Reigning The International champion Tundra Esports and recently-crowned Lima Major winner Gaimin Gladiators headlined the 16-team field invited by ESL to compete in the upcoming DreamLeague Season 19.
Aside from the two powerhouse squads, also invited from Western Europe are Entity, OG and Team Liquid while HellRaisers and Team Spirit will carry the Eastern Europe banner.
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China will be represented by Team Aster and PSG.LGD while Southeast Asia will have Talon Esports and Execration.
TSM, Shopify Rebellion, and Nouns will lead the North America cast while Evil Geniuses and beastcoast are the teams from South America.
All 16 teams will compete offline from April 9 to 23 for $1 Million.
The winner of the tournament will earn an outright berth to the groups stage of the Riyadh Masters, which has a total of $15 million prize pool – the biggest for a non-The International tournament.
DreamLeague Season 19 will take place right after the second tour of the Dota Pro Circuit Division I.