Beyond the Summit has announced its latest Dota 2 tournament, the BTS Pro Series Season 8 SEA. The tournament will feature some of the strongest teams in SEA, and includes an Open Qualifier for the region.

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 SEA tournament schedule and results

Galaxy Racer Dota 2 Roster
Credit: Galaxy Racer Twitter

This tournament will be conducted in three stages.

Open Qualifiers

The Open Qualifiers will be open to 64 teams in the SEA 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 feature the eight invited teams and two teams from the Open Qualifier.

ROUND ONE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG1-1Army Genuises
Execration1-1OB.Neon
BOOM Esports2-0Yangon Galacticos
Motivate Trust2-0Polaris
ROUND TWO
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0Execration
Galaxy Racer1-1Dream Maker
Motivate Trust0-2BOOM Esports
ROUND THREE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG1-1Yangon Galacticos
Motivate Trust2-0Army Genuises
OB.Neon1-1BOOM Esports
Execration2-0Dream Maker
ROUND FOUR
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0OB.Neon
Galaxy Racer0-2BOOM Esports
Yangon Galacticos2-0Dream Maker
Execration1-1Polaris
ROUND FIVE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0Polaris
Motivate Trust1-1Yangon Galacticos
Army Genuises0-2Dream Maker
ROUND SIX
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0Motivate Trust
BOOM Esports1-1Dream Maker
Polaris2-0Yangon Galacticos
OB.Neon1-1Army Genuises
ROUND SEVEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Motivate Trust2-0OB.Neon
SMG2-0Dream Maker
Polaris1-1Army Genuises
Execration1-1BOOM Esports
ROUND EIGHT
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Galaxy Racer2-0Yangon Galacticos
Execration2-0Army Genuises
OB.Neon0-2Dream Maker
ROUND NINE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Galaxy Racer2-0OB.Neon
Galaxy Racer2-0Army Genuises
Execration2-0Yangon Galacticos
Polaris2-0Dream Maker
ROUND TEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0BOOM Esports
Motivate Trust2-0Dream Maker
Galaxy Racer2-0Polaris
OB.Neon2-0Yangon Galacticos
ROUND ELEVEN
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Galaxy Racer2-0Motivate Trust
Galaxy Racer2-0Execration
Yangon Galacticos0-2Army Genuises
Polaris0-2BOOM Esports
ROUND TWELVE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
SMG2-0Galaxy Racer
BOOM Esports2-0Army Genuises
Motivate Trust0-2Execration
OB.Neon2-0Polaris

Playoffs

UPPER BRACKET ROUND ONE
TEAM
SCORETEAM
Team SMG2-1Execration
BOOM Esports2-0Galaxy Racer

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 SEA

BTS Pro Series 8 Announcement
Credit: BTS

The Open Qualifier will be a single-elimination best-of-one except for the semifinals, where matches will be best-of-threes.

All playoff matches will be best-of-three 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 SEA

BTS Pro Series Season 8 SEA invited teams
Credit: BTS Twitter

The tournament is open to all Dota 2 teams in the SEA 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

Open Qualifier teams

  • Dream Maker
  • Yangon Galacticos

BTS Pro Series Season 8 SEA prize pool

Jerax holding Aegis
Credit: Valve

The prize pool for the BTS Pro Series 8 will be US$40,000 distributed among teams, with the winner receiving the lion’s share.


Where to watch BTS Pro Series Season 8 SEA

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

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