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?

Dota 2 Quincy Crew 2022 DPC roster announcement
Credit: Quincy Crew

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

Abed, Evil Geniuses, ONE Esports Singapore Major
Credit: ONE Esports

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

1stQuincy Crew12 — 66 — 1
2ndTeam Undying11 — 45 — 2
3rdEvil Geniuses11 — 45 — 2
4th4Zoomers9 — 74 — 3
5thWildcard Gaming9 — 74 — 3
6thsimply TOOBASED4 — 102 — 5
7thArkosh Gaming2 — 131 — 6
8thBlack N Yellow6 — 131 — 6

Week one

November 30

Quincy Crew2 — 0Simply TOOBASED

December 1

Team Undying2 — 0Wildcard Gaming
4Zoomers2 — 0Black N Yellow

December 4

Evil Geniuses2 — 0Arkosh Gaming
Quincy Crew2 — 14Zoomers

Week two

December 7

Team Undying2 — 0Simply TOOBASED

December 8

Evil Geniuses1 — 2Black N Yellow
Wildcard Gaming0 — 2Arkosh Gaming

December 11

Team Undying2 — 0Black N Yellow
Quincy Crew2 — 0Arkosh Gaming

Week three

December 14

Evil Geniuses0 — 2Wildcard Gaming

December 15

4Zoomers2 — 0Simply TOOBASED
Arkosh Gaming2 — 1Black N Yellow

December 18

Quincy Crew2 — 1Wildcard Gaming
Evil Geniuses2 — 0Simply TOOBASED

Week four

December 21

Team Undying2 — 04Zoomers

January 5

Wildcard Gaming2 — 1Black N Yellow
Arkosh Gaming0 — 2simply TOOBASED

January 8

Evil Geniuses2 — 04 Zoomers
Quincy Crew2 — 1Team Undying

Week five

January 11

Quincy Crew2 — 1Black N Yellow

January 12

Evil Geniuses2 — 0Team Undying
simply TOOBASED0 — 2Wildcard Gaming

January 15

4Zoomers2 — 0Arkosh Gaming
Black N Yellow0 — 2simply TOOBASED

Week six

January 18

4Zoomers2 — 0Wildcard Gaming

January 19

Arkosh Gaming0 — 2Team Undying
Evil Geniuses2 — 0Quincy Crew


January 20

2nd-3rd place

Team Undying2 — 0Evil Geniuses

4th-5h place

4Zoomers2 — 0Wildcard Gaming

Format of DPC NA Tour 1 Division I

Bryle, J.Storm, DreamLeague Season11, Dota 2
Credit: Starladder

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

Chaos Esports' SabeRLight- at Dota SUMMIT 11
Credit: BeyondTheSummit

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

1stQuincy CrewQualifies to Winter Regional League300US$30,000
2ndTeam UndyingQualifies to Winter Regional League180US$28,000
3rdEvil GeniusesQualifies to Winter Regional League120US$27,000
4th4ZoomersQualifies to Winter Regional League30US$26,000
5thWildcard GamingRemains in Division I for Tour 20US$25,000
6thsimply TOOBASEDRemains in Division I for Tour 20US$24,000
7thArkosh GamingRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$23,000
8thBlack N YellowRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$22,000

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

All NA teams in DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I
Credit: CorruptDropbear

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 CrewUnited States
Evil GeniusesUnited States
Team undyingUnited States
4ZoomersUnited States
Simply TOOBASEDUnited States
Black N YellowUnited States
D2 HustlersUnited States
Arkosh GamingUnited States

Where to watch the DPC NA Tour 1 Division I?

ESL ONE will bring all the NA DPC action.
Credit: ESL Dota 2

Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on the official ESL Dota 2 page on Twitch.

READ MORE: Dota 2 DPC 2022 season: All teams competing in the first Tour