We are excited to host the Rivalry Rumble, where top Dota 2 teams from EU/CIS will battle it out online for their share of a $10k USD prize pool:
- 1st Place: $6,000
- 2nd Place: $2,500
- 3rd Place: $1,000
- 4th Place: $500
Open Qualifiers on July 24th
Are you in EU / CIS and think you have what it takes to play with the big boys? Then register for the open qualifiers. You can join solo, with a few friends, or as a full 5 stack.
Rivalry Rumble Format
The event will take place in 4 stages:
- Stage 1: Open Qualifier (July 24th) - Anyone in EU / CIS can participate. 1 team will move on to stage 2.
- Stage 2: Closed Qualifier (July 25th to August 2nd) - 7 invited teams (Burden United, EPG, Akatsuki Clan, No Bounty Hunter, Bursaspor Esports, Helsinki REDS, BackPacks Gaming) will battle against the team that made it through the open qualifier in a double-elimination, Bo3 format. Top 2 teams move on to stage 3.
- Stage 3: Main Stage (August 3rd to 7th) - 8 teams will rumble in a GSL format with 2 groups, including 6 invited teams (Team Empire, Double Dimension, Alliance, Singularity Esports and 2 others) and 2 teams from the closed qualifier. 4 teams will move on to stage 4, the rumble.
- Stage 4: The Rumble (August 8th to 11th) - 4 teams fight to the death in a double-elimination rumble. Matches will be Bo3 with the finals being a Bo5.
English and Russian Coverage
There will be full English and Russian coverage of stages 2, 3, and 4:
GL to all the teams! Can't wait to watch some Dotz as we make our way towards TI8!