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The International 2020 surpasses $34 million in prize pool

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The International 2020 surpasses $34 million in prize pool

The International 2020 surpasses $34 million in prize pool

The International 2020 has surpassed$34 million in prize money, making it the largestprize pool for a single event in esports history.Fans of Dota 2 won’t besurprised by this news.Thanks to Valve’s crowdfunding model,the five most lucrative esports tournamentsof all time are all Internationals.

Since 2013, the developer has releaseda battle pass where players gain access tospecial features and content with a buy-in.A portion of the sales made from the battlepass then get added to the prize pool.The base prize pool for The International 10(another name for The International 2020since it’s the tenth tournament in theseries) began at $1.6 million.As of August 2020, crowdfunding haspropelled the total to $34 million.The International has typically been heldin the late summer, either in July or August.However, TI10 has beensuspended indefinitely dueto the COVID-19 pandemic.In the meanwhile, TI10’s prize pool continuesto grow alongside the hopes of fans whoare eager to see their favorite teamscompete on the world stage


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