With the One Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major coming up later this month, the organisation recently announced the first round of participating teams and invited talent to the first Major of the 2021 Dota Pro Circuit.
Taking place from 27 March – 4 April at Fairmont Singapore, the One Esports Major is presented by esports tournament organiser PGL, and organised in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). In line with COVID-19 safety measures, the tournament will be held in a closed-doors scenario and streamed across various platforms in up to 4K resolution.
Here are the 14 teams from five Dota 2 regions that will be taking part in the Singapore Major so far:
- Team Secret
- Team Liquid
- Neon Esports
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
- Natus Vincere
- AS Monaco Gambit
- Evil Geniuses
- Quincy Crew
- Thunder Predator
The remaining 4 teams from China will be announced mid-March.
In addition, here are the various talent that will be present in the One Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major:
- Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden
- Kasumi “sumichu” Kelly Yogi
- Owen “ODPixel” Davies
- Ioannis “Fogged” Loucas
- Benjamin “Bkop” Kopilow
- Dominik “Lacoste” Stipić
- Admir “lizZard” Salkanovich
- Dominik “Black^” Reitmeier
- David “GoDz” Parker
- Neal “tsunami” Khandheria
- Johan “Weppas” Westberg
- Rikard “skrff” Holm Melin
“We congratulate and welcome the world’s best Dota 2 teams to the upcoming Singapore Major. ONE Esports, with our partners PGL and STB, is excited to deliver one of the most prestigious esports experiences in the world. Fans from around the globe can look forward to action-packed competition from the world’s best Dota 2 teams and exciting commentary from the best Dota 2 hosts, casters, and analysts,” said Carlos Alimurung, CEO of One Esports, in a press release.
“Having an on-site event during this period is a major accomplishment, and we’re delighted to run this fantastic event which will set the stage for the best teams in the world. The Dota 2 community deserves a top-notch tournament, and we want to assure everyone that we’ll do our best to provide an amazing experience for the viewers,” added Silviu Stroie, CEO of PGL.
“We will take all the measures needed to have a safe tournament in a healthy environment. We would also like to thank Singapore for having us, the only place where running such a large international tournament is possible!”
For more information on the participating teams and talents, you can head over to the official tournament website.