The results of the TI 2023 regional qualifers

By Kenneth Williams


Aug 31, 2023

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The regional qualifiers of TI 2023 have finished, and the results are in for which teams scored a last-minute trip to Seattle.

Regional qualifiers for The International are some of the most electrifying events in all of Dota 2. While the events themselves don’t have any prize pool at all, they grant emergency access to the most prestigious event in the game. After weeks of preparation, the winners of each qualifier have finally been determined. Here are the results of the TI 2023 regional qualifier and all the teams they will join in Seattle come October.

The regional qualifiers are Valve’s replacement for the last-chance qualifier of TIs past. With the new system, all DPC teams from each region get a special tournament, with the grand prize being a last-minute trip to The International. Of course, teams that are already qualified via the DPC points system get to skip the high-stakes event. Here are all eight teams that successfully barged their way into the event this year.

  • nouns
  • Keyd Stars
  • Thunder Awaken
  • Entity
  • Quest Esports
  • Azure Ray
  • Team SMG

There weren’t any particularly massive surprises from the qualifiers, but longtime Dota 2 fans may be saddened to realize that Clement “Puppey” Ivanov will miss The International for the first time in history. Team Secret made a deep run but ultimately fell to grand finalists Entity and Quest for fourth place. While it is easy to feel sad about breaking the tradition, fans can take pride in knowing that Dota 2 esports have lasted longer than any individual player.

All the teams attending TI 2023 after the regional qualifiers

The regional qualifiers teams may have put up good results before TI 2023, but they’ll face even tougher challenges at the main event. Here are all the teams attending The International this year ranked by DPC points.

  • Team Liquid
  • Gaimin Gladiators
  • Tundra Esports
  • 9Pandas
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Shopify Rebellion
  • Talon Esports
  • Beastcoast
  • Team Spirit
  • TSM
  • BetBoom Team
  • nouns
  • KeydStars

All of these teams will compete at The International 2023 for an undisclosed prize pool starting on October 12 and ending on October 29.


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