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DreamLeague Season 20: Date, teams, prize pool, and more


The $1 million USD EPT DreamLeague Season 20 is coming soon! Check out all the tournament details here.

ESL Pro Tour's second event of 2023 is officially announced! DreamLeague Season 20 will follow the same format and prize pool as DreamLeague Season 19. As previously done, teams will compete online, though participants will be flown to Europe to play on the same server. More details about ESL Pro Tour's DreamLeague Season 20 below!

When does DreamLeague Season 20 start?

EPT's DreamLeague Season 20 will be held on June 11th - 25th, 2023. This compact circuit will happen over two weeks and it begins right after Tour 3 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) concludes.

This will be an interesting stop before the Bali Major. Fans can have a hint of how teams will perform at the significant Major - the last event before The International 2023, TI12.

DreamLeague Season 20 teams

ESL announced the spectacular lineup for its second league of the year. This tour involves high-tier teams from all regions.

  • TSM
  • Team Aster
  • Team Secret
  • Talon Esports
  • Shopify Rebellion
  • Team Liquid
  • OG
  • Gaimin Gladiators
  • Execration
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Beastcoast
  • 9 Pandas
  • Entity
  • Team Spirit
  • Tundra Esports

Groups announced!

Group A
Group B
Evil Geniuses
9 Pandas
Talon Esports
Team Liquid
Team Secret
Gaimin Gladiators
Team Spirit
Shopify Rebellion
Tundra Esports
Team Aster


The format for DreamLeague Season 20 is the same as the previous DreamLeague event. There are three stages: Group Stage 1, Group Stage 2, and Playoffs.

In Group Stage 1, a total of sixteen teams are divided into two groups of eight teams each. They will clash in a round-robin format in a BO2 setting. The top four of each group advance to Group Stage 2 and the rest are eliminated.

In Group Stage 2, all eight teams clash in one group. All games remain a BO2. The top two advance to Playoff Upper Bracket and the 3rd-4th place team drop to the Playoff Lower Bracket. The bottom four are eliminated.

The Playoffs will see four teams clash in a double elimination bracket. All matches are BO3 except for the Grand Final which will be a BO5.

Prize pool distribution

The total prize pool of DreamLeague Season 20 is $1 million USD. Here's the distribution of the prize money.

Prize Money
Qualify to Riyadh Masters
Qualify to Riyadh Masters

Dates and schedule

The specifics of the tournament schedule have yet to be announced.

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Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee
Sarah "KZ" Zulkiflee
Editor | Twitter @kayzeesarah
Born and grew up in Malaysia, but a citizen of the world. High-key addicted to everything Dota 2. Spams support heroes but Ancient Apparition is an all-time favorite (a 100% Ice Blast accuracy). Only PMA during the day.