Dota 2 The International 2012 Tournament Announced

Second annual Dota 2 Championships head to Seattle
Valve sent over a press release announcing The International Dota 2 Championships 2012 will take place at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA during the PAX Prime event, August 31 - September 2, 2012. The tournament will again be broadcast in multiple languages, free of charge.
The International was launched last year in Cologne, Germany during Gamescom with 16 of the most elite Dota teams competing in a group stage, double elimination playoff format for a grand prize of $1 million.