Eliana Bollati

Eliana Bollati

Eliana is a freelance journalist from Australia with a passion for esports, especially Dota 2. A casual player of the game for the better part of a decade, Eliana started following the professional circuit avidly during TI5. She brings a casual player and hardcore fan perspective into her commentary on the professional scene.
An aerial shot of the packed stadium in Shanghai where TI is being held. The stage, orchestra and large digital screens are all visible as well as the crowd.

Dota 2: TI9 Day 5 – Recap

Today’s main event at the International 9 began today in Shanghai. Our playoffs are double elimination, which meant we saw four teams go home. While another two fell to tough it out in the

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Dota 2 International TI9 2019

Dota 2: TI9 Day 4 – Recap

The group stages of The International 9 are in the bag. We saw our second team eliminated from the tournament, and the seeding for our upper and lower brackets is now set. Let’s take

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Dota 2 Shanghai TI9 Day one Recap

Dota 2: TI9 – Day 2 Recap

Day two of The International 9 is a wrap and what a crazy day of Dota it was. If your predictions ended up in the garbage, don’t feel bad. This TI has been full

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Matumbaman competing at ESL One Birmingham 2019

Dota 2: Liquid Say Goodbye to Matumbaman

Team Liquid has announced that they will be benching long time mid player, Lasse ‘Matumbaman’ Urpalainen. Just 10 days before the next Major DPC event. Liquid said the decision was a mutual one and

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Dota 2: MDL Paris Major | Day 5 Recap

The first day of the main event in Paris is officially over. The lower bracket eliminations continue, and we saw four teams head home today. Complexity Gaming, Mineski, Pain Gaming, and Keen Gaming all

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