The International 2011
The International Dota 2 Championships was a double-elimination offline tournament organized by Valve and took place during the five day trade show GamesCom in Cologne, 2011. The venue was used by Valve to unveil Dota 2 to the worldwide audience and offered a staggering $1.6 million prize pool to 16 invited DotA teams from around the world. The game itself was given to the 16 teams some time before the event to prepare for what would be an incredible tournament promising to grab the eSport world's attention.
Na`Vi defeated EHOME in the Grand Finals 3-1 with a 1-game advantage, and took home $1,000,000 in prize money.
- Group Stage
- 16 teams divided into four groups of 4.
- Best of 1 series.
- Top 2 are seeded into Winner's bracket R1.
- Bottom 2 are seeded into Loser's bracket R1.
- 16 teams split into winners- and loser's bracket.
- Best of 1 series.
- Winners-, losers- and consolidation final best of three series.
- Championship final best of five series.
- v1lat (Vitalii Volochai)
A total of $1,600,000 was competed for in The International 2011 at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany. It was spread as seen below:
|4th||$80,000||5%||Meet Your Makers|
|13th-16th||-||-||Storm Games Clan|
- For detailed match results click here.
|1||China||19||Awoke, Kabu, DD, Hao, Faith, SanSheng, Zhou, xiao8, Ferrari_430, 820, QQQ, X!!, LaNm, SJQ, insence, ksssssss, Banana, Yao, seaking|
|2||Denmark||9||MiSeRy, MaNia, PlaymatE, Maelk, syndereN, AngeL, MiGGel, Ryze, eatenfish|
|3||Russia||7||LighTofHeaveN, Azen, NS, Dread, ARS-ART, Santa, God|
|4||France||5||Maldejambes, VladTepes, Sockshka, Pseudo, Ph0eniX|
|4||Malaysia||5||SilverCross, Net, Sharky, xiaoling, kYxY|
|4||Singapore||5||Hyhy, Xy-, ToFu, Chawy, Roy|
|4||Thailand||5||13nu, TnK, LaKelz, Lookball, aabBAA|
|4||Philippines||5||Wootz, Julz, John, Owa, VASH|
|9||Ukraine||3||Artstyle, Dendi, XBOCT|
|9||Germany||3||KuroKy, Kebap, Kev-|
|9||Czech Republic||3||CraNich, lacek, Tonci|
|12||United States||2||DeMoN, Fear|