The International Dota 2 Championships 2012 begins at PAX Prime

By Stephany Nunneley
31 August 2012 18:01 GMT

The International Dota 2 Championships 2012 has started, Valve has announced. The event takes place today through Sunday at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA during PAX Prime.

The tournament is being broadcast worldwide with play-by-play commentary in multiple languages, the ability to view the games from multiple angles in full HD through here.

A browser-based broadcast is also available, and PAX Prime attendees can watch free of charge with a PAX Badge.

The International was launched last year at gamescom with 16 Dota teams competing in a group stage, double elimination playoff for a grand prize of $1 million.

Dota 2 is slated for release on PC.

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