The International 9's Battlepass beats last year's 24 Hour record

Vignesh Raghuram

9o, May, 2019

24 Hours after The International 2019 Battle Pass released, the Dota 2 community has rallied together and broken yet another record, bulking to a record $7,419,288 prizepool in just 24 Hours.

At the time of writing, the International 9’s prizepool currently sits at $8,154,896. If it continues on the same trajectory, it is well on its way to becoming the biggest esports tournament in history.


For context, when you compare the prizepool with The International 8 and The International 7; TI9’s prizepool 24 Hours after it was released, is $1,750,006 ahead of TI8’s and a whopping $2,645,527 ahead of TI7’s prizepool.

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With over 105 days left until the International 2019 Battle Pass expires, and the fact that TI9 is taking place in China this year, it’s very likely that this will become the most lucrative esports tournament in history.