Dota 2 at the MLG Championship

International Dota 2 Competition at the MLG Championship in Columbus, Ohio, November 22-24

$50,000 Tournament Includes DK, The Alliance, Na’vi, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, Speed Gaming, Team Dignitas  and More

 

VIP and General Admission Passes Available in the MLG Store

 

From November 22-24, the world’s best Dota 2 teams will compete for $50,000 in an International competition at the MLG Championship at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The three-day tournament will feature DK, The Alliance, Na’vi, Fnatic, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, Speed Gaming, Team Dignitas and more competing in Round Robin Play followed by a Single Elimination Championship Bracket.

 

General admission and VIP passes are available now in the MLG Store.

 

The Competition: Tournament Details

 

Dota 2 – $50,000 Prize Pool – 1st Place = $25,000

The world’s best teams will compete in Round Robin Play with the top four teams advancing to a single-elimination championship bracket for a chance at $50,000 in prizes.

 

Teams include:

  • The Alliance – first place team from The International 3 (EU)
  • Na’vi (Natus Vincere) – second place team from The International 3 (EU)
  • Fnatic (EU)
  • DK (China)
  • Evil Geniuses (NA)
  • Team Liquid (NA)
  • Speed Gaming (EU/NA)
  • Team Dignitas – MLG Fall Invitational Winner (NA).
  • Invite-Only Online Qualifier Winner (NA – TBD) – Teams can register now for the Dota 2 Open Online Qualifier taking place from September 28 – October 16.  The top eight teams along with the teams finishing 2nd-8th in the NA Fall Dota 2 League will advance to compete in the invite-only qualifier from October 21 – November 6 for this spot at the Championship in Columbus.

 

Watch it LIVE: In-Person and Online

The event will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street – Hall D, Columbus, OH  43215.

Spectate In Person:   VIP and General Admission passes are available in the MLG Store.

 

VIP Pass - Dota 2: $250 for the entire weekend

  • VIP credential
  • Priority check in line
  • Reserved seating in the first few rows of the game’s main stage area
  • Early admission to the show – Friday, November 22 at 12:30pm
  • Friday venue tour – Friday, November 22 at 12:45pm
  • Friday pre doors open reception with players – Friday, November 22 from 1-2pm
  • Friday afternoon/evening cocktail and snack reception – Friday, November 22
  • Access to the VIP Lounge all weekend
  • MLG hoodie
  • Chance to win an iBUYPOWER gaming PC!

 

General Admission Pass for the entire weekend – $35 in advance, $50 at the door

9/20/13 to 11/21/13 (11:59 pm ET):  $35 Online

11/22/13 to 11/24/13:  $50 Online and at the door during the event

 

Watch Online: 

The competition will be streamed online at www.majorleaguegaming.com. Broadcast details, including information on the Dota 2 In-Game Ticket will be released in the coming weeks.

 

Book a Hotel: Where to Stay in Columbus, Ohio

 

Crowne Plaza Hotel- Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone: 800-338-4462
Hotel Rate: $169 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date: October 26, 2013
Distance to venue: Across the Street
Parking: Parking is $12 overnight (special pricing)
Concessions: Comp wifi only for MLG attendees

 

Red Roof Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone: 800-733-7663
Hotel Rate: $115 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q for 2 beds
Reservation cutoff date: October 28, 2013
Distance to venue: 1 block
Parking: $10 per night for overnight guests
Concessions: Comp wifi only for MLG attendees

Hampton Inn& Suites Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone: 614-559-2000
Hotel Rate: $119 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date: November 1, 2013
Distance to venue: Across the street
Parking: $23 per day with in and out privileges
Concessions: Comp wifi for MLG attendees

 

Sheraton on Capitol Square

Reservations Phone: 800-325-3535
Hotel Rate: $99 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q for 2 beds
Reservation cutoff date: October 30, 2013
Distance to venue: 8 blocks
Parking: $14 for self parking

 

Residence Inn Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone: 800-331-3131
Hotel Rate: $139 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date: November 1, 2013
Distance to venue: 5 blocks
Parking: $20 per day with in and out privileges
Concessions: Comp wifi for MLG attendees

 

Doubletree Suites Columbus Downtown

Reservations Phone: 800-HILTONS (800-445-8667)
Hotel Rate: $129 + 16.75% tax s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date: November 1, 2013
Distance to venue: 6 blocks
Parking: $20 per day with in and out privileges
Concessions: Comp wifi for MLG attendees