StarLadder announced that in cooperation with ImbaTV, they will host the second Dota 2 Pro Circuit (DPC) Major, to be called the Chongqing Major. The tournament will be run in Chongqing, China from January 19-27, 2019. Sixteen teams will compete for $1,000,000 (US) and 15,000 DPC points.
🔥You’ve waited long enough! The time has come to reveal the second Major of the DPC 2018-2019 Season. StarLadder is taking the DPC to China, and we’re bringing all the talent with us. 🔥#dota2 #dotasltv #ChongqingMajor
— StarLadder Dota 2 (@dotasltv) November 5, 2018
Regional Qualifiers for the Major are scheduled for November 25-30. A minimum of two teams from each of the six regions will qualify. More information will be forthcoming, including which regions will receive the three bonus qualifying spots to top the total teams up to fifteen.
The sixteenth team will be the winner of the Bucharest Minor, which runs January 9-13, 2019.
StarLadder is a familiar organizer for fans of Dota 2. There’ve been more than twenty tournaments under the StarLadder banner, including three Minors in the first DPC season. In addition to the Major, the press release teased that StarLadder will also run two of this season’s Minors. No further details are currently available.
The Current DPC LAN schedule:
DreamLeague Season 10 completed on November 4
Kuala Lumpur Major, November 9-18
The Bucharest Minor, January 9-13, 2019
The Chongqing Major, January 19-27, 2019
Unannounced Third DPC Minor, early March 2019
DreamLeague Season 11 / The Stockholm Major, March 14-24
Unannounced Fourth DPC Minor, late April 2019
Unannounced Fourth DPC Major, early May 2019
Unannounced Fifth DPC Minor, mid-June 2019
Unannounced Fifth DPC Major, late June 2019.