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?
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
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
|STANDINGS||TEAM||GAME RECORD||MATCH RECORD|
|2nd||Nigma Galaxy SEA||12-7||52|
November 29 (Monday)
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||2 — 0||496 Gaming|
December 1 (Wednesday)
|Ragdoll||2 — 0||Army Geniuses|
December 2 (Thursday)
|InterActive Philippines||0 — 2||Lilgun|
|Talon Esports||1 — 2||Polaris Esports|
December 4 (Saturday)
|Army Geniuses||2 — 0||496 Gaming|
December 6 (Monday)
|496 Gaming||0 — 2||Polaris Esports|
December 8 (Wednesday)
|Ragdoll||2 — 1||InterActive Philippines|
December 9 (Thursday)
|Nigma Galaxy||2 — 1||Talon Esports|
|Polaris Esports||2 — 1||Lilgun|
December 11 (Sunday)
|Army Geniuses||1 — 2||Talon Esports|
December 13 (Monday)
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||2 — 1||InterActive Philippines|
Postponed and TBD*
The match between Lilgun and Talon Esports was postponed due to technical issues, according to Beyond The Summit.
December 15-16 (Thursday)
|Polaris Esports||2 — 0||InterActive Philippines|
|Lilgun||2 — 1||Army Geniuses|
December 17-18 (Saturday)
|496 Gaming||1 — 2||Ragdoll|
December 20 (Monday)
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||2 — 1||Army Geniuses|
January 6 (Thursday)
|Ragdoll||2 — 0||Talon Esports|
|496 Gaming||2 — 0||Lilgun|
January 8 (Saturday)
|Talon Esports||2 — 0||InterActive Philippines|
|Polaris Esports||2 — 0||Army Geniuses|
|Lilgun||1 — 2||Ragdoll|
|496 Gaming||0 — 2||Talon Esports|
|Army Geniuses||2 — 1||InterActive Philippines|
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||2 — 0||Ragdoll|
|Lilgun||2 — 0||Talon Esports|
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||1 — 2||Polaris Esports|
|496 Gaming||2 — 0||InterActive Philippines|
|Polaris Esports||2 — 0||Ragdoll|
2nd-3rd and 6th-7th
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||1 — 2||Lilgun|
|496 Gaming||0 — 2||Army Geniuses|
(To be updated)
Format of DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II
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
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.
|PLACE||TEAM||PLACEMENT RESULT||PRIZE MONEY|
|1st||Polaris Esports||Advances to Tour 2’s Division I||US$17,000|
|2nd||Nigma Galaxy SEA||Advances to Tour 2’s Division I||US$16,000|
|3rd||Ragdoll||Remains in Division II for Tour 2||US$15,000|
|4th||Lilgun||Remains in Division II for Tour 2||US$11,000|
|5th||Talon Esports||Remains in Division II for Tour 2||US$9,000|
|6th||Army Geniuses||Remains in Division II for Tour 2||US$7,000|
|7th||496 Gaming||Eliminated from the DPC||0|
|8th||InterActive Philippines||Eliminated from the DPC||0|
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Teams competing in DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II
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.
|Nigma Galaxy SEA||Indonesia|
|Talon Esports||Hong Kong|
|InterActive Philippines (IAP)||Philippines|
Where to watch the DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 1 Division II?
Dota 2 fans can watch the matches live on these official broadcast partner channels.
|Beyond The Summit 1 and Beyond The Summit 2||English|
|Dota 2 RU Hub 2||Russian|
|BTS Brasil TV, BTS Brasil Games, and BTS Brasil Esports||Portuguese|
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