The International 2024 Overview: Teams, Schedule, Location

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The International 2024 Overview: Teams, Schedule, Location

The International 2024 qualifiers are coming, and Valve just dropped details on the grandest DOTA 2 tournament of the year.


Valve has released the official dates for this year's The International qualifiers. The American developer has also announced the teams invited to participate directly in the event.

The International is the world's largest annual esports DOTA 2 tournament. The pro-play derby has run since 2011, and features an enormous prize pool and intense 5v5 action among the best DOTA 2 players worldwide.

Here's everything you need to know about The International 2024, participating teams and the tournament structure.

When Is The International 2024?

The International 2024 will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The annual DOTA 2 championship will run from September 4 to 14, culminating in the Playoffs stage at the Royal Arena.

  • Group Stage: September 4-5
  • Playoffs: September 6-10, 13-15

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The International 2024 Qualifiers – Confirmed Teams

These esports organizations received a direct invite to The International 2024 Main Event.

  • Team Spirit
  • Xtreme Gaming
  • Team Falcons
  • Team Liquid
  • Gaimin Gladiators
  • BetBoom Team
  • Western Europe team
  • Western Europe team
  • China Team
  • China Team
  • Southeast Asia team
  • Southeast Asia team
  • North America team
  • South America team
  • South America team
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The International 2024 Format

The International 2024 Qualifiers will use a double-bracket elimination structure with an upper and lower bracket. Teams will fight a best-of-three (or BO3) match until the last two teams left standing play in a BO5.

After qualifiers, teams will enter Groups which they'll play in a Round Robin BO2 format. The top eight teams from each Group advance to the Main Event.

The Main Event will be another double-bracket elimination. The top four teams from groups play in the upper brackets while the bottom four teams go to the lower brackets. Teams will fight BO3 games until the two teams left standing play in a Grand Final BO5

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The International 2024 Regional Qualifiers Schedule

The lead-up to September will see high-stakes domestic tournaments to see which teams will fly to Copenhagen. Here are the regions that you'll see at The International 2024.

TI 2024 Western Europe Qualifiers

Schedule: June 19-23

  1. Tundra Esports
  2. PSG Quest
  3. OG
  4. Team Secret
  5. Entity
  6. MOUZ
  7. NAVI Junior
  8. Nigma Galaxy
  9. Rest Farmers
  10. JustBetter

Eastern Europe Qualifiers

Schedule: June 14-18

  1. Natus Vincere
  2. Virtus.pro
  3. 1win
  4. L1GA TEAM
  5. Night Pulse
  6. Nemiga Gaming
  7. One Move
  8. Yellow Submarine
  9. 9Pandas

China Qualifiers

Schedule: June 9-13

  1. Azure Ray
  2. G2.iG
  3. LGD Gaming
  4. Team Bright
  5. Team Zero
  6. Dark Horse

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Southeast Asia Qualifiers

Schedule: June 19-23

  1. Aurora
  2. Blacklist International
  3. Talon Esports
  4. Neon Esports
  5. Execration
  6. Bleed Esports
  7. MANTA Esports
  8. Salvation Gaming
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North America Qualifiers

Schedule: June 9-13

  1. Shopify Rebellion
  2. nouns
  3. La Correntada

South America Qualifiers

Schedule: June 14-18

  1. Heroic
  2. beastcoast
  3. BOOM Esports
  4. Midas Club
  5. Infinity
  6. Leviatán

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Paul G
Paul started writing game guides and match predictions for ESTNN's editorial team in 2022. Since then, he's covered big-ticket esports events and the latest news on tech and AI.