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Pro Gamers win $170,000 at the 2013 MLG Winter Championships (Photos)

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The 2013 Major League Gaming Winter Championships were held over the weekend in Dallas, Texas and winners took away $170,000 in prize money. It was a huge event with over 15,000 people in attendance just to spectate! Check out some images from the event in the slide show above.

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Winners include:

Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Xbox 360 - $50,000 in prizes

In addition to cash prizes, the top eight Call of Duty: Black Ops II teams earned trips to Hollywood, CA to compete for their share of a $1 million total tournament purse in the Call of Duty Championship on April 5th - 7th.

  • 1st: $20,000 - Fariko Impact
  • 2nd: $12,000 - Unite
  • 3rd: $7,000 - vVv Gaming
  • 4th: $4,000 - CompLexity
  • 5th and 6th: $2,300 - EnVyUs and OpTic Gaming
  • 7th and 8th: $1,200 - Elgato SoaR and Quantic Gaming

League of Legends - $45,000 in prizes

North American Summer Promotion Qualifier

  • 1st: $20,000 and a spot in the May Promotion Tournament into Riot’s LCS - Cloud 9
  • 2nd: $5,000 - Velocity eSports
  • 3rd and 4th: $2,500 - Curse, Dignitas

International Exhibition Tournament

  • 1: $10,000 - KT Rolster B
  • 2: $5,000 - Gambit Gaming

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm - $75,000 in prizes

  • 1st: $25,000 - Life (back-to-back MLG champion, also won 2012 Winter Championship)
  • 2nd: $15,000 - Flash
  • 3rd: $9,000 - Innovation
  • 4th: $6,000 - MC
  • 5th: $3,000 - Last
  • 5th: $3,000 - Bomber
  • 5th: $3,000 - Parting
  • 5th: $3,000 - Rain

The next event is the MLG Spring Championship in Anaheim, California on June 28th - 30th.

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