DreamLeague Season 12 Rotterdam is the opener tournament of the new competitive season. It’s the very first LAN after TI9 and the very first occasion for the fans to see some of the new rosters play live, on a tournament stage. The event will take place in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the Ahoy Center from the 18th to the 20th of October, with six teams fighting for the lion’s share of $250,000.
The reformed European squads Alliance, Team Liquid, and Ninjas in Pyjamas will make their first LAN appearance at DreamLeague Season 12, along with the newly created North American stack Demon Slayers and the NA Major qualifiers J.Storm. CIS Dota 2 fans will have Fly to Moon to cheer for over the weekend, and the good news is that all six teams will make it to the playoffs. The tournament format features a Round Robin best-of-three non-eliminatory group stage heading into a double elimination playoffs bracket.
DreamLeague Rotterdam groups:
- Team Liquid
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Demon Slayers
- Fly to Moon
Both groups will be played entirely through the first day of the tournament, October 18. The games are scheduled to start at 11:30 EEST. At the end of the day, the top team from each group will advance to the upper bracket playoffs finals, while the second and third placed teams in each group will head to the lower bracket. The playoffs will commence Saturday, October 19 at 11:30 EEST with the lower bracket rounds.
DreamLeague Season 12 Rotterdam English broadcast will be brought to you by Sheever, ODPixel, Fogged, Lacoste, Moxxi, LizZard and GranDGranT, live from the Ahoy Center.