Sumail Hasan has become the third highest earning gamer in the world with his total earnings amounting to $2,401,560.
Pakistan’s Sumail Hassan has become one of the highest-earning gamers in the world, as he further masters the art of playing DotA 2 (Defence of the Ancients).
Sumail’s total earnings amounted to $2,401,560 after a recent gaming tournament, making him the third highest earning gamer in the world. The top two gamers who have earned more than Sumail are Peter Dager and Sahil Arora.
The Karachi-born first started playing the world’s most popular e-game called Dota, Defense of the Ancients, 10 years ago when he was only 7.
In 2014, Sumail Hassan moved to the USA to pursue a professional career in e-Sports. He became the youngest player to cross the $1 million earnings mark through tournament wins.
He still holds the Guinness World Record for that achievement. His team ‘Evil Geniuses’ won the 2015 Dota 2 Asian Championship in 2015 and The International 5.
In August 2015, Sumail and his team won DOTA championship again with total prize money of $6.6 Million. He made Guinness World Record for being the youngest e-player to ever cross $1 million mark.
Sumail Hassan and his team Evil Geniuses (EG) grabbed the 3rd spot at the DOTA2 2016 International Championship with $2.1 million prize money last year. He also made it to the list of Time magazine’s most influential teenagers in 2016.
Known online as Suma1L, the 17-year old was also included in Time magazine’s most influential teenagers in 2016. Experts consider Sumail as the best ‘mid’ player in Dota 2. He has amassed over 30,000 followers on Twitter.
The only two gamers who have earned more than Sumail are Peter Dager and Sahil Arora, both of whom are Dota players and are affiliated with ‘Evil Geniuses’.
Sahil has earned $2,720,623 throughout his Dota 2 career. He changed his team back in March 2016 to join ‘Team Secret’ but soon after he returned to his old team, the ‘Evil Geniuses’.
Perter Dager is the CEO of ‘Evil Geniuses’ and is known as ’Ppd’ online. He has earned $2,603,724 in his Dota 2 career. Following The International 2016, he decided to leave active competition to prioritize his managerial role with Evil Geniuses. However, he has not yet retired as a professional player from Dota.
Former EG player Clinton ‘Fear‘Loomis and Wings Gaming’s Li Peng complete the top 5. Both are professional DOTA players as well.
If you are noticing DOTA 2’s dominance in video gaming circles, then you aren’t alone in this observation. The game is by far the biggest in terms of prize pools in e-Sports. An event last year, The International, featured a prize pool of over $20 million for the winning DOTA team.
Pakistan is the country of peace with full of young talented people. Many other Pakistani Kids and teenagers are Arfa Karim, Humza Shahzad, Haris Khan and many more. They have made such a brilliant record in the whole world.