I got a general pass for all the days
I finally got some Ti6 tickets after talking to some friends that were going as well, I got passes for the entire week so I can go to the finals and the midweek tournament. Luckily I took days off for the international in advance or I would not be able to go.
August 8th – 13th
Teams that passed the qualifiers
Things I’m excited for
- Goodies from my TI6 badge are connected to my steam page
- Yes this means I will be getting exclusive items that can only be obtained by going to TI6
- Possibly meeting a player from a pro team
- Which team will win the final round
This is being really hopeful but… Hoping Na’Vi wins as they were and still are my favorite team even after Puppey left. I’m gonna take a shot at this but most people think that Team Secret will win because of the high skill cap that most of their players have on the team (although I highly doubt it after having so many people switch out). Without being hopeful I think the teams most likely to reach the final rounds would be Newbee, EG, and Alliance.
The Prize Pool
Currently the prize pool is about $20,000,000 which is crazy when compared to previous Dota International tournaments. The tournament gets its prize pool from people who buy compendiums for TI6 and TI6 merchandise/skins. Now think about that, in a couple of months they can generate that much money off of a free to play game for a tournament in Seattle, is that not crazy?
Dota 2 Short Film Contest
If I remember correctly every TI has a short film contest where Dota 2 players make cinematics using the source engine and submit their creations to be viewed at TI. Here’s a peak at an excellent short made by Jesse Malisa
My intentions are to post a final blog on how TI6 went but I’ll probably be going to Yellowstone right after watching the finals at TI6 so it will be a little while, peace out guys.
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