Beyond the Summit has announced its latest Dota 2 tournament, the BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas.

The tournament will feature some of the strongest teams in North and South America, and includes 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 8 Americas tournament schedule and results

Dota 2 team NoPing e-sports
Credit: WePlay Animajor

This tournament will be conducted in three stages.

Open Qualifiers

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.

Group Stage

Running from September 7 to September 19, the Group Stage will include eight invited teams and two teams from the Open Qualifier.

ROUND ONE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4 Zoomers2-04Gringos
NoPing1-1D2 Hustlers
BNY0-2D2 Hustlers
Hokari2-0Furia Jovem
ROUND TWO
TEAM
SCORETEAM
TEAM TEAM1-1Infinity
4 Zoomers0-2D2 Hustlers
4 Zoomers2-0BNY
ROUND THREE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Hokari1-14Gringos
4Gringos2-0Infinity
TEAM TEAM0-2BNY
ROUND FOUR
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4 Zoomers1-1Infamous.Uesports
4 Zoomers1-1Infinity
D2 Hustlers1-1Infinity
TEAM TEAM1-1Hokari
ROUND FIVE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4 Zoomers1-1FG
TEAM TEAM2-04Gringos
TEAM TEAM1-1Infamous.Uesports
BNY0-2Infinity
ROUND SIX
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4Gringos1-1D2 Hustlers
BNY1-14Gringos
TEAM TEAM 2-0D2 Hustlers
4 Zoomers0-2TEAM TEAM
ROUND SEVEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4 Zoomers2-0Hokari
FG1-1D2 Hustlers
TEAM TEAM2-0FG
TEAM TEAM1-1NoPing e-sports
ROUND EIGHT
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Hokari1-1D2 Hustlers
NoPing e-sports1-14 Zoomers
NoPing e-sports1-1Infamous.Uesports
ROUND NINE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
FG1-14Gringos
FG2-0BNY
NoPing e-sports2-0Infinity
Infamous.Uesports2-0Infinity
ROUND TEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Infamous.Uesports2-04Gringos
FG0-2Infamous.Uesports
NoPing e-sports2-0BNY
FG1-1Infinity
ROUND ELEVEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
NoPing e-sports2-04Gringos
Infamous.Uesports1-1Hokari
Infamous.Uesports1-1D2 Hustlers
Hokari0-2BNY
ROUND TWELVE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
NoPing e-sports2-0FG
NoPing e-sports2-0Hokari
Hokari2-0Infinity
Infamous.Uesports2-0BNY

Playoffs

UPPER BRACKET ROUND ONE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
NoPing e-sports2-1D2 Hustlers
Infamous.Uesports2-0TEAM TEAM
LOWER BRACKET ROUND ONE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
4 Zoomers2-0FG
Hokari2-14Gringos

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

BTS Pro Series 8 Announcement
Credit: BTS

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

BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas
Credit: BTS Twitter

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.

Invited teams

  • 4 Zoomers
  • NoPing e-sports
  • TEAM TEAM
  • simply TOOBASED
  • Hokori
  • Furia Jovem
  • D2 Hustlers
  • Infamous.Uesports

Open Qualifier teams

  • 4Gringos – NA Open Qualifier
  • Infinity – SA Open Qualifier

BTS Pro Series Season 8 Americas prize pool

Jerax holding Aegis
Credit: Valve

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.

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