Highest-earning esports players of 2021

It shouldn’t arrive as a shock that the best entries on a list of the best prize pool-earning esports gamers for 2021 are the top rated three groups from this year’s Dota 2 International, or TI10. T110’s unbelievably huge $40 million prize pool was considerably and absent a great deal greater than any other celebration this yr and even increased than earlier TIs.

With that getting reported, listed here are the greatest-earning esports players of 2021 in conditions of prize pool winnings.

Crew Spirit’s Dota 2 roster – $3.68 million for each player

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  • Illya “Yatoro” Mulyarchuk
  • Alexander “TORONTOTOKYO” Khertek
  • Magomed “Collapse” Khalilov
  • Miroslaw “Mira” Kolpakov
  • Yaroslav “Miposhka” Naidenov

Staff Spirit’s triumph at TI10 was absolutely nothing shorter of impressive. The CIS roster experienced been signed by Spirit much less than a year prior and hadn’t completed much ahead of their TI10 operate. They did not even gain more than enough DPC factors to be invited, they had to qualify via the Jap European qualifier. At the function, they narrowly competent for an upper bracket place and ended up instantly despatched down to the reduced bracket by Invictus Gaming. But then, Spirit went on a miraculous operate as a result of the grand finals with a five-game gain in excess of PSG.LGD.

For absolutely everyone on the staff other than Miposhka, their $3.68 million take house this yr represents more than 99 p.c of their whole life span earnings, in accordance to Esports Earnings. That range still will make up over 93 p.c of Miposhka’s full prize pool payouts, nevertheless.

PSG.LGD’s Dota 2 roster – $1.16 million for each player

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  • Wang “Ame” Chunyu
  • Cheng “NothingToSay” Jin Xiang
  • Zhang “Faith_bian” Ruida
  • Zhao “XinQ” Zixing
  • Zhang “y`” Yiping

PSG.LGD’s around-flawless run at TI10 could have resulted in

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