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So, you have this Dota 2 team and you’re playing the game competitively, but you live here in South Africa. The opportunity to compete in international competitions doesn’t come around too often and you’ve lost all hope of proving how incredibly awesome you are. Fear not! Sign-ups for the EIZO CUP 5 are officially open.

Any one with access to the Dota 2 beta can enter and stand a chance to compete against the best European and American teams in the world. There are 256 spots available and qualifiers start on 25 June. 

All times are in CET. Wednesday and Thursday schedules are subject to change in order to facilitate smooth interaction with other tournaments running at the same time. This is the schedule:

Tuesday (25.06.):

18:15 – Qualifier Round 1 (Top 256) – bo1

19:30 – Qualifier Round 2 (Top 128) – bo1

20:45 – Qualifier Round 3 (Top 64) – bo1

Wednesday (26.06.):

18:00 – Qualifier Round 4 (Top 32) – bo3

21:00 – Qualifier Round 5 (Top 16) – bo3

Thursday (27.06.):

18:00 – Main Round 1 – bo3

21:00 – Quarterfinals – bo3

Friday (28.06.):

18:00 – Semifinals – bo3

21:00 – Grand Final – bo3

So if you feel brave enough to see if your team has got what it takes, you can head on over to to register and sign up.

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Author:Yolanda Green

I like bacon and games, and occasionally I say something coherent about it. I'm not old or cynical, and I'm not the Dork Knight. I AM SHE-RA! Wait, what?

  • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

    I chooooooooooooose……


    • hairyknees

      ERMAGERD so entering :P

  • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

    You gonna sign up Yolanda?

    • Yolanda Green

      Well, no. Can’t really commit to any competitive gaming atm.

      • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

        …says the one armed Dota queen…

        • Yolanda Green

          hehe pwning pub is easy mode :P I dunno if I’d cut it competitively!

  • Vampyre Squirrel

    “There are 256 spost available…” spell check failed you Yolanda

    • Yolanda Green

      hahaha yeah, seems my editor failed me too! xD

      • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

        Whatchoo talkin’ bout? I have spost with tea and crumpets dammit

        • Captain Minion TallTwit


      • Vampyre Squirrel


  • Captain Minion TallTwit

    I have played LOL, but not DOTA2.
    Maybe I will give it a shot, the game, not the competition.

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