MVP.Phoenix is the first team to be directly invited to the MLG World Finals. Six invited teams and two qualified ones will compete for the $250,000 prize pool, between October 16-18, at the Ernest N. Morial Center in New Orleans, LA.
— MLG (@MLG) September 1, 2015
The Korean team came in a commendable 7th-8th place at The International 5, walking away with $827,002. MVP.Phoenix have recently completed their roster to include a combination from both of the organization’s Dota 2 teams – MVP.Hot6ix and MVP.Phoenix.
Park “March” Tae-won
Kim “QO” Seon-yeob
Kim “Febby” Yong-min
Pyo “MP” No-a
Lee “Heen” Seung-gon
MLG World Finals
The MLG World Finals, Major League Gaming’s 100th event, will take place between October 16-18, at the Ernest N. Morial Center in New Orleans, LA.
The event will feature the best Dota 2 and Call of Duty teams in the world, competing for a total prize pool of over $500,000.
Tickets are available for prices ranging from $49 to $199.
MLG have concluded their most recent event – the MLG Pro League Season 2 LAN finals hosted at X-Games 2015 – on June 8th. Ninjas in Pyjamas won the title and $66,899 prize money, after defeating Alliance in the Grand Finals, 2:1.
Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming (MLG) is a North American professional esports organization founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York. Pioneer of the competitive gaming industry, MLG has held many tournaments throughout the United States and Canada, awarding over $13.5 million in prize money. Major League Gaming competitions have been broadcast on television, ESPN.com and other broadband sites. The MLG World Finals will be the organization’s 100th gaming event.