The WePlay! Dota Underlords Open is here!

Attention all Dota Underlords fans! WePlay! The WePlay! Dota Underlords Open is officially here. From 1 Aug to 4 Aug 2019 there will be $15,000 USD on the line as the best players in the world battle it out for the number one spot. Last week, the qualifiers were held and the results are in, so where can you watch? We have all of the tournament details below: 

How will the WePlay! Dota Underlords Open work?

This is the first Dota Underlords event that has featured an open qualifier, as well as a very enticing prize pool. WePlay! is chaning the game in how these tournaments work and wants to bring a new gaming experience for fans and competitors alike. 

Competitors will battle it out in a region specific round robin format. Vicious Order (Europe time zone) and Crimson Gang (Americas time zone) are the two competing divisions. Each division will have eight participants and they will play five games a day from 1 Aug to 2 Aug 2019. 

Each game will reward the player points depending on placement. The top player will be awarded ten competitive points, second will recieve seven points and third will recieve six. Coming last will still award you one point and give you an opportunity to recover in the next game. 

After the players have finished their ten matches, the top four competitors from each division will progress into the next round have to play ten games from  2 Aug to 4 Aug 2019 to reveal the four best players of the tournament. 

Playoffs participants and schedule

The open qualifiers made for some hot competition last week. Over 5,000 competitors battled it out across sever days. These were the winners:

For Vicious Order and the European division:

  • NiroTime
  • Ciaoknives
  • Maxbringtheaxe
  • Yca4
  • Trumad
  • Rist
  • Snofe
  • Cmel

For Crimson Gang and the Americas division: 

  • BruisedByGod
  • Ratt12
  • JosephDac
  • MeNoHaxor
  • ZabeyYaka
  • FibonacciHS
  • [F]umeche
  • 4he

What is the event schedule for the tournament?

August 1st, 2019: 
Vicious Order (Europe) broadcast starts at 15:00 CEST / 6:00 PST     
Crimson Gang (Americas) broadcast starts at 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PST 

August 2nd, 2019: 
Vicious Order (Europe) broadcast starts at 15:00 CEST / 6:00 PST     
Crimson Gang (Americas) broadcast starts at 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PST 

August 3rd, 2019: 
Final Group starts at 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PST     

August 4th, 2019: 
Finals start at 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PST 

Every minute of the event will be broadcasted live on the official Twitch channel of WePlay!.

Prize pool distribution:

The total prize pool will be distributed between the top four players as follows:

1st: $8,000
2nd: $4,000
3rd: $2,000
4th: $1,000

Where can we watch? 

WePlay! Dota Underlords Open will be broadcast by WePlay! in its finest . WePlay! Has developed a unique ‘esportainment’ concept, combining a mix of esports and entertainment. Their incredible platform creates a brand new viewing experience for die-hard fans, and keeps it simple and easy to understand. Providing the best entertainment for everyone tuning in. WePlay! always produces incredibly well compared to other events and truly creates an experience for the viewer. Their theme for Valentines was incredible—the casters were all themed as cupids and it made the event so much more immersive.

       

Image via WePlay!

 

What to expect from the tournament:

When you take a unique viewing experience and combine it with the lore of Dota, it makes for an incredible theme opportunity. For a sneak peak of the tournament theme check out their official announcement video.  Shannon "SUNSfan" Scotten will be one of the awesome casting talent involved, he is looking forward to sharing the theme with you, "The theme of this WePlay! tournament perfectly exemplifies the world in which the game takes place. We're all Big Bosses trying to gain control of our respective factions. In terms of aesthetics, all I can say is expect me to be wearing an enormous top hat, as that is the only way to truly command the respect of your peers".

As a big fan of adventure hats, we completely agree with Scotten. 

Any WePlay! tournament is an experience. They take games you love and truly create something special. Be you a fan, or a player from anywhere around the world, you catch all the action live from the WePlay! Twitch starting from 1 Aug, 2019. 
 

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