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Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool

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Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool
Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool

Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool: Esports has continued to grow in popularity and reputation in recent years. According to the Asian Olympic Council, eight esports, including Arena of Valor Asian Games version, Dota 2, EA Sports FIFA, League of Legends, and PUBG Mobile Asian Games version, will be played as medal events at the 19th Asian Games next year. Here are Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool

Aside from multi-sport competitions alongside traditional sports, tournaments for individual games have already proven popular in the video game industry, such as Dota 2’s International and the League of Legends World Championship.

Most of the time, the prize pool of a tournament mirrors the size of an esports gaming event. So, in 2021, we’ve compiled a list of the top five global esports championships with the largest overall prize pools.

Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool

5. Six Invitational 2021

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Location: Paris, France

Date: May 11-23, 2021

Prize Pool: $3 million

Ubisoft, the game’s developer, and publisher host the Six Invitational, an annual professional Rainbow Six Siege event. The event, which takes place in Montreal, the home of the Ubisoft company that is working on the game, brings together the greatest teams from across the world. The tournament serves as a sort of informal World Cup, marking the completion of the previous year.

Top 5 Esports Tournaments of the Year 2021 in Terms of Total Prizepool

4. Overwatch League 2021

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Location: Online

Date: Sept. 21-25, 2021

Prize Pool: $3.2 million

The 2021 Overwatch League playoffs began on September 21 and ended on September 25 with the 2021 Grand Finals, as the postseason tournament of the 2021 Overwatch League regular season. The playoffs included eight teams in all. The Shanghai Dragons won the grand finals with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Reign, earning $1.5 million in prize money.

3. PUBG Global Invitational.S 2021

Location: Incheon, South Korea

Date: Feb. 5-March 28, 2021

Prize Pool: $7 Million

The PUBG Global Invitational is a tournament in which players compete from all around the world. 32 teams from all over the world competed in S 2021. The PUBG Global Invitational is an event hosted by the PUBG Corporation. S 2021 was the longest PUBG esports festival in the world, lasting eight weeks. The Susquehanna Soniqs were the eventual champions, taking home $1,296,189 in prize money.

2. Honor of Kings World Champion Cup 2021

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Location: Chongqing, Shanghai and Beijing, China

Date: July 28-Aug. 28, 2021

Prize Pool: $7.5 million

Since 2016, Tencent and VSPN have staged the Honor of Kings World Champion Cup, which took place in 2021. The prize pool has been increased from 5 million Dollars to 7.5 Million Dollars this year. This tournament Premierly happens in China.

1. The International 2021

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Location: Bucharest, Romania

Date: Oct. 7-17, 2021

Prize Pool: $40,018,195

Since 2011, Valve has hosted the International, an annual competition for the esports game Dota 2. The International 2021 was the event’s tenth edition, and it featured the largest esports prize pool in history, with over $40 million on the line. It was also the first International since the COVID-19 epidemic in 2019.

In the grand finals, China’s PSG.LGD lost to the Russian team Team Spirit with a score of 2-3. The winning team, Team Spirit, was awarded $18,208,300.

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