Kaci Aitchison and William “Chobra” Cho have been added to the list of talent who will be participating at TI5 in Seattle, next month.
The TI5 talent, casters and host list continues to grow, as the long awaited and most celebrated event of the year, TI5, approaches in mere weeks. Kaci and William will be joining main host Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner.
— Kaci Aitchison (@KaciAitchison) July 9, 2015
Kaci Aitchison has confirmed that she will be returning to The International this year, earlier today. Kaci has been a solid fixture at the event the last two years providing interviews and representing local television station Q13FOX where she is employed as the Features Host.
William “Chobra” Cho
Happy to announce that I have been invited to host a part of #TI5! See you guys in the group stages! CAN'T WAIT
— William Cho (@WillChobra) July 10, 2015
William “Chobra” Cho also confirmed earlier today that he will be attending as a host for part of the event, the group stages. Chobra was the host of ESL One Frankfurt 2015 last month. ESL One marked his first time hosting a Dota 2 event, having hosted World Championships for SC2, LoL, and Hearthstone already.
The International 5
Ten directly invited teams – ViCi Gaming, Evil Geniuses, Team Secret, Invictus Gaming, LGD Gaming, Cloud 9, Team Empire, Virtus.Pro, Newbee, Fnatic (formerly known as Team Malaysia), and four qualified ones – E-Home (TI5 Chinese Qualifiers winners), compLexity (TI5 Americas Qualifiers winners), MVP.Hot6ix (TI5 SEA Qualifiers winners), Na’Vi (TI5 European Qualifiers winners) will compete in The International 5 main event. Four other teams have qualified for the Wild Card series: CDEC Gaming (China), North American Rejects (Americas), MVP.Phoenix (SEA), and Vega Squadron (Europe).
The International 5 will take place August 3rd through 8th at the Key Arena, in Seattle, Washington, the same venue as last year. The Key Arena has a total seating capacity of over 17,000. The total prize-pool has so far reached $15,612,633 ($14,012,633 added).