The initiative Women in Esports of British Esports, established to promote inclusiveness and the diversity within the esports industry, announces his second tournament of Dota 2: The Valkyrie Winter Cup. The winter edition aims to support women within the Dota 2 scene, as well as playing a role in increasing the participation of marginalized genders within esports. The tournament will take place on11-12 December 2021.
The Valkyrie Cup Winter will be held in December
I requirements in order to participate in the Valkyrie Cup Winter are the following:
- A team must consist of a minimum of 5 players, with a minimum of 2 female or non-binary players and a maximum of 3 male players;
- 8,000 maximum average MMR per team;
- Although registrations are accepted worldwide, all matches will be hosted on EU West servers, and this should be considered before entering the tournament.
The event will be hosted in mode Challenger and tournament registrations they are open until December 4th. A maximum of 12 teams. Teams can register for the event through the official website.
Below is the prize pool:
- 1st place: £ 200
- 2nd place: 100 pounds;
- 3rd place: 50 pounds.
The verification of players and of teams it will be conducted prior to the tournament start date. All registered teams will be contacted regarding schedules: this is to ensure that i minimum requirements for the mixed-gender tournament are respected.
The event will be hosted on the British Esports Twitch channel. With a community tournament running earlier in the year and a higher MMR event coming in December, Women in Esports and Dota Valkyries aim to plan more tournaments for 2022, coprendo a wider range of levels and skills.