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The wealthiest Russian esports atheletes belong to Dota 2.

Yaroslav “Miposhka” Naidenov: $3,962,793.49


Team Spirit’s charismatic captain, Miposhka, tops the list with nearly $4M in his kitty.

His 1st place finish at The International 10 makes up 91.90% of his total prize money won.

One game can change life, no?

Alexander “TORONTOTOKYO” Khertek: $3,732,187.70


Miposhka’s teammate, TORONTOTOKYO, features second on this list.

The dynamic mid laner for Team Spirit won The International 10 in an unprecedented underdog run at the event.

TI10 earnings contributes up to 97.57% of his total prize money won till date.

Magomed “Collapse” Khalilov: $3,730,703.07 


Yet another Team Spirit player features in at third place.

Collapse wowed the audience with his immaculate offlane plays especially on Magnus, and was responsible for bringing Team Spirit back from the dead on many occassions.

Similar to most TI winners, Collapse’s earnings at TI10 account for 97.61% of his total prize money won.

Karan Rathod is a writer for 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.