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Dota 2 The International 2 Million Dollar Grand Prize Goes To Invictus Gaming
They walk away from Seattle with one million dollars in their pockets after 3 days of group stage games (where they ended with 13 wins and only a single loss) and 3 more days of playoff games (getting knocked down to the lower bracket by Na’Vi, and then fighting all the way through it to get the revenge on last year’s world champions in the Grand Finals).
Champions Invictus Gaming on the left with Chuan holding the Aegis of Champions, and on the right, the former Champions and second placed Na’Vi
The Final Rankings were the following:
1st Place – Invictus Gaming – 1.000.000$
2nd Place – Natus Vincere – 250.000$
3rd Place – LGD – 150.000$
4th Place – Team DK – 80.000$
5th & 6th Place – Zenith and EHome – 35.000$
7th & 8th Place – Orange and TongFu – 25.000$
Here is the full video after the final game where the teams celebrate, Valve’s biggest man Gabe Newell gives his speech, and Invictus Gaming take away the Aegis of the Champions.
For more information on the tournament and a breakdown of all of the crazy things that happened during this last week you can go to the official Dota 2 blog here
If you missed any of the games or want to watch them again (which I highly recommend), you can head over to the official Dota 2 Youtube Channel here
Congratulations to all the teams for providing some awesome games of Dota, the huge crowd for being so loud and for pushing the teams to their limit and to Valve, Gabe Newell and IceFrog for organizing this amazing event and for creating one of the best games of all time!