Who Won the Biggest Esports Tournaments of the Year?

A quick recap of the biggest esports tournaments of the year, and who came out on top.

The International 2019

The International 2019 (TI9) was the biggest Dota 2 tournament of the year. It took place in Shanghai, China from August 20-25. The prize pool for the tournament was a whopping $34 million, which was the largest prize pool in esports history. Team OG emerged victorious, winning the TI9 championship.

The Prize Pool

The prize pool for The International 2019 was $34,330,068. This is the largest prize pool in esports history, surpassing last year’s prize pool of $25,532,161. The winning team, OG, took home $15,603,133 of the prize pool.

The Teams

The International is an annual esports tournament organized by Valve Corporation, the game’s developer. The most recent iteration, TI9, took place in August 2019 in Shanghai, China. Sixteen of the best Dota 2 teams in the world Competed for a share of the tournament’s record-breaking $34 million prize pool.

Team Liquid came out on top, defeating OG in the grand finals to claim their first ever TI title. Evil Geniuses placed third after losing to OG in the lower bracket finals.

Here are the final placements for all 16 teams at TI9:
1. Team Liquid – $15,603,133
2. OG – $8,019,917
3. Evil Geniuses – $4,157,782
4. PSG.LGD – $2,682,662
5. Team Secret – $2,163,792
6. Vici Gaming – $1,637,171
7. Mineski – $1,354,280
8. Newbee – $863382
9. Infamous Gaming – $702619
10 TNC Predator- $702619 11 Keen Gaming – $529456 12 Alliance- 529456 13 Chaos Esports Club 14 FlipSid3 Tactics 15 Gambit Esports 16 NA’VI

League of Legends World Championship 2019

surpisingly, G2 Esports came out on top against FunPlus Phoenix 3-0 in the LoL World Championship Finals. The LEC Summer Champions looked shaky in their group stage but they managed to make a miraculous run through the playoffs all the way to the finals. G2 was the first Western team in history to make it to the LoL World Championship Finals and win the title.

The Prize Pool

This year’s League of Legends World Championship had the largest prize pool of any esports tournament in history, totaling more than $6.4 million. The first-place team, FunPlus Phoenix, took home $2.25 million, while second-place G2 Esports won $835,000.

The Teams

The Teams
There are 10 teams in the 2019 League of Legends World Championship:
Team Liquid (North America)
G2 Esports (Europe)
FunPlus Phoenix (China)
SK Telecom T1 (South Korea)
Invictus Gaming (China)
Ahq e-Sports Club (Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau)
Royal Never Give Up (China)
Fnatic (Europe)
Cloud9 (North America)
Griffin (South Korea)

Overwatch League 2019

The Overwatch League is a professional esports league for the video game Overwatch, produced by its developer Blizzard Entertainment. The Overwatch League follows a format similar to that of traditional North American professional sports leagues, with a regular season leading into a postseason playoff.

The Prize Pool

Overwatch League 2019 had a prize pool of $3.5 million, making it the biggest esports tournament of the year. The first place team, San Francisco Shock, took home $1.1 million, while the second place team, Vancouver Titans, won $600,000.

The Teams

The 12 teams for the inaugural season of the Overwatch League were:
-Boston Uprising
-Dallas Fuel
-Florida Mayhem
-Houston Outlaws
-London Spitfire
-Los Angeles Gladiators
-Los Angeles Valiant
-New York Excelsior
-Philadelphia Fusion
– San Francisco Shock
– Seoul Dynasty
– Shanghai Dragons

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