Valve’s new competitive 2022 Dota 2 season continues with the DPC NA Tour 1 Division I featuring the top eight teams from the North American (NA) region.
Following Valve’s new DPC format, DPC NA Tour 1 Division I is the first Tour of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season.
The road to The International 11 (TI11) for the North American (NA) region begins on November 30, 2021, with stacked teams battling one another with their updated rosters.
What is DPC NA Tour 1 Division I?
DPC NA Tour 1 Division I is the first Regional League of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season hosted by ESL, known for hosting the ESL One series and other various online events.
The top two 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 NA Tour 1 Division I schedule and results
The Regional League begins from November 30, 2021, until January 22, 2022. The North American (NA) region’s matches are scheduled to take place from Tuesday to Friday.
DPC NA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I Standings
|STANDINGS||TEAM||GAME RECORD||MATCH RECORD|
|1st||Quincy Crew||12 — 6||6 — 1|
|2nd||Team Undying||11 — 4||5 — 2|
|3rd||Evil Geniuses||11 — 4||5 — 2|
|4th||4Zoomers||9 — 7||4 — 3|
|5th||Wildcard Gaming||9 — 7||4 — 3|
|6th||simply TOOBASED||4 — 10||2 — 5|
|7th||Arkosh Gaming||2 — 13||1 — 6|
|8th||Black N Yellow||6 — 13||1 — 6|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 0||Simply TOOBASED|
|Team Undying||2 — 0||Wildcard Gaming|
|4Zoomers||2 — 0||Black N Yellow|
|Evil Geniuses||2 — 0||Arkosh Gaming|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 1||4Zoomers|
|Team Undying||2 — 0||Simply TOOBASED|
|Evil Geniuses||1 — 2||Black N Yellow|
|Wildcard Gaming||0 — 2||Arkosh Gaming|
|Team Undying||2 — 0||Black N Yellow|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 0||Arkosh Gaming|
|Evil Geniuses||0 — 2||Wildcard Gaming|
|4Zoomers||2 — 0||Simply TOOBASED|
|Arkosh Gaming||2 — 1||Black N Yellow|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 1||Wildcard Gaming|
|Evil Geniuses||2 — 0||Simply TOOBASED|
|Team Undying||2 — 0||4Zoomers|
|Wildcard Gaming||2 — 1||Black N Yellow|
|Arkosh Gaming||0 — 2||simply TOOBASED|
|Evil Geniuses||2 — 0||4 Zoomers|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 1||Team Undying|
|Quincy Crew||2 — 1||Black N Yellow|
|Evil Geniuses||2 — 0||Team Undying|
|simply TOOBASED||0 — 2||Wildcard Gaming|
|4Zoomers||2 — 0||Arkosh Gaming|
|Black N Yellow||0 — 2||simply TOOBASED|
|4Zoomers||2 — 0||Wildcard Gaming|
|Arkosh Gaming||0 — 2||Team Undying|
|Evil Geniuses||2 — 0||Quincy Crew|
|Team Undying||2 — 0||Evil Geniuses|
|4Zoomers||2 — 0||Wildcard Gaming|
Format of DPC NA 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.
Following the cancellation of the Winter Major, Valve announced that the top four teams of each region will participate in Regional Finals for a US$100,000 prize pool. The first team will get 250 DPC points, and the second team will get 130 DPC points.
DPC NA 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||Quincy Crew||Qualifies to Winter Regional League||300||US$30,000|
|2nd||Team Undying||Qualifies to Winter Regional League||180||US$28,000|
|3rd||Evil Geniuses||Qualifies to Winter Regional League||120||US$27,000|
|4th||4Zoomers||Qualifies to Winter Regional League||30||US$26,000|
|5th||Wildcard Gaming||Remains in Division I for Tour 2||0||US$25,000|
|6th||simply TOOBASED||Remains in Division I for Tour 2||0||US$24,000|
|7th||Arkosh Gaming||Relegated to Division II for Tour 2||0||US$23,000|
|8th||Black N Yellow||Relegated to Division II for Tour 2||0||US$22,000|
Teams that are competing in the DPC NA Tour 1 Division I
Returning to the DPC are the three NA teams that attended TI10, Evil Geniuses, Quincy Crew and Team Undying. They are joined by the region’s top teams 4Zoomers, Simply TOOBASED, and Black N Yellow, who are all from the Upper Division of the previous 2021 DPC season.
D2 Hustlers and Arkosh Gaming were the top two performing teams from the Lower Division of the last 2021 DPC season who got promoted to Division I.
The eight North American teams competing in the DPC NA Tour 1 Division I
|Quincy Crew||United States|
|Evil Geniuses||United States|
|Team undying||United States|
|Simply TOOBASED||United States|
|Black N Yellow||United States|
|D2 Hustlers||United States|
|Arkosh Gaming||United States|
Where to watch the DPC NA Tour 1 Division I?
Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on the official ESL Dota 2 page on Twitch.