The Dota 2 Championship The International also breaks the 2016 record for e-sports prize money. About 18.5 million US dollars awaiting the 16 teams that will be the beginning of August to fight for money, trophy and title.The Dota 2 Championship The International also breaks the 2016 record for e-sports prize money. About 18.5 million US dollars awaiting the 16 teams that will be the beginning of August to fight for money, trophy and title.

It's done in record time fans of Dota 2 have a new record prize money set up for The International 2016th Showing the official website of Moba.

dollar 18,571,128 are at the time of the article in the pot for the TI6, spread into 70 days. Last year 101 days were needed to collect the prize money of 18,429,613 US dollars. At the time, won the American team Evil Geniuses, for first place, there were 6,634,661 dollars.

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Exciting now the question is how high the final prize money remains. Until the final, winning amount keeps growing, Valve has also just been released the treasure chest Immortal third Containing cosmetic items and a chance at 50 additional Battle Level for its own compendium. Each published case provides a visible jump in prize money, 20 million US dollars, it could very well still be.

, The International 2016 will take place from 03 until 13 August instead, as always is fought in Seattle for the championship in Dota second The prize pool for the event is generated from 1,6 million from Valve and 25 percent from sales of the Compendium, which provides massive in-game rewards for players.

Dota 2 - retrospective video: Evil Geniuses, the winners of the International 2015Dota 2 - retrospective video: Evil Geniuses, the winners of the International 2015