October 11, 2020

TI10 prize pool peaks at $40 million

Once again Dota 2’s premier esports event, The International 10 shatters records with its prize pool. After crossing the TI9 prize pool recently and becoming the largest ever esports prize pool, the TI10 Battle Pass successfully surpassed the $40 million mark. Even ignoring previous Dota 2 TI events, the largest event is the 2019 Fortnite […]

September 17, 2020

Immortal Treasure 3 and Dota 2 TI10 Battle Pass

After much waiting and lots of speculation, Valve released Dota 2 Immortal Treasure 3 for The International 10 Battle Pass. The treasure had fans on the edge of their seats trying to guess what will happen. But Valve is known for slow development and lack of communication, so this came as a surprise. In the […]

August 26, 2020

The International 10 smashes records as the largest esports prize pool

The International 10, popularly known as TI10, just now shattered previous records and surpassed the TI9 prize pool, according to Dota 2 Prize Tracker. As the biggest competitive event for Dota 2 esports, this also makes it the largest prize pool in esports. This achievement comes alongside the sale of exclusive Collector’s Cache II sets […]

August 7, 2020

The History of Ceb – The Playmaker

Arguably one of the best analysts and players Dota 2 has ever seen, Sébastien “Ceb” Debs, formerly known as “7ckngMad”, is one of Dota 2’s most historic players. He’s played multiple roles such as mid, support, roamer, and more. Ceb in Esports Ceb’s professional Dota 2 career started with Team Shakira back in 2011. The […]

June 17, 2020

Are esports degrees essential in this industry?

Fans and players alike have been seeing an influx of esports courses, especially during the lockdown in this pandemic. These programs and curriculum have their own set of benefits. Although the principal argument is that these degrees may give more chances and opportunities in the esports industry. However, one could ask if this is really […]

June 9, 2020

Dendi the Dota 2 legend

Danil “Dendi” Ishutin, born in Lviv, Ukraine is one of the most loved and quirkiest pro players out there. Dendi’s unexpected plays, the dream coil and fountain hook, have made him one of the most respected and loved players. He has become the face of Dota 2. Dendi’s Humble Beginnings Son of a piano teacher, […]

June 6, 2020

Valve changes TI10 Battle Pass after facing criticism

Valve faced a lot of criticism for making The International 2020 Battle Pass difficult to level up. At that point, listening to community feedback and changing things looked like the only thing to do. As a result, Valve deployed a Dota 2 update with minor changes a few days before. Valve’s team released stats that […]

May 6, 2020

Which courses and degrees lead to an esports career?

Gone are those days when earning a degree for a passion was not easy, especially when related to esports. The esports industry has been growing vigorously and institutions now understand and cater to that trend. As a result, universities and even high schools are now offering various esports programs that will nurture students into fully-equipped […]

March 12, 2020

Dota 2 sponsors and partnerships

Although brands and sponsors have been at the forefront of various major esports tournaments and leagues, they are occasionally overlooked. Here’s a brief on recent moves occurring with Dota 2 sponsors. MSI Gaming hardware specialist MSI partnered with the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Their esports teams are now equipped with the best hardware […]

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 […]