- The regional qualifiers for The International 10 (TI10) have concluded with OG securing the last remaining spot
- The biggest e-sport event in history is all set to kick off from October 7th in Bucharest
The two time winners and defending champions, OG has secured the 18th and final spot for the upcoming TI10. Going into the Western Europe qualifier final as underdogs, they managed to beat Tundra Esports 3-2. This will be OG’s fifth consecutive year attending The International.
After 12 teams qualified directly for TI10 through DPC (Dota Pro Circuit) points, 6 slots were kept for teams to qualify through the regionals. There were 6 DPC regions and 1 team qualified from each. The regional competitions saw plenty of fierce, close face-offs with a few favorites failing to make it.
TI10 Regional Qualifiers
North American Qualifiers
Undying swept through the NA qualifiers without losing a single game.
Elephant, after being beaten and sent to the lower bracket finals by EHOME came back and avenged the loss, beating them 3-1 in the best of five grand final.
Western Europe Qualifiers
OG won Western Europe, beating Tundra Esports 3-2 despite entering the finals as underdogs.
Southeast Asia Qualifiers
Fnatic pulled of an incredible victory against TNC Predator in the finals. They came back from being 0-2 down to winning the series 3-2, sealing their spot.
South American Regionals
SG Esports beat Peruvian team Unknown 3-1 to qualify for The International, capping off a dominant run where they lost only two games. Not many expected these teams to be in the final as they finished 6th and 7th in season 2 of the regional.
Eastern Europe Regionals
Team Spirit won the EEU Qualifiers beating Team Empire 3-2. They went in as favorites and lived up to the expectations, making it to their first ever TI.
TI10- Directly Qualified Teams
- Evil Geniuses
- Quincy Crew
- Invictus Gaming
- Vici Gaming
- Team Secret
- Team Aster
- Thunder Predator
TI10- Regional Qualifier winners
With the teams and schedule finalized, the venue fixed, the biggest tournament in the history of esports with a whopping $40 million on offer is all set to go. The tournament is scheduled to start from October 7th at Bucharest, Romania.
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