7/18/2014—Seattle, WA, USA
"The International" is a video-game tournament hosted by Valve, a game maker based in Bellevue, WASH., with a prize pool reaching $10.8 million. this year the event was held at Key Arena in Seattle, WASH.
HERE: Bill Jarvis, 24 (center) and Michal Broniek, 22 (left) react to a match between the teams during the DOTA 2 semi-finals.
Contestants were playing Dota 2, a 2013 multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Valve. Five players are on each team, with teams traveling for around the world to battle at the sold-out event.
Photograph by Stuart Isett
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