DOTA 2 South East Asia

DOTA 2 THE ASIA 2012 Grand Final

DOTA 2 THE ASIA 2012 will feature 2 series of tournaments. The winners of “Alienware|Game Victorious Battleground Asia Pacific”  and “Asian Cyber Games” will compete in the grand final in Malaysia this December.

  • Date: 

    22nd – 23rd December 2012

  • Venue:

    Hall 1, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Jalan Ampang  50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

    E-Club wish to thank you all again for your invaluable support, friendship, in preparing and covering this Dota 2 The Asia 2012
    It has been great working with you and your team! Thank you very much for all your help and support!
    E-Club would also like to thank Herman and the team for their contributions to this event.


Featuring 5 top teams from
Alienware | Game Victorious

Will you answer your call to the challenge? Victory can be yours if you join the “Alienware Game Victorious 2012 Battlegrounds” hosted on Alienware! You and your team…

Featuring 8 top teams from
AsianCyberGames National Finals

Champions of AsianCyberGames National Finals will represent their respective country to compete in   “DOTA 2 THE ASIA” Grand Final in December. ACG will feature top teams from South East Asia.

Qualified Teams:

Team LGD Gaming [China]

Team Orange Esports [Malaysia]

Team MiTH.TRUST [Thailand]

Team TnC.Pag-gibig [Philippines]

Team JoeNet (Indonesia)

Team Natural 9 [Australia]

Team Zenith [Singapore]

Team Elunes [India]

Team MuFC [Malaysia]

Team 1st.VN|HCMA [Vietnam]

Team RevivaL [Brunei]

[DOTA 2 The Asia] Rules & Regulations


1.1 Competitors must wear any marketing material (ie t-shirt, tags, etc) provided by the tournament/event organizers before entering the tournament area.
1.2 Attire: Competitors must be clothed politely and appropriately. Slippers, singlets and shorts are not allowed.
1.3 Competitors must be available for post-tournament awards ceremonies, photographs, interviews, or other tournament events.
1.4 All competitors must be present at the tournament area 15 minutes prior to their scheduled match.
1.5 Tournament PCs are only to be used for match play only. Any other activities on the PCs are not allowed (ie checking emails, surfing the net, etc).
1.6 Each team will be given around 10 to 15 minutes to set up their equipment after which, the match will immediately start.
1.7 If a competitor has to leave the tournament area during their scheduled match, a referee/ official must be informed.
1.8 The tournament area is restricted only to tournament competitors. Competitors are not allowed to enter the tournament area with companions that are not participating in the tournament. In addition, tournament officials reserve the right to deny anyone, even a competitor from entering the tournament area within reason.
1.9 At the conclusion of match play, teams are expected to break down their equipment in an orderly manner. Teams need to straighten their tournament area up once they break down. Please take into consideration that other matches may be taking place and it would be unsportsmanlike to disturb other competitors while competing.



Game used: DOTA 2 (Steam version)

Competition method: 5 versus 5 (Team play, 5 players per team)

Game mode: Captains Mode (CM)

Sides: (Radiant / Dire; Ban first) will be announced before the match or decided by a coin toss.

Victory condition: The first team to destroy the opposing team’s ancient (main building), either team passes a vote to surrender, or all players on a team intentionally disconnect.



3.1 Substitutions are not allowed to ensure fairness amongst all teams. Each team can only consist of five (5) players who are registered.



4.1 The sharing of basic regeneration items, consumables, and gems are allowed. Items shared may not be kept or used for any other purpose (ie reselling).
4.2 It is not allowed to purposefully suicide to drop item for another player.
4.3 It is not allowed to block his own creeps with the help of spells. It is only allowed to use hero model to intercept creeps.
4.4 Backdooring is allowed.
4.5 Any cheats, hacks or exploits are illegal and not allowed in play.
4.6 Any use of third party scripts and programs that leads to an unfair game advantage is not allowed. (eg. Invoker spell script, bottle crow script, etc)



If any player disconnects during a match, the game will be paused (default is F9) until the player has reconnected. Pausing is not used for any other reason.



6.1 In the case of a server crash, the game can be continued from the latest save. The person who hosted the lobby for the match will have the option (game setup option) to load from a save file when they host again. The save file is generated every minute in the background.
6.2 In the unlikely event that the reload does not work, the game will be replayed with the same exact hero picks and lane movements until the first creep wave of the Radiant and Dire side meets.



7.1 Tournament will be done in two stages:

-       First stage will be group stage of 2 (Group A and B). Only the top 2 of each group will proceed to the next stage. In an event of a tie between two teams in the group, the tie breaker will be based on their head-to-head record against each other. In the case of a tie between 3 teams or more, the team who completes all the group matches in the shortest time will proceed on to the second stage. Winning team will receive 1 point per match victory while the losing team will receive none (0 points) per match loss.

-  Second stage will be top 4 single elimination format. The pairs will be the top ranked in Group A vs the 2nd ranked in Group B and the top ranked in Group B vs the 2nd ranked in Group A.


7.2 All matches will be best of 1 (BO1) with the exception of the semi-finals, 3rd/4th placing match & the finals (BO3).



8.1 Competitors will conduct themselves in a reasonable manner, maintaining a friendly and polite demeanor to spectators, competitors, members of the press, tournament staff, and to other participants of the event.
8.2 Competitors must remain quiet when inside the designated tournament area. Talking is permitted, but must be kept at a reasonable level, and away from other competitors. It is strictly forbidden for spectators to communicate with a player while he or she is competing.
8.3 Competitors will refrain from the use of vulgar language during the entire competition. All rules of conduct also apply to chatting through the game console.
8.4 Competitors are expected to compete in a professional manner. Throwing a match, halting play without cause, or showing a flagrant lack of effort will be construed as a violation of player conduct, and will result in match forfeit and disqualification from the tournament.
8.5 The board of referees has the right to disqualify and dismiss any registered player from the tournament, at their discretion, at any stage of the tournament, for any reason, with no prior warning to the player.



9.1 Competitors must bring their own equipment: Keyboard, mouse, headset and mouse pads as they will not be provided at the venue.

These rules are subject to modification in the following aspects:
• Use of most recent patch/version release of each official game within tournament committee’s own discretion.
• In-game settings and required factors necessitated by use of most recent patch version/release.
• Cheat Protection Program release and/or cheat protection functions.
• Game settings and/or operations guidelines dictated by differences between online and LAN tournaments.

The tournament organizer reserves the right to modify or change the contents of this document without any prior warning.



DOTA 2 The Asia Highlight

The Asia 2012 – Winner interview with LGD.xiao8

The Asia 2012 – Interview with MiTH.TnK

The Asia 2012 – Interview with TnC.ninjaboogie

Interview with hyhy

Interview with MitH Trust

Interview with Team Revival

Interview with InV.N9 GoDz


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