The tournament operator Epic Esports Events with the Russian Esports Federation support organizes Dota 2 Champions League Season 3. The tournament will be held from August 14 to September 12 with a $50,000 prize pool.
Dota 2 Champions League Season 3 Group Stage participants:
- Winstrike Team;
- Team Unique;
- Nemiga Gaming;
- Team Empire;
- Spider Pigzs;
- Fantastic Five;
- V Gaming;
- Open Qualifier winner.
The group stage matches will be played in the Round Robin system in the bo3 format.
The group stage participants with the highest number of points will advance to the playoff stage, where they will compete in Double Elimination bracket, in the bo3 format up to and including the semifinals. The final match will be played in the bo5 format.
Qualifier matches will be Single Elimination bo1 up to the semifinals, from then teams will play bo3. Open qualifiers will start on August 12, teams can be registered by the link.
The Dota 2 Champions League series started on July 19. 5 championships will be organized with a total prize pool of $250,000. The Russian-language tournament broadcast conducted by RuHub Studio, English broadcasts organized by The EsportsBible (TEBTV).
Epic Esports Events has also furthered their partnership with GRID esports who remain as the exclusive data partner for each tournament in the series. GRID will continue using their technology to improve the viewing experience across the broadcasts.