The International 2015 prize pool revealed


The International 2015 prize pool revealed

The prize pool for The International 2015 is big to the tune of $17,087,016.  It now stands bigger than all previous International tournaments combined.

Valve has now revealed just how that prize pool will be divied between the tournament’s winners. Keep in mind the with Compendiums still on sale, that prize pool is still rising, and so is the potential amount due to each winner.

Here’s how it stands at the moment

  • 1st place: $6,151,326
  • 2nd: $2,648,487
  • 3rd: $2,050,442
  • 4th: $1,452,396
  • 5th: $1,110,656
  • 6th: $1,110,656
  • 7th: $768,916
  • 8th: $768,916
  • 9th: $205,044
  • 10th: $205,044
  • 11th: $205,044
  • 12th: $205,044
  • 13th: $51,261
  • 14th: $51,261
  • 15th: $51,261
  • 16th: $51,261

So far only 14 of the 16 teams have been confirmed. The four runner-up teams of the regional qualifiers—CDEC Gaming, Team Archon, MVP Phoenix and Vega Squadron—will fight it out for the two remaining “wildcard” spots. They’ll join the regional winners EHOME, compLexity Gaming, MVP HOT6ix and Natus Vincere; and the invited teams Vici Gaming, Evil Geniuses, Team Secret, Invictus Gaming, LGD Gaming, Cloud9, Team Empire,, Newbee and Fnatic.

The International group stage runs from July 27-30, with the tournament itself taking place from August 3–8. You’ll be able to watch on Twitch, YouTube, or Dota 2’s broadcast page.

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