WePlay! Pushka League Dota 2 Announcement

WePlay! Pushka League Dota 2 Announcement

We present a new league with the best teams Europe and CIS have to offer.

We at WePlay! Esports are very pleased to announce a new Dota 2 league — WePlay! Pushka League. The competition kicks off on April 23, 2020, with seven teams from Europe and CIS each. WePlay! Pushka League has a prize pool of $250,000.

WePlay! Pushka League participants

CIS:

  • Natus Vincere
  • Virtus.pro
  • B8
  • HellRaisers
  • Gambit Esports
  • Team Spirit
  • TBD

Europe:

  • Team Nigma
  • Team Secret
  • Team Liquid
  • OG
  • Alliance
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • TBD

The remaining two teams will be determined through regional open qualifiers.

Format

The teams will be divided into two regional groups and play best of 3 series in a round-robin format. The best four teams from each region will clash in a double-elimination bracket. In the Playoffs, the Grand Finals will be played up to three wins (best of 5), while the rest of the matches will be played up to two wins (best of 3).

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This is going to be a competition with top-tier teams mixed with a brand-new show. Our team can’t even imagine working on dull and monotonous broadcasts without providing a unique vibe and sharing with the audience a story that we wanted to create.” - said WePlay! Esports CBDO and Managing Partner Yura Lazebnikov.
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Online tournaments are definitely what Dota 2 fans, players, and teams were hoping for during the period of quarantine. In some sense, we’re going back to the roots when the majority of tournaments were played online. Players are hungry for competitive Dota, so I believe 99% of teams would agree that launching online tournaments with such speed is huge for the Dota 2 community.” - Virtus.pro General Manager Sergey Glamazda.
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“When you take the best ingredients and combine them in a single product — one always gets the result that will be greatly accepted by the market. Our league combines the best teams, talents, and WePlay! Esports infrastructure, which includes video production, logistics, software tools, media, PR, and other elements. Having found a nice window in the tournament schedule, we happily present our audience with a new league.” — WePlay! Esports CEO and Managing Partner Oleg Krot.
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We are grateful that esports can go on during these times. Having online leagues is the right approach, and we appreciate being able to participate. We want to provide a good show for everyone watching.” — Team Nigma.

Schedule, prize pool distribution, and other details regarding WePlay! Pushka League will be announced soon.

Learn more about the league on weplay.tv and our social media: Reddit, Instagram, and Twitter.


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Source: WePlay! Esports Press Office
Date: 26.03.2020

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About WePlay Esports

WePlay Esports is a leading esports media holding with key offices in the USA, China, and Ukraine. The holding combines the best practices of esports and entertainment fields to provide cutting edge products and services worldwide.


Since 2012, WePlay Esports brand is well-known for the high-quality organization and broadcast the online esports tournaments and LAN finals. Besides, to the creation and distribution of the esports content to own media, WePlay Esports, the company's expertise lies in competitive gaming services, brand integration into esports, and media rights sales. 

By harnessing what the public is most passionate about — esports and entertainment — the company embraces the opportunities and challenges in esports that empower businesses. They thereby evolve with this valuable global audience in our modern media environment.


The WePlay Esports mission is to develop esports as an esportainment industry.


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