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The 2017-2018 Dota 2 Hub

Team Liquid celebrates winning The International 7 in the first 3-0 sweep in the tournament's history. Liquid came from the losers' bracket to win $10.8 million from a $24.7 million prize pool. Valve

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Note: This season, Dota 2 developer Valve switched from its premier tournament format to 27 tournaments yearlong that will determine The International 8 invitations. There are 10 Majors and 16 Minors on the 2017-18 schedule as of January.

Majors are worth 1,500 qualifying points spread across the top four placewinners, and Minors are worth 300. The eight invitations to TI8 will go to the teams with the highest point totals among their top three players, and other teams will get into the field via regional qualifiers.

Majors

ESL One Hamburg

Date: Oct. 26-29, 2017
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Recaps

Virtus.pro gets redemption in Hamburg

Final four set at ESL One Hamburg


DreamLeague Season 8

Date: Dec. 1-3, 2017
Prize pool: $1,000,000


ESL One Katowice

Date: Feb. 20-25
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


The Bucharest Major

Date: March 8-11
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


Dota 2 Asia Championships

Date: March 30 to April 7
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


EPICENTER

Date: April 27 to May 7
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


TBD Mars Media event

Date: TBD
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


TBD ESL event

Date: TBD
Prize pool: $1,000,000

Results TBD.


TBD PGL event

Date: TBD
Prize pool: $1,500,000

Results TBD.


Minors

StarLeague i-League Invitational Season 3

Date: Oct. 11-15, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


PGL Open Bucharest

Date: Oct. 19-22, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


Dota Pit League Season 6

Date: Nov. 2-5, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


Perfect World Masters

Date: Nov. 20-26, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


MDL Macau

Date: Dec. 8-10, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


The Summit 8

Date: Dec. 13-17, 2017
Prize pool: $300,000


Captains Draft 4.0

Date: Jan. 4-7
Prize pool: $300,000


ESL One Genting

Date: Jan. 23-28
Prize pool: $400,000
Note: ESL One Genting offered a pool of 400 Pro Circuit points along with its increased prize pool despite being a Minor.


StarLeague i-League Invitational Season 4

Date: Jan. 31 to Feb. 4
Prize pool: $300,000


GESC E-Series: Jakarta

Date: March 16-18
Prize pool: $300,000

Results TBD.


DreamLeague Season 9

Date: March 20-25
Prize pool: $300,000

Results TBD.


TBD StarLadder event

Date: April 11-15
Prize pool: $300,000

Results TBD.


TBD Perfect World event

Date: April 17-24
Prize pool: $300,000

Results TBD.


GESC E-Series: Bangkok

Date: May 11-13
Prize pool: $300,000

Results TBD.


The International 7

Date: Aug. 7-12, 2017

Prize Pool: $24,415,354

Winner: Team Liquid

Video

Grand Finals: Team Liquid vs. Newbee

The International 7: LGD.Forever Young vs. Virtus.pro

The International 7: OG Gaming vs. TnC Pro Team

Stop the Chronosphere, stop Team Liquid.

Team Secret can't hide anything from Team Liquid

OG gets revenge on tournament favorites

Features

How Team Liquid put together the most profitable day in esports franchise history

Liquid's Miracle- hopes for TI launching pad

Anathan "ana" Pham is Australia's rising esports star - and doesn't know it

Syed Sumail 'SumaiL' Hassan: 'I play better than everyone else'

Recaps

Team Liquid sweeps Newbee for The International 7 title

LGD.Forever Young stunned by Newbee in upper bracket

OG, Empire, Virtus.pro gone after Day 4

The International main event Day 2 recap - OG conquers its demons

The International Day 1 recap - Team Liquid, EG kicked to lower bracket

Fnatic, Hellraisers eliminated on Day 4 of The International

Upper bracket still up for grabs after Day 3 at The International

Upset, big matchups define Day 2 at The International

The International Groups Day 1 - the LGD squads spring ahead

Previews

Analyzing the favorites for The International 7

'Make or break' time for teams at The International 7

The International 7 round table - group stage, OG's possibilities and more

Major storylines heading into The International 7

The International 7 power rankings - Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid on top

Interviews and Features

Valve must solve two Dota 2 Pro Circuit problems

Why Team Liquid is ESPN's team of the year