The China Dota2 Professional League is a competitive circuit featuring top chinese esports organizations competing against each other for regional dominance. Two teams from the China Dota2 Development League will be joining the eight pro teams to compete for a 1,500,000 CNY (~$ 211,500) prize pool.
Group Stage: Round robin with Best-of-Three matches. The top four teams advance directly to the upper bracket of playoffs, the 5th-6th place teams advance to the lower bracket, and the bottom four teams are eliminated.
Playoffs: Double elimination bracket with Best-of-Three matches leading into a Best-of-Five grand finals.