Based on the data of Escorenews, over 700 esports tournaments have been held in the world over the past year. Their total prize pool reached almost $100 million, which is 11% more than the previous year. The best results were shown by Chinese players, they earned 11% of all prize money. The five strongest countries also included players from Finland, Korea, Denmark and Australia. Half of the prize money was won in the Dota 2 discipline. The prize fund of the main tournament of the year - The International - reached $35 million. Next came Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and PUBG.