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After the success of ADC08 Garena is proud to present you with Asia DotA Championship 09! Registrations will open on June 1st and end on June 15th. The registration is free and every team has the opportunity to play against some of the best Asian DotA teams. All teams will be required to play a qualifiers to win a spot in the regular season.
Prize Distribution for Season II: $4350 USD to be won
There are three phases in ADC09, the qualifier, regular season, and the playoffs.
Qualifiers will be held in 10 regions. All teams can participate in this largest Asia DotA online tournament. Qualifier format will be Best of 1, Single Elimination until 4 teams are remaining. Semi Final and Final matches are in Best of 3, Single Elimination mode. The winner of each region will advance to Regular Season Stage.
The 10 Qualifier Regions: 1. Singapore 2. China 3. Malaysia 4. Thailand 5. Indonesia 6. Philippines 7. Vietnam 8. South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh) 9. East Asia (Japan, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Korea) 10. Australia & New Zealand
Regular Season Regular season consists of 10 teams and is played in Round Robin format. Each team is required to play 9 matches per season, once against each of the other teams. In regular season, games will be played in best of 3 format.
Matches are to be played between Thursday 0:01 am GMT+8 and Wednesday 11:59 pm GMT+8 once a week. This period is being referred to as "Playday". There will be 9 Playdays in totally. 1 Playday per week and the regular season will last for 9 weeks.
The teams with the ranks #1 and #2 will directly enter Playoff. The clans with the ranks 3 - 6 will have to play a playup match, consisting of #3 vs #6 and #4 vs #5. Winners will be qualified for the Playoff.
Season Final Season Final will be played after regular season. Games will be in Best of 3, Double Elimination format.
Sign-ups will be open on June 1st! ADC 2009 will be using the Garena Tournament System together with Garena forum. Please register a team on the system first to get ready for sign-up! Sign-up threads will be created for each region. Teams are to signup on the Garena Tournament System first, then post the player list as well as leader contact information in the respective sign-up thread. If the player list in the sign-up thread differs from the GTS team list, forum thread will be the indicator.
More details of registration will be released on June 1st upon opening of registration.