TI10 Survival Guide

TI10 Survival Guide: Streams, Venue, Prize-money, Teams, Interviews and more

The International 10 begins in less than 24 hours, and we are here to keep you updated with all relevant information pertaining to TI10.

Don’t worry, be happy. We’ve got your back!


The International Dota 2 Championships is the crown jewel event that serves as the annual world championships.

With 12 teams directly invited to the event via Dota Pro Circuit and 6 teams having qualified through the regional qualifiers, The International, hosts 18 best teams across the globe.

While teams prepare to deem themselves worth of lifting the Aegis of the Immortal, the entire community rallies behind their favourites and rejoice in their own unique way.


The International 10 will be held Bucharest, Romania.

The groupstages will be held online at the hotel while the main-event will be held at Bucharest’s Arena Națională.

The event spans across 2 weeks, divided into the 4 day long group stage, followed by the 6 day main event after a 1 day break.

  • Group Stage – October 7th – October 10th, 2021
  • Main Event – October 12th – October 17th, 2021



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This year’s prize-money stands at $40,018,195. That’s A LOT of money right? The winner walks away with $18M+.

As is tradition, the community broke yet another record of boosting the prize-pool higher than the previous year via crowdfunding.

You can find the prize-pool breakdown in the image above.


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No event is complete without teams. I know right? Duh!

18 teams vie for the major chunk of the $40M prize-money. You can view the participating teams in the image above.

English Broadcast Talent

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We see the return of familiar and established faces, all the while also seeing the emergence of new ones.

You can also find the precise breakdown of talent into their respective roles here.

BONUS: Exclusive Jaxon interviews

You didn’t think this was just going to be an ordinary survival guide, did you? Afterall, we do have our EXCLUSIVE TI10 interviews to share with you.

You can thank me now, or later!

Karan Rathod is a writer for jaxon.gg covering anything and everything to do with Dota 2. Few people love Dota as much as Karan, whether it's grinding away in pub games or watching the latest competitive tournament and breaking down the results. In addition to their great love of Dota 2, Karan also enjoys hitting the gym for some exercise and sitting down with a nice book.