MLG Finals announcement
The 100th MLG Finals will be held from October 16 to October 18, 2015 in New Orleans, USA. According to the organizers, the prize-pool set at $500,000 and will be divided between Dota 2 and Call of Duty. The event will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, making it the biggest MLG event to be ever hosted.
The organizers have provided little information about the event. Only 8 teams will get to the finals to fight against each other during 3 days. The list of participants will be announced later in August. The format will be a single elimination best-of-three with the grand finals of the tournament being a best-of-five affair. All the games will be played at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, which has a concert hall with great capacity to host people.
This year MLG has already conducted 2 LAN-tournaments for Dota 2 supported by joinDOTA. The first tournament was held in Ohio. The wiiner team was Empire, which defeated EG in the finals. Austin (Texas) welcomed the finals of the other event and praised its winner - Ninjas in Pyjamas. The teams fought over $ 167 000 at the second event. This autumn the prize pool will be over $ 250 000. The esports fans can enlarge the prize pool of MLG FINALS by purchasing tickets and treasures.