The 2023 season of the Western European Dota Pro Circuit (WEU DPC) will begin soon, allowing new rosters and organizations to make their long awaited debut and fight for a chance to qualify for the upcoming Lima Major in Peru. The 2023 Winter Tour of the WEU DPC takes place from 9th-30th January and features eight of the best teams within the WEU region itself. Two of the teams earned a promotion from Division II from the previous season.
Here’s a look at the teams competing, the schedule, the format, the results, and more about the WEU DPC 2023 Winter Tour: Division I.
WEU DPC 2023 Winter Tour: Division I: Full Details
The WEU DPC 2023 Winter Tour: Division I features eight of the best teams within the WEU region itself, with two of the teams earning promotion from Division II from the previous season.
Into The Breach
As per the norm, Valve has allocated $205,000 USD in prize winnings and 1,150 Pro Circuit points. However, this year shall see The International 2022 (TI11) tournament organizer PGL taking over DreamHack’s duties as the tournament organizer for the 2023 DPC season in Western Europe.
Furthermore, in accordance with the DPC format from last year, the top four teams in the region by the end of the regional league will earn most of the DPC points while also securing a slot for the upcoming Dota 2 Major in Peru.
Finally, the bottom two teams by the end of the Winter Tour will be relegated to Division II for the Spring Tour with the top two teams from Division II replacing them. However, all matches during the season will remain as best of three.
WEU DPC DIV 1: Week 1
Where to watch and broadcast talent
The matches will be shown live on PGL’s Dota 2 Twitch channel, which can be found at . As of now, there is no announcement from the tournament organizers regarding the broadcast talent however one of the confirmed talents so far is Dota 2
The Winter Tour will mostly serve as a testing ground for the newly established rosters with the exception of The International 2022 (TI11) champion, Tundra Esports. However, teams such as Team Secret, Team Liquid and OG will be looking to dethrone Tundra Esports as the best team in the region while also looking to earn qualification for the recently announced Lima Major in Peru.