Mike Stubbs . Tournaments . Tuesday 17th January 2017 . 10:28
The qualifiers for the Dota Asia Championship have been revealed, with the format and participants being announced.
The qualifiers will be split into four regions, as the China qualifiers have already been played. North America, Europe, SEA and CIS will all get one slot at the tournament with eight teams from each region fighting it out online.
Each qualifier will see the teams split into two groups of four, which will then play a GSL style best of three tournament. The top two teams from each group will then advance to a BO3 double elimination bracket, the winner of which will make it to the DAC LAN.
The teams in the European qualifier are: Ad Finem, Team Liquid, Team Secret, Alliance, NaVi, Cloud9, ex-Escape and B)ears.
The teams in the North American qualifier are: Digital Chaos, Team NP, compLexity, WanteD, OnyX, Team Freedom, Infamous and SG-eSports.
The teams in the SEA qualifier are: WG.Unity, Faceless, Fnatic, TnC Pro Team, Execration, SG.Trust, Mineski and RRQ.
The teams in the CIS qualifier are: Virtus Pro, Vega Squadron, Team Spirit, Team Empire, FRIENDS, Rebels, Comanche and LQ.