Dota 2 BEAT Invitational™ Season 5 Announcement!

The Dota 2 BEAT Invitational™ aims with our 5th season to become the premier North and South American Dota 2 event, and in the process, to help grow the North and South American Dota 2 community and it’s teams.  To help reach that goal we have invited some of the best talent in the region to compete for their share of our $10,000+ prize pool. Each ticket sold will increase the prize pool! This of course would not be possible without the help of our friends and sponsors.

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  • From day one, SteelSeries has been focused on making high performance gaming gear used by the most demanding, top professional gamers worldwide and peripherals that provide superior quality and a competitive edge to gamers of all skill levels. We believe, as most gamers do, in winning, not trying!
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  • HighgroundTV is a premier Dota 2 broadcasting studio supported by a small but thorough editorial staff dedicated to bringing high quality production to the professional scene.  Primary casters include such luminaries as Greg “WhatIsHip” Laird, and Travis “Maut” Bueno, and remain the only casting group utilizing consistent ingame statistical support provided by Trent “MotPax” McKenzie.  All this broadcasting talent is tied together by the masterful camera work and production skills of J.J. “PimpmuckL” Liebig, including in-game team-fight replays and a recap at the end of each match.  In addition to the ingame crew, the broadcasters benefit from the research and statistical skills of Brian “ThatPhageGuy” Peddie, supporting with prep work between matches as well as from the sidelines.  With experience ranging from smaller professional tournaments like the Dota 2 BEAT Invitational™ ranging up to casting at The International, HighgroundTV has the experience and dedication to make any tournament a must-see.

Our confirmed invitees:

  • compLexity Gaming
  • eHug
  • Wheel Whreck While Whistling
  • Void Boys
  • Boreal eSports
  • ROOT Gaming
  • paiN Gaming
  • Not Today
  • Summoner’s Rift
  • Team Leviathan

Tournament Dates

Open qualifiers will be running on April 4th. If you’d like to sign up and participate please go to where you can find all the pertinent information.

Main qualifiers begin directly afterwards on April 5th and conclude April 11th. The group stage is planned to start in full on April 17th, playoff dates pending group stage results. Please check our schedule for the latest.

Casting Information

English: HighGroundTV –

Russian: Adekvat –

Spanish: GamerstudioTV – (when available)

Portuguese: ImpetusTV –  (when available)

French: Effovex – (when available)

Vietnamese: PotaStudio (when available)

If you would like more information about Season 5 go to http://

Set Information

The full Sven set will come with custom ability icons and is now available in the Dota 2 Store

6 thoughts on “Dota 2 BEAT Invitational™ Season 5 Announcement!”

    • That’s weird because a sore losing team accused my brothers team of cheating and Mods made them play a Bo3 even though they weren’t cheating. So if you had evidence I dont know why the mods would make one team with no evidence replay while completely ignoring a case with evidence.

      • Your brothers team left observers on during the match at a 10 second delay. The default is 2 minutes and both teams must agree to observers which the other team was not aware of. Bo3 was the fairest ruling as we have no idea if it was intentional or not.

        • I get the ruling, wasn’t complaining about it but see that it looks that way. Was just saying it wouldn’t make sense for a similar situation to be handled differently. Must be more to the story than what the other user posted.

    • As we said to you yesterday:

      The admin said you enabled spectators as well which is cheating and a violation of the rules. We reviewed the game and saw the game play.

      The “bug” you are talking about was reported to Valve here and then was removed from the bug list which means it was intentionally left in.

      Sorry for the issue but the ruling stands. Best of luck next season.


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