Some Serious Vietnamese Dota to Kick Off Soon

 Some Serious Vietnamese Dota to Kick Off Soon

Dota 2 is a game that has received unprecedented levels of popularity among the MOBA community. So much so that the game reached the eSports platform in barely any time and that too in a big way. After enjoying a short span of small scale league and tournaments, Dota 2 joined the big leagues with multimillion dollar tournaments.

Now, it looks like the Vietnamese will be joining the craze in a big way. On April 15th, 2016, Playdota Star League will be kicking off solely for the nation of Vietnam.

On Friday, 8 invited Vietnamese based Dota 2 teams will go head to head for a prize pool of $750 and kingship of Dota 2 in Vietnam. The format of the tournament is pretty straight forward with all 8 teams going in for the initial round robin. The top 4 teams that come out of this will be moved forward to a double elimination bracket where the games are set to be best of one games.

The two finalists out of the double elimination bracket will then face one another in a normal offline game. The Gathering is one of the biggest Vietnamese Dota 2 parties that actually happen. According to, the organization aims to keep the grand finals during this party.

We have seen quite a lot of leagues and tournaments for Dota 2 on a global scale, or a regional scale. However, it is refreshing to see a national Dota 2 league set up for a single nation. Although the prize pool is rather low, Playdota Star League will be a decent step for the Dota scene to be encouraged in Vietnam.

The invited teams are Colosseum Gaming (CGC), Gameware, Next Generation, Pewpew, IM.911, BlameTV, Cybox, and Best Friends Forever (BFF).

Saad Usmani

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