Valve Reschedules Kiev Major
Valve recently announced that they have rescheduled the Kiev Major, one of the first big Dota 2 events of the year with a prize pool of $3 million.
The new date of the tournament, which was originally April 20-23, has been pushed back by a week to April 27-30 to "reduce potential conflicts with other tournaments." The change is most likely to avoid conflicts with Perfect World’s Dota 2 Asian Championship which is held from March 28 to April 4.
But while it reduces the strain on players in one direction, it adds it in another. While there wasn’t much downtime between the DAC and the Kiev Major originally, there isn’t a lot of
The Kiev Major is indisputably the larger of the two events with a prize pool ten times that of the MarsTV LAN event. It’s kind of a no-brainer which of the two events professional teams will choose if push comes to shove.