Rankings
- Largest Overall Prize Pools



This list represents video game tournaments with the largest prize pools in eSports. Tournament data is based on information published on the internet. Sources include news articles, forum posts, live report threads, interviews, official statements, reliable databases, VODs and other publicly-accessable sources that preserve "historical" information.

Largest Overall Prize Pools in eSports


1.The International 2016$20,770,640.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
2.The International 2015$18,429,613.05Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
3.The International 2014$10,931,103.00Dota 2 14 Teams70 Players
4.DAC 2015$3,057,521.00Dota 2 20 Teams100 Players
5.The Frankfurt Major 2015$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
6.The Manila Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
7.The Shanghai Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
8.The International 2013$2,874,407.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
9.Smite World Championship 2015$2,612,259.00Smite 8 Teams40 Players
10.Halo World Championship 2016$2,500,000.00Halo 5: Guardians 16 Teams64 Players
11.LoL 2014 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams82 Players
12.LoL 2015 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams85 Players
13.LoL Season 3 World Championship$2,050,000.00League of Legends 14 Teams70 Players
14.LoL Season 2 World Championship$1,970,000.00League of Legends 12 Teams60 Players
15.The International 2011$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams42 Players
16.The International 2012$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
17.ELEAGUE Season 1$1,410,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 24 Teams124 Players
18.Call of Duty Championship 2013$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 8 Teams32 Players
19.Call of Duty Championship 2014$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Ghosts 8 Teams32 Players
20.Call of Duty Championship 2015$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 8 Teams32 Players
21.Call of Duty XP$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 8 Teams28 Players
22.ESL One: Cologne 2016$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
23.MLG Major Championship: Columbus$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
24.Smite World Championship 2016$1,000,000.00Smite 10 Teams50 Players
25.Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals$765,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
26.World Cyber Arena 2015 (Dota 2)$677,284.40Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
27.LPL Spring 2016$540,291.50League of Legends 6 Teams40 Players
28.LPL Summer 2016$526,799.00League of Legends 6 Teams37 Players
29.ESL Pro League S3 Finals$513,130.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 9 Teams40 Players
30.CPL World Tour Finals 2005$510,000.00Painkiller  32 Players
31.BlizzCon 2015 (Heroes)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
32.DreamHack All-Stars - Summer 2016 (HotS)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
33.EPICENTER$500,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
34.Heroes Spring Global Championship 2016$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
35.Turbo Racing League $1,000,000 Shell-Out (Final Race)$500,000.00Turbo Racing League  8 Players
36.CGS 2007 (CS: Source)$477,500.00Counter-Strike: Source 11 Teams55 Players
37.WCA 2014 (Dota 2)$472,410.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
38.CGS 2008 (CS: Source)$455,000.00Counter-Strike: Source 8 Teams40 Players
39.Mid-Season Invitational 2016$450,000.00League of Legends 4 Teams20 Players
40.i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)$420,251.38Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
41.LPL Summer 2015$391,481.80League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
42.LPL Spring 2015$378,782.40League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
43.ESL One Frankfurt 2016$313,746.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
44.The Summit 2$313,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams35 Players
45.World Cyber Arena 2015 (WoT)$308,494.40World of Tanks 4 Teams14 Players
46.i-League Season 1$308,200.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
47.Halo 4 Global Championship$300,000.00Halo 4  8 Players
48.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
49.SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 12 Teams60 Players
50.WGL The Grand Finals 2014$300,000.00World of Tanks 4 Teams21 Players
51.WGL The Grand Finals 2015$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams61 Players
52.WGL The Grand Finals 2016$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams32 Players
53.ESL One Frankfurt 2015$296,202.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
54.ESL One New York 2015$286,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
55.MLG World Finals 2015 (Dota 2)$284,953.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
56.Game Show GEC S1 (Dota 2)$280,000.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
57.MLG Dallas 2010 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
58.MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$280,000.00Halo 2 8 Teams32 Players
59.MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
60.MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
61.MLG Providence 2011 (Halo: Reach)$280,000.00Halo: Reach 8 Teams28 Players
62.MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 2015$277,350.00Dota 2 10 Teams50 Players
63.XMG Captains Draft 2.0$273,238.00Dota 2 8 Teams39 Players
64.The Summit 3$271,685.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
65.LCK Summer 2016$266,090.00League of Legends 17 Teams69 Players
66.Dota Pit League S3$265,378.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
67.OGN Champions Summer 2014$263,879.10League of Legends 22 Teams81 Players
68.DreamLeague Season 1$259,996.00Dota 2 12 Teams59 Players
69.LCK Spring 2015$259,417.61League of Legends 30 Teams52 Players
70.LCK Spring 2016$259,010.00League of Legends 17 Teams61 Players
71.MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring$254,110.50Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
72.LCK Summer 2015$250,140.71League of Legends 17 Teams76 Players
73.BlizzCon 2014 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
74.BlizzCon 2014 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams24 Players
75.BlizzCon 2015 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
76.BlizzCon 2015 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams31 Players
77.Capcom Cup 2015$250,000.00Ultra Street Fighter IV  8 Players
78.DreamHack Cluj-Napoca 2015 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
79.DreamHack Masters Malmö 2016$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
80.DreamHack Summer 2016 (SMITE Masters 2016)$250,000.00Smite 10 Teams45 Players
81.DreamHack Winter 2013 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
82.DreamHack Winter 2014 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
83.EMS One Katowice 2014 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
84.ESL ESEA Pro League Dubai Invitational 2015$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
85.ESL ESEA Pro League S1 Finals$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
86.ESL ESEA Pro League S2 Finals$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams41 Players
87.ESL One Cologne 2015$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
88.ESL One Katowice 2015$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
89.ESL One Manila 2016$250,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
90.ESL One: Cologne 2014$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
91.FACEIT 2015 S3/DreamHack Winter 2015 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
92.IEM X - World Championship (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 12 Teams60 Players
93.MLG World Finals 2015 (CoD:AW)$250,000.00Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 8 Teams32 Players
94.NA CWL Stage 1 Playoffs$250,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops III 12 Teams48 Players
95.WCS 2012: Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II  32 Players
96.WCS 2013 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
97.WCS 2014 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
98.WCS 2015 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
99.OGN Champions Spring 2014$249,930.61League of Legends 22 Teams83 Players
100.World Cyber Arena 2015 (HotS)$246,795.52Heroes of the Storm 4 Teams20 Players