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.ESL One: Cologne 2016$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
31.MLG Major Championship: Columbus$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
32.Smite World Championship 2016$1,000,000.00Smite 10 Teams50 Players
33.Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals$765,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
34.Dota2 Professional League Season 2 - Top$700,000.00Dota 2 10 Teams51 Players
35.World Cyber Arena 2015 (Dota 2)$677,284.40Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
36.SMITE World Championship 2017$675,000.00Smite 8 Teams40 Players
37.Esports Championship Series Season 2 - Finals$660,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
38.World Cyber Arena 2016 (Dota 2)$596,226.10Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
39.ESL Pro League Season 4: Finals$580,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 11 Teams55 Players
40.LPL Spring 2016$540,291.50League of Legends 6 Teams40 Players
41.LPL Summer 2016$526,799.00League of Legends 6 Teams37 Players
42.ESL Pro League S3 Finals$513,130.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 9 Teams40 Players
43.CPL World Tour Finals 2005$510,000.00Painkiller  32 Players
44.BlizzCon 2015 (Heroes)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
45.DreamHack All-Stars - Summer 2016 (HotS)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
46.EPICENTER$500,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
47.Heroes Spring Global Championship 2016$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
48.Turbo Racing League $1,000,000 Shell-Out (Final Race)$500,000.00Turbo Racing League  8 Players
49.WCS 2016 Global Finals$500,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
50.EPICENTER 2016 - Finals$490,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
51.CGS 2007 (CS: Source)$477,500.00Counter-Strike: Source 11 Teams55 Players
52.World Cyber Arena 2014 (Dota 2)$472,410.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
53.CGS 2008 (CS: Source)$455,000.00Counter-Strike: Source 8 Teams40 Players
54.Mid-Season Invitational 2016$450,000.00League of Legends 4 Teams20 Players
55.i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)$420,251.38Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
56.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (SC2)$402,000.00StarCraft II  8 Players
57.CFS 2016$400,000.00CrossFire 4 Teams20 Players
58.LPL Summer 2015$391,481.80League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
59.LPL Spring 2015$378,782.40League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
60.Capcom Cup 2016$360,000.00Street Fighter V  8 Players
61.ESL One Frankfurt 2016$313,746.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
62.The Summit 2$313,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams35 Players
63.World Cyber Arena 2015 (WoT)$308,494.40World of Tanks 4 Teams14 Players
64.i-League Season 1$308,200.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
65.Demacia Cup 2016$307,780.20League of Legends 4 Teams24 Players
66.2016 Gold Club World Championship$300,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
67.Halo 4 Global Championship$300,000.00Halo 4  8 Players
68.IEM XI - Oakland (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 12 Teams60 Players
69.MLG Columbus Open 2016$300,000.00Gears of War 4 16 Teams46 Players
70.Overwatch Open$300,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
71.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
72.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
73.SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 12 Teams60 Players
74.WGL The Grand Finals 2014$300,000.00World of Tanks 4 Teams21 Players
75.WGL The Grand Finals 2015$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams61 Players
76.WGL The Grand Finals 2016$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams32 Players
77.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (HS)$300,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  8 Players
78.ESL One Frankfurt 2015$296,202.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
79.BlizzCon 2016 (Overwatch World Cup)$288,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
80.ESL One New York 2015$286,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
81.MLG World Finals 2015 (Dota 2)$284,953.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
82.Game Show GEC S1 (Dota 2)$280,000.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
83.MLG Dallas 2010 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
84.MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$280,000.00Halo 2 8 Teams32 Players
85.MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
86.MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
87.MLG Providence 2011 (Halo: Reach)$280,000.00Halo: Reach 8 Teams28 Players
88.MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 2015$277,350.00Dota 2 10 Teams50 Players
89.XMG Captains Draft 2.0$273,238.00Dota 2 8 Teams39 Players
90.The Summit 3$271,685.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
91.LCK Summer 2016$266,090.00League of Legends 17 Teams69 Players
92.Dota Pit League S3$265,378.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
93.OGN Champions Summer 2014$263,879.10League of Legends 22 Teams81 Players
94.DreamLeague Season 1$259,996.00Dota 2 12 Teams59 Players
95.LCK Spring 2015$259,417.61League of Legends 30 Teams52 Players
96.LCK Spring 2016$259,010.00League of Legends 17 Teams61 Players
97.MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring$254,110.50Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
98.LCK Summer 2015$250,140.71League of Legends 17 Teams76 Players
99.BlizzCon 2014 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
100.BlizzCon 2014 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams24 Players