The qualifying system for Dota 2's majors has its roots in an egalitarian impulse where -- theoretically -- a team of amateurs could win an open and then regional qualifier, and find themselves competing in a major against professionals. But for the upcoming Kiev Major, that egalitarian ideal ran smack dab into the reality of tournaments with only one or zero teams signing up for the Champion's Cups, and a team of commentators conceding in a final because they were accidentally winning.