Dota 2 The International 2015 kicks off today – watch the Main Event here

By Stephany Nunneley, Monday, 3 August 2015 17:07 GMT

The Main Event portion of the Dota 2 International 2015 Championships begins today at 10am PT in Seattle’s Key Arena, culminating on Saturday when the winner will walk off with a portion of the $18 million prize pool.

The International will feature 16 teams fighting for a spot in Saturday’s final and it is being broadcast via the Internet, television, and at pubstomps. The finals will be shown in over 400 theaters in the US, and to check for local listings, have a look here.

This is the fifth annual International Dota 2 Championship event, and you can watch the proceedings below.

The Main Event kicks off at 10am PT/1pm ET/6pm UK. The YouTube stream is below, but if you would rather watch it through Twitch, just hit the link.

The Dota 2 International runs August 3-8.

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