The International (formerly International Limited ) was a named passenger train operated between Chicago and Toronto . It was originally an overnight train operated by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada and its successors the Canadian National Railway and Grand Trunk Western Railroad , running as far as Montreal. The train was cut back to Port Huron, Michigan in 1970 and discontinued in 1971.

In 1982, Amtrak and Via Rail revived the route by extending Amtrak's Blue Water Limited . It was renamed as the International the next year. The service was initially successful but encountered numerous funding crises in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Substantial delays crossing the international border after the September 11th attacks, combined with freight congestion and the 2003 SARS outbreak, decimated ridership. In 2004, the train was replaced with the Blue Water , which offered a better interstate schedule and higher reliability.

The Canadian National Railway (CN) and Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW) operated the overnight International Limited between Chicago's Dearborn Station and Montreal's Central Station via Port Huron. A typical twelve-car consist included two baggage-express cars, five coaches, three named 12-1 Pullman sleepers, a named 8-1-2 Pullman sleeper, and an unusual 2-3-1 buffet/lounge/solarium car; all cars were from the CN except one baggage car.

The International (formerly International Limited ) was a named passenger train operated between Chicago and Toronto . It was originally an overnight train operated by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada and its successors the Canadian National Railway and Grand Trunk Western Railroad , running as far as Montreal. The train was cut back to Port Huron, Michigan in 1970 and discontinued in 1971.

In 1982, Amtrak and Via Rail revived the route by extending Amtrak's Blue Water Limited . It was renamed as the International the next year. The service was initially successful but encountered numerous funding crises in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Substantial delays crossing the international border after the September 11th attacks, combined with freight congestion and the 2003 SARS outbreak, decimated ridership. In 2004, the train was replaced with the Blue Water , which offered a better interstate schedule and higher reliability.

The Canadian National Railway (CN) and Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW) operated the overnight International Limited between Chicago's Dearborn Station and Montreal's Central Station via Port Huron. A typical twelve-car consist included two baggage-express cars, five coaches, three named 12-1 Pullman sleepers, a named 8-1-2 Pullman sleeper, and an unusual 2-3-1 buffet/lounge/solarium car; all cars were from the CN except one baggage car.

The fourth International , this time held at the larger Seattle venue KeyArena in 2014, continued the practice of compendium sales and ultimately broke records for having one of the largest prize pool in eSports history, with a total of $10.9 million. [1] The fifth International took place in 2015, with the prize pool totaling over $18 million, [2] making it the largest eSports prize pool for a single tournament until being surpassed by the sixth International the following year, [3] with a prize pool of over $20 million. [4]

Valve announced the first edition of The International on August 1, 2011. 16 teams were invited to compete in the tournament, which would also serve as the first public viewing of Dota 2 , and it was streamed online with commentary in four languages; English, Chinese, German, and Russian. The tournament was funded by Valve, including the $1 million USD grand prize, with Nvidia supplying the hardware. [5] [6] It took place at Gamescom in Cologne from August 17 to 21 the same year. [7]

The tournament started with a group stage in which the winners of each of the four groups were entered into a winner's bracket, and the other teams entered the loser's bracket. The rest of the tournament was then played as a double-elimination tournament . [8] The final of this first tournament was between Ukrainian team Natus Vincere and Chinese team EHOME , with Natus Vincere winning the grand prize after beating EHOME in three out of the four matches. [9] Runner's up EHOME won a second place prize of $250,000 USD and the other top eight teams split the remaining prize pool of $350,000 USD. [10]

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The International (formerly International Limited ) was a named passenger train operated between Chicago and Toronto . It was originally an overnight train operated by the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada and its successors the Canadian National Railway and Grand Trunk Western Railroad , running as far as Montreal. The train was cut back to Port Huron, Michigan in 1970 and discontinued in 1971.

In 1982, Amtrak and Via Rail revived the route by extending Amtrak's Blue Water Limited . It was renamed as the International the next year. The service was initially successful but encountered numerous funding crises in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Substantial delays crossing the international border after the September 11th attacks, combined with freight congestion and the 2003 SARS outbreak, decimated ridership. In 2004, the train was replaced with the Blue Water , which offered a better interstate schedule and higher reliability.

The Canadian National Railway (CN) and Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW) operated the overnight International Limited between Chicago's Dearborn Station and Montreal's Central Station via Port Huron. A typical twelve-car consist included two baggage-express cars, five coaches, three named 12-1 Pullman sleepers, a named 8-1-2 Pullman sleeper, and an unusual 2-3-1 buffet/lounge/solarium car; all cars were from the CN except one baggage car.

The fourth International , this time held at the larger Seattle venue KeyArena in 2014, continued the practice of compendium sales and ultimately broke records for having one of the largest prize pool in eSports history, with a total of $10.9 million. [1] The fifth International took place in 2015, with the prize pool totaling over $18 million, [2] making it the largest eSports prize pool for a single tournament until being surpassed by the sixth International the following year, [3] with a prize pool of over $20 million. [4]

Valve announced the first edition of The International on August 1, 2011. 16 teams were invited to compete in the tournament, which would also serve as the first public viewing of Dota 2 , and it was streamed online with commentary in four languages; English, Chinese, German, and Russian. The tournament was funded by Valve, including the $1 million USD grand prize, with Nvidia supplying the hardware. [5] [6] It took place at Gamescom in Cologne from August 17 to 21 the same year. [7]

The tournament started with a group stage in which the winners of each of the four groups were entered into a winner's bracket, and the other teams entered the loser's bracket. The rest of the tournament was then played as a double-elimination tournament . [8] The final of this first tournament was between Ukrainian team Natus Vincere and Chinese team EHOME , with Natus Vincere winning the grand prize after beating EHOME in three out of the four matches. [9] Runner's up EHOME won a second place prize of $250,000 USD and the other top eight teams split the remaining prize pool of $350,000 USD. [10]

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