The International is an annual Dota 2 championship tournament hosted by Valve Corporation. The Tournament was held the first time in August 2011 after the public debut of Dota 2. With a total prize pot of $1.6 million, from which one million went towards the winner of the championship, the championships in 2011 and 2012 were amongst the most lucrative esport events to date.
In August 2013 the third world championship of Dota 2 takes place where the 16 best Dota 2 teams will play for the world cup. The tournament starts on August 7th in Seattle. This years prize pot has not been announced yet, but we are sure it will be huge.
The Teams so far:
- Invictum Gaming (winner of 2012)
- LGD Gaming
- Orange E-Sports
- Team Liquid
- Natus Vincere (winner of 2011)
- Team Zenith
- Team Dignitas
- LGD Gaming.Int
- Invasion MUFC
In addition to the thirteen already qualified teams the winners of the two qualification tournaments (east and west) and the best of the teams ranked second in the qualification will participate in the tournament. You think you know who will win? Place your bet on your Dota 2 Team.
The tournament will be broadcasted in four different languages (English, Chinese, Russian and German) through livestreams on DotaTV.
As soon as further details of the tournament are announced we will keep you postet.