The International 2019 Schedule

Aug 08 2019 3 min read

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Today, Valve announced a list of talents who will be participating in The International 2019, as well as a list of events taking place as part of the main event from August 20 to 25. Rich Campbell is the most notable one this year — he will be hosting next to TI veterans Redeye and Sheever. This year, Rich hosted two DPC minors, and many community members loved him as a host. Kaci Aitchison will return to her annual event — she collaborates with Valve every year to take her part in The International championships. TI9 EN Broadcast Talents include:

  • Rich "Rich" Campbell
  • Ted "PyrionFlax" Forsyth
  • Paul "Redeye" Chaloner
  • Jorien "Sheever" van der Heijden
  • Jacob “SirActionSlacks” Kanner
  • Kaci "Kaci" Aitchison
  • Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham
  • William "Blitz" Lee
  • Brian "BananaSlamJamma" Canavan
  •  Austin "Capitalist" Walsh
  • Dakota "KotLGuy" Cox
  • Kim "Febby" Yong-min
  • Ioannis "Fogged" Loucas
  • David "GoDz" Parker
  • Grant "GranDGranT" Harris
  • Nico "Gunnar" Lopez
  • Ken "Hot_Bid" Chen
  • Kyle "melonzz" Freedman
  • Dominik "LacosteStipić
  • Gabriel "Lyrical" Cruz
  • Alan "Nahaz" Bester
  • Owen "ODPixel" Davies
  • Kevin "Purge" Godec
  • Troels "syndereN" Nielsen
  • Toby "TobiWan" Dawson
  • Trent "TrentPax" MacKenzie
  • Neal "tsunami" Khandheria
  • Jonathan "PimpmuckL" Liebig
  • Rikard "skrff" Holm Melin
  • Johan "Weppas" Westberg
  • Helen "Tokki" Xu (FKA XiiTuzi)

As the participants and talents have been announced in the Dota 2 Blog, Valve has created a special TI9 account on Twitter, dedicated to the tournament: 

Be sure to follow and keep up to date with the latest news on the event. 

TI9 schedule is:

August 15:

  • Start of the Group Stages.
  • Series start: 5:00/ 7:30/ 10:00/ 12:30/ 15:00*

August 16:

  • Series start: 5:00/ 7:30/ 10:00/ 12:30/ 15:00

August 17:

  • Series start: 5:00/ 7:30/ 10:00/ 12:30/ 15:00

August 18:

  • Series start: 5:00/ 7:30/ 10:00/

August 20:

  • The opening ceremony of the final part of The International 2019
  • Series start: 7:00/ 9:30/ 11:40/ 13:30/ 14:30/ 18:10

August 21:

  • Results of the short film competition and awarding ceremony
  • Series start: 6:00/ 9:00/ 12:00/ 15:00

August 22:

  • Arcana voting results.
  • Series start: 6:00/ 9:00/ 14:00/ 17:00

August 23:

  • All-stars match
  • Series start: 6:40/ 10:00/ 14:00

August 24:

  • Cosplay contest and award ceremony
  • Series start: 6:40/ 9:40/ 13:40

August 25:

  • Finals award ceremony
  • Series start: 6:40/ 10:00

*all times in GST

TI9 prize pool distribution has also become known:

Fans of Valve's The Late Game Show can be happy, too — it looks like we'll get another episode of this because Marcus 'djWHEAT' Graham and Ted 'PyrionFlax' Forsythe are going to join the show in Shanghai. The International 2019 will be held from 15 to 25 August in Shanghai on the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The prize fund currently stands at $32 million and keeps growing. 

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