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 […]

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, […]

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 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

Dota 2 Teams all over the world are considering Team Liquid as an absolute powerhouse. 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 the […]

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 […]

August 22, 2019

The final days of Dota 2’s TI9

Three more days are all that’s left of arguably the biggest esports tournament of the year, The International 2019. This weekend decides which of eighteen teams wins a top title and takes from the biggest prize pool in esports history.  TI9 currently boasts a prize pool of over $33.7 million. The best part is that […]

August 7, 2019

Shanghai’s esports scene accelerating thanks to The International 2019

As the esports industry grows and untapped potential becomes more obvious, nations around the world are actively developing their esports scene. Newzoo found in their economic report that esports revenue is hitting $1 billion during 2019.  China, and Shanghai, in particular, are special because not only are they growing into the scene, the nation is […]

July 29, 2019

The down low on TI9’s Dota Pro Circuit competitors

Dota 2’s most important tournament of the year, International 2019 AKA TI9, is quickly approaching. Group Stages will start on the 15th and end on the 18th of August. August 20 to August 25 will capture the Main Event. Competing will be a total of 18 teams: 12 who earned enough points throughout this past […]

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 […]