After the second quarterfinal The Boston Major 2016 to broadcast the tournament announced the first details of the second major-tournament season. The main stage will be held in Kiev on 20-23 April 2017. The organizer has once again delivered PGL. Major-tournament in Kiev will be the fifth tournament of the series supported by Valve and the last one before The International 2017: the season 2016/2017 the company decided to reduce the number of ‘majors’ to two.
Earlier, organizers told about the plans to change the qualification system for the second “major” of the season. Individual qualifiers will receive the CIS region, as well as South America. In addition, part of the slots in the closed qualification will get the best combatants Cup. The major-tournament for Dota 2 involved 16 teams. Some of them invited directly, others are fighting in the regional online qualifiers. Teams play $ 3 million dollars.