ESL One Frankfurt 2015
ESL One Frankfurt 2015 is the first ESL arranged tournament for Dota 2 in 2015. It will be held in the Commerzbank Arena, a football stadium with a capacity of more than 52,000, in June of 2015. Three of the eight teams at the main event will be invited while the rest must qualify through region based tournaments.
- Main Event
- Eight teams in a single-elimination bracket.
- Based on their seedings, the top 3 teams will choose their opponent.
- Quarterfinals and Semifinals are played in a best of three.
- Final is played in a best of five.
The base prize pool for this tournament is $250,000, which can be increased by crowdfunding:
- For every ticket purchased, an additional 25% of the purchase is added to the base prize pool.
- For every treasures (treasure #1, treasure #2) and Invoker set purchased, 10% is added to the prize pool.
As of June 21th, 2015, the total prize pool is $296,203.
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