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 Frankfurt Major 2015$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
7.The Manila Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
8.The Shanghai Major 2016$3,000,000.00Dota 2 16 Teams80 Players
9.The International 2013$2,874,407.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
10.Smite World Championship 2015$2,612,259.00Smite 8 Teams40 Players
11.Halo World Championship 2016$2,500,000.00Halo 5: Guardians 16 Teams64 Players
12.LoL 2014 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams82 Players
13.LoL 2015 World Championship$2,130,000.00League of Legends 16 Teams85 Players
14.LoL Season 3 World Championship$2,050,000.00League of Legends 14 Teams70 Players
15.Call of Duty XP Championship 2016$2,000,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops III 32 Teams127 Players
16.LoL Season 2 World Championship$1,970,000.00League of Legends 12 Teams60 Players
17.The International 2011$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams42 Players
18.The International 2012$1,600,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
19.ELEAGUE Season 1$1,410,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 24 Teams124 Players
20.ELEAGUE Season 2$1,100,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
21.BlizzCon 2016 (Hearthstone)$1,000,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
22.BlizzCon 2016 (Heroes)$1,000,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
23.Call of Duty Championship 2013$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 8 Teams32 Players
24.Call of Duty Championship 2014$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Ghosts 8 Teams32 Players
25.Call of Duty Championship 2015$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 8 Teams32 Players
26.Call of Duty XP$1,000,000.00Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 8 Teams28 Players
27.ESL One: Cologne 2016$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
28.MLG Major Championship: Columbus$1,000,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
29.Smite World Championship 2016$1,000,000.00Smite 10 Teams50 Players
30.Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals$765,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
31.World Cyber Arena 2015 (Dota 2)$677,284.40Dota 2 4 Teams20 Players
32.ESL Pro League Season 4: Finals$580,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 11 Teams55 Players
33.LPL Spring 2016$540,291.50League of Legends 6 Teams40 Players
34.LPL Summer 2016$526,799.00League of Legends 6 Teams37 Players
35.ESL Pro League S3 Finals$513,130.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 9 Teams40 Players
36.CPL World Tour Finals 2005$510,000.00Painkiller  32 Players
37.BlizzCon 2015 (Heroes)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 8 Teams40 Players
38.DreamHack All-Stars - Summer 2016 (HotS)$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
39.EPICENTER$500,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
40.Heroes Spring Global Championship 2016$500,000.00Heroes of the Storm 12 Teams60 Players
41.Turbo Racing League $1,000,000 Shell-Out (Final Race)$500,000.00Turbo Racing League  8 Players
42.WCS 2016 Global Finals$500,000.00StarCraft II  16 Players
43.EPICENTER 2016 - Finals$490,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
44.CGS 2007 (CS: Source)$477,500.00Counter-Strike: Source 11 Teams55 Players
45.WCA 2014 (Dota 2)$472,410.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
46.CGS 2008 (CS: Source)$455,000.00Counter-Strike: Source 8 Teams40 Players
47.Mid-Season Invitational 2016$450,000.00League of Legends 4 Teams20 Players
48.i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)$420,251.38Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
49.LPL Summer 2015$391,481.80League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
50.LPL Spring 2015$378,782.40League of Legends 12 Teams84 Players
51.Capcom Cup 2016$360,000.00Street Fighter V  8 Players
52.ESL One Frankfurt 2016$313,746.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
53.The Summit 2$313,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams35 Players
54.World Cyber Arena 2015 (WoT)$308,494.40World of Tanks 4 Teams14 Players
55.i-League Season 1$308,200.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
56.Demacia Cup 2016$307,780.20League of Legends 4 Teams24 Players
57.Halo 4 Global Championship$300,000.00Halo 4  8 Players
58.IEM XI - Oakland (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 12 Teams60 Players
59.MLG Columbus Open 2016$300,000.00Gears of War 4 16 Teams45 Players
60.Overwatch Open$300,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
61.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (CS:GO)$300,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
62.SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
63.SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2)$300,000.00Dota 2 12 Teams60 Players
64.WGL The Grand Finals 2014$300,000.00World of Tanks 4 Teams21 Players
65.WGL The Grand Finals 2015$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams61 Players
66.WGL The Grand Finals 2016$300,000.00World of Tanks 8 Teams32 Players
67.ESL One Frankfurt 2015$296,202.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
68.BlizzCon 2016 (Overwatch World Cup)$288,000.00Overwatch 16 Teams96 Players
69.ESL One New York 2015$286,589.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
70.MLG World Finals 2015 (Dota 2)$284,953.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
71.Game Show GEC S1 (Dota 2)$280,000.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
72.MLG Dallas 2010 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
73.MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$280,000.00Halo 2 8 Teams32 Players
74.MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
75.MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3)$280,000.00Halo 3 8 Teams32 Players
76.MLG Providence 2011 (Halo: Reach)$280,000.00Halo: Reach 8 Teams28 Players
77.MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 2015$277,350.00Dota 2 10 Teams50 Players
78.XMG Captains Draft 2.0$273,238.00Dota 2 8 Teams39 Players
79.The Summit 3$271,685.00Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
80.LCK Summer 2016$266,090.00League of Legends 17 Teams69 Players
81.Dota Pit League S3$265,378.00Dota 2 6 Teams30 Players
82.OGN Champions Summer 2014$263,879.10League of Legends 22 Teams81 Players
83.DreamLeague Season 1$259,996.00Dota 2 12 Teams59 Players
84.LCK Spring 2015$259,417.61League of Legends 30 Teams52 Players
85.LCK Spring 2016$259,010.00League of Legends 17 Teams61 Players
86.MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring$254,110.50Dota 2 8 Teams40 Players
87.LCK Summer 2015$250,140.71League of Legends 17 Teams76 Players
88.BlizzCon 2014 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
89.BlizzCon 2014 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams24 Players
90.BlizzCon 2015 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft  16 Players
91.BlizzCon 2015 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams31 Players
92.BlizzCon 2016 (WoW)$250,000.00World of WarCraft 8 Teams30 Players
93.Capcom Cup 2015$250,000.00Ultra Street Fighter IV  8 Players
94.DreamHack Cluj-Napoca 2015 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
95.DreamHack Masters Malmö 2016$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams81 Players
96.DreamHack Winter 2013 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
97.DreamHack Winter 2014 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
98.EMS One Katowice 2014 (CS:GO)$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 16 Teams80 Players
99.ESL ESEA Pro League Dubai Invitational 2015$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players
100.ESL ESEA Pro League S1 Finals$250,000.00Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 8 Teams40 Players