All Dota 2 teams qualified for 2023 LIMA Major

The first Division I of the Dota Pro Circuit Winter Tour is gradually drawing to a conclusion, and all... Shubh | 31. January 2023

The first Division I of the Dota Pro Circuit Winter Tour is gradually drawing to a conclusion, and all of the regions have started naming their representatives for the forthcoming Major as the last matches are anticipated to culminate in the coming days.

The Dota 2 Lima Major 2023, which begins on February 22 after the Division I competitions, will mark the conclusion of the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) Winter Tour, scheduled to begin on January 6.

Over thirteen of the eighteen teams already have their qualification for the forthcoming Major mathematically established, with the remaining five teams—-three teams from China and two from Western Europe—expected to join them this weekend. The teams will have the window to complete their travel arrangements and visa applications.

Western Europe

Following a rough performance at TI11, Gaimin Gladiators bounced back and deliver a solid performance in the new season to qualify for the Lima Major with a second-place finish in DPC WEU. Meanwhile, Team Liquid continued their form and remain undefeated in the league to qualify for the Major as the first seed.

  • Team Liquid
  • Gaimin Gladiators
  • TBD
  • TBD

Eastern Europe

After exciting roster changes, BetBoom Team appeared to have found the winning secret they needed to break the code and dominate the league. They remain undefeated in the league stage matches to make it to the LIMA Major. Team Spirit and HellRaisers also managed to land themselves the remaining two spots with a 6-1 and 5-2 record, respectively.

  • BetBoom Team 
  • Team Spirit 
  • HellRaisers

North America

After successfully shutting down the North American competition, TSM and Shopify Rebellion become the two teams from NA to qualify for the Lima Major. Both teams appeared invincible in league matches and finished the league in the top two spots, with TSM earning an unblemished 7-0 record and Shopify coming in second place with a 6-1 record.

  • TSM
  • Shopify Rebellion  

South America

While some regions only had one or two tiebreaker matches, South American teams had four tiebreaker games—an unexpected change in the schedule that caught teams off guard. The tie-breaker proceeded as intended despite meeting strong pushback from some popular South American Dota 2 teams including Team Infinity.

In the midst of all the disagreements and scrutiny in the region, Evil Geniuses and Beastcoast, who dominated the SA DPC Division I league with records of 7-0 and 6-1, respectively, clinch their spots at the first Major of the year.

  • Evil Geniuses 
  • Beastcoast 

Southeast Asia

Execration has qualified for the Major after showcasing consistent performance throughout 2023 SEA DPC Division I, only losing against Team SMG. Geek Slate, who returned after a hiatus throughout the pandemic, followed the suit and posted a brilliant 5-2 record to join Excration at the LIMA Major. Talon Esports, on the other hand, managed to secure a spot after defeating BI in the deciding tie-breaker series.

  • Geek Slate
  • Talon Esports 
  • Execration


Team Aster are ahead of the competition in the Chinease region with a 5-0 series record, technically qualifying for the Major. With the last league matches taking place over the course of the weekend, Knights, PSG.LGD, Xtreme Gaming, EHOME, and Invictus Gaming, who all are still in the running, will battle it out for China’s three spots at the Major.

  • Team Aster
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

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