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Dailymotion Teams Up with ESWC for Dota 2 Qualifiers

Paris, september 23nbsp;: Thenbsp; Electronic Sports World Cupnbsp;Organizing Committee announces today its partnership with Dailymotion, the worldrsquo;s second largest video platform, for the organization of the Dota 2 ESWC Qualifiers for Europe and North America. Two exclusive and large online tournaments will be organized between September 27th and October 6th, 2013.

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; North American teams will compete on September 27-29th

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; European teams will compete on October 3-6th

Each qualifier will feature an Open Tournament for up to 512 teams followed by a Play-offs reserved to the best 4 teams of the Open and pre-selected teams.

Each qualifier will grant two slots for the ESWC Grand Final, where the winning team will receive flights to Paris and hotel accommodation during the Grand Final sponsored by Dailymotion.

Marc Eychenne, Head of International Content at Dailymotion, saysldquo; Dailymotion is delighted to extend its partnership with ESWC to offer the best American and European Dota 2 teams the chance to win a fully covered qualification slot for the ESWC Grand Final in Paris. Dailymotion is one of the best places to watch the worldrsquo;s greatest gamers compete online and we are sure our 115 million viewers will enjoy this great event and see how much Dailymotion is involved in eSports.rdquo;

The best games of the two international tournaments will be streamed on Dailymotion. The casters and other details are soon to be announced onnbsp; http://dailymotion.eswc.com.

Information on the Dota2 Qualifiers and qualified teams:

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; http://www.eswc.com/en/2013/game/dota2

Get the game Dota2copy; Valve for free on Steam:

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; http://store.steampowered.com/app/570


Logos et seacute;quences videacute;os HDnbsp;: http://www.eswc.com/fr/page/resources


About Dailymotion

Dailymotion has 115 million unique visitors generating over 2.5 billion video views every month according to Comscore (May 2013). It is ranked the 31st most visited website in the world. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provide high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 34 localized versions in 16 different languages, Dailymotion mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For further information, please visit www.dailymotion.com.

About the ESWC

Electronic Sports World Cuptrade; (ESWC), pioneered and iconic global competition of video games, federates, in over 50 countries, organizations convinced that gaming champions are genuine athletes, precursors of their generation and new sports of the XXIst century. The ESWC starts each year with national and regional qualifiers, to end with a World Final gathering all the champions for tournaments designed as live shows. The ESWC is run and owned by Oxent ( www.oxent.net).

More information on http://www.eswc.com

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