Get ready for one of the biggest events in the Dota 2 esports calendar! IO Esports and Epulze will host the best Dota teams at the Bali Major 2023 in the 5-star luxury AYANA Estate resort in Indonesia, from 7-9 July 2023. This tournament is the last chance for teams to prove their mettle ahead of the prestigious The International 2023 competition.
With teams battling for the lion's share of the $500,000 prize pool and highly sought-after DPC points to secure a spot at The International 2023, the Bali Major 2023 will have Dota 2 enthusiasts glued to their screens. Here's everything about the tournament, including how to watch, schedule, teams, results, and more.
Updated on 9 July 2023: The Bali Major 2023 has ended.The next Tier 1 tournament is the Riyadh Masters 2023 event happening on 17 July.
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How To Watch Bali Major 2023: Stream Links
The easiest way to watch the Dota Bali Major 2023 matches is through the "Watch" tab of the game client. However, you can also tune into the live streams on the official Epulze Gaming Twitch channel (embedded below) or YouTube channels.
Another popular option is to attend the event in person and watch the Playoff matches live at the AYANA Estate in Bali, Indonesia. You can find ticketing information on how to attend the live event in the section below.
Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Schedule & Format
The Bali Major 2023 is the third Major of the 2023 DPC season. Like other tournaments, it features a Group Stage and Playoffs, with 18 teams competing for the championship title from 29 June through 9 July 2023 at the AYANA Estate in Bali, Indonesia.
The Group Stage (running 29 June through 3 July) comprises two groups of nine teams each, playing a single round-robin format with all matches being BO2.
The top four teams from each group advance to the Upper Bracket of the Playoffs (running 5 July through 9 July), while the 5th and 6th placed teams advance to the Lower Bracket. The remaining teams are eliminated.
The Playoffs feature twelve teams, with eight starting in the Upper Bracket and four starting in the Lower Bracket. This stage follows a double-elimination bracket format, with all matches being BO3. The Grand Final will be played as a BO5.
Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Teams Attending
The Bali Major will see 18 of the world's top Dota 2 teams compete for the championship. The participating teams hail from five regions: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, China, and North/South America. A complete list of teams and their groups can be found below.
- Tundra Esports
- Gaimin Gladiators
- Quest Esports
- Team Liquid
- Team Spirit
- BetBoom Team
- Invictus Gaming
- Team Aster
- Azure Ray
- Bleed Esports
- Blacklist International
- Shopify Rebellion
- Evil Geniuses
|Group A||Group B|
|Blacklist International||Azure Ray|
|Invictus Gaming||Bleed Esports|
|Shopify Rebellion||Evil Geniuses|
|Team Aster||Gaimin Gladiators|
|Tundra Esports||Quest Esports|
Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Tickets
Tickets for the Dota 2 Bali Major are no longer available as the event is completely sold out. For the sake of prosperity, the premium access ticket included a 3-day pass for $888, featuring perks like priority signing sessions, exclusive event goodies, and an after-party invite. Alternatively, a standard 3-day pass was available at $USD 388, offering free seating and priority signing sessions. Both options include an event goodie bag.
Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Results & Standings
Here are the results and standings for the Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Group Stage. We will endeavor to update this page regularly.
|Group A Standings|
|Group B Standings|
|Upper Bracket Quarterfinals|
|BetBoom Team||Tundra Esports||L-W *|
|Quest Esports||Team Aster||2-1|
|Upper Bracket Semifinals|
|Team Liquid||Tundra Esports||0-2|
|Gaimin Gladiators||Quest Esports||2-1|
|Upper Bracket Final|
|Tundra Esports||Gaimin Gladiators||0-2|
|Gaimin Gladiators||Team Liquid||3-1|
|Lower Bracket Round 1|
|BetBoom Team||Azure Ray||1-2|
|Team Aster||9 Pandas||0-2|
|Lower Bracket Round 2|
|Lower Bracket Round Quarterfinals|
|Lower Bracket Semifinal|
|Quest Esports||Team Liquid||1-2|
|Lower Bracket Round Final|
|Team Liquid||Tundra Esports||0-2|
Note: * BetBoom received a default loss. This action was due to a player being found guilty of stream sniping mid-tournament.
Dota 2 Bali Major 2023: Prize Pool & DPC Points
The Dota 2 Bali Major 2023 boasts a prize pool of $500,000 and 3,500 Pro Circuit points. The distribution of the prize pool and DPC points is as follows:
|Place||Prize Money||DPC Points||Teams|
The DPC rankings determine which teams will be eligible for placement in The International 2023, with higher placements earning more DPC points. As such, teams will be vying for DPC points throughout the Dota 2 Bali Major 2023 to improve their chances of making it to the tournament.