A U.S. team of pro gamers won a $6.6 million prize on Saturday
You might not be familiar with The International 2015 or Dota 2, but here’s a sentence that makes sense regardless of your relationship to esports: a U.S.-based team of five pro gamers won themselves a $6.6 million prize on Saturday for proving themselves as the best of the best.
The winning team, Evil Geniuses, bested dark horse competitor CDEC in The International 2015’s best-of-five Grand Finals, taking the largest share of this year’s $18 million prize pool. CDEC, which made it to the final set of events by competing in qualifiers (as opposed to scoring an official invite), can’t be too sad, however; they walked away with a not-insignificant $2.8 million haul. Read more…
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