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Shanghai hosts TI9, gears up to build global eSports capital. Produced by People’s Daily Online

One of the world's largest eSports events, the International 2019 Dota 2 (TI9) championships wrapped up in Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena on Aug. 25 after a week of applause and roller-coaster exhilaration. With a record-breaking prize pool of over 34 million dollars, 18 teams from around the world were pit against each other for the Aegis of Champions, the ultimate honor for every Dota player.

This short film takes you on an entertaining, informative and moving journey of eSports and gaming industry in China behind TI9's curtain to explore how it has been booming and becoming the next big thing worldwide that you can't miss.

TV BRICS reports with reference to The People's Daily.