More DOTA 2 prize details released

This year's full prize breakdown for The International DOTA 2 Championships has been released by Valve. First prize for the event is $1,365,955, with $601,020 going to the runner-up and third-place gaining $273,191.

  • 1st - $1,365,955
  • 2nd - $601,020
  • 3rd - $273,191
  • 4th - $191,234
  • 5th - $109,276
  • 6th - $109,276
  • 7th - $40,979
  • 8th - $40,979

The International is due to take place at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Aug. 7-11, featuring the best DOTA 2 teams in the world. The prize pool was recently boosted by $1 million to $2.6 million thanks to sales of The Compendium, a guide to the contest. The 16 teams competing in the finals are as follows:

  • Invictus Gaming
  • Orange.Neolution
  • Alliance
  • Fnatic
  • Team Liquid
  • Natus Vincere
  • Team Zenith
  • Team Dignitas
  • Invasion MUFC
  • DK
  • LCD Gaming.Int
  • Mousesports
  • TongFu
  • Virtus.Pro
  • LCD Gaming
  • A Wild Card Winner

Live-streams will be available fromTwitch.TV and DOTA2.com.

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