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.LoL 2016 World Championship$5,070,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams86 Players
5.DAC 2015$3,057,521.00Dota 2 20 Teams100 Players
6.The Boston Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
7.The Frankfurt Major 2015$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
8.The Manila Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
9.The Shanghai Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
10.The International 2013$2,874,407.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
11.Smite World Championship 2015$2,612,259.00Smite 8 Teams40 Players
12.Halo World Championship 2016$2,500,000.00Halo 5: Guardians 16 Teams64 Players
13.LoL 2014 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams82 Players
14.LoL 2015 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams85 Players
15.LoL Season 3 World Championship$2,050,000.00League of Legends 14 Teams70 Players
16.Call of Duty XP Championship 2016$2,000,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops III 32 Teams127 Players
17.LoL Season 2 World Championship$1,970,000.00League of Legends 12 Teams60 Players
18.The International 2011$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams42 Players
19.The International 2012$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
20.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (CS:GO)$1,500,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
21.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (Dota 2)$1,500,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
22.ELEAGUE Season 1$1,410,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 24 Teams124 Players
23.ELEAGUE Season 2$1,100,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
24.BlizzCon 2016 (Hearthstone)$1,000,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
25.BlizzCon 2016 (Heroes)$1,000,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
26.Call of Duty Championship 2013$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 8 Teams32 Players
27.Call of Duty Championship 2014$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Ghosts 8 Teams32 Players
28.Call of Duty Championship 2015$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 8 Teams32 Players
29.Call of Duty XP$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 8 Teams28 Players
30.ELEAGUE Major 2017$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
31.ESL One: Cologne 2016$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
32.MLG Major Championship: Columbus$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
33.Smite World Championship 2016$1,000,000.00Smite 10 Teams50 Players
34.Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals$765,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
35.Dota2 Professional League Season 2 - Top$700,000.00Dota 2 10 Teams51 Players
36.World Cyber Arena 2015 (Dota 2)$677,284.40Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
37.SMITE World Championship 2017$675,000.00Smite 8 Teams40 Players
38.Esports Championship Series Season 2 - Finals$660,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
39.World Cyber Arena 2016 (Dota 2)$596,226.10Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
40.ESL Pro League Season 4: Finals$580,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 11 Teams55 Players
41.LPL Spring 2016$540,291.50League of Legends 6 Teams40 Players
42.LPL Summer 2016$526,799.00League of Legends 6 Teams37 Players
43.ESL Pro League S3 Finals$513,130.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 9 Teams40 Players
44.CPL World Tour Finals 2005$510,000.00Painkiller  32 Players
45.BlizzCon 2015 (Heroes)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
46.DreamHack All-Stars - Summer 2016 (HotS)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
47.EPICENTER$500,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
48.Heroes Spring Global Championship 2016$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
49.Turbo Racing League $1,000,000 Shell-Out (Final Race)$500,000.00Turbo Racing League  8 Players
50.WCS 2016 Global Finals$500,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
51.EPICENTER 2016 - Finals$490,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
52.CGS 2007 (CS: Source)$477,500.00Counter-Strike: Source 11 Teams55 Players
53.World Cyber Arena 2014 (Dota 2)$472,410.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
54.CGS 2008 (CS: Source)$455,000.00Counter-Strike: Source 8 Teams40 Players
55.Mid-Season Invitational 2016$450,000.00League of Legends 4 Teams20 Players
56.i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)$420,251.38Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
57.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (SC2)$402,000.00StarCraft II  8 Players
58.CFS 2016$400,000.00CrossFire 4 Teams20 Players
59.Virgin Gaming FIFA Challenge 2013$400,000.00FIFA 13  512 Players
60.LPL Summer 2015$391,481.80League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
61.LPL Spring 2015$378,782.40League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
62.Capcom Cup 2016$360,000.00Street Fighter V  8 Players
63.ESL One Frankfurt 2016$313,746.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
64.The Summit 2$313,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams35 Players
65.World Cyber Arena 2015 (WoT)$308,494.40World of Tanks 4 Teams14 Players
66.i-League Season 1$308,200.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
67.Demacia Cup 2016$307,780.20League of Legends 4 Teams24 Players
68.2016 Gold Club World Championship$300,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
69.Halo 4 Global Championship$300,000.00Halo 4  8 Players
70.IEM XI - Oakland (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 12 Teams60 Players
71.MLG Columbus Open 2016$300,000.00Gears of War 4 16 Teams46 Players
72.Overwatch Open$300,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
73.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
74.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
75.SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 12 Teams60 Players
76.WGL The Grand Finals 2014$300,000.00World of Tanks 4 Teams21 Players
77.WGL The Grand Finals 2015$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams61 Players
78.WGL The Grand Finals 2016$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams32 Players
79.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (HS)$300,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  8 Players
80.ESL One Frankfurt 2015$296,202.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
81.BlizzCon 2016 (Overwatch World Cup)$288,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
82.ESL One New York 2015$286,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
83.MLG World Finals 2015 (Dota 2)$284,953.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
84.Game Show GEC S1 (Dota 2)$280,000.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
85.MLG Dallas 2010 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
86.MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$280,000.00Halo 2 8 Teams32 Players
87.MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
88.MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
89.MLG Providence 2011 (Halo: Reach)$280,000.00Halo: Reach 8 Teams28 Players
90.MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 2015$277,350.00Dota 2 10 Teams50 Players
91.XMG Captains Draft 2.0$273,238.00Dota 2 8 Teams39 Players
92.The Summit 3$271,685.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
93.LCK Summer 2016$266,090.00League of Legends 17 Teams69 Players
94.Dota Pit League S3$265,378.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
95.OGN Champions Summer 2014$263,879.10League of Legends 22 Teams81 Players
96.DreamLeague Season 1$259,996.00Dota 2 12 Teams59 Players
97.LCK Spring 2015$259,417.61League of Legends 30 Teams52 Players
98.LCK Spring 2016$259,010.00League of Legends 17 Teams61 Players
99.MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring$254,110.50Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
100.LCK Summer 2015$250,140.71League of Legends 17 Teams76 Players