For this year’s International, Valve gave less direct invitations. Only 6 team got their tickets for Seattle, leaving a lot of other competitors fighting in the numerous regional qualifiers.
Add to the mix powerhouses like Team Secret, Evil Geniuses and Vici Gaming and you get highly contested tournaments. As each region get its own qualifiers and these qualifiers go through 2 phases, tracking hundreds of matches and results can turn into a spectator nightmare…
Don’t worry, our coverage team it here and gathered them all in one place! Enjoy all the latest results, scores and stats on this post.
For the first time, Regional Qualifiers will start with a huge Round Robin, where everybody faces everybody in Best of One Matches. The best performing team of each region will get their pass to The International.
Stage 1 : Europe (June 25-26)
Stage 1 : America (June 25-27)
Stage 1 : China (June 26-27)
Stage 1 : South East Asia (June 25-26)
The winner of stage 1 qualified for the International 6 gone, it will be all down to the 4 teams which finished 2nd to 5th. They’ll enter playoffs where the winners will take the last spots for TI6. The runner-ups will then have to compete in a last-chance Wildcard tournament, where the two finalists will take the ultimate spots.
Stage 2 : Europe (June 27th)
Stage 2 : Americas (June 27th)
Stage 2 : China (June 27th)
Stage 2 : South East Asia (June 27th)