Dota Pro Circuit: Russian Caster “V1lat” reveals likely start date for DPC Qualifiers. In a podcast, Russian commentator said when the Dota Pro Circuit Qualifiers will likely begin. Read more to find all the latest information regarding Dota Pro Circuit.
The Dota Pro Circuit is one of the most popular tournaments, which Valve organizes annually. The top ranking team, at the end of the circuit, will book their places in The International. In one of it’s recent updates on Twitter, Valve confirmed DPC’s return in 2021.
According the Russian commentator Vitalii Nikolaevich “v1lat” Volochai, this year’s Dota Pro Circuit will begins soon. He revealed in the “Storm Snails” podcast that the qualifiers for the EU/CIS region will begin on January 6, 2021.
He further said, he has written to the organizers to change the schedule a bit to accommodate for Orthodox Christmas. Russia celebrates it on January 7th, while the rest of the region celebrates on January 6.
This probable date is based on the fact that Valve has confirmed that the DPC will resume on 18 January 2021. The Regional Leagues, is also expected to begin from the last week of January.
The Dota 2 analyst, Noxville, recently took to Twitter to explain the rough outline of how teams will be placed in the upper & lower bracket of the regional format.
DPC kicks off in like 3 weeks. Classically, nothing’s been announced – most teams have no idea what is going on.
If I were in charge of it, this is probably how I’d do it in terms of direct Div 1 invites vs Closed Qualifier invites. Some decent teams are inactive hence ???. pic.twitter.com/5nA6RHnta8
— Ben Steenhuisen (@Noxville) December 28, 2020
A lot of pro players are still waiting for a patch to hit the game. We have gotten only 1 minor tweak after the patch which introduced the new hero, Hoodwink.