Dota gets a world cup at the IESF 14th WEC 2022 in Bali

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Dec 06

As the world cup progresses in Doha, Qatar, so too does the International Esports Federation (IESF) 14th World Esports Championships 2022 (WEC 2022) in Bali, Indonesia. Players compete for their nations to become champions of major titles including Dota. The IESF tournament occurring between December 3-10 has a $500,000 prize pool, and $100,000 of it goes to Dota.

There are 28 participating nations selected . On top of that, IESF partakes in the event as well with a non-national team. The countries are as follows:

The first phase comprises a group stage occurring between December 3-4. Teams are divided into four groups and will play best-of-one matches against other teams within their respective groups. Top four of each group will move forward to the second phase.

[Updated] Winners of group stage:

In the second phase on December 4-5, the final 16 will be placed in two separate brackets. They will play single-elimination best-of-three matches. Winners of each bracket will progress to the finals occurring on December 6-10. Additionally, runner-ups of each bracket will face each other for the last spot in the finals.

[Updated] Winners of phase two:

The finals play-offs will happen on December 6-9 and grand final is set for December 10. Results will be updated below. All times are GMT+8.

December 6:

December 7:

December 8:

December 9:

December 10:

You may have noticed that Indonesia has not played a single game during the first few days of the event. This is because as the host country, Indonesia will automatically head straight to the finals play-offs starting on December 6. That said, Indonesia has brought in a number of big names to represent the country for this tournament. Indonesia’s national Dota 2 team is as follows:

Apart from Indonesia, there are a few other notable players that you may be familiar including but not limited to:

The WEC 2022 is a LAN event hosted in partnership with Indonesia’s Esports governing body, Pengurus Besar Esports Indonesia (PBESI). The tournament stage itself is located right next to the beach so players and eventgoers can enjoy their matches along with a nice ocean breeze. Tickets are priced at 100 thousand Rupiah (around $7) per day with options for VIP packages and can be purchased here.

As for those who cannot attend in person, you can catch all the Dota games from the event’s official YouTube and Twitch channels. Be sure to check in with esports for more information and updates on WEC 2022 and any ongoing tournaments.

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