The Overwhelming success of Esports

The Overwhelming success of Esports

While Riot Games’ MOBA is now crowdsourcing prizes for major tournaments itself, it still has a long way to go before it can hand out as much cash as Dota 2 has handed out, which is, frankly, a phenomenal amount of money.
At the moment, the prize pool for TI 5 has surpassed those of major sporting events such as the National Football League with $6.5 million, the PGA Tour 2014 at $10 million and even the Cricket World Cup, which boasts a $10.2 million cash prize and is considered to be the biggest tournament in cricket.
Speaking of prizes, League of Legends held the number two spot last year for largest prize pool in eSports: $2.05 million.
The full patch notes, including all the other Dota 2 changes made this week, can be found at the bottom of the article.
A new Dota 2 update was released this week, making fixes and improvements to the game but not looking to make any balance changes.
The tournament coincided with the public reveal of Dota 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the original DotA.
The International 2017 (TI7) main event begins on Monday 7 August, running through until the grand final on 12 August.
With a prize pool of over $2.6 Million on offer (as a result of their Odyssey crowd-sourcing campaign), Hi-Rez Studios is now officially offering the fifth largest prize pool in the history of eSports.
This is a fairly large sum, which just becomes even larger after the same team months before this event, ended up taking out The Dota Asia Championships winning $1,284,158.
The tournament awarded the biggest prize pool in eSports history, at over $18 million.
Taking place in Shanghai, China, the event saw Evil Geniuses newly assembled roster take home the championship in one of the most one-sided grand finals in Dota 2 history, as the squad defeated Vici Gaming 3-0.
As the famous games trade fair gamescom approaches, so does a new Dota 2 tournament under the banner of the World Cyber Games, of which part of it will take place during gamescom.
Held during The Manila Masters, organizers threw a little competition called Battle Of The Rages, where Dota 2 fans would stage their own rage quit fits of fury in an attempt to win a prize, which was partially judged by one of the biggest rage quitters in the eSport: Team Secret’s Puppey.
The International 2017 will kick off at the KeyArena between August 7th and August 12th.
Shie said she’ll watch the occasional soccer match, but it gets boring after a while.” Watching Dota 2 is way better,” she said.
The Arena will hold the main competition, the Dota 2 World will feature a range of theme parks, and the Entertainment Arena will host a music festival that will feature local and International artists throughout the duration of the event.
AtoD 2 features 8 top North American and European teams.
The Learn 2 Play Australian Masters will feature the best Australian teams fighting to be the crowned the number one team in the country!
The matches will take place on the ship while it makes its voyage, with the boat using a dedicated satellite feed to support online streaming and low Dota 2 latency.
The idea was new at the time, and along with allowing competitive Dota 2 fans to contribute to the prize pool, the book came with some in-game goodies and ways to keep track of your favorite players during the event.
While the country awaits its first gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, local e-sport fans rejoiced after team Fnatic clinched fourth place at The International Dota 2 tournament held in Seattle, the United States. .
The Manila Masters , organised by ESL and Mineski Events Team is going to be held at Manila, Philippines as 8 teams are going to fight it out to win the lion’s share of the USD 250,000 prize pool.
 
The league’s organiser, Mineski Events Team (MET), said MESL also offers both amateur and professional gamers a chance to make their mark on the local Dota 2 scene.
That’s exactly what Valve wants-you can watch the tournament in-game, via the Dota 2 website, or on Twitch, which means two of the three streaming platforms direct you towards playing the game yourself.

The global world championship among the national teams WESG 2017 will bring together the best of the best in CS:GO, Dota 2, StarCraft 2 and Hearthstone disciplines.
The event, which will see 12 of the best  CS GO teams from around the world, kicks off on Wednesday.
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Throughout his career Nash has played with many well known DOTA 2 players such as Chuan, Mushi, Ohaiyo, Adam, Winter and others.Splitting a $10 million first prize is simply an enormous amount of mone,/.
 The global world championship among the national teams WESG 2017 will bring together the best of the best in CS:GO, Dota 2, StarCraft 2 and Hearthstone disciplines.
The event, which will see 12 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams from around the world, kicks off on Wednesday.
There are a variety of upcoming events where cs go tournaments will take place.
Beyond The Summit is proud to announce cs_summit, our first-ever event for Counter Strike: Global Offensive!
Premium e-sports tournament brand ELEAGUE announced details today for its second Championship for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. CS:GO  is the incomer of the mod that spawned the MOBA world.
This is something you probably didn’t see before on any other csgo gambling website.
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