The fifth annual Valve backed Dota 2 tournament, The International 2015, will take place from Monday 03 August to Saturday 08 August, giving the competition an extra two full days compared to last year’s. Valve made the announcement via the official Dota 2 blog.
The International 2015 will take place in Seattle and will once again feature 16 teams battling it out for serious amounts of cash. Valve has not announced the prize pool value nor have they announced the actual venue in Seattle.
Team invitations will be sent out from 01 May. Last year Chinese Dota 2 team Newbee won the event and its $5 million prize pool.
Source: Dota 2 Blog