Dota 2: High Coast Esports Acquires Chicken Fighters

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Dota 2: High Coast Esports Acquires Chicken Fighters

High Coast is the newest organization that will try to get involved in the Dota 2 scene.

Even though it was formed in 2019, the Swedish esports organization High Coast Esports decided to try its luck in the Dota 2 world. However, instead of forming its own roster, High Coast decided to acquire Chicken Fighters. As you may know, the team will participate in the upcoming 2021 Dota Pro Circuit Europe Regional League Upper Division.

In case you’ve forgotten, Chicken Fighters was a part of Ninjas in Pyjamas until a few months ago. Unfortunately, the European organization decided to part ways with the team in November of 2020. This was expected because NiP wasn’t able to achieve much during the year. Due to COVID-19, the DPC was postponed, so we only got to see different online events.

As a result, some organizations couldn’t ensure their financial stability, so they had to make necessary changes. Sadly, NiP was one of these organizations that had to drop its Dota 2 lineup. There were rumors that NiP would acquire its former roster once again, but instead, the Swedish organization decided to step in.

Many Dota 2 fans may have not heard of this organization, but High Coast Esports has teams in various esports, such as CS:GO, Overwatch, FIFA, Rocket League, and Rainbow 6 Siege. Following the acquisition, the company now has a Dota 2 team as well.

The first challenge ahead of the team will be against OG. The two teams will play against each other on January 23 in the Upper Division of the DPC EU Regional League. Here is the team’s current roster:

  • Charlie “CharlieDota” Arat
  • Ondrej “Supream^” Starha
  • Rasmus “Chessie” Blomdin
  • Adrian “Era” Kryeziu
  • Andreas “Xibbe” Regnemalm
Dota 2: High Coast Esports Acquires Chicken Fighters
Zlosterr has been a fan of esports for many years and mainly focuses on Dota 2. He has more than five years of experience writing Dota 2 content for numerous platforms. Besides being a passionate fan of the game, he's also played for various amateur teams.