Dota 2the prestigious International Tournament will now take place in Bucharest, Romania in October, Valve announced Wednesday. The event had been originally set In Stockholm, Sweden in August, but Valve announced in June that it had begun looking for other locations Restrictions on Swedish esport events.
The redesigned event, hosted by Areana Nationala in Bucharest, will begin on October 7, and the group phase will continue on October 10. The Main Stage events start on October 12th and the last match will be held on October 17th. Players compete for a strikingly large prize pool of over $ 40 million. Tickets aren’t on sale yet, but information about it “coming soon,” Valve says.
The October event marks the return of The International after a year’s break due to the pandemic. But Valve wasn’t the only company with big news about the esports event on Wednesday; Call of Duty League announced that its championship weekend, which is a personal event at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California, will be held will be held from 19 August.