The Worldwide 2017, Valve’s flagship tournament for "Dota 2" is presently going ahead. After this year’s TI, however, teams will face a brand new professional landscape with Valve’s new Majors and Minors tournament system all of which affect who’ll get direct invites to San antonio.
ValveA screenshot of the ongoing "Dota 2" match, as featured around the game’s Steam page.
Within the interim between Internationals, teams frequently experience what is known the publish-TI shuffle. Teams undergo roster changes frequently according to their performance within the tournament and often whole teams are dropped in support of a replacement. The finish outcome is instability within the competitive scene which makes it tougher for Valve to select who’ll obtain the golden ticket towards the annual tournament.
This year will change, however, using the update from the existing Valve-backed Major tournaments. They are presently held on the bi-annual basis and have a $3 million base prize pool.
"Dota 2" blogger and Team Secret manager Matthew Bailey published the brand new schedules from the approaching Majors on Twitter. Through the looks from it, there’s big bucks available for teams pick up.