The most anticipated and prestigious esports tournament in Dota 2, The International 2022 (TI11), draws nearer and will attract the best professional Dota teams in the world. Like previous years, the competition will be fiercer, with many expecting another record-breaking prize pool.
Unlike previous tournaments, Dota 2 The International 2022 will see twenty teams competing in Singapore for the ultimate glory, but which teams will qualify? This article lists all the Dota 2 teams qualified to compete in TI11.
All Dota 2 Teams Qualified For The International 2022
Only twenty teams will qualify for Dota 2 The International 2022 this year. In particular, twelve will receive direct invitations based on their standings in the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC), while six teams will qualify via the Regional Qualifiers; the remaining two teams will become eligible via the Last Chance Qualifiers.
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So far, ten teams have received direct invitations to compete at Dota 2's The International 2022 tournament. The remaining invitees will be revealed nearer to the end of the Dota 2 PGL Arlington Major.
Teams Qualified via DPC
- Team Spirit (defending champions)
- Team Aster
- Thunder Awaken
- BOOM Esports
- Tundra Esports
- Gaimin Gladiators
- Evil Geniuses
The next six teams will be announced between 3rd and 18th September, when the TI11 Regional Qualifiers occur. Each slot corresponds to one of the eight regions.
Teams Qualified via Regional Qualifiers
- Soniqs (North America)
- Hokori (South America)
- Entity Esports (Europe West)
- BetBoom Team (Europe East)
- Royal Never Give Up (China)
- Talon Esports (Southeast Asia)
All the teams that qualify will be seeded according to the diagram below.
Finally, the last two Dota 2 teams will be revealed at the end of the TI11 Last Chance Qualifiers; this will occur in Singapore between 8th and 12th October 2022. The runner-up teams (i.e., those placing 2nd and 3rd) from each Regional Qualifiers will compete in this event.
Teams Qualified via Last Chance Qualifier
We will endeavor to update this article as and when new teams qualify for the Dota 2 The International 2022 tournament.
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