Dota 2 MMR leaderboards are a great way to keep track of pros and streamers heading into The International. Before the tournament kicks off, participating teams will fly out to China, and we might get to see pros from around the world showing up on one regional leaderboard. Here's how:

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Dota 2 MMR Leaderboards

You can check out the ranked leaderboards on the Dota 2 website. It's broken down by region, and only shows players in the Immortal bracket. Since there are a different number of players in different regions, each leaderboard has a different number of Immortal players — hence why there are 2758 players in the Americas and 3879 in China.

There are a couple more requirements for getting onto a specific leaderboard. Here are the guidelines Valve has laid out:

To qualify, a player must have all of the following:

  • At least 300 lifetime matchmade games played. (Unranked or ranked PvP matches only.)
  • At least 100 lifetime solo ranked games
  • At least 1 solo ranked games in the last 21 days in the same division

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Importantly, your division is determined by the region you've played the most ranked games on in the last 21 days. So let's say Eg.rtz, who is currently second in the Americas plays a bunch of ranked games in China in addition to scrimming before TI. He could end up on the Chinese leaderboards because he would meet all of the requirements.

The International will be coming up later this month, so many European and American teams are already making their way to Shanghai. If you've ever wanted to see how the world's pros and leaderboard hunters match up, this could be a great opportunity for it.

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