Datosphera.com – World class tournament from Dota 2 for this year, namely The International 2019, the implementation date has been determined which will be in August 2019.
Valve has not been able to provide detailed details about The International 2019 activities at this time, but in the near future all information will be announced to the public soon.
The International 2019 will be held on 20 August 2019 – 25 August 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China.
The first qualifying round of The International 2019 will be held on 16 August 2019 – 18 August 2019.
The International 2019 will be taking place on August 20th through the 25th. We are still finalizing details that are required before tickets can go on sale, but we expect to be able to do that in a couple of weeks.
– DOTA 2 (@ DOTA2) April 25, 2019
There is no information about ticket prices or battlepass of The International 2019 but looking from the timeline The International in the previous year, this information will be completely released in two to three months before The International 2019 starts.
What is Battlepass?
Battlepass is a virtual in-game tickets which is one of the ways for Valve to raise funds that will be a total prize from The International tournament.
A percentage of sales battlepass will be allocated as cash for the winners of The International and every year the total prizes continue to increase.
Profit from gamers who bought battlepass also can get some virtual exclusive goods, skins, items & etc..
Battlepass can be win-win solutions for the gamers, host tournament, tournament participants and Valve as the manager of Dota 2.
Registration for The International 2019
For gamers who can’t wait to participate in the selection of The International 2019 matches, have to be patient a little more.
Valve has not released information regarding the registration process from The International 2019.