ESL One to Host Dota 2 Major in Los Angeles in 2020
Dota 2 Major to be held from the 20th to the 22nd of March, 2020
ESL — formerly known as Electronic Sports League — has recently announced that it will host popular tournaments series, ESL One, to Los Angeles for the first Dota 2 Major to ever be played on the west coast.
ESL is known for organising one of the most fan-friendly tournaments in Dota 2. However, their recently organised tournaments were not included in the DPC. The last DPC tournaments that ESL organised were back in 2018 in the face of ESL One Birmingham and ESL One Katowice.
It's Showtime! 🎬
Grab your shades and get ready for Hollywood; #ESLOne is bringing the Dota 2 Major to Los Angeles in March 2020! 🎥
— ESL Dota2 (@ESLDota2) November 19, 2019
Notably, ESL One Los Angeles will be the third Major of the new season. Featuring some of the best teams in the world, it will be held from the 20th to the 22nd of March, 2020. This will be the second big tournament in Los Angeles after the Dota Summit 11 Minor concluded.
“Los Angeles is known for world-class entertainment and that is exactly what we aim to deliver with the L.A. Major,” Ulrich Schulze, senior vice president of product at ESL said to esportsobserver.com.
“We are finally bringing our ESL Dota 2 flagship competition to the US West Coast for the first time and we are proud to deliver world-class Dota 2 action to the local community. With ESL One Los Angeles, we will put a stake in the ground to engage the US-based Dota 2 community and introduce one of our most iconic tournaments to a new location: the Shrine Auditorium conveying an absolute unique feel,” Ulrich Schulze added.