SINGAPORE – The first 14 groups that have actually scheduled their location at the March 27-April 4 One Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major Provided by PGL were revealed by One Esports on Wednesday (March 3).

Europe’s Group Trick, Alliance, Nigma and Group Liquid will include in the US$ 500,000 (S$ 665,470) closed-door event at Fairmont Singapore, in addition to the Commonwealth of Independent States’ Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere and AS Monaco Gambit.

South-east Asia’s Fnatic, Neon Esports and T1 will also be participating in the 18-team competition, which is arranged in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

Evil Geniuses – where among Singapore’s top e-sports gamers Daryl “iceiceice” Koh plies his trade – and Quincy Team are the North American teams that will make an appearance, while South America’s Beastcoast and Thunder Predator have actually also certified.

The final 4 groups, all from China, will be figured out in the middle of March.

One Esports president Carlos Alimurung said: “We praise and invite the world’s best Dota 2 groups to the upcoming Singapore Major.

” One Esports, with our partners PGL and STB, is thrilled to provide one of the most distinguished e-sports experiences in the world.”

Silviu Stroie, president of PGL, stated: “Having an on-site occasion throughout this period is a significant accomplishment, and we’re happy to run this wonderful event which will set the phase for the finest teams worldwide. We will take all the steps required to have a safe competition in a healthy environment.”

Dota 2 is a five-on-five multiplayer online fight arena computer game and one of the world’s most popular and financially rewarding e-sports titles.

One Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major Presented By PGL is the very first Major event of the 2021 Dota Pro Circuit.

In December 2019, Singapore hosted the US$ 500,000 Dota 2 World Pro Invitational.

This will be the second significant e-sports occasion that Singapore is hosting this year after the Mobile Legends: Bang M2 World Championship in January.

Despite 3 players from Brazil team DreamMax screening positive for the coronavirus, the occasion went on as planned.

Other events that the Republic has actually effectively staged this year are numerous One Champion fights and the Singapore Tennis Open, which took location recently.

The ATP 250 event was held at the OCBC Arena with 250 fans allowed each day for the semi-finals and final, while One’s events have also seen up to 250 spectators at the Indoor Stadium.

It was revealed on Monday that Singapore had won the rights to hold the AFC Cup’s Group H and I matches from June 22-28.