Teams with direct invitations to The International 10
Losing to Evil Geniuses in the WePlay AniMajor Lower bracket quarterfinals, Nigma loses the chance to get a direct invitation to The International 10. Thus, the complete list of teams who received the cherished ticket becomes known.
According to the two DPC season results, the most successful teams were from the Chinese region: they received 4 invitations to The International 10. On the other hand, Europe, North, and South America received 2 invitations each, and the CIS and Southeast Asia earned only 1 invitation each.
The list of teams:
- Evil Geniuses;
- Virtus Pro;
- Quincy Crew;
- Invictus Gaming;
- Team Secret;
- Vici Gaming;
- Team Aster;
- Thunder Predator.
Six more participants of The International 10 will be known after completing the closed qualifying stage, which will be held in each region. The winners of them will also go to TI10.
Dates for qualifiers in different regions:
- The CIS and South America — June 23-26;
- North America and Southeast Asia — June 30 - July 3;
- China and Europe — July 7-10.
The International 10 will take place August 5-15 in Stockholm, Sweden. The tournament has a prize pool of $40,018,195 features 18 strongest teams from 6 different regions.