What are the most popular esports tournaments

Fielding teams from all over the world, The International is an annual Dota 2 tournament hosted by developer Valve. With a prize pool that typically exceeds $30 million, The International is the largest and most prestigious event in all of competitive Dota.

Dota 2

Dota 2 is a five-player online battle arena video game and the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients (DotA) Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod. Developed by Valve Corporation, Dota 2 was released as a free-to-play title for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux in July 2013,following a Windows-only open beta phase that began two years prior. The game is operated by Valve Corporation’s steam platform.

Dota 2 has a large esports scene, with teams from around the world playing in various regional leagues and tournaments. The game is one of the most popular esports games globally, with tournaments featuring millions of dollars in prize money.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation. It was released in August 2012 for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Xbox 360. A PlayStation 3 version was released in December 2014. The game pits two teams against each other: the Terrorists and the Counter-Terrorists. Both sides are tasked with eliminating the other while also completing separate objectives. The Terrorists, depending on the game mode, must either plant the bomb or defend the hostages, while the Counter-Terrorists must prevent the bomb from being planted or rescue the hostages. There are nine game modes, all of which have distinct characteristics specific to that mode.

The most popular esport tournament for CS:GO is definitely the ELEAGUE Major Boston 2018 which had a prize pool of $1 million dollars. This year’s CS:GO Major was won by team “Cloud9” who took home $500,000 of that prize money.

League of Legends World Championship

The League of Legends World Championship is the annual professional League of Legends world championship tournament hosted by developer Riot Games. It is the biggest tournament of the year in terms of both viewership and prize pool.

How much money does esports make

The Overwatch World Cup is one of the most popular esports tournaments, and it is also one of the most lucrative. The prize pool for the event is $1 million, and the winning team takes home $600,000.

Hearthstone World Championship

The Hearthstone World Championship is an annual Hearthstone tournament organized by Blizzard Entertainment. The tournament has taken place since 2014, and in 2016 it awarded a total of $1 million in prize money to its participants. The 2017 championship is currently ongoing, with the finals set to take place in early 2018.

Call of Duty World League Championship

The Call of Duty World League Championship is an annual tournament that takes place at the end of each competitive season and determines the World Champions for that season. The tournament consists of four stages: an Open Bracket, a Group Stage, a Winners Bracket, and a Losers Bracket. The top teams from around the world compete in the tournament for their share of a $1 million prize pool.

Heroes of the Storm Global Championship

The Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) is a professional esports league for the video game Heroes of the Storm. The league is operated by developer Blizzard Entertainment, and operates in two “phases” each year, with several week-long “breaks” in between. Each phase features two global tournaments—the Mid-Season Brawl and the Heroes of the Storm World Championship—and various weekly leagues around the world.

Smite World Championship

The Smite World Championship is the annual championship tournament for the multiplayer online battle arena video game Smite. The tournament features teams from around the world competing for a grand prize of US$1 million. The competition is commonly referred to as “SWC”

The 2018 Smite World Championship was held in Atlanta, Georgia from January 4–7, 2018. It was the third consecutive year that Hi-Rez Studios had hosted the event in Atlanta. In total, there were 12 teams competing in the tournament, with each team having qualified through one of four different routes; directly through placement in either the NA or EU Pro Leagues, by winning one of four Challenger Cups (two NA, two EU) or by being one of the top two teams at an international invitational qualifier event. Cohortt Gaming took first place at SWC 2018 after defeating Obey Alliance 3-1 in the grand finals.

Halo World Championship

The Halo World Championship is an annual esports tournament for the Halo series, organized by developer 343 Industries and sponsored by Xbox. The tournament is one of the largest and most prestigious Halo events of the year, with top Halo teams from around the world vying for a share of the $1 million prize pool.