The Dota 2 Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) 2022 is the final tournament before The International 2022 (TI11). This newly introduced qualifier event allows teams that failed to qualify via the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) standings or TI11 Regional Qualifiers to have a final opportunity to compete for the prestigious Aegis of Champions.
The teams placing first and second in the LCQ will join the teams qualified for The International 11. The tournament runs from 8th to 12th October 2022 at the SunTec Stadium in Singapore, ahead of the TI11 Group Stages. Here's everything about the Dota 2 Last Chance Qualifier 2022, including how to watch, schedule, format, teams competing, and more.
TI11 Last Chance Qualifier 2022 - How to watch
There are four streams for the Dota 2 TI11 Last Chance Qualifier, each broadcasting on PGL's official Dota 2 Twitch channels. In addition, the tournament organizers will also simulcast the games on their official YouTube channel. We've embedded each of the streams below for your convenience.
Apart from watching the live stream on the official Twitch channel, fans can always spectate games live from the "Watch" section of the Dota 2 game client.
TI11 Last Chance Qualifier 2022 - Schedule and Format
The Dota 2 Last Chance Qualifier 2022 will run from 8th to 12th October 2022, split into a Group Stage (8th and 9th October) and Playoffs component (10th to 12th October).
The TI11 LCQ Group Stage will see two groups of six teams competing in a single round-robin format. Each of these matches will be played as a BO2.
The Playoffs component will feature a double-elimination bracket, with the top four teams of each group in the Dota 2 TI11 LCQ Group Stage seeded into the Upper Bracket of the Playoffs; the remaining teams will be seeded into the Lower Bracket.
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All matches will be played as a BO3. There is no Grand Final match. The winners of the Upper Bracket and Lower Bracket Finals will advance to compete in The International 2022.
TI11 Last Chance Qualifier 2022 - All Teams Participating
Twelve teams will compete in the Last Chance Qualifiers, comprising the teams placing 2nd and 3rd in the Regional Qualifiers in each DPC region. Here are all the teams competing in the Dota 2 TI11 Last Chance Qualifiers 2022:
- Team Secret (Europe West)
- Vici Gaming (China)
- Polaris Esports (Southeast Asia)
- Natus Vincere (Europe East)
- Nouns (North America)
- Tempest (South America)
- Wildcard Gaming (North America)
- Infamous (South America)
- Team Liquid (Europe West)
- Outsiders (Europe East)
- Xtreme Gaming (China)
- T1 (Southeast Asia)
We will keep you updated on all the latest happenings regarding the Dota 2 Last Chance Qualifier. You can find the TI11 LCQ's latest results, scores, and standings on our dedicated results page. Note: the link will only become active once the event has started.
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