Valve Reworks Invitation System for The International 2018

With The International looming large next month, Valve has announced that next year there will be a new system for qualifying for the event. While the current system can be a bit opaque, Valve will be working with third party tournaments, designating them as either major or minor events. Not only will Valve double the tournaments prize pool up to $500,000 for majors and $150,000 for minors, players will earn qualifying points which will get them into The International 2018.