From Cologne to Shanghai: the history of The International

PGL published a short video in which they showed locations of all the previous tournaments in the legendary The International series. There, they demonstrated some footage of the inaugural TI in Cologne, which was won by the team of Natus Vincere. 

The next world championship in Dota 2 will be hosted in Shanghai, China, from 15 to 25 August. Matches of the decisive stage of the event will be taking place in Mercedes-Benz Arena that can accommodate up to 18000 people. Overall, 18 teams are set to participate in this event, with 12 of them having direct invites for their results in the last Dota Pro Circuit season.