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?

Team Spirit wins The International 10 (TI10) Valve's Dota 2 world championship
Credit: Valve

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

AS Monaco Gambit, ONE Esports Singapore Major
Credit: ONE Esports

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.

Week 1

December 2 (Thursday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Team Empire10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 6:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMTAS Monaco Gambit

December 3 (Friday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Natus Vincere1:00 a.m. GMT+8 | 9:00 a.m. PT | 5:00 p.m. GMTPuckChamp
Team Spirit7:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTTeam Unique

December 5 (Sunday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
PuckChamp10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 6:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMTAS Monaco Gambit

December 6 (Monday)

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Virtus.pro1:00 a.m. GMT+8 | 9:00 a.m. PT | 5:00 p.m. GMTHellRaisers

(To be updated)



Format of DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I

Virtus.pro's Solo at the ONE Esports World Pro Dota 2 Singapore Invitational
Credit: ONE Esports

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.

TEAMCOUNTRY
Virtus.proRussia
Team SpiritRussia
AS Monaco GambitRussia
Team UniqueRussia/Ukraine
Puck ChampCIS
Natus VincereUkraine
HellRaisersUkraine
Team EmpireRussia

DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I prize pool and point pool

Team Empire's new roster for 2022 DPC
Credit: Team Empire

The Regional League will have a total prize pool of US$205,000, along with a DPC point pool of 690.

PLACETEAMPLACEMENT RESULTDPC POINTSPRIZE MONEY
1stTBDQualifies to Major’s Playoffs300US$30,000
2ndTBDQualifies to Major’s Group Stage180US$28,000
3rdTBDQualifies to Major’s Wild Card120US$27,000
4thTBDRemains in Division I for Tour 260US$26,000
5thTBDRemains in Division I for Tour 230US$25,000
6thTBDRemains in Division I for Tour 20US$24,000
7thTBDRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$23,000
8thTBDRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$22,000

Teams that are competing in the DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I

Virtus.pro at The International 10 (TI10)
Credit: Valve

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.

TEAMCOUNTRY
Virtus.proRussia
Team SpiritRussia
AS Monaco GambitRussia
Team UniqueRussia/Ukraine
PuckChampCIS
Natus VincereUkraine
HellRaisersUkraine
Team EmpireRussia

Where to watch the DPC EEU Tour 1 Division I?

Epicenter's Closed Qualifiers
Credit: EPICENTER

Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on these official broadcast partners:

BROADCAST PARTNERLANGUAGE
Beyond The SummitEnglish
Dota 2 RU HubRussian
DouyuChinese
BTS Brazil TVPortuguese
4D EsportsEspañol

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