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ESL marks its return to Genting Highlands with ESL One Malaysia 2022. Discover out all in regards to the match, from format, schedule, taking part groups and extra right here! [More updates coming!]
As 2022 witnesses the return of LAN occasions, ESL joins in on the reside hype and introduced the upcoming ESL One Malaysia 2022. In just some months, the huge Dota 2 scene will witness a Tier 1 Dota 2 championship happen in Genting Highlands, that includes the ever-so-passionate reside crowd. This marks ESL’s third occasion in Malaysia, after two profitable occasions in 2017 and 2018.
The championship gives a lovely $400K USD the place 12 groups will battle it out for a slice of the prize. The match begins on August twenty third with the Group Stage massacre. The Most important Occasion begins on August twenty sixth – twenty eighth, within the nostalgic Area of Stars on the Resorts World, Genting.
ESL is slowly teasing out info concerning the ESL One Malaysia that retains followers on edge. We’ll acquire all info and replace this text when extra information will get launched!
ESL One Malaysia 2022 Format
A complete of 12 groups will attend the championship, with 7 receiving direct invitations and 5 coming from every area’s qualifiers. Much like the earlier TI and Main format, ESL One Malaysia makes use of the Spherical Robin Group Stage format after which the Double Elimination Playoffs.
ESL One Malaysia’s Group Stage separates the 12 groups into Group A and B. From every group, groups meet one another in a BO2 match and the two backside groups are eradicated. The Playoffs, as per normal, include BO3 matches aside from the Grand Ultimate which is a BO5.
What are the dates of the ESL One Malaysia Qualifiers?
All areas have its Qualifier; North America (NA), South America (SA), Western Europe/CIS (EU), China (CN), and Southeast Asia (SEA). From every area, 3 groups will be part of the Open Qualifier and 5 extra shall be invited to the Closed Qualifier. One group advances to the ESL One Malaysia from every area’s qualifier.
- SA: July 18 -21 (OQ), July 25-27 (CQ)
- SEA: July 18-21 (OQ), July 25-27 (CQ)
- NA: July 21-24 (OQ), July 28-30 (CQ)
- EU: July 21-24 (OQ), July 28-30 (CQ)
- CN: July 21-24 (OQ), July 28-30 (CQ)
Schedule and Broadcast for ESL One Malaysia 2022
The Group Stage of the match may have three separate broadcasts displaying completely different video games concurrently. The broadcasts shall be on Stream A, Stream B, and Stream C.
Here’s a fast schedule abstract for the ESL One Malaysia 2022. We’ll replace this schedule when extra information is launched together with the outcomes sooner or later.
|Date [August]||Part||Time (MYT)|
|twenty third (Tuesday)||Group Stage||12PM – 10PM|
|twenty fourth (Wednesday)||Group Stage||12PM – 10PM|
|twenty fifth (Thursday)||Group Stage||12PM – 10PM|
|twenty sixth (Friday)||Playoffs (Most important Stage)||12PM – 10PM|
|twenty seventh (Saturday)||Playoffs (Most important Stage)||12PM – 10PM|
|twenty eighth (Sunday)||Playoffs (Most important Stage)||12PM – 10PM|
Which groups are taking part within the ESL One Malaysia 2022?
The checklist of individuals continues to be incomplete and ESL is step by step revealing the invited groups. We’ll proceed to replace this checklist when ESL reveals extra.
ESL introduced the primary invitee and it’s none apart from OG themselves. The Stockholm Main champions are arguably the most well-liked Dota 2 group in the intervening time and their presence will convey some thrilling explosions at Genting Highlands. Can OG make this their 2nd championship in a row?
SEA’s strongest pressure is able to rile up the house crowd! Fnatic has been a really constant group regardless of a bit of roster shuffle right here and there. However, the native squad is just rising stronger over time, pulling off one of many craziest video games on the Stockholm Main vs OG. Will the kings of SEA defend their territory and declare the championship?
Alliance is bringing its legacy to the land of Malaysia! We’ll get to see the storied org and its colourful lineup play like a shark on the stage of Genting. Regardless of a troublesome season all through, Alliance is much from giving up. Will we see the squad recuperate and make a magical run on the championship?
Liquid shall be bringing a splash to Malaysia! The group is one essentially the most constant on this planet, now fielding a lineup of highly effective veterans. Despite the fact that typically they present indicators of imbalance, underestimating the group is silly. Will we see Workforce Liquid making waves on the stage of Genting?
One other powerhouse joins the lineup! Workforce Secret will march to Malaysia and convey their high-class Dota 2 on stage this August. The group brings not solely a load of expertise but additionally uncooked Dota 2 expertise. Sadly, we’ll be lacking long-time place 4 for Secret, Yapzor, as he takes an prolonged break. With Zayac filling in his footwear, will we see the storied captain, Puppey, lead his group to glory?
We’ll not solely be seeing the constellations within the sky of Genting but additionally stars within the area itself. Nigma Galaxy is the sixth group unveiled to affix the subsequent huge occasion. This might even be the primary time we see SumaiL play alongside NGX at a LAN occasion! We are able to already foresee followers going wild on the sight of the 2 historic prodigies, SumaiL and Miracle- enjoying collectively. However will they ship and reside as much as the hype?
Extra groups: TBA
ESL One Malaysia 2022 Ticket Costs and Packages
For many who are planning to attend the LAN occasion, there are a number of ticket packages you could select from. Nevertheless, they’re QUICKLY promoting out! On the time of writing, 80% of tickets have been offered out.
- Outer Ranks Seat (1 Day): $16 (RM69)
- Outer Ranks Seat (3 Days): $29 (RM129)
- Internal Ranks Seat (3 Days + unique T-Shirt): $57 (RM249)
- Premium Infield Seat (3 Days + unique T-Shirt, Goodie Bag and extra): $91 (RM399) [SOLD OUT]
You should purchase your tickets right here.
Followers and gamers attending the match can even witness the inventive aspect of Dota 2 with the cosplay competitors. If you’re to affix in on the enjoyable and flex your finest character impersonation, you may join the cosplay right here. Those who join the competitors will obtain 2 ‘Plus’ Tickets together with all of the freebies for the ESL One Malaysia. Furthermore, there shall be a $2,200 USD (RM9,500) general reward for the perfect cosplayers of the occasion.
Prize distribution for the ESL One Malaysia 2022 cosplay competitors:
- 1st place: $681 (RM3,000)
- 2nd place: $567 (RM2,500)
- third place: $454 (RM 2,000)
- Greatest Armour Costume: $170 (RM750)
- Greatest Cloth Costume: $170 (RM750)
- Judges Favourite: $113 (RM 500)
Extra awaits in August of 2022, so in the meantime, stick round Esports.gg for something Dota 2.