Dota 2 - The International 2019

in #sportstalk2 years ago

The Dota2 World Championship comes to its ninth edition, which runs from Aug. 20-25, promising to have the world's biggest (* again *) e-sports award.

With just over a month to start the tournament, the prize pool has not stopped going up and has already set records, surpassing last year's total prize pool. In 2018 reached the level of 25.5 million dollars, and in 2019 still 37 days before the start of the competition we already have 26.5 million dollars. It will easily be broken the goal of 30 million.

Teams that have gone farthest in the competition

YearChampionSecondThirdFourth
2011Natus VincereEHOMEScythe GamingMeetYourMakers
2012Invictus GamingNatus VincereLGD GamingTeam DK
2013AllianceNatus VincereOrange EsportsTongFu Team
2014NewbeeVici GamingEvil GeniusesTeam DK
2015Evil GeniusesCDEC GamingLGD GamingVici Gaming
2016Wings GamingDigital ChaosEvil GeniusesFnatic
2017Team LiquidNewbeeLGD.Forever YoungLGD Gaming
2018OGPSG.LGDEvil GeniusesTeam Liquid

Non-Official Ranking

The rank below is created by me, has no validity, but I think I calculated fairly.

Being champion gives you 200 points. Second gives 80, after all twice in second is not worth any title. 30 points for the third and 20 points for the fourth.

TeamTotal
Natus Vincere12--360
Evil Geniuses1-3-290
Newbee11--280
Team Liquid1--1220
Invictus Gaming1---200
Alliance1---200
Wings Gaming1---200
OG1---200
PSG.LGD*-121160
Vici Gaming-1-1100
EHOME-1--80
CDEC Gaming-1--80
Digital Chaos-1--80
Team DK---240
Scythe Gaming--1-30
Orange Esports--1-30
LGD.Forever Young--1-30
MeetYourMakers---120
TongFu Team---120
Fnatic---120

*PSG.LGD is the former LGD Gaming, just the name changed due to its partnership with the club Paris Saint-Germain

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