Evil Geniuses, a U.S. team the won final stage of Dota 2 International Championship last night against Chinese team CDEC by 3-1 and earned the prize worth $6.6 million. Evil Geniuses became the first American squad ever to win the International tournament.
The championship was held at the Seattle last night. The Chinese team CDEC gained second position at the final stage and won $2.8 million prize. The prize pool was $18 million and sponsor of the prize was Valve, publisher of Dota 2. This is the International Championship marks as the fifth in the history.
EVIL GENIUSES WINS DOTA 2 CHAMPIONSHIP
Evil Geniuses finished last year’s International Championship as third. The 5 player squad of Evil Geniuses includes, Fear, PPD, Aui, Sumail, and Universe.
The champion Sumail Hassan (nick “Suma1l”) is a rising star, a 16 year old Pakistani gamer among one of the youngest millionaires in eGaming, with all time earning of $1,637,048.02. He says that he had to sell his bike in order to play more Dota. Following are the top eGaming earners:
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