If you’re looking for a helpful list of awesome esports tournaments and events happening every month, you’ve come to the right place. August 2019 is TI9 month so be prepared for some serious DOTA 2 action.

Check out what’s happening this month:


The International 2019


Date: 15 August – 25 August 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
Prize pool: US$32,000,000++
Website: http://www.dota2.com/international/overview/
Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/dota2ti

The biggest DOTA 2 tournament in the world is back and this time, it has once again broken the record for the highest prize pool in esports history. Tune in to watch the world’s best DOTA 2 players duke it out.

“Acolyte Of The Lost Arts” TI9 Pubstomp

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Date: 24 August – 25 August 2019
Location: Battle Arena Malaysia, Selangor
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2274442545943118

Battle Arena is working together with Malaysian DOTA 2 Community TWT_DOTA to host a pubstomp situated in one of the coolest cyber cafes in Malaysia. Seats are limited so get your tickets quick!

Asterisk* x Logitech TI9 Pubstomp


Date: 24 August – 25 August 2019
Location: Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, Singapore
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1260648767453500/

All-female gaming organisation Asterisk* is teaming up with Logitech to bring you a TI9 pubstomp like no other. Take part in the lucky draw to stand a chance in winning a Logitech peripherals.

The International 2019 Pubstomp (Singapore)


Date: 24 August – 25 August 2019
Location: Bountie Esports Arena, Singapore
Website: https://www.safra.sg/dota2?fbclid=IwAR0DSkzpBvafa0kOuOi8WoFB1ora2-KIfHjjhBu8aPjZSqgTEmXJpVlDaso#.XVEtd3sRVhG

We recently covered the opening of Bountie’s epsorts arena in Singapore and if you’ve been waiting for a chance to check the place out, this upcoming TI9 pubstomp is the perfect opportunity.

ESL MY&SG Championship Season 2


Date: 20 July – 28 September 2019
Location: Online only
Prize pool: US$12,000
Website: https://pro.eslgaming.com/mysg/dota2/
Stream: https://www.youtube.com/eslasia

We’re only about halfway through the ESL MY&SG DOTA 2 Championship and things are starting to heat up. Can the top teams from Season 1 such as Flower Gaming and Dota Hero maintain their spots?

ESL Indonesia Championship Season 2

ESL Indo

Date: 16 July – 18 September 2019
Location: Online only
Prize pool: US$20,000
Wesbite: https://pro.eslgaming.com/indonesia/dota2/Stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFaFM_YTvfGP8B78ligvnrA

Currently at the group stages, we’re already seeing team Boom ID lead the pack with a whopping 24 points, a 9-point lead to the current second placer EVOS Esports who is tied with Alter Ego.

ESL Thailand Championship Season 2

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Date: 20 July 2019 – 29 September 2019
Location: Online only
Prize pool: US$12,000
Website: https://pro.eslgaming.com/thailand/
Stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpJ2ZTDp36IUaNK7WYp-q3w

In Season 1, Buriram United brought home the gold and Alpha Red walked away the second placer. This time, Alpha Red is back under a new name: 2be.Dota. Both teams are currently in the top two with Season 1’s fourth placer Cipher closing in at number 3.

This is a really exciting season and Thailand DOTA 2 fans should be tuning in.

ESL Vietnam Championship Season 2


Date: 19 July 2019 – 21 September 2019
Location: Online only
Prize pool: US$12,000
Website: https://pro.eslgaming.com/vietnam/
Stream: https://www.youtube.com/c/eslvietnam

This is the last DOTA 2 ESL entry for this article so it’d be good to let you all know that the winners of each respective ESL Championship will qualify to compete in the ESL Clash of Nations.

Fighting Games

Capcom Pro Tour Online 2019 – Asia

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Date: 17 August 2019
Location: Online only
Prize pool: US$15,000
Website: https://capcomprotour.com/
Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/capcomfighters

The Capcom Pro Tour regionals are back. Let’s see who gets to qualify to the global levels. Some of the players to look out for are Singapore’s Xian and Malaysia’s IamChuan.

Fightclub NRW X

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Date: 17 August – 18 August 2019
Location: Cologne, Germany
Prize pool: TBA
Website: https://fightclub.hadoken.eu/

Fightclub NRW is back for its 10th season and this time, they’ll be introducing a Tekken 7 tournament into the event. As usual, Fightclub NRW is the German stop of the Capcom Pro Tour and because of the Tekken 7, this time it will also be a Dojo Tournament as a part of the Tekken World Tour.


Overwatch League 2019 – Stage 4


Date: 25 July – 25 August 2019
Location: Blizzard Arena, Los Angeles
Prize pool: US$1,500,000
Website: https://overwatchleague.com/en-us/
Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/overwatchleagu

We’re nearing the end of the OWL 2019 regular seasons and so far it seems that Washington Justice is leading the tournament with a +10 score. Stage 3 champion Shanghai Dragons aren’t doing so well right now with a -3 score.


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