Following Valve’s new DPC format, DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II is part of the first Tour of the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season and features eight stacked teams from the Southeast Asian region.

Headlining the tournament is Talon Esports, a Hong Kong-based esports organization that signed former Evil Geniuses’ team captain, Tal “Fly” Aizik.

Will Talon Esports soar above the competition and advance to Division I in the next Tour? 

What is DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II?

Evil Genisues' Fly at the ONE Esports Singapore Major
Credit: ONE Esports

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II is one of the first Regional Leagues in the 2021-2022 Dota 2 season hosted by Beyond The Summit, which is primarily known for hosting various online events in the North American region.

The top two teams from the tournament will advance to DPC SEA 2022 Tour 2 Division I, where teams will battle to qualify for Dota 2 major competitions. The bottom two teams will be eliminated from the DPC’s Division II Regional League.

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II schedule and results

Dota 2 Gabbi leaks Team Secret, Evil Geniuses, and Fnatic 2022 DPC rosters
Credit: ONE Esports

Beyond The Summit’s Regional League begins on November 29, 2021, and continues until January 22, 2022. The Southeast Asian region’s matches are scheduled to take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II Standings

1stPolaris Esports14-37-0
2ndNigma Galaxy SEA12-752
5thTalon Esports8-93-4
6thArmy Geniuses7-112-5
7th496 Gaming5-102-5
8thInterActive Philippines3-140-7

Week 1

November 29 (Monday)

Nigma Galaxy SEA2 — 0496 Gaming

December 1 (Wednesday)

Ragdoll2 — 0Army Geniuses

December 2 (Thursday)

InterActive Philippines0 — 2Lilgun
Talon Esports1 — 2Polaris Esports

December 4 (Saturday)

Army Geniuses2 — 0496 Gaming

Week 2

December 6 (Monday)

496 Gaming0 — 2Polaris Esports

December 8 (Wednesday)

Ragdoll2 — 1InterActive Philippines

December 9 (Thursday)

Nigma Galaxy2 — 1Talon Esports
Polaris Esports2 — 1Lilgun

December 11 (Sunday)

Army Geniuses1 — 2Talon Esports

Week 3

December 13 (Monday)

Nigma Galaxy SEA2 — 1InterActive Philippines

Postponed and TBD*

LilgunTBDTalon Esports

The match between Lilgun and Talon Esports was postponed due to technical issues, according to Beyond The Summit.

December 15-16 (Thursday)

Polaris Esports2 — 0InterActive Philippines
Lilgun2 — 1Army Geniuses

December 17-18 (Saturday)

496 Gaming1 — 2Ragdoll

Week 4

December 20 (Monday)

Nigma Galaxy SEA2 — 1Army Geniuses

January 6 (Thursday)

Ragdoll2 — 0Talon Esports
496 Gaming2 — 0Lilgun

January 8 (Saturday)

Talon Esports2 — 0InterActive Philippines

Week 5

January 9-10

Polaris Esports2 — 0Army Geniuses
Lilgun1 — 2Ragdoll

January 11-12

496 Gaming0 — 2Talon Esports

January 13-14

Army Geniuses2 — 1InterActive Philippines
Nigma Galaxy SEA2 — 0Ragdoll

January 14-15

Lilgun2 — 0Talon Esports

January 15-16

Nigma Galaxy SEA1 — 2Polaris Esports

Week 6

January 17-18

496 Gaming2 — 0InterActive Philippines

January 19-20

Polaris Esports2 — 0Ragdoll


January 20-21

2nd-3rd and 6th-7th

Nigma Galaxy SEA1 — 2Lilgun
496 Gaming0 — 2Army Geniuses

(To be updated)

Format of DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II

Fnatic Dota 2 player Ahjit
Credit: Fnatic

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.

DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II prize pool

Reality Rift's Alacrity at the ONE Esports SEA League
Credit: ONE Esports

The Southeast Asian Division II Regional League will have a total prize pool of US$75,000. There are no DPC points up for grabs in Division II competitions.

1stPolaris EsportsAdvances to Tour 2’s Division IUS$17,000
2ndNigma Galaxy SEAAdvances to Tour 2’s Division IUS$16,000
3rdRagdollRemains in Division II for Tour 2US$15,000
4thLilgunRemains in Division II for Tour 2US$11,000
5thTalon EsportsRemains in Division II for Tour 2US$9,000
6thArmy GeniusesRemains in Division II for Tour 2US$7,000
7th496 GamingEliminated from the DPC0
8thInterActive PhilippinesEliminated from the DPC0

Teams competing in DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II

TNC Predator and Kpii win MDL Chengdu Major
Credit: Kpii

Southeast Asian squads Polaris Esports, Nigma Galaxy SEA, 496 Gaming, and Army Geniuses continue their Division II campaign for finishing 3rd-6th in the previous 2021 DPC season’s Lower Division. Mongolian Dota 2 stack Lilgun joins Division II after finishing eighth in the 2021 DPC season’s Upper Division.

Ragdoll and tournament favorites Talon Esports have qualified to the Regional League after winning the open qualifier slots. The final Southeast Asian team will be the winner of the final closed qualifier, which has yet to take place.

Polaris EsportsPhilippines
Nigma Galaxy SEAIndonesia
496 GamingVietnam
Army GeniusesIndonesia
Talon EsportsHong Kong
InterActive Philippines (IAP)Philippines

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

Credit: Valve

Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on these official broadcast partner channels.

Beyond The Summit 1 and Beyond The Summit 2English
Dota 2 RU Hub 2Russian
BTS Brasil TV, BTS Brasil Games, and BTS Brasil EsportsPortuguese

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