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To balance out the lower number of representatives for the CIS and North America at the ESL One Los Angeles Major, both regions are going to receive two qualifiers spots for the StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor, the tournament organizer announced today.
This will give CIS and NA teams a better statistical shot at winning the Minor and making it to the Major, even if that upped chance is based purely on representation and not the team’s skill.
While not at a dearth for talented rosters, China, Europe, and South America all have more prominent teams and a deeper pool of organizations that are ready to compete at a Major. Just based on that, ESL deemed it necessary to give each of those regions three spots at the Major.
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