KeyTV has announced that the prize pool for the Nanyang Championship LAN will start at $200,000 and has the potential to grow through in-game ticket sales. The organization continues to reveal additional details piece by piece regarding the event to be held in Singapore October 26 – November 1.
We are happy to announce that the Nanyang DOTA2 Championships base prize pool is USD200,000
— Nanyang Championship (@NYChampionships) July 10, 2015
Only two days after the initial announcement that KeyTV will host the biggest Dota 2 LAN tournament ever held in Singapore, the organization has further revealed that the Nanyang Championship will have a base prize pool of $200,000. With the addition of 25% from all in-game ticket sales adding to the prize pool, it is already the largest prize pool for the region.
More information will be announced in the next few weeks, including details regarding teams and ticketing.
Nanyang Championship prize pool breakdown
- 1st place $100,000 + 48% crowdfunded amount
- 2nd place $50,000 + 24% crowdfunded amount
- 3rd place $25,000 + 12% crowdfunded amount
- 4th place $10,000 + 8% crowdfunded amount
- 5-6 place $7,500 + 4% crowdfunded amount
The tournament will kick off with four different regional qualifying events, expected to start in September. The winners will receive invites to attend the LAN finals to be held in Singapore from October 26th to November 1st. The qualified teams will be joining six invited teams from around the world.
KeyTV is a Shanghai based esports content producing company, focused on creating high quality esports content such as tournaments, team videos, gaming livestreams and rebroadcasted content. The Chinese company employs a team of highly experienced videographers, pre/post-production editors, writers and directors, casters and models. “KeyTV aims to be the first place fans think of to get their daily dose of eSport content.”
KeyTV’s most recent event was the VPGame Professional Invitational, with a prize pool of $24,500. ViCi Gaming claimed the championship title in April. Additional events include, but are not limited to: assistance during DAC, MSI Beat it, and WEC.