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Lima Major

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Feb 22 - Mar 5th, 2023
Lima, Peru

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Dota 2 is a hugely-popular MOBA, available free-to-play on Steam, created by Valve Corporation. It boasts over 10 million active players, only rivalled in popularity by League of Legends, another MOBA of a similar genre.

What Are Dota 2 Majors?

After Dota 2's release in 2013, Valve decided to amplify the competitive Dota 2 landscape scene by launching their Major Championships and changing esports as we knew it by boasting the largest prize pools in esports history. The first Major tournaments took place in 2015 and incorporated the existing event, the International, into their proceedings.

This year's competition in 2023 is the latest iteration of developer Valve Corporation's Dota Major Championships, a series of prestigious Dota 2 events that occur annually. The Lima Major is the first Major kicking off the 2023 Dota Pro Circuit season with a bang. Some of the best Dota 2 teams will come together from across the globe to compete for a share of the substantial prize pool of $500,000 USD and the 1,900 Pro Circuit points on offer.

Dota 2 Lima Major Betting

The Dota 2 Lima Major 2023 is an esports event hosted in South America for the first time in history. 18 of the best Dota teams from across the globe will gather together in one place and see sparks fly in a furiously-tense competition of pure mechanical skill and talent. Betting on Dota 2 is a great way to add some extra spice to these competitive events!

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Dota 2 Lima Major Schedule & Format

The 2023 Dota 2 lima major will be split into two stages: The Group Stage, beginning on February 22 to 26, and the Playoffs, held from February 28 until March 5, 2023, where the Lima Major will conclude with the Grand Final.

The Lima Major group stage sees 18 competing teams split evenly into two groups of nine. A round-robin format of exciting best-of-two matches will determine which 12 successful teams advance to the all-important Playoffs at the end of February.

Six of the nine teams from the group stages will earn playoff spots, where they will engage in exciting best-of-three matches. The top four teams automatically progress to the upper bracket, while the fifth and sixth-placed teams will be in the lower bracket. All remaining teams are eliminated from the tournament.

Lima Major Prize Pool

The teams compete to win the largest portion of the $500,000 USD prize pool. The winner will be rewarded with $200,000. Runners-up in second place will get $100,000. The remainder of the prize money is split among the remaining teams who finish between third place and eighth place.

While winning the prize money is a great reward, what the teams really want are the prestigious DPC points, which go towards securing them direct invites to the Dota event of the year, The International

Dota 2 Lima Major Teams

There will be 18 teams competing in the Lima Major. These teams are the best of the best from the DPC's six regional leagues in Eastern Europe, Western Europe, North America, South America, Southeast Asia, and China.

Eastern Europe is bringing three strong teams for the 2023 Lima Major: Team Spirit, Betboom team and Hellraisers.

Western Europe has four strong teams: Entity, Team Liquid, Gaimin Gladiators, and Tundra Esports.

North America have TSM and Shopify Rebellion fighting for their corner.  South America will look to emerge victorious on their home soil, with Evil Geniuses and beastcoast representing them.

Competing for Southeast Asia, we have three strong contenders: Talon Esports, Geek Slate and Execration.

Finally, China has four solid teams to represent their region: Team Aster, Knights, and PSG.LGD and EHOME to round up the complete roster.

Where can I watch Dota 2 Lima Major Live?

The 2023 Dota 2 Lima Major is the first ever held on South American ground, hosted by Arena 1 in San Miguel, Lima, Peru.

Any interested Dota 2 fans can catch all the action live on the EpulzeGaming Twitch channel. If you miss a live stream, you can watch them on their YouTube VODs channel. Do you know what goes well with live-streamed esports? Live-betting with Rivalry!

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FAQs About Dota 2, the Lima Major, and betting

What is Dota 2?

Dota 2 is an immensely popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) created and published by Valve Corporation solely for PC. It is a sequel to the original Defense of the Ancients, which was a community-created mod for Warcraft III.

Dota 2 sees two teams of five players occupying and defending their quadrant of the map, which the goal being to destroying the enemy teams base. Each of the ten players control their own hero, each with different roles and abilities to get their team the all-important win.

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What are the current Dota 2 Lima Major standings?

The Rivalry news page about the Dota 2 Lima Major 2023 will be updated to reflect the current tournament standings, and the correct score results for each team. We will have extensive coverage and additional information as soon as it becomes available.