The format has changed from seasons 1 and 2. Two Tier 1 teams play on the same day instead of 1, and the prize breakdown has been adjusted accordingly.
Tier 1 consists of four rounds. Each round consists of a BO1 Round-Robin Format.
Tier 2 uses a BO1 Round-Robin Format.
The Korea Dota 2 League uses a Successive Wins system.
Tier 1 Teams will gain ₩2,000,000 per win and an additional ₩1,000,000 for each successive win (up to ₩5,000,000).
Tier 2 Teams will gain ₩1,000,000 per win with an additional ₩500,000 for each successive win (up to ₩3,000,000).
Tier 3 Teams will not gain any money per win, however will instead gain "Tier Points", which will allow the Top 2 Teams of each Tier to face-off against the bottom 2 Teams of the Tier above for their spot.
The league winner receives an additional ₩10,000,000.