Rankings
- Largest Individual Tournaments



This list represents individual 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 Individual Tournament Prize Pools


1.BlizzCon 2016 (Hearthstone)$1,000,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
2.WCS 2017 Global Finals$700,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
3.CPL World Tour Finals 2005$510,000.00Painkiller 32 Players
4.Madden Championship 2017$500,000.00Madden NFL 2017 32 Players
5.Turbo Racing League $1,000,000 Shell-Out (Final Race)$500,000.00Turbo Racing League 8 Players
6.WCS 2016 Global Finals$500,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
7.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (SC2)$402,000.00StarCraft II 8 Players
8.FUT Championship 2017 - Finals 2017$400,000.00FIFA 17 32 Players
9.Virgin Gaming FIFA Challenge 2013$400,000.00FIFA 13 512 Players
10.Virgin Gaming MADDEN Challenge 2013$400,000.00Madden NFL 2013 512 Players
11.Capcom Cup 2016$360,000.00Street Fighter V 8 Players
12.PES 2017 World Finals$350,000.00Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 3 Players
13.Quake World Championship 2017: Duel Tournament$340,000.00Quake Champions 16 Players
14.Halo 4 Global Championship$300,000.00Halo 4 8 Players
15.World Electronic Sports Games 2016 (HS)$300,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 8 Players
16.FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017$268,000.00FIFA 17 16 Players
17.2017 HCT - Winter Championship$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
18.2017 Hearthstone Spring Championship$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
19.2017 Hearthstone Summer Championship$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
20.BlizzCon 2014 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
21.BlizzCon 2015 (Hearthstone)$250,000.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
22.Capcom Cup 2015$250,000.00Ultra Street Fighter IV 8 Players
23.ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational$250,000.00Street Fighter V 24 Players
24.IEM XI - World Championship (SC2)$250,000.00StarCraft II 44 Players
25.Madden Bowl Live Finals$250,000.00Madden NFL 2017 16 Players
26.WCS 2012: Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
27.WCS 2013 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
28.WCS 2014 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
29.WCS 2015 Global Finals$250,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
30.CN vs EU Championship 2017$238,869.12Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 8 Players
31.H1Z1 Twitch Invitational 2017 Legends$230,000.00H1Z1 10 Players
32.ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship 2017$220,000.00Injustice 2 16 Players
33.WCS 2015 Season 1 Premier League$217,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
34.WCS 2015 Season 2 Premier$217,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
35.WCS 2015 Season 3 Premier$217,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
36.World Cyber Arena 2015 (HS)$215,946.08Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 4 Players
37.H1Z1 Twitch Invitational 2017 All-Stars$201,000.00H1Z1 10 Players
38.ESL MKX Pro League Season 3 Finals$200,000.00Mortal Kombat X 8 Players
39.World Cyber Arena 2014 (HS)$195,480.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 16 Players
40.GSL Super Tournament 2011$185,832.56StarCraft II 32 Players
41.GSL Open Season 2$176,942.60StarCraft II 64 Players
42.GSL Open Season 1$176,621.52StarCraft II 64 Players
43.GSL Open Season 3$172,784.13StarCraft II 64 Players
44.GSL Season 2 2016 (Code S)$164,661.28StarCraft II 32 Players
45.Injustice 2 Pro Series Grand Finals$160,000.00Injustice 2 2 Players
46.GSL Season 1 2016 (Code S)$159,286.40StarCraft II 32 Players
47.WCS Korea 2014 Season 2 Premier$158,011.53StarCraft II 32 Players
48.WCS Korea 2014 Season 3 Premier$154,753.20StarCraft II 32 Players
49.GSL Season 1 2017 (Code S)$151,980.00StarCraft II 32 Players
50.WCS Korea 2014 Season 1 Premier$151,934.79StarCraft II 32 Players
51.IEM X - World Championship (SC2)$150,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
52.Madden Challenge 2017$150,000.00Madden NFL 2017 16 Players
53.WCS 2013 Season 1 Finals$150,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
54.WCS 2013 Season 2 Finals$150,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
55.WCS 2013 Season 3 Finals$150,000.00StarCraft II 16 Players
56.WCS 2016: Spring Circuit Championship$150,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
57.WCS 2016: Summer Circuit Championship$150,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
58.GSL Season 3 2017 (Code S)$149,940.00StarCraft II 32 Players
59.GSL Season 2 2017 (Code S)$149,770.00StarCraft II 32 Players
60.World Cyber Arena 2016 (HS)$145,421.00Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft 3 Players
61.H1Z1 Invitational 2016 (Game 1)$133,622.00H1Z1 10 Players
62.H1Z1 Invitational 2016 (Game 2)$133,622.00H1Z1 10 Players
63.WCS Europe 2014 Season 1 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
64.WCS Europe 2014 Season 2 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
65.WCS Europe 2014 Season 3 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
66.WCS North America 2014 Season 1 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
67.WCS North America 2014 Season 2 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
68.WCS North America 2014 Season 3 Premier$131,000.00StarCraft II 32 Players
69.GOMTV MSL #2 2007$126,451.20StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
70.GOMTV MSL #3 2007$126,425.69StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
71.GSL July 2011 (Code S)$123,866.95StarCraft II 31 Players
72.GSL Season 5 2012 (Code S)$122,777.85StarCraft II 32 Players
73.GSL August 2011 (Code S)$122,551.35StarCraft II 32 Players
74.GSL May 2011 (Code S)$121,446.31StarCraft II 32 Players
75.GSL Season 1 2013 (Code S)$121,323.61StarCraft II 32 Players
76.GOMTV MSL #4 2008$121,112.21StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
77.ACOM Fatal1ty Shootout$120,748.16Doom 3 1 Player
78.2016 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 2$120,108.22StarCraft II 16 Players
79.MLG Providence 2011 (StarCraft II)$120,000.00StarCraft II 8 Players
80.GSL Season 4 2012 (Code S)$119,408.37StarCraft II 32 Players
81.GSL Season 1 2012 (Code S)$118,369.71StarCraft II 32 Players
82.GSL January 2011 (Code S)$118,364.41StarCraft II 32 Players
83.IEM IX - World Championship (StarCraft II)$117,707.00StarCraft II 16 Players
84.ShinHan OSL #2 2006$117,583.51StarCraft: Brood War 24 Players
85.ShinHan OSL #3 2006$117,163.97StarCraft: Brood War 24 Players
86.GSL November 2011 (Code S)$116,860.67StarCraft II 32 Players
87.2016 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1$116,338.80StarCraft II 16 Players
88.GSL March 2011 (Code S)$116,046.45StarCraft II 31 Players
89.GSL Season 3 2012 (Code S)$115,940.97StarCraft II 32 Players
90.Arena MSL 2008$115,119.27StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
91.ShinHan OSL #1 2006$115,106.31StarCraft: Brood War 24 Players
92.GSL October 2011 (Code S)$115,052.73StarCraft II 32 Players
93.GSL Season 2 2012 (Code S)$112,888.17StarCraft II 32 Players
94.Daum OSL 2007$111,427.30StarCraft: Brood War 16 Players
95.EVER OSL 2007$108,451.18StarCraft: Brood War 16 Players
96.ABC Mart MSL 2011$106,828.81StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
97.Avalon MSL 2009$106,809.04StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
98.PDPop MSL 2010$104,504.47StarCraft: Brood War 32 Players
99.Blade & Soul 2015 World Championship$103,401.12Blade & Soul 16 Players
100.EVER OSL 2008$102,514.10StarCraft: Brood War 16 Players