Youngest gamer to earn $1 million in eSports winnings –
On the off chance that you needed a delineation of precisely how huge competitive gaming has ended up, you just expected to look at The International 2015 Dota 2 competition prior this month where Pakistani Sumail Hassan turned into the youngest millionaire gamer.
Abhorrent Geniuses, the winning team from US of which Sumail was a section, won around $6.6 million by destroying China’s CDEC (who took home an extremely respectable $2.2 million). EG is at present one of the top North American groups and has won around $11 million by contending in 463 competitions till date.
Sumail otherwise known as Suma1L, was 16 years 2 months 21 days old at the time of victory, making him the most youngest gamer to win $1 million in eSports rewards. His profit as an ace gamer are currently up to $1.6 million. Another plume in his crown was turning into the most youthful champ of The International however it bears saying the times of past victors aren’t open learning.
A year ago, Sumail moved to Illinois, USA to play proficient Dota. He made his name known at the Dota 2 Asian Championship in China where he drove Evil Geniuses to triumph and $1.2 million in prize cash.
At this time, he is known as one of the best “mid” Dota 2 players on the planet. He was one of the star entertainers of Ti5 and drove from the front in many diversions.
Dota 2, which has more than 11.5 million month to month players, is a standout amongst the most prevalent multiplayer online fight enclosure amusements on the planet. The International 5 (Ti5) saw 16 groups win over $18 million which additionally set another record for the biggest prize pool in eSports.
One of the fascinating purposes of the prize pool was that it was crowdfunded through offer of an in-amusement Dota 2 Compendium. The abridgment gave different advantages to players and a piece of the returns went specifically towards the prize pool.
Source – Guinnessworldrecords