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Northern Arena BEAT Invitational Presented by Bell

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The Canadian League of Gamers, the company behind Northern Arena, and BEAT Gaming Corp. have partnered to bring forth a $100,000 Dota 2 Event in Montreal, Canada.

The Northern Arena BEAT Invitational will have 8 teams battle it out for $100,000 in prizes in Montreal on November 11th – 13th, 2016. The event will feature of a mix teams invited directly to the LAN as well as opportunities for teams through open qualifiers. Moving into the LAN space marks a big step for BEAT Gaming Corp, the organization previously known as Dota 2 Canada Cup.

MoonduckTV will provide the casting for the online and LAN portions of the event, starting with the main qualifier on September 19th. The open qualifier on September 17th and 18th will be open for anyone to cast. Full details about the main qualifier, LAN, and teams will be soon to come.

Tournament Information

  • 6 or 7 directly invited teams to Montreal
  • 1 or 2 qualifier teams to Montreal

*Final format still TBD

Open Qualifier information

If you’d like to participate for a chance at the main qualifiers please go to FACEIT and sign up.

Start times:
Day 1 - Saturday, September 17th - 2PM EST
Day 2 - Sunday, September 18th - 2PM EST

Day 1 Matches
Rounds 256, 128, 64, 32, 16 - all best of 1

Day 2 Matches
Round of 8 (bo3)
Final 4 (bo3)
Finals (qualified for main qual)

Top 2 teams will advance to the main qualifiers.

About the Canadian League of Gamers 

In 2015, Greg Spievak and Carl-Edwin Michel launched the Canadian League of Gamers as a world-class venture for video game players, fans, sponsors and broadcasters in the growing eSports market in Canada. The league hosts finals and qualifiers across the country throughout the year, including the nation's largest live and streamed eSports events. The goal is to bring professional and non-professional gamers together in an official league that offers a structured, professionally managed and credible platform to promote eSports in North America and throughout the world.

About BEAT Gaming Corp.

Founded in 2015, BEAT Gaming Corp. has run successful tournaments such as the former Dota 2 Canada Cup and Overwatch BEAT Invitational. Prior to forming BEAT Gaming, the founders were focused on providing a forum platform for Canadians to discuss a game called Dota 2. Their initial tournament had viewership of 20 people, consisted of a $10 prize pool and was mainly Canadian forum members.

After 8 successful seasons of tournaments BEAT Gaming Corp is ready to promote esports around the world.