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The Dota Pit League is back! We’re happy to announce the second season of our tournament in which the top teams in Europe and North America will compete against each other for a $75,000 prize pool. Each ticket bundle purchased will further increase the tournament prize pool by $1.25. 

The bundle also includes the limited edition Sorcerer of the Black Pool set for Lich created by Cersei and Jaime Lannister, creators of the acclaimed Vestments of the Fallen Priestess set. We’re thrilled to include their work alongside our ticket in the bundle. The Sorcerer of the Black Pool set can be found in the Community Workshop below - the ticket is expected to be in the Dota 2 store within the week.


The tournament will feature top 16 North American and European teams clashing against each other. Starting at the end of September 2014 and ending November 30, 2014, Dota Pit League Season 2 promises the highest caliber of professional Dota for your entertainment.

The invited teams are:
Evil Geniuses
NVMI (aka Virtus Pro Polar)
Virtus Pro
Team Empire 
Power Rangers
Team Secret 
Team Tinker 
Complexity Gaming
Sneaky Nyx Assassins 
Cloud 9 
Navi. US 

Denial eSports

Tournament Format

Group Stage

Two groups of eight teams each.
Two-game series
Teams receive 1 point per map win.
All teams in each group play each other
Group winners advance directly to the semifinals.
Second place finishers advance directly to the quarterfinals.
Third and fourth place finishers play each other for the other quarterfinal spot


Single Elimination
Semifinals and finals are Best of Five series

We’re also excited to announce that HighGround.TV will be the official English casting studio for the Dota Pit League Season 2. You know them from both TI4 and the recent Dota 2 Canada Cup Season 3, and we’re proud to have them casting our tournament. Casters for other languages will be announced at a later date.

We’d also like to quickly thank our sponsors—Sapphire, AMD, Tesoro, Sennheiser and Twitch—as well as to our colleagues and friends for making Season 2 of the Dota Pit League possible.

The tournament will be streamed on http://www.twitch.tv/officialdotapit_en
We hope that you’re as excited for Season 2 as we are - it promises to be a great one. Be sure to support the teams by buying the ticket bundle, and we’ll see you at the end of the month!