Chinese team wins 3.7 million in Dota 2 tournament




Newbee, a Chinese team that participated in The International, has won the Dota 2 tournament. The five players are the grand prize of $ 5 million, or 3.7 million, split. For the other teams is another $ 5 million in prize money available.

The Chinese knew Newbee to the finals of The International last night to win the Chinese team also ViCi Gaming. Newbee lost the first match of the ‘best of five’-finals, but then won the next three. Newbee thus won 5,028,174 dollars, more than 3.7 million. For ViCi Gaming 1.47566 million dollars, was approximately 1.1 million, finished.

With more than $ 10 million in prize money is the The International eSports tournament with the biggest prize ever. The $ 5 million that Newbee has won, is considered the biggest prize ever earned eSports. The tournament is organized by Valve, the studio behind Dota 2 is the fourth edition of the tournament. The prize this year is significantly higher than that of previous years. In 2013 there was a total of 2.9 million dollars, or 2.14 million in the pot.

The prize is as high as it is brought by the Dota 2 community. Largely met Valve stopped dollars, 1.6 million or 1.18 million in the pot, the rest was raised by players. Valve sells Compendiums, objects that players can use. Ingame Of the proceeds thereof Valve puts a quarter in the prize pool of the tournament. The International was fought at the Key Arena in Seattle, a hall with room for 17,000 spectators.


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