The World of e-Sport Tournament
E-sport has taken over the gaming world by storm recently. And with the popularity that it has already acquired, there are a lot more e-sport tournament that will be held throughout the year. And with that, there are also a lot more participants who will show up at these tournaments to compete. The International Dota 2 Championship has already been one of the biggest and most viewed e-sport events in history. There are a lot of reasons why this competition is considered as the most prestigious tournament of its kind. Below are just some of the reasons why:
One of the biggest reasons why this competition has been so popular is the large prize pool it offers. As of right now, there are a total prize pool of almost $1 million which was spread among the twelve participating teams. As of right now, Valve is the organizer of this event. And judging from the feedback that players, spectators and fans have given, they have really done their best to make this event as exciting as possible. And as expected, the prize pool is not only enough to cover the expenses of the entire tournament itself, but it is also meant to encourage other aspiring e-sport gamers to become professional gamers as well.
In the past, video games have always been treated as simple tools that entertain gamers. And with that being said, there were a lot of people who have considered playing video games as just “immature” forms of entertainment. But as the years have gone by, more people have been drawn to this form of game play. And as a result, a lot of gamers who want to pursue a career in e-sport tournament play have been encouraged to join.