January 11, 2021

Dota 2 esports player DeMoN banned DPC 2021

As of January 10, Dota 2 esports player Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho has been banned from the Dota Pro Circuit 2021 for allegations of misconduct in past tournaments. The whole fiasco with the player stemmed since mid-2020 when notable figures in the esports community voiced their sexual harassment stories under the #MeToo movement. Hence, it seems […]

January 5, 2021

Valve shares Dota Pro Circuit 2021, regional leagues and DPC schedules

On New Year’s Eve, Valve announced the revamped Dota Pro Circuit 2021 (DPC 2021) to kickstart the esports side of Dota 2. With details from schedules, road maps and how the regional league will operate, here’s a breakdown of the DPC 2021. Dota 2 Regional Leagues Valve is implementing regional leagues as part of their […]

November 26, 2020

Valve delays new Dota 2 hero and updates esports

Valve gave the Dota 2 community an update yesterday on its esports scene and promised updates, including information on the new character. Upcoming Updates https://t.co/9T2TRFn6wX — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) November 25, 2020 Valve Update Commonly known for a lack of communication, Valve surprised fans with this news. This blog post speaks of a quick update […]

September 4, 2020

Valve’s update to DPC, Dota 2 esports, and TI10

Valve Corporation finally broke its silence today by responding to negative feedback coming from fans worldwide. In a blog post, Valve addressed the issues it faced for the Dota Pro Circuit 2019-2020 season and The International 10 in Spring when COVID-19 erupted. Additionally, Valve gave insight into the future of its next DPC season. The […]

February 5, 2020

Dota 2 Meta: Post-DreamLeague Major

Team Secret won the DreamLeague Season 13 Dota 2 Major after a tantalizingly close Grand Finals against Evil Geniuses. They take home $300 thousand and more importantly, 4850 Dota Pro Circuit points. Secret’s DreamLeague Season 13 victory nearly guarantees them an invitation to The International 2020 in Stockholm. Team Secret, Evil Geniuses, Vici Gaming, Alliance […]

January 9, 2020

WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 guide

WePlay! Bukovel Minor 2020 is the second Minor of the Dota Pro Circuit 19-20 (DPC) and it’s right around the corner. Starting January 9, the tournament lasts four days, ending on Jan 12. The venue for the Minor will be held at a snowy ski resort in Bukovel, Ukraine, featuring a $300 thousand prize pool […]

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: the Dota 2 Summit 11. 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 […]

September 12, 2019

Valve details the next Dota Pro Circuit

The ninth edition of The International is now behind us, capping off Dota 2’s 2018-2019 season. While players are enjoying a well-deserved break, Valve is hard at work putting together the competition’s next iteration: the Dota Pro Circuit To this end, the developer put out a request for proposals from prospective event organizers back in […]

July 25, 2019

Does Newbee’s acquisition of Forward Gaming break DPC rules?

Newbee announced on Twitter yesterday that they would be acquiring the stranded Dota 2 players, coach and manager left from the Forward Gaming disbandment. This news came less than a month before Dota 2’s biggest event of the year The International 2019 (TI9). Announcement???? Acquisition of former Forward Gaming Lineup Welcome to Newbee: ???????? Yawar […]