Coming this June is the first Swiss Championship in DotA2, organized by the ambitious Swiss DC (Swiss DotA Community). The championship not only decides which team may call itself the « first Swiss Champion in DotA2 », but also who may represent Switzerland the this year’s World Championship of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) in Lodz, Poland, in the DotA2-Tournament! And top it all off, the winner will receive an amazing sponsoring-package!
The Swiss Championship is divided in two stages. Stage one launches on June 1 with Online-Qualifier through which the best four teams may qualify for the Offline-Playoffs (semi-finals and final) held on June 28. Competing in the tournament is free of charge.
The playoffs will take place at Brisket in Zurich, and offer enough space for an audience of 250 viewers. The entry-fee is 25CHF and tickets can be purchased starting on March 29. What you get is a thrilling DotA2 tournament, hosted my no one less than the experienced Game TV host and game journalist Philipp « Ill-FiL » Stirnemann. The event will be packed with raffles with amazing prices (e.g. a HP Omen Gaming Laptop), and DotA2 Merchandise!
Registration for the Swiss Championship is now open and team-captains can register their team via e-mail to SwissDC (email@example.com) stating the names of the team and the players belonging to that team..
IMPORTANT: All players of a team must be holders of the Swiss citizenship.*
SwissDC will announc efurther information for viewers and players as soon as possible.
* The IeSF World Championship is a Nations competition. Similar to a Football World Championship or the Olympics, athletes represent their home country. In that sense, according to chapter 2, article 5, paragraph 3 ot the IeSF’s competition regulation, all players representing a country are required to be in possession of the according nation’s citizenship. As the Swiss Championship is also the national qualifier for the World Championship, this rule also applies.