ESL One announce million dollar prize pool Dota 2 event in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is set to play host to ESL One Dota 2 Major where teams will fight for a cut of $1US Million prize pool and 15,000 points going towards The International 2020 in August this year.

16 world class Dota 2 teams will compete through the three phases of online qualifiers. Teams will then battle for their chance to compete on the main stage at the Shrine Auditorium in front a horde of Dota 2 fans.

“We are finally bringing our ESL Dota 2 flagship competition to the US West Coast for the first time and we are proud to deliver world-class Dota 2 action to the local community.”

“With ESL One Los Angeles, we will put a stake in the ground to engage the US-based Dota 2 community and introduce one of our most iconic tournaments to a new location: the Shrine Auditorium conveying an absolute unique feel” said Ulrich Schulze, Senior Vice President of Product at ESL.

It is the first time a Dota 2 Major will be held on the West Coast and the first time since 2016 that a Major was held on United States soil.

Oceanic players will be able to qualify with more details pending.

Tickets ESL One Major will go on sale on Nov 21st 11am PST ranging in price between $US 54 and $US 225.


To stay up to date on the latest ESL One Los Angeles news, follow ESL One Dota 2 on Twitter and Facebook and visit the official website.

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