The Major Championships consist of four tournaments, including The International, a summer event. The other three events are held during Autumn, Winter, and Spring. They are sponsored by Valve but hosted in different venues by third-party eSports organizers. For the record, a tournament must have a minimum prize pool of $500,000 to be included in the Major Championships.
So far, the Majors have been held in several cities including, Stockholm, Kyiv, Moscow, Singapore, Katowice, Jönköping, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Birmingham, and Chengdu Among.
The Dota Major Championships attract hefty prize pools, with The Internationals leading. The other three tournaments have been attracting a $1,000,000 prize pool, but after the pandemic, the prize pool was reduced to $500,000.