Every time a new game is launched, it becomes one of the most played games on Steam. Dota 2 Tournaments is not an exception to this. This multiplayer online battle arena genre of PC games has been widely popular from the moment it was released by Valve Corporation. Thus, Dota 2 tournaments have become increasingly common as well. Most of these events are annual, but there are also minor tournaments.
Being a Dota 2 tournament can pay off big time. This is not only the chance to meet several professional gamers, but you also have a platform to win some MONEY from eSports betting. For instance, Dota 2 winning prize is currently over 31 million dollars. That is the biggest prize in eSport history, much more than any other game. eSports prediction sites show that Dota 2 tournaments will further develop and increase their winning prize money.
List of Dota 2 Tournaments in 2020-2022 to Watch Out For:
- The International 2019 has received around 1.2 million dollars prize pool which is the highest amount in this game. This year, Valve Corporation announced that they would increase players’ contribution to the prize pool. Thus, the total prize pool would be around 25 million dollars this year. The International 2019 will begin on August 20, and it will last till August 25, 2019.
- Blizzcon is a major event among Blizzard fans worldwide, at Anaheim Convention Center in California. It is one of Blizzard’s biggest events in which they announce their new games and share information about the upcoming updates for their existing games. Dota 2 Tournaments are not held during Blizzcon, but Blizzard provides live streaming of The International 2019 over Twitch.
- This is one of the most diverse gaming festivals in Asia. The main focus of this festival lies in the game development and indie game industry. This festival has been attended by more than one million people in the last six years. This year, The Kuala Lumpur Major will be taking place during this event which begins on November 22 to 25.
- This is a South Korean esports league which taken place every year since 2010. Its prize pool consists of over 50 million South Korean Won. The best teams from all over the world compete in this league. DAC 2019 will begin on January 15, 2020, and it is going to last three weeks till February 3, 2020.
- The Major All-Stars Tournament is a Dota 2 tournaments launched by PGL in 2015, held every year somewhere in Southeast Asia. The prize pool included in this tournament is around $400,000. The Major All-Stars Tournament 2020 will begin on March 24, and it is going to last till April 5, 2020.
- TI is one of the most anticipated Dota 2 Tournaments of the year. It takes place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Washington, a home ground for Canucks ice hockey team. The prize pool of this tournament had increased significantly since 2014, when it was around 2.8 million dollars. Nowadays, the total prize pool is more than 30 million dollars. The International 2020 will take place from August 26, 2020, to September 7, 2020.
- The first Dota 2 Tournaments Major Championship was held in Frankfurt as a part of The Valve Corporation’s Dota Pro Circuit (DPC). 10 teams took part in this tournament, and 1 million dollars were the prize pool. The first Dota 2 Major Championship 2020 will take place on January 18, 2020, and it is going to last till January 26, 2020.
- The Kuala Lumpur Major is one of the most popular Dota 2 Tournaments among gamers worldwide because it takes place in Malaysia, which provides different cultural experiences and great gaming experiences. Gamers who are not familiar with Malaysia must take this opportunity to visit the country. The Kuala Lumpur Major 2020 will begin on November 18, 2020, and it is going to last till November 25, 2020.
- This Dota 2 Tournaments Minor Championship invited by PGL will occur at Arena of Stars in Malaysia in March 2019. 16 teams being participating in this event. The prize pool included in this tournament is around $300,000. This event is expected to start on February 24, and it will last till March 3, 2020.
- The Dota 2 Tournaments Asia Championships 2019 has invited 16 teams from worldwide to participate. Eight of these teams have already been announced by Valve Corporation, and there are still eight more teams to be announced. This event will begin on February 19, and it will last till February 25, 2019.