announced the Dota Major Championships, a series of tournament events hosted by third parties that would lead up to next year's
Today the studio has revealed the initial schedule in a. The first Major will be held in Europe this November, though Valve's not ready to start talking ticket pricing or location just yet.
"Ahead of this Major, there will be Open Qualifiers from October 6-9, and Regional Qualifiers from October 10-13. Any team may participate in an Open Qualifier, and two teams from each region will be among those invited to participate in the Regional Qualifiers," Valve explains. The Regional Qualifiers will decide who gets to take part in the Majors, and direct invitations for high-profile teams will be announced on October 5.
If you happen to be a member of a Dota 2 team that could take on the world's best (admittedly that's probably unlikely), you can head over to theto find out how to enter the Open Qualifiers.