Amid current world events related to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, Valve has decided to indefinitely postpone the upcoming 2022 dota Pro Circuit Spring Tour for Eastern European teams.
This news comes from the region’s DPC organizer, EPICENTER, who confirmed that Valve had made the decision internally ahead of the regional league open qualifiers which would have taken place later this week and next week for teams in the region.
“We have been informed by Valve that the DPC Eastern European Spring Tour is postponed indefinitely,” EPICENTER said. “We will be back soon with details on the new start dates for Open Qualifiers and the main part of the regional tournament.”
Considering that the EAEU region contains a majority of players from the CIS region and its surroundings, this decision is not so surprising, especially considering the comments of many leading organizations and personalities. plan, including Natus Vincere, Team spiritand Dendi.
Of the 40 players representing the eight Dota 2 UEE Division I teams for the Spring Tour, 23 players are Russian, 10 players are Ukrainian, and many more players come from neighboring countries directly affected by the ongoing invasion.
Team Spirit, the reigning international champions, are participating in the Gamers Galaxy: Invitational Series Dubai 2022 with RodjER because Mira is stuck in Ukraine and will donate one of his winnings to the International Red Cross Movement.
Additional details on the EEU Spring Tour schedule will be shared in the near future. Other regions are already holding qualifiers and preparing to launch the next part of the DPC in two weeks.