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.

Week one

December 1

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
TNC Predator4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMTT1
Execration7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTMotivate.Trust Gaming

December 2

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
OB.Neon7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTBOOM Esports

December 4

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Fnatic4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMTTeam SMG
TNC Predator7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTMotivate.Trust Gaming

Week two

December 8

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Fnatic4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMTTNC Predator
Execration7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTOB.Neon

December 9

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
T17 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTTeam SMG

December 11

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Fnatic4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMTBOOM Esports
Team SMG7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMTMotivate Trust Gaming

Format of DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division I

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

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 Southeast Asian 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 third place teams will qualify into the Wild Card of the Major.


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.

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

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.

TEAMCOUNTRY
T1South Korea
TNC PredatorPhilipines
ExecrationPhilipines
FnaticMalaysia
OB.NeonPhilipines
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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