Bot The International is a 115-team competition, starting off as a single-elimination bracket qualifier (seeded by pub winrate), with the top 16 teams advancing into a double elimination playoff. There are 3 types of predictions available:
- Head-to-head Predictions: which hero will win a specific match. (1 point per correct)
- Playoff Predictions: which heroes will make the playoffs (3 points per correct).
- Finals Predictions: which heroes will make the playoff finals (4 points per correct).
- Each match is a best-of-three games (bo3)
- Each game is 5 of one hero vs 5 of another hero, in one big teamfight.
- Skill builds will be most commonly skilled but with custom logic (i.e. no CM aura, or Lich Sacrifice, since it's one teamfight)
- Talents will be chosen by most popular, with custom logic (i.e. no XP or GPM talents since it's one teamfight)
- Talents will be on the latest patch.
- Black King Bar and Blademail are banned.
- No neutral creeps.
- The game is over when all 5 heroes die, or an admin decides the game is over.
Rules Per Game
- Game #1: Each hero is Level 5, with 6x Ironwood Branch
- Game #2: Each hero is Level 15, with 10k budget.
- Game #3: Each hero is Level 25, with 20k budget.
There may be prizes sponsored by Beyond The Summit based on participation. Anyone found to be using multiple accounts will be banned. Participants using profane nicknames or avatars will have them edited to whatever Hot_bid wants.