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Dota Pro Circuit Majors 2019 Chongqing  
19 Jan2019
Saturday
The highest priced international video game and the first $1M prize-pool Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) Majors of the 2019 calendar year will be held in Chongqing, China and Stockholm, Sweden. All top teams in the world will compete in Chongqing.

StarLadder will help to host the Dota 2 Chongqing Major with help from ImbaTV on January 19-27, and DreamHacks Database-Link-e1521645463907 Corsair DreamLeague Season 11 will serve as the Stockholm Major at March 14-24.

This will be the first time StarLadder has hosted a Dota 2 Major. In addition to hosting the Chongqing event, the Ukrainian esports company will also host two DPC Minors in the coming season, that are yet to be announced. The organizer hosted two minors last season as well. DreamLeague hosted a Major in Jönköping, Sweden last December and a minor in Stockholm earlier this year.

The Stockholm Major, which includes sponsorship from Monster Energy and Corsair Database-Link-e1521645463907 will take place at the Annexet Arena and be open to a live audience on March 22-24. StarLadders release did not include any information on a venue for the Chongqing event.

Chongqing and Stockholm will serve as the second and third of five total Major stops for this seasons DPC. High placing teams will earn DPC points, that will contribute towards a teams potential qualification in the 2019 edition of The International tournament in Shanghai.

The news comes just days before the first Major of the 2018-2019 DPC season, the Kuala Lumpur Major, hosted by PGL in conjunction with eGG Network and ImbaTV at the Axiata Arena in Malaysia. The Kuala Lumpur event touts non-endemic sponsors like Monster, KFC and Malaysian telecom company U Mobile.
 
The Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) is a professional tournament format system of the video game, Dota 2. It was introduced in 2017 by the game's developer, Valve Corporation, to determine which teams are eligible to obtain a direct invitation to The International, the premier tournament for the game annually produced by them.The DPC replaced the former Dota Major Championship series (2015C2016), which was criticized due to Valve's non-transparent and unpredictable nature for handing out International invitations.
  
Chongqing is the top destination for video gamers in China and the home of the top teams. It is the city attracted the most  of younger tourists in all Chinese cities.
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https://esportsobserver.com/dota-major-stockholm-chongqing/

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https://www.foxsportsasia.com/esports/dota2/968619/starladder-to-host-dota-2-chongqing-major/

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