ESL One Kuala Lumpur is set to take place in December, 2023. Read here for more details!

"Rise above fate," ESL calls as it reveals the next big Dota 2 event - the ESL One Kuala Lumpur! This glorious $1 million tournament will be held in the capital city of Malaysia with twelve tier-one teams participating. Only eight teams, however, will survive to play in front of a live audience. More details below!

When is ESL One Kuala Lumpur?

ESL One Kuala Lumpur will run from December 11 to 17. The end-of-the-year tournament spans one week in which teams compete in a LAN environment. The final three days of the tournament - December 15 to 17 will host a live audience.

Where is the ESL One Kuala Lumpur venue?

MITEC Kuala Lumpur from outside.<br>(Image from <a href="https://mys.sika.com/en/project-references/local-projects/malaysia-international-trade-and-exhibition-centre-mitec.html" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener nofollow">mys.sika.com</a>)
MITEC Kuala Lumpur from outside.
(Image from mys.sika.com)

Unlike the previous ESL One tournaments, the ESL One Kuala Lumpur will not be in a stadium. The venue is MITEC (Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre) in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur - the largest exhibition center in the country.

Here's what the venue looks like inside!

MITEC Kuala Lumpur from inside.<br>(Image from <a href="https://mitec.com.my/press/cooking-up-a-storm-mitec-serves-6600-delegates-in-kuala-lumpurs-largest-chinese-banquet/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener nofollow">mitec.com</a>)
MITEC Kuala Lumpur from inside.
(Image from mitec.com)

ESL One Kuala Lumpur ticket details

Tickets will go on sale starting September 21 at 3 PM MYT/9 AM CEST. The costs and perks for the tickets are stated below:

PREMIUM 3-DAY
PLUS 3-DAY
REGULAR 3-DAY
RM 499 (106 USD)
RM 299 (64 USD)
RM 149 (32 USD)
3-day access on 15th, 16th, 17th
3-day access on 15th, 16th, 17th
3-day access on 15th, 16th, 17th
Best seats
In-field seating
Tiered Seating
Priority access to signing sessions
General access to signing sessions
General access to signing sessions
Premium Goodie Bag
Plus Goodie Bag
Exclusive Premium Attendee Badge

A look at the venue's Premium, Plus, and Regular seatings.

ESL One Kuala Lumpur seating.<br>(Image via <a href="https://www.esl-one.com/malaysia/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener nofollow">ESL Dota</a>)
ESL One Kuala Lumpur seating.
(Image via ESL Dota)

ESL did not disclose the capacity of the venue and how many tickets will be sold. On Wikipedia, it is stated that MITEC is able to host conventions with a 20,000 capacity.

Where to buy tickets?

You can purchase tickets on ESL's site here.

More info to be released

ESL still hasn't confirmed which teams will play in Kuala Lumpur this December. Other details like what is in the Goodie Bags (except for an Event T-Shirt and Event Coin) has also yet to be confirmed. The event also hints at an incoming cosplay event that'll be revealed in full detail soon.

We will keep covering this tournament. Stay tuned to esports.gg for more Dota 2 updates!

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