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Prize pool for Dota 2’s The International 6 passes $5 million in 48 hours

The prize pool for The Intentional 6, the biggest Dota 2 competition of the year, has already exceeded $5 million, despite fans only being able to contribute for less than 48 hours. The International Battle Pass launched late on Monday and, at the time of writing around 45 hours later, …

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Valve announces August date for Dota 2 International

Valve has announced that the main event of The International 6 will take place August 8th – August 13that the Key Arena in Seattle, with tickets going on sale April 7th. Tickets for the six day event, which will see the best Dota 2 teams in the world compete for …

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Dota 2 International Compendium is live

Valve has released this year’s Digital Compendium ahead of the Dota 2 International eSports tournament. 25 per cent of the Compendium’s $9.99 cost is added to the tournament’s overall prize pool. Furthermore, the more people who buy the Compendium the more content is unlocked for all owners. The kitty currently …

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Valve announces year-round Dota 2 Major Championships

Valve has taken a more direct role in Dota’s eSports calendar by announcing three more officially sponsored championships to join The International. The new tournaments will be held during each season of the year, with the first Dota 2 Major Championship, to take place this Fall after The International. The …

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Newbee pockets $5m after winning Dota 2 International

Chinese esports team Newbee have won this year’s Dota 2 International. In doing so the five-man team earned a whopping prize fund of over $5m (2.9m). For comparison, that compares to a winner’s payout of 1.76m/$3m for the 2014 Wimbledon tennis champion, 937k/$1.66m for the British Open golf winner, 560k/$957k …

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