The third season of the OGA Dota PIT for the Europe/CIS region is set to bring Dota 2 esports fans a whole lot of action to watch. Here's everything you need to know about OGA Dota PIT Season 3, starting with the world-class teams competing in the tournament.
For OGA Dota PIT Season 3, six teams have been directly invited. Then, a closed qualifier also took place to determine the final two teams at the tournament.
The OGA Dota 2 PIT teams are:
- OG - Direct invite
- Team Nigma - Direct invite
- Alliance - Direct invite
- Team Liquid - Direct invite
- VP.Prodigy - Direct invite
- Team Secret - Direct invite
- 5men - Qualified
- Na'Vi - Qualified
5men and Na'Vi went through the closed qualifiers to make their way into the main tournament.
The OGA Dota PIT Season 3 has a total prize pool of $170,000.
The Prize Pool distribution is:
- 1st place - $70,873
- 2nd place - $36,822
- 3rd place - $19,822
- 4th place - $14,161
- 5th & 6th place - $8,500
- 7th & 8th place - $5,661
There's a whole lot for Dota 2 teams to fight for during the OGA Dota PIT Season 3.
The OGA Dota PIT Season 3 will not feature a group stage. Instead, the teams have been seeded into the playoffs.
The OGA Dota PIT Season 3 playoffs will follow a double-elimination bracket, with all matches being best-of-three, with the exception of the grand finals which is a best-of-five.
The OGA Dota PIT Season 3 schedule sees the playoffs run from 23rd to 26th September.
Each day, the matches kick off at 13:00 CEST. The first day of matches as well as their expected start time can be viewed below.
OGA Dota PIT schedule for 23rd September:
- Team Nigma vs Na'Vi - 13:00 CEST
- VP.Prodigy vs Team Secret - 16:00 CEST
- Team Liquid vs 5men - 19:00 CEST
- OG vs Alliance - 22:00 CEST
Keep in mind this schedule for OGA Dota PIT Season 3 can change slightly, depending on how long matches last.
OGA Dota PIT Season 3: How to watch
At 13:00 CEST each day from 23rd to 26th September, you can watch all the Dota 2 esports action from OGA Dota PIT Season 3 live.
The tournament can be viewed on the official OGADotaPIT Twitch.tv channel.