The International 2022 – Which Dota 2 Teams Got the Finals and What Happened to NA Dota?
The International is the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year, and it just wrapped up its 2022 edition. The event was held in Singapore and featured some of the best teams in the world battling it out for a share of the multi-million dollar prize pool.
As always, the event was highly competitive, and there were a lot of great moments. In the end, Tundra eSports came out on top, defeating Team Secret in the finals to take home the first-place prize.
Reaping the rewards: A look at the massive prize pools of The Dota 2, 2022 International
The Dota 2 International is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world of competitive gaming, with a massive prize pool that has only grown larger in recent years. In 2022, the prize pool for the event reached an astonishing $19 million.
This massive prize pool is made possible by The International Compendium, a virtual book that fans can purchase to support the tournament. 25% of all Battle Pass sales go directly into the prize pool, making it the largest crowdfunded prize pool in eSports history.
With such a large prize pool on offer, it’s no wonder that The International attracts some of the best Dota 2 teams from around the world. In 2022, a total of 18 teams competed for their share of the massive prize pot.
The first-place team was awarded just under $9 million, the largest single prize payout in eSports history. The second-place team took home just under $3 million, while the third-place team earned just under $2 million.
Which Dota 2 teams won the 2022 finals and what happened to NA Dota?
The 2022 Dota 2 finals were won by the team Tundra eSports. They defeated Team Secret in the grand finals 3-0. The win earned Tundra eSports the title of the best Dota 2 team in the world. And with only five maps lost throughout the entire competition, Tundra eSports definitely deserved the title.
As for NA Dota, the scene is still very much alive and well. The 2021/2022 tour had a prize pool of $205,000 USD, with Quincy Crew securing the first place and taking home $30,000.
The Dota 2, 2022 International – a short history
Now, let’s check out a short history of this tournament.
The Dota 2 International is an annual eSports tournament hosted by Valve Corporation. The game features teams from around the world competing in a multi-day event. The event typically culminates in a grand finals match, usually the most watched tournament match.
The first Dota 2 International was held in 2011, with a prize pool of $1 million. The prize pool has grown exponentially since then, reaching a record $34 million in 2019. The 2020 International was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but returned in 2021 better than ever.
Fans of the Dota 2 eSport are now eagerly waiting for the upcoming Dota 2 matches and a new chance to check the odds and predictions that will help them try to predict who the next winner will be.