For those not in the know the International is an annual esports world championship tournament for the game Dota 2. It is hosted and produced by the game’s developer, Valve. The International was first held at Gamescom as a promotional event for the game way back in 2011, and has since been held annually. The tournament consists of 18 teams; 12 earning a direct invite based on results from a tournament series known as the Dota Pro Circuit and six from winning regional qualifying playoff brackets, one each from North America, South America, Southeast Asia, China, Europe, and CIS regions.
This year the prize pool for The International 10 is currently worth $33,456,363 million and counting. At a time when many of us are desperate for work this, well this sound enticing.
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