Valve Software official informed us that they will hold within GamesCom 2011 (17-21 August) The International DotA 2 tournament .

Will participate the best 16 teams in the world:

CCM – China
EHOME – China
GGnet – Europe
LGD – China
M5 – Russia
Mineski.Infinity – Philippines
MiTH-Trust – Thailand
MUFC – Malaysia
MYM – Denmark
Na’Vi – Ukraine
needs – Denmark – China – Europe
Scythe.SG – Singapore
StarsBoBa – China
TyLoo – China

… the tournament will take place throughout the exhibition from Koln. Matches will be sent over the Internet in four languages ​​(English, German, Russian, Chinese), the winning team will receive $ 1 million.

Also, Valve has revealed that the game will be released later this year.