AMD Dota 2 Premier League – Season 2
AMD Dota 2 Premier League – Season 2 has kick started.The second season of the AMD Premier League, dubbed as “the fans’ choice”, will be an invite-only tournament featuring Asia’s finest teams.
It will be composed of two stages, as opposed to the three stages of the previous season.
Regional Qualifiers – this will be an eight-team bubble tournament. The seeding of the invited teams will be based on the fan votes accumulated during the designated period.
There will be a total of eight different regional qualifiers, and the winner of each qualifier will advance into the main event.
The qualifiers for each region are only for invited teams. Teams are invited based on their performance in the May edition of GMPGL and achievements in Dota 2 tournament in April and May.
The format for the qualifiers is Last Man Standing where the champion of the qualifiers will advance to the Main Event. To connect with the fans more closely, we have decided to give the fans a chance to vote and decide the ranking for each invited team, in the Last Man Standing bracket. All matches in the qualifiers are in Best of 3 format where losers will be eliminated.
So far Philippines and Vietnams fans choice voting has been completed. The results are
Vietnam Qualifiers Fan Choice Results:
Match A – Pro Army vs FI5T – BO3 – 24 June 2013 – 7.00 PM 8GMT
Match B – Winner of Match A vs Gameware Allstars – BO3 – 24 June 2013 – 9.30 PM 8GMT
Match C – Winner of Match B vs iGOZ – BO3 – 25 June 2013 – 7.00 PM 8GMT
Match D – Winner of Match C vs Never Nevermore – BO3 – 25 June 2013 – 9.30 PM 8GMT
Match E – Winner of Match D vs Guardian Force – BO3 – 26 June 2013 – 7.00 PM 8GMT
Match F – Winner of Match E vs BSP – BO3 – 26 June 2013 – 9.30 PM 8GMT
Match G – Winner of Match F vs 1st.VN.Gigabyte – BO3 – 27 June 2013 – 8.00 PM 8GMT
Philippines Qualifiers Fan Choice Results:
Match A – Gangster.BLAQUE vs Dreamz.Ledion.SteelSeries – BO3 – 24 June 2013 – 8.00 PM 8GMT
Match B – Winner of Match A vs DOTA Beyond Spartans – BO3 – 24 June 2013 – 10.30 PM 8GMT
Match C – Winner of Match B vs Battusai – BO3 – 25 June 2013 – 8.00 PM 8GMT
Match D – Winner of Match C vs MI Cebu.ItsProTime – BO3 – 25 June 2013 – 10.30 PM 8GMT
Match E – Winner of Match D vs MSIEvoGT.TNC – BO3 – 26 June 2013 – 8.00 PM 8GMT
Match F – Winner of Match E vs Mineski-Las Piñas Speratus – BO3 – 26 June 2013 – 10.30 PM 8GMT
Match G – Winner of Match F vs AMD.Mineski.Razer – BO3 – 27 June 2013 – 8.00 PM 8GMT
The next fans voting will be for Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand.
Main Event – Eight Asian teams will join the eight qualified teams on the main event.
The invited teams and the exact format for this stage will be disclosed on a future time. This is scheduled 17-26 July.
The prize of the second season is identical to that of the first one. The Champion will receive 3,000 USD, the runner-up will get 1,500 USD and the second-runner up will get 500 USD.
English – DotaTalk
English – BeyondTheSummit2
English – JustDota
English – AFK Gaming
Vietnamese – DotaTalk VN
Vietnamese – Dota2VN
Thai – TGPL
Filipino – RGNPH
Chinese – GoDota.cn