This Sunday, April 12th, the China qualifiers for the Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 tournament will kick off at 11 PM Pacific and you can watch it unfold on the official Red Bull Battle Grounds site.

This round of qualifiers features 4 teams: Invictus Gaming, LGD, EHOME, and Newbee who you might remember as the winning team in The Invitational 2015.

Giving wings to a new competitive gaming format, the first Red Bull Battle Grounds: Dota 2 invitational tournament circuit will culminate in a one-day grand final on May 10th at San Francisco’s legendary venue, The Warfield Theatre. The road to this revered stage – and the $75K base line prize purse (this prize pool is now over $80,000 as of this writing)- will pit 20 invited professional teams, representing the best of the best from five regions around the world, against each other for a competitive sprint to the grand finals in this global tournament. Tickets are on sale now and start at $34.61 for General Admission Balcony seats.

If you want to add a bit to the prize pool, there’s a special DOTA 2/Red Bull bundle on sale now for $8.99. The set contains 13 items and a fraction of the cost adds to the prize pool for every purchase. Check it out in the DOTA 2 store.

Get your predictions in now! Tell me which team will win in the comments below.

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Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.

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