The International 10 is back on the menu: Prizepool, Schedule, Location and more info

The International 10 is back on the menu: Prizepool, Schedule, Location and more info
The International 10 is back on the menu: Prizepool, Schedule, Location and more info

The International 10 is back on the menu: Prizepool, Schedule, Location and more info: Finally more than one year of wait, Valve has confirmed the dates of The International 10, biggest annual competition of DotA 2. This will be 10th time when The International will take place.

The International 10: Prizepool and Schedule –
The International will feature more than $40 million prizepool. Valve holds the record for biggest prizepool of any esports event. The reason behind the International have biggest prizepool on the world for esports event is Valve add 30 percent revenue of any in game purchase or battle pass purchase, to the prizepool. The tenth edition of Dota2 International will feature $40 million ( approx 30 crores INR) prizepool.

The event will take place from 5th August to 15th August 2021. Group Stage will take place from 5th-8th August, while main event will take place on 10th -15th August 2021.

The International 10: Format –
Valve has not revealed the format of The International 10 whether if will be similar as previous seasons. The event will feature total 18 teams in the event where Group stage will take place on 5th -8th August in two hroupy round robin format. Worst teams from both group will be eliminated. Top four teams from either group will seeded into upper bracket at main event and the other 4 survivor teams will seeded into the lower bracket. Main event of The International 10 will start on 10th August and end on 15th August 2021.
What about the 2021 The International 10 Battle Pass ?

2020 The International 10 prize pool hit worth of $40,018,195 which got generated from the last year’s battle pass. Another battle pass 2021 should be started till date but it seems, Valve is planning some different strategy which might be lead to cancellation of 2021 Battle Pass.

Value introduces Supporter clubs which will be a new way to support professional teams.

This announcement suggests that there will not be a battle pass in 2021, but may be something else that fills that void.