You've been spending every waking hour of he past year practicing the free multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Dota 2 right? If not then you're going to miss out on the over $10 million in prizes at this years Dota 2 eSports blowout, The International 2014.

Developer Valve (creators of Half-Life, Portal and the gaming service Steam, among others) has raised the cash by the sale of the Dota 2 strategy guide called The Compendium. With the competition a month away chances are that $10 million will grow. By comparison last years prize pool was $2.6 million dollars, a huge leap.

Valve's Dota 2 championships take place in Seattle from July 18-21 of 2014.

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[via Destructoid]