One winner emerges from two weekends.
The International 2023 is down to a field of 16.
Four teams have already been dismissed, with more to follow as they vie for the Aegis of Champions in the grueling main event of TI12. Only one squad will seize all the glory, which will be revealed on October 30.
What’s the deal with The International 2023 main event?
The International — the pinnacle season-ending tournament of Dota 2 — is hosting its 12th edition in Seattle, with the event taking place from October 12 to 29.
After the group stage, the main spectacle will span six days — divided into two separate weekends on October 20 to 22, and then October 28 to 30.
The sought-after prize? The Aegis of Champions, which signifies the pinnacle of a pro player’s career, along with a multi-million dollar reward pool.
The teams facing off in the TI12 main event
16 teams continue to the TI12 main event, with beastcoast, Thunder Awaken, PSG Quest, and Team SMG having been ousted in the group stages.