As for who is competing, dozens of teams are throwing down in this DOTA bracket. Probably the six teams worth keeping the closest eye on are the ones who received a direct invite, including OG, Virtus.Pro, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, Invictus Gaming and Newbee. The American qualifiers include Cloud9, Digital Chaos and Infamous, with the China qualifiers including iG Vitality, LGD.Forever Young and LGD Gaming. The Souteast Asia qualifiers are TNC Pro Team, Fnatic and Execration, with the European qualifiers being Team Secret, HellRaisers and Team Empire. A whole bunch of regional qualifiers are also involved.