Valve’s new competitive 2022 Dota 2 season is set to begin with the DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I featuring the top eight teams from the Southeast Asia region.

Following Valve’s new DPC format, the BTS DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I is the first Tour of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season. 

The road to The International 11 (TI11) for the Southeast Asia region begins on December 1, 2021, with stacked teams battling one another with their new rosters.

What is the DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I?

Execration, WePlay AniMajor, Wild Card
Credit: WePlay Esports

The DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I, is the first Regional League of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season.

The top three 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 SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I schedule and results

TNC Predator's new roster 2022
Credit: TNC Predator

The Regional League begins from December 1, 2021, to January 22, 2022. Valve has yet to release the complete schedule of the tournament.

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I Standings

1stBOOM Esports12 — 26 — 1
2ndFnatic10 — 65 — 2
3rdT112 — 55 — 2
4thTeam SMG10 — 65 — 2
4thExecration4 — 112 — 5
4thMotivate.Trust Gaming7 — 102 — 5
7thOB.Neon6 — 122 — 5
8thTNC Predator3 — 121 — 6

Week one

December 1

TNC Predator0 — 2T1
Execration0 — 2Motivate.Trust Gaming

December 2

OB.Neon0 — 2BOOM Esports

December 4

Fnatic0 — 2Team SMG
TNC Predator0 — 2Motivate.Trust Gaming

Week two

December 8

Fnatic2 — 0TNC Predator
Execration2 — 1OB.Neon

December 9

T12 — 0Team SMG

December 11

Fnatic0 — 2BOOM Esports
Team SMG2 — 0Motivate Trust Gaming

Week three

December 15

T1Motivate Trust Gaming
BOOM Esports2 — 0Team SMG

December 16

Fnatic2 — 0OB.Neon Esports

December 18

BOOM Esports2 — 0Motivate Trust Gaming
TNC0 — 2Execration

Week four

January 5

T11 — 2OB.Neon Esports
Team SMG2 — 0Execration

January 6

Fnatic2 — 1Motivate Trust Gaming

January 8

TNC0 — 2BOOM Esports
T12 — 1Motivate Trust Gaming

Week five

January 12

TNC2 — 0OB.Neon Esports
T12 — 0Execration

January 13

TNC1 — 2Team SMG

January 14

Team SMG2 — 1OB.Neon Esports

January 15

Fnatic2 — 0Execration
BOOM Eports0 — 2T1

Week six

January 19

BOOM Esports2 — 0OB.Neon Esports
Fnatic2 — 1T1

January 20

Motivate Trust Gaming1 — 2OB.Neon Esports


January 21

5th to 7th place

Execration0 — 1OB.Neon Esports
Motivate Trust Gaming0 — 1OB.Neon Esports
Motivate Trust Gaming0 — 1Execration

January 22

2nd to 4th place

Fnatic1 — 0Team SMG
T10 — 1Fnatic
T11 — 0Team SMG

Format of DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I

T1 Dota 2 squad announces they re-signed with the org

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 SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I prize pool and point pool

Fnatic's Dota 2 team at The International 10 (TI10)
Credit: Valve

The DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I’s Regional League will have a total prize pool of US$205,000, along with a DPC point pool of 690.

1stBOOM EsportsQualifies to Winter Regional League300US$30,000
2ndFnaticQualifies to Winter Regional League180US$28,000
3rdT1Qualifies to Winter Regional League120US$27,000
4thTeam SMGQualifies to Winter Regional League60US$26,000
5thOB.Neon EsportsRemains in Division I for Tour 230US$25,000
6thExecrationRemains in Division I for Tour 20US$24,000
7thMotivate Trust GamingRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$23,000
8thTNC PredatorRelegated to Division II for Tour 20US$22,000

Southeast Asian teams competing in DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I

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

T1, TNC Predator, Execration, Fnatic, OB.Neon, and BOOM Esports are the Southeast Asian Division I teams from the Upper Division of the previous 2021 DPC season. BOOM Esports will take over Omega Esports spot.

Motivate.Trust Gaming and Team SMG were the top two performing teams from the Lower Division of the last 2021 DPC season.

T1South Korea
TNC PredatorPhilipines
BOOM EsportsIndonesia
Motivate.Trust GamingThailand
Team SMGMalaysia

Where to watch the DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I?

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I broadcasters
Credit: Beyond The Summit

Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on the BTS official Twitch channel.

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