2021 DPC Season: Points and Standings of SEA Teams

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The 2021 DPC Season 1’s conclusion in the SEA region means that teams who have secured the top five slots in the Upper Division have been awarded their share of DPC points. While initially a total of 1150 Pro Circuit points were shared between the top five teams of Fnatic, Neon Esports, T1, TNC Predator and BOOM Esports, roster changes for some of these teams have resulted in a reduction in these points. With only the top 12 teams in terms of DPC points receiving a direct invite to TI10, let us take a look at the points and ranking of these five SEA teams.

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DPC points and rankings of SEA Teams

As per Valve rules on the 2021 DPC Season:

  • Points are earned by the top five teams playing in the Upper Division of the Regional Leagues as well as the top eight teams playing in the Majors.
  • Teams can drop players from the end of the league up until the Tuesday after the Major at 12PM PST, receiving a 15% penalty to their points up to that point.
  • A team that removes a player after securing a slot at a major, will have a 20% deduction to the points obtained during that event in addition to the normal penalty.

Fnatic

Fnatic looked the most formidable and stable team in the SEA 2021 DPC Season 1: Upper Division, having won six out of their seven series. They finished first and won total prize money of $30,000 USD.

  • DPC Points- 500
  • DPC Placement- Major Playoffs
  • DPC Ranking- 1 (tied up with Team Secret, Virtus.pro, beastcoast and Evil Geniuses)

Neon Esports

Neon Esports surprised Dota 2 fans with their strong performances, finishing in the second spot in the points table with a 5-2 series record. They were awarded $28,000 in prize money.

  • DPC Points- 300
  • DPC Placement- Major Group Stage
  • DPC Ranking- 6 (tied up with Alliance, Natus Vincere, Quincy Crew and Thunder Predator)

T1

T1 also finished the SEA DPC League with a 5-2 series record but lost to Neon Esports in the tiebreakers to end in third place. They were awarded $27,000 in prize money.

  • DPC Points- 170 (down from 200. JaCkky was replaced by 23savage as the team’s carry). As per Valve’s rules, if T1 is able to secure a top-eight position in the Singapore Major, they will have an additional 20% deduction to the points earned in the Major.
  • DPC Placement- Major Wild Card
  • DPC Ranking- 16

TNC Predator

TNC Predator had a disappointing result in the SEA DPC League as they failed to make it to the Singapore Major. They finished in the fourth spot with a 4-3 series record, earning prize money of $26,000.

  • DPC Points- 72.5 (down from 100. Kpii and Febby replaced by Bok and Boomy)
  • DPC Placement- Upper Division S2
  • DPC Ranking- 22

BOOM Esports

BOOM Esports also had a 4-3 series record but finished in the fifth spot because of a head-to-head loss against TNC Predator. They earned $25,000.

  • DPC Points- 42.5 (down from 50. Drew parts ways with the team)
  • DPC Placement- Upper Division S2
  • DPC Ranking- 26

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While Fnatic, Neon Esports and T1 will be seen in action from March 27 when the Singapore Major begins, TNC Predator and BOOM Esports begin their DPC Season 2 run on April 13.