DOTA 2 : Valve releases running prize pool for The International 9

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By: Leobert Julian A. de la Peña

THE prize pool for the world renowned Dota 2, a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Valve, has now been released.

As of the moment, Valve estimated an overwhelming US$27,895,064.

Last year, The International 8’s prize pool was US$25,532,177.

The International, famously known as Ti9, is the concluding tournament of the Dota 2 Pro Series and this 2019 is the ninth annual edition of The International.

Professional Dota teams from all over the world will battle it out for 6 straight days to claim the prestigious prize.

TNC Pro Team, an elite Filipino team in the Dota 2 scene will represent the entire PH in this upcoming Ti9 with a chance to grab the enormous pool.

Dota 2 Ti9 will kick off this August 20-25, 2019, held at Mercedes-Benz Arena, China.

Ti9 will be live at the EGG channel with live stream available via Youtube.