The International 10

What is the International?

The International is a Dota 2 tournament with a huge amount of prize pool. Valve announced the first edition of the International on August 1, 2011. 16 teams from around the world were invited to compete in the tournament which would also serve as the public first viewing of Dota 2.

The International ( TI ) History

The first edition of the international, the International 2011 was held from Aug 17 to Aug 21 in Cologne with $1.6 million prize pool. In this tournament, Natus Vincere( Navi ) won the first very aegis and got $1 million as a winner. And the first runner up EHome, second runner up Scythe Gaming and the third runner up Meet Your Makers.

Natus Vincere (Navi)

The International 2012 was held in Seattle with $1.6 million prize pool. In this tournament Invictus Gaming( IG ) won the aegis and Natus Vincere( Navi ) got the first runner up.

Invictus Gaming (IG)

The International 2013 was held in Seattle with $2.8 million prize pool. In this tournament Alliance won the aegis and Natus Vincere( Navi ) got the first runner up.

Alliance

The International 2014 was held in Seattle with $10 million prize pool. In this tournament Invictus Newbee won the aegis and Vici Gaming( VG) got the first runner up.

Newbee

The International 2015 was held in Seattle with $18 million prize pool. In this tournament Evil Geniuses( EG ) won the aegis and CDEC Gaming got the first runner up.

Evil Geniuses

The International 2016 was held in Seattle with $20 million prize pool. In this tournament Wings Gaming won the aegis and Digital Chaos( DC) got the first runner up.

Wings Gaming

The International 2017 was held in Seattle with $24 million prize pool. In this tournament Liquid won the aegis and Newbee got the first runner up.

Liquid

The International 2018 was held in Seattle with $25 million prize pool. In this tournament OG won the aegis and PSG.LGD got the first runner up.

OG

The International 2019 was held in Seattle with $34 million prize pool. In this tournament OG won the aegis and Liquid got the first runner up.

OG

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