eSport Rankings

 Posted by on December 1, 2010
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The eSport Rankings are based on completed cash prize tournaments. Total tournaments exclude tournaments with less than $1,000 USD prize pool. The final numbers for 2013 can be found on the 2013 Best paying eSports Infographic.

View all tournaments on the eSport Graph, follow tournaments on the tournament listings.

Many tournaments prior to 2013 are missing. On July 2013 we have begun re-adding all ~1,000 tournaments between 2010-2012 with bracket, group, league and prize pool information. For more details about the eSport rankings visit the eSport Rankings FAQ.

League of Legends

#1
Total Prizes: $8,857,260
Total Tournaments: 146

Top 10

  1. Taipei Asssassins $1,253,880
  2. SK Telecom T1 $1,110,583
  3. FNATIC $368,015
  4. Royal Club Huang Zu $298,985
  5. Team WE $288,614
  1. OMG $244,023
  2. Team SoloMid $234,450
  3. Invictus Gaming $217,455
  4. Gambit Gaming $181,500
  5. NaJin Sword $173,972
Review

DOTA 2

#2
Total Prizes: $7,872,713
Total Tournaments: 99

Top 5

  1. Natus Vincere $2,040,195
  2. Alliance $1,602,537
  3. Invictus Gaming $1,246,269
  4. DK $511,156
  5. Orange eSports $353,741
Review

StarCraft 2

#3
Total Prizes: $4,913,491
Total Tournaments: 179

Top 5

  1. sOs $233,040
  2. Life $190,343
  3. HerO $164,271
  4. PartinG $158,510
  5. TaeJa $150,416
Review

CoD Black Ops 2

#4
Total Prizes: $1,318,544
Total Tournaments: 14
Top: Fariko Impact $427,500
Review

CoD Ghosts

#5
Total Prizes: $1,070,000
Total Tournaments: 3
Top: CompLexity $430,000

CS Global Offensive

#6
Total Prizes: $761,986
Total Tournaments: 28
Top: Ninjas in Pyjamas $203,250
Review

World of Tanks

#7
Total Prizes: $362,180
Total Tournaments: 7
Top: Fulcrum Gaming $70,000
Review

Halo 4

#8
Total Prizes: $320,000
Total Tournaments: 3
Top: Lx Ace xL $200,000
Review

ShootMania Storm

#9
Total Prizes: $208,910
Total Tournaments: 5
Top: Colwn $51,000
Review

Counter Strike 1.6

#10
Total Prizes: $153,175
Total Tournaments: 6
 

Quake Live

#11
Total Prizes: $58,874
Total Tournaments: 15
Top: Evil $20,449
Review

SMITE

#12
Total Prizes: $51,315
Total Tournaments: 4
Top: COGnitive Gaming EU $13,000

Battlefield 3

#13
Total Prizes: $22,218
Total Tournaments: 3
 

Super Street Fighter IV

#14
Total Prizes: $7,603
Total Tournaments: 1
 

Heroes of Newerth

#15
Total Prizes: $7,000
Total Tournaments: 1
 
Review

CoD Modern Warfare 3

#16
Total Prizes: $6,505
Total Tournaments: 1