Team Singularity and BOOM ID have been added to the International 8 qualifiers. Team Singularity will participate in the EU qualifiers and BOOM ID is added to the SEA qualifiers.

The invitations for the International 8 were set after the ​conclusion of the China Dota 2 Supermajor. PSG.LGD, Virtus.pro, Team Liquid and Team Secret reached the threshold to be invited to The International 8 before the Supermajor. Mineski, Newbee, ViCi Gaming were the next teams to qualify after doing just enough to stay safe, and VGJ.Thunder secured the final invite spot.


With the TI8 invites now locked, the Dota 2 action moves on to the TI8 open qualifiers. The TI8 qualifiers will run from June 14-25. The open qualifiers will be first from June 14-17 move into the regional qualifiers from June 18-25.


The International 8 is scheduled to begin Aug. 20-25.


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