November 15, 2019

Dota 2: Meta at the MDL Chengdu Major

Dota Summit 11 ended days ago and Invictus Gaming won their first Dota 2 Minor trophy for the first time in years. The Chinese powerhouse benefited tremendously from the win, securing an automatic seat in the upcoming MDL Chengdu Major. With the Major starting November 16, several top heroes from Summit 11 should be paid […]

November 8, 2019

Team Liquid to Appear in ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational

A few weeks remain before the Dota 2 ONE Esports World Pro Invitational event begins in Singapore. The tournament will start on Dec 17 up to Dec 22, both for group stage and playoffs. Although it is not a part of the Dota 2 Pro Circuit, it is a major tournament for teams and fans […]

November 1, 2019

Dota 2: Reach Beta update

A few days ago, announcements that DotaBuff and Electronic Sports League were collaborating to form a new league known as Reach took place. Reach is a new platform focused on helping Dota 2 players achieve their professional dreams. It also helps aspiring tier-two players potentially get recognized by tier-one organizations, thus promoting their Dota 2 […]

October 29, 2019

Getting into Esports: Dota 2

Dota 2 is one of the hottest eSports in the world right now with The International 2019 (TI) boasting a prize pool of over $30 million. The Dota Pro Circuit 2019-2020 will begin at DOTA Summit 11 on Nov 7. The Dota Pro Circuit is the perfect time for anyone with an interest in the […]

October 23, 2019

Alliance win DreamLeague Season 12, but Demon Slayers turn heads

This weekend DreamHack descended on Rotterdam’s Ahoy convention center. Besides the organizer’s Open CS:GO tournament, it also brought a Dota 2 competition. DreamLeague Season 12 was held in the same space as its FPS counterpart, but that’s where the similarities ended. Both are of course very different games to begin with and the raucous audience […]

October 22, 2019

Inside Ex-Evil Genius Midlaner: SumaiL

Syed “SumaiL” Hassan is professional Dota 2’s “young prodigy”. At 20 years old Hassan has already placed first at The International 2015 (TI) and finished third at TI6 and TI8. Not only is he one of the youngest players to enter the scene, he is also the youngest esports professional to cross a million dollars […]

October 22, 2019

Dota 2 Roster Round-Up

Team Alliance After the departure of all five players surrounding captain Aydin “iNsania” Sarkohi, Team alliance was on a lookout for a new roster. Simultaneously Adrian ‘Fata’ Trinks announced his new stack after leaving Ninjas in Pyjamas. Alliance won the Dreamleague season 12 after they signed the new stack captained by Adrian “Fata” Trinks. They […]

October 22, 2019

DreamHack to host the second Dota 2 Major for 2019-20

DreamHack will host the second Dota 2 major of the DPC season and the first for 2020, according to the tournament organizer. DreamLeague Season 13 is the second major of the season and will comprise a prize pool of $1 million and 15000 DPC points. WELCOME TO DREAMLEAGUE SEASON 13: THE LEIPZIG MAJOR! Live at […]

October 18, 2019

A guide to DOTA 2’s ESL One Hamburg 2019

ESL One Hamburg 2019 will take place in Barclaycard Arena, Germany. This tournament makes it the third consecutive year Barclaycard Arena has been the venue of ESL One Hamburg. The Dota 2 tournament will start on Oct. 25 and will conclude on Oct. 27, lasting three eventful days. The best professional Dota 2 teams from […]

October 11, 2019

ESL World Rankings for Dota 2

After introducing the World Ranking system for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Electronic Sports League will now use it for Dota 2. These rankings are entirely based on a player’s tournament performance, making this system unique. Power Ranking, or Main Ranking, shows the strength of each roster. Seedings and direct invitations to ESL events will be decided […]

October 4, 2019

What happened at Midas Mode 2?

Midas Mode is a Dota 2 game mode created by MoonDuck. The mode is centered around fun tactics, bounties and a whole new type of currency called Moonbucks. The mode drew tons of attention, to the point that it received a tournament way back in November 2017. The tournament used a round-robin format and included […]

October 2, 2019

Dota 2 teams assemble for first DPC qualifier rounds

Team registration for the first Minor and Major events of the new Dota 2 year is now closed. The first round of qualifiers kicks off this weekend but many rosters continue to change after The International’s post-tourney changes. Chair dance at the big teams Fans now know the full line-ups for EHOME, Invictus Gaming, J.Storm, […]

October 1, 2019

WePlay! Reshuffle Madness 2019 recap

Reshuffle Madness ended September 28, but don’t worry! Here’s a recap of the big plays and turning points that happened throughout the week-long event. The tournament was held in Commonwealth of Independent States and with a prize pool of $50,000. Eighteen professional teams flew in from all over Europe to participate, some being qualifiers and […]

September 27, 2019

Dota Plus Autumn Update

Players have patiently been waiting for Dota 2’s newest update. With the arrival of this new update, the TI9 Battle pass is finally over. Dota Plus Autumn Update – Today’s patch brings a few features to Dota Plus in the wake of the Battle Pass season.https://t.co/y5MkMAOuGt #Dota2 #DotaPlus pic.twitter.com/L3gzLz5K55 — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) September 26, […]

September 24, 2019

Everything you need to know about Dota 2 Summit 11

As the Dota Pro Circuit season starts, along with the commencement of the year comes the announcement of its starting tournament. After the eventual Qualifiers this coming October. Approaches the first tournament of the season, which is Summit 11. Hosted by Beyond the Summit, the tournament will be the first minor of the season. It […]

September 24, 2019

The Top 3 Dota 2 Currently Available Free Agents

After the end of 2018-2019 Dota 2 Pro Circuit, the TI9 shuffle period started immediately. Some few critical Dota 2 roster changes took place. However, a few superstar Dota 2 free agents are searching for their next teams. The three include MATUMBAMAN , sumaiL, and s4. Lasse “MATUMBAMAN/Matu” Aukusti  Most people know MATUMBAMAN for significant […]

September 18, 2019

Dota 2 guide for Midas Mode 2.0: teams, format, and more

Moonduck Studios will host the Betway Midas Mode 2.0 which features twelve teams from North America, Europe and China starting on Sept. 24.  Betway Midas Mode 2.0 is the first Dota 2 event after the International 2019 and it has a lot of support from the community. Valve had to shift the dates of their […]

September 18, 2019

Everything to know about the Dota 2 matchmaking update

Valve has released its matchmaking update to compliment their approaching new season coming this Thursday. The update centers around balancing out the player base and solving Matchmaking Rating (MMR) issues. Here’s everything to know about it! Role Balance Valve has realized how crucial role symmetry was. Noticing that many games had a disadvantage over the […]

September 16, 2019

Dota 2 post TI9 roster changes

After an exhilarating International 2019, the traditional roster shuffles have begun. Rosters disband, players are leaving, as well as some teams releasing players. Let’s go through what’s changed over the past month. Evil Genius roster changes In a major announcement made earlier today, Team Evil Genius officially announced the departure of Gustav “s4” Magnusson. He […]

September 14, 2019

Dota 2: Team Liquid disbands to form their own team

Team Liquid’s Dota 2 team is known all over the world as an absolute powerhouse team. Considering the achievements won and taken home were earned with hard work, skill, and teamwork, the team deserves a celebration. Liquid soared the sky when they made headlines back in 2017 at The International 7. The team skyrocketed through […]

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