier
BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas prize pool
The prize pool for the BTS Pro Series 8 is US$40,000, with the championship team taking home the lion’s share.
Where to watch BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas
Dota 2 fans can watch the official coverage for the main event on the BTS Twitch channel.