Valve’s new competitive 2022 Dota 2 season continues with the DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I featuring the top eight teams from the Eastern European (CIS) region.
Following Valve’s new DPC format, DPC Eastern Europe Tour 1 Division I is the first Tour of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season.
The road to The International 11 (TI11) for the Eastern European (CIS) region begins on December 1, 2021, with stacked teams battling one another with their updated rosters.
What is DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I?
DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I is the first Regional League of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season hosted by Epic Esports Events, which are primarily known for hosting EPICENTER and other various online events in the CIS region.
The top four teams from the tournament will qualify to the first Major of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season, while the bottom two teams will be relegated to Division II in the following Tour.
DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I schedule and results
The Regional League begins from December 1, 2021, until January 23, 2022. The Eastern European (CIS) region’s matches are scheduled to take place from Thursdays to Mondays.
December 2 (Thursday)
|Team Empire||10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 6:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMT||AS Monaco Gambit|
December 3 (Friday)
|Natus Vincere||1:00 a.m. GMT+8 | 9:00 a.m. PT | 5:00 p.m. GMT||PuckChamp|
|Team Spirit||7:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMT||Team Unique|
December 5 (Sunday)
|PuckChamp||10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 6:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMT||AS Monaco Gambit|
December 6 (Monday)
|Virtus.pro||1:00 a.m. GMT+8 | 9:00 a.m. PT | 5:00 p.m. GMT||HellRaisers|
(To be updated)
Format of DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I
All eight teams participating in the Regional League will play best-of-three matches following a single round-robin format, similar to last year’s Upper Division and Lower Division competitions.
The team that wins the event will immediately advance to the Playoffs of the upcoming Major. The second-place finisher will continue to the Group Stage in the same Major, while the 3rd team will qualify into the Wild Card of the Major.
|AS Monaco Gambit||Russia|
DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I prize pool and point pool
The Regional League will have a total prize pool of US$205,000, along with a DPC point pool of 690.
|PLACE||TEAM||PLACEMENT RESULT||DPC POINTS||PRIZE MONEY|
|1st||TBD||Qualifies to Major’s Playoffs||300||US$30,000|
|2nd||TBD||Qualifies to Major’s Group Stage||180||US$28,000|
|3rd||TBD||Qualifies to Major’s Wild Card||120||US$27,000|
|4th||TBD||Remains in Division I for Tour 2||60||US$26,000|
|5th||TBD||Remains in Division I for Tour 2||30||US$25,000|
|6th||TBD||Remains in Division I for Tour 2||0||US$24,000|
|7th||TBD||Relegated to Division II for Tour 2||0||US$23,000|
|8th||TBD||Relegated to Division II for Tour 2||0||US$22,000|
Teams that are competing in the DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I
Returning to the DPC are reigning TI10 champions Team Spirit. They are joined by the region’s top teams Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, AS Monaco Gambit, Team Unique, and Puck Champ, who are all from the Upper Division of the previous 2021 DPC season.
HellRaisers and Team Empire were the top two performing teams from the Lower Division of the last 2021 DPC season who got promoted to Division I.
|AS Monaco Gambit||Russia|
Where to watch the DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I?
Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on these official broadcast partners:
|Beyond The Summit||English|
|Dota 2 RU Hub||Russian|
|BTS Brazil TV||Portuguese|