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DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1: Schedule, results, format, teams, where to watch

The Dota Pro Circuit is back in Southeast Asia.

Talon Esports put the region back on the map with a third-place finish at the Lima Major, proving that SEA still has what it takes to compete on the global stage. Still, there’s regional competition to go through first — and the region remains too close to call no matter what happens elsewhere.

What is the DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1?

Credit: ONE Esports

This Regional League is the second of three Tours for the Dota Pro Circuit this year.

Besides prize money, teams fight for a variety of opportunities. The top three teams from the Southeast Asian region qualify for the first Major of the season. The top six teams stay in Division 1 for the next Tour, while the bottom two teams will be relegated to Division 2.

DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1 Division 1 Standings

Credit: ONE Esports

STANDINGSTEAMGAME RECORDMATCH RECORD1stTeam SMG2 — 01 — 0— Army Geniuses0 — 00 — 02ndBlacklist International0 — 20 — 1— Bleed Esports0 — 00 — 0— Execration0 — 00 — 0— Geek Slate0 — 00 — 0— Polaris Esports0 — 00 — 0— Talon Esports0 — 00 — 0

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DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1 schedule and results

Week one

March 13

TEAMSCHEDULE/RESULTSTEAMTeam SMG2 – 0Blacklist InternationalBleed Esports1 – 1Army GeniusesExecration7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTPolaris Esports

March 15

TEAMSCHEDULETEAMArmy Geniuses1 p.m. GMT +8 | 5 a.m. GMT | March 14, 10 p.m. PTTalon EsportsExecration4 p.m. GMT +8 | 8 a.m. GMT | 1 a.m. PTBleed EsportsTeam SMG7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTPolaris Esports

March 17

TEAMSCHEDULETEAMGeek Slate1 p.m. GMT +8 | 5 a.m. GMT | March 16, 10 p.m. PTArmy GeniusesTalon Esports4 p.m. GMT +8 | 8 a.m. GMT | 1 a.m. PTBlacklist InternationalExecration7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTTeam SMG

Week two

March 20

TEAMSCHEDULETEAMGeek Slate1 p.m. GMT +8 | 5 a.m. GMT | March 19, 10 p.m. PTBleed EsportsTalon Esports4 p.m. GMT +8 | 8 a.m. GMT | 1 a.m. PTPolaris EsportsBlacklist International7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTArmy Geniuses

March 22

TEAMSCHEDULETEAMExecration1 p.m. GMT +8 | 5 a.m. GMT | March 21, 10 p.m. PTGeek SlateTalon Esports4 p.m. GMT +8 | 8 a.m. GMT | 1 a.m. PTTeam SMGBlacklist International7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTBleed Esports

March 24

TEAMSCHEDULETEAMArmy Geniuses1 p.m. GMT +8 | 5 a.m. GMT | March 23, 10 p.m. PTPolaris EsportsExecration4 p.m. GMT +8 | 8 a.m. GMT | 1 a.m. PTTalon EsportsTeam SMG7 p.m. GMT +8 | 11 a.m. GMT | 4 a.m. PTGeek Slate

Format of DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1

All eight teams in the Regional League will periodically play each other in a round-robin best-of-three.

Tiebreakers will only be played if it affects qualification — for Majors and relegation. A two-way tie will trigger a best-of-three tiebreaker. If there are more than two teams tied, the tiebreaker will be a best-of-one instead.

The top three teams qualify for the Berlin Major.

DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1 prize pool and points

The DPC SEA 2023 Tour 1 Division 1’s regional league will have a total prize pool of US$205,000, along with 1,150 DPC points — up from 690 DPC points in Tour 1.

RANKTEAMPLACEMENT RESULTDPC POINTSPRIZE MONEY1st—Qualifies to Berlin Major400US$30,0002nd—Qualifies to Berlin Major240US$28,0003rd—Qualifies to Berlin Major160US$27,0004th—Remains in Division 1 for Tour 280US$26,0005th—Remains in Division 1 for Tour 240US$25,0006th—Remains in Division 1 for Tour 2—US$24,0007th—Relegated to Division 2 for Tour 2—US$23,0008th—Relegated to Division 2 for Tour 2—US$22,000

Teams competing in DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1

Credit: ONE Esports

TEAMDPC 2021/2022 TOUR 3 RESULTExecration1st (tied 15th at Lima Major)Geek Slate2nd (tied 13th at Lima Major)Talon Esports3rd (3rd at Lima Major)Blacklist International4thTeam SMG5thBleed Esports6thArmy GeniusesPromoted from Division 2 (1st)Polaris EsportsPromoted from Division 2 (2nd)

Where to watch DPC SEA 2023 Tour 2 Division 1

You can watch games live on EPULZE’s Twitch channel and YouTube.