KODE5 is an international e-sports competition. The first edition in 2006 features Counter-Strike , Warcraft III and Quake 4. The final event was held in Beijing with a total prize pool of $70,000.
In the second KODE5 2007 Counter-Strike 1.6 and Warcraft III were played, and the venue for the Grand Finals was Moscow. The prize money for these two competitions remained the same, the total prize pool landed on $55,000. In the KODE5 Finals 2009, again in Moscow, Counter-Strike 1.6 was in the single competition with a prize pool of $40,000 USD.
Unfortunately, the organizers stopped payments to winning teams after 2008. In 2012 this lead to a statement from the managers and players behind fnatic, SK Gaming, mTw and Frag eXecutors. Stating that the organizers owed them $75 000 USD. 
|2006||2006-09-28 to 2006-09-29||Ninjas in Pyjamas||wNv Teamwork|
|20081||2008-05-10 to 2008-05-11||mTw||Fnatic|
|2008 Invitational||2008-08-22 to 2008-08-23||Fnatic||mTw|
|2009||2009-05-09 to 2009-05-11||Fnatic||SK Gaming|
|2010||2010-12-03 to 2010-12-05||CNB e-Sports Club||Wild Ineters|
- 1 Despite this event officially being called KODE5 2007, the finals for the season were in fact held later in 2008 and is as such often unofficially dubbed KODE5 2008.