Dota 2 Asia Championships
The Dota 2 Asia Championships, also known as DAC 2015 and as The Oriental, is a tournament organized by Perfect World and MarsTV. With some similarities to The Internationals such as, the quality of recent results of the teams directly invited and of those invited to the qualifiers, the format of the tournament, the release of a compendium, the size of the total prize pool reached by the sale of compendiums together with the initial prize pool, and with the difference of the location of the LAN finals being in Shanghai, China, a city in the East, as opposed to Seattle, Washington, USA or Cologne, Germany, cities in the West, the DAC 2015 has been referred to as The International of the East.
- 4 Team Double Elimination Bracket with upper bracket advantage
- Online: 01.05-01.06
- Top Team Qualifies for Finals
- 8 Team Double Elimination Bracket with upper bracket advantage
- Online: 01.08-01.11
- Top Team Qualifies for Finals
- Second and third placed teams qualify for wildcard
- 16 Teams, Bo2 Round Robin
- Online: 01.11 - 01.16
- Top 4 Teams qualify for Finals; fifth and sixth play in wildcard matches.
- Top two finishers in DSPL (Chinese Amateur League) play against fifth and sixth of Asia qualifiers and second and third of Europe qualifiers for two qualification berths for Finals.
- LAN: 01.28 - 01.28 12:00PM (Beijing time)
- 120 games played between the 16 qualified teams over five days.
- LAN: 01.29 - 02.02 12:00PM CST
- Top 8 Teams advance to the upper bracket, the next four are placed into the lower bracket, with the bottom four eliminated.
- 12 Team Double Elimination bracket, All matches are Bo3 except lower bracket round 1 are Bo1 and grand finals are Bo5.
- LAN: 02.05 - 02.09 Start from 12:00PM CST
The starting prize pool was set at $250,000 USD, but viewers are able to increase it via Compendium purchases.
As of February 9th, 2015, the prize pool was $3,057,519.
As of February 5th, 2015, the Dota 2 Asia Championships had surpassed The International 3 in terms of its prize pool, becoming the second largest tournament prize pool in Dota 2 history, behind only The International 4.
Official casters for the tournament are:
|Alliance||HellRaisers||Natus Vincere||Power Rangers|
|Team Empire||Team Tinker||Virtus.pro||ASUS Polar|
|CDEC Gaming||LAI Gaming||EHOME||Speed Gaming.cn|
|Team DK||TongFu.WanZhou||HyperGloryTeam||Big God|
|Dream Gaming||G Guard Esports||Immortal Magneto||Aces Gaming|
|Invasion e-Sports||MiTH.Trust||Mineski||Can't Say Wips*|
Live Final Participants
Live Final Results
|2.||Big God 1||11-4|
|3.||Evil Geniuses 1||11-4|
|4.||Vici Gaming 1||11-4|
|6.||Natus Vincere 2||9-6|
|8.||Invictus Gaming 2||8-7|
|9.||LGD Gaming 2||7-8|
For full results and cross table, click here.
- For detailed results for the Upper Bracket & Grand Finals, click here.
- For detailed results for the Lower Bracket, click here.
- BeyondTheSummit on Twitch.tv
- BeyondTheSummit2 on Twitch.tv
- DotaCinema on Twitch.tv
- Starladder1 on Twitch.tv
- Starladder3 on Twitch.tv
- Starladder4 on Twitch.tv
- MarsTV官方 on HuoMaoTV.com
- 3258 on Douyutv.com
- HeflaTV5 on Twitch.tv
- NoMaDTV on Twitch.tv
- ColiseumTV on Twitch.tv
- lDaelinl on Twitch.tv
- MineskiTV on Twitch.tv
- Samqua on Twitch.tv
- Canko on Twitch.tv
- Ysoproo on Twitch.tv
- FUREUR DotA 2 TV on Twitch.tv
- Gaming Live Dota 2 on JeuxVideo.com
- Drayich on Twitch.tv
- SaphiraTV on Twitch.tv
- violin_UA on Twitch.tv
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Day 1 VOD playlist
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Day 2 VOD playlist
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Day 3 VOD playlist
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Day 4 VOD playlist
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Day 5 VOD playlist
- Beyond The Summit on YouTube.com - Group Stage Tiebreakers VOD playlist
- dotasltv on YouTube.com - Group Stage VOD playlist
- FUREUR.DotA 2 on YouTube.com - VOD playlist
- "Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 Compendium". dota2.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- Matthew "Cyborgmatt" Bailey (5 January 2015). "Cyborgmatt's reddit reply regarding "The Oriental" nickname.". reddit.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- Sovann "Skim" Kim (3 January 2015). "DotA 2 Asia Championships officially reveals information". gosugamers.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- "Dota2 Asia Championships Overview". dac.dota2.com.cn. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- Ben "PineappleCake" Tan (5 January 2015). "Dota2 Asia Championships prize pool surpasses $1,000,000". gosugamers.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
- "Dota 2 Prize Pool Tracker - Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015". dota2.cyborgmatt.com. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
- "Top 100 Largest Overall Prize Pools". esportsearnings.com. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
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