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Team Liquid wins Dota 2 Championships, takes home $10.8 million

Original story at VentureBeat• 7 mentions • 2 months ago

Team Liquid won The International Dota 2 Championships, taking home a grand prize of $10.8 million. The European team beat the Chinese opponents Newbee, which took home $3.9 million for a second-place position. Team Liquid beat Newbee 3-0 in the final best of five series in Dota 2, Valve’s multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game. The seventh annual Dota 2 event in Seattle was like the Super Bowl of esports, with a record prize pool of $24 million this year, compared to $20.7 million a year ago. In the tournament, 16 finalist teams battled each other in front of a ...