Upcoming Dota 2 Tournaments

Date Tournament Prize Game
07.10.2022 The International 2022 $ 1600000 Dota 2
10.09.2022 2022 Asian Games - Dota 2
04.08.2022 Dota Pro Circuit 2022 Major 3 $ 500000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 4D Esports DPC South America Tour 3 $ 280000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 Beyond The Summit DPC Southeast Asia Tour 3 $ 280000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 DreamLeague Season 18 DPC Europe $ 280000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 ESL One DPC North America Summer $ 280000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 EPIC Esports DPC CIS Tour 3 $ 280000 Dota 2
06.06.2022 Perfect World DPC China Tour 3 $ 280000 Dota 2
11.05.2022 Dota Pro Circuit 2022 Major 2 $ 500000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 Beyond The Summit DPC Southeast Asia Tour 2 $ 280000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 DreamLeague Season 17 DPC Europe $ 280000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 ESL One DPC North America Spring $ 280000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 EPIC Esports DPC CIS Tour 2 $ 280000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 Perfect World DPC China Tour 2 $ 280000 Dota 2
14.03.2022 4D Esports DPC South America Tour 2 $ 280000 Dota 2
19.01.2022 Intel World Open Beijing $ 300000 Dota 2
17.01.2022 Asian Elite League 2022 Season 1 $ 6000 Dota 2
15.01.2022 Asia New Star Cup Season 2 $ 10000 Dota 2
08.01.2022 Bitsler Cup Season 1 $ 15000 Dota 2

The Richest Dota 2 eSports Players

# Nickname Name Earnings
# Nickname Name Earnings
1 Denmark N0tail Johan Sundstein $ 7126853
2 Finland JerAx Jesse Vainikka $ 6466523
3 Australia ana Anathan Pham $ 5993115
4 France Ceb Sebastien Debs $ 5754559
5 Finland Topson Topias Taavitsainen $ 5692363
6 Germany KuroKy Kuro Salehi Takhasomi $ 5137390
7 Jordan Miracle- Amer Al-barqawi $ 4797394
8 Bulgaria MinD_ContRoL Ivan Borislavov $ 4594728
9 Finland MATUMBAMAN Lasse Urpalainen $ 4539272
10 Lebanon GH Maroun Merhej $ 4200733
11 Russian Federation Miposhka Yaroslav Naidenov $ 3947562
12 Pakistan Sumail Syed Sumail Hassan $ 3753514
13 Russian Federation Collapse Magomed Halilov $ 3708971
14 Russian Federation TORONTOTOKYO Alexander Khertek $ 3708270
15 Ukraine YatoroGOD Ilya Mulyarchuk $ 3707516
16 Ukraine Mira Miroslav Kolpakov $ 3697391
17 China Ame Wang Chunyu $ 3444221
18 Estonia Puppey Clement Ivanov $ 3335101
19 China y` Zhang Yiping $ 3264869
20 China Faith_bian Zhang Ruida $ 3259369
21 Sweden Zai Ludwig Wahlberg $ 3177343
22 United States UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora $ 2969399
23 United States ppd Peter Dager $ 2946348
24 Sweden s4 Gustav Magnusson $ 2620139
25 Israel Fly Tal Aizik $ 2547558
26 United States Fear Clinton Loomis $ 2508167
27 Canada Arteezy Artour Babaev $ 2345593
28 Jordan YapzOr Yazied Jaradat $ 2290605
29 Romania w33haa Aliwi Omar $ 2269331
30 Denmark Cr1t Andreas Franck Nielsen $ 2153551
31 China xiao8 Ning Zhang $ 2031914
32 China ice ice Li Peng $ 1989035
33 China blink Zhou Yang $ 1961565
34 China Aventador Chu Zeyu $ 1959644
35 Canada Aui_2000 Kurtis Daniel Ling $ 1950510
36 Malaysia xNova Yap Jian Wei $ 1922886
37 China Chalice Yang Shenyi $ 1899194
38 Russian Federation Solo Alexei Berezin $ 1827872
39 Australia kpii Damien Chok $ 1818668
40 Malaysia MidOne Yeik Zheng Nai $ 1807824
41 Russian Federation RAMZES666 Roman Kushnarev $ 1788349
42 Russian Federation 9pasha Pavel Khvastunov $ 1730972
43 China Hao Chen Zhihao $ 1713573
44 China Super Xie Junhao $ 1684443
45 Poland Nisha Michał Jankowski $ 1679765
46 Singapore iceiceice Daryl Koh Pei Xiang $ 1656237
47 Ukraine No[o]ne Vladimir Minenko $ 1640969
48 China eLeVeN Ren Yangwei $ 1530181
49 Macau ddc Leong Fat-meng $ 1493646
50 China Fenrir Lu Chao $ 1478538

Dota 2 eSports — The World’s First and Most Popular MOBA!

Dota 2 is one of the most famous competitive games in the world. It belongs to the MOBA genre, which puts it on a par with such projects as League of Legends and Heroes of the Storm. In fact, it is a mixture of action and strategy genres and is played by millions of passionate fans around the world. Players choose from over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five. The squads fight each other, trying to advance deep into enemy positions and destroy the main enemy building.

Despite the fact that such a competitive process seems simple enough, it is incredibly addictive. It is the format of the team confrontation that allowed Dota 2 to stand out as a separate competitive discipline. Today eSports Dota 2 is a global trend. Major competitions in the game attract players from all over the world, and the prize fund reaches tens of millions of dollars. But the game had a long way to go before achieving global recognition.

The History of Dota 2: How the Map Became a Legend of MOBA

The first part of Dota appeared in 2003. It was not an independent game, but an amateur map for the popular strategy Warcraft 3. It is believed that the gameplay implemented in Dota became the basis and laid the foundation of the MOBA genre. Players liked the idea of team fighting, so the map quickly became popular and it began to be played around the world. Later the gameplay was supplemented by various innovations that improved the balance and made the game more interesting.

In 2009, the company Valve paid attention to the amateur creation and decided to release its sequel. So in 2013 the second part appeared, which became a full-fledged and independent video game and conquered the hearts of millions of players on the planet.

Dota 2 and eSports

Even before the official release, there was an event that influenced the success of Dota eSports. In 2011, a major tournament, The International, was held, which laid the foundation for annual gaming tournaments. The prize pool for the event was $1.6 million, which at the time was colossal money for e-sports events. The competition attracted a large number of fans and was, in fact, the first eSports tournament on such a large scale!

Today, eSport Dota 2 is a popular trend, which has its own characteristics:

  • Competitions in this discipline are really interesting to watch. The situation on the map can develop rapidly and dynamically, the initiative can shift from one team to another, which keeps the fans in constant tension. Each match is a fascinating spectacle that attracts a large number of spectators.
  • Massiveness. Competitions in this MOBA attract millions of spectators. In turn, this makes Dota esports an attractive destination for investors, whose money helps the industry grow.
  • Big prizes. Undoubtedly, of all the disciplines, Dota 2 is the most monetary and attractive for pro players in terms of earnings. The prize fund of The International 2021 championship reached more than 40 million dollars.

This game was able to have a great impact on the development of eSports. At the same time, it continues to remain in the trend and the interest of players and viewers does not weaken but only grows.