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Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 17-May 20 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 17-May 20 2021

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A look at the final week of games in the SEA DPC The conclusion of DPC has painted a clear picture of teams and their performances throughout the second season. The standings table before the tiebreakers show T1 and TNC Predator draw for the top spot, loser to take the second. Execration and Fnatic shared […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America, May 3-May 9 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America, May 3-May 9 2021

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All the highlights from Week 5 in the North American DPC. There’s only one final week of play left in the DPC, and for the North American region, the standings are looking very firm. Lower Division The D2 Hustlers continue to lead the Lower Division this week, despite having the week off from play. It […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Eastern Europe May 13-16 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Eastern Europe May 13-16 2021

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We take a look at the most interesting series during Week 5 in Eastern Europe. After several weeks of epic action, we already know the name of one of the teams that will play in the Upper Division, and that’s HellRaisers. Having said that, there were much more interesting series that took place throughout the […]


WePlay To Host AniMajor – The Next Dota 2 Major

WePlay To Host AniMajor – The Next Dota 2 Major

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An anime-themed Dota 2 Major? WePlay has announced that it will host AniMajor, the second Dota 2 Major in Kyiv, Ukraine. The tournament will run from June 2-13 and will feature a prize pool of  $500,000 USD. WePlay Esports is proud to announce that we will be hosting the next Dota 2 Major, the AniMajor! […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China May 10-May 16 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China May 10-May 16 2021

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A closer look at the DPC matches for Week 5 in China. It is nearly the end of the Dota Pro Circuit with the completion of games in the fifth week. The standing of the Upper Division in China shows Team Aster leading with PSG.LGD outperforming others in the second spot and Vici Gaming occupying […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe May 10-15 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe May 10-15 2021

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We are just one week away from the end of the DPC in Western Europe, we break down everything you need to know. Although people thought that this was going to be the least interesting region in Dota 2, they were wrong. Western Europe is full of back-and-forth action because most teams are evenly matched. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 10-May 15 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 10-May 15 2021

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A run-through of the games as they happened throughout the fifth week in the SEA DPC. The second last week of Dota Pro Circuit has finished, leaving us with some brilliant matches and a decisive standings table. The Upper Division table has Fnatic leading with T1 following them in the second spot and TNC Predator […]



Submissions For The Dota 2 Short Film Contest Are Now Open

Submissions For The Dota 2 Short Film Contest Are Now Open

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It is that time of the year again when we see the best filmmakers compete on the international stage of Dota 2. The Short Film Contest has made a return after a long interval because of the ongoing pandemic. Valve is now accepting submissions for this year’s event. The Dota 2 Short Film Contest is […]


Dota 2: ESL And DreamHack Revert In-Game Coach Ruling

Dota 2: ESL And DreamHack Revert In-Game Coach Ruling

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A misunderstanding which now stands reverted had the Dota 2 scene in a state of turmoil. The Dota 2 community has been in an unrest since the scene came to know about Alliance’s use of an in-game coach during their games in the ongoing Dota Pro Circuit season. A Vlog released by Alliance unintentionally revealed […]


Dota 2: Valve Introduces Supporters Club

Dota 2: Valve Introduces Supporters Club

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Fans can now support their teams in more ways than just putting money into Battle Pass in Dota 2. Valve has introduced Supporters Club, which is a unique way for Dota 2 players to support their favorite professional team. According to the blog post, the teams themselves will provide the content in the Supporters Club. […]


Dota 2: Valve Confirms The International 10 Dates

Dota 2: Valve Confirms The International 10 Dates

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It is time the teams gear up to fight for the Aegis. Valve has confirmed that The International 10 will take place after a year-long postponement because of the global pandemic. The event will take place this August in Stockholm, Sweden as mentioned in a recent blog post. Originally scheduled to take place in Stockholm, […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China May 4 – May 9 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China May 4 – May 9 2021

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We take you through all the battles in the Upper and Lower Division of China’s DPC. As DPC Season 2 crosses the midway, standings are starting to show the most probable winners. We take a look at what happened in Week 4. Lower Division The Lower Division were originally scheduled to play four series this […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America, May 3-May 9, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America, May 3-May 9, 2021

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ESTNN breaks down all the highlights from the NA DPC. It was mostly a week of 2-0s in the NA region this week, we take you through the action in the Upper and Lower Divisions. Lower Division Team DogChamp played two series in Week 4, kicking things off with a 2-0 win against Electronic Boys […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Eastern Europe May 3- May 9 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Eastern Europe May 3- May 9 2021

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The CIS region is as always a fun watch, we take you through some of the highlights of Week 4 in the DPC. Even though we expected Gambit to perform better, the team is still struggling against some of the top squads in the region. Surprisingly, Team Spirit is performing really well, alongside Virtus.Pro, which […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Western Europe May 4-May 8, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Western Europe May 4-May 8, 2021

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Here are some of the most exciting things that happened in the EU this week. The fourth week of the DPC in Western Europe has come to an end. This means that we have a few more series ahead of us before we get to know which teams will attend the second Major of this […]



Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 3-May 8, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA May 3-May 8, 2021

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A close look at the SEA matches of DPC Week 4. As the DPC is heading towards its end, we see teams getting in the groove to battle hard and earn maximum points. The SEA standings have been a mirror of the unpredictable nature of teams and matches. At the end of Week 4, TNC […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China Apr 26 – May 2, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China Apr 26 – May 2, 2021

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ESTNN recaps China’s Upper and Lower Division in Week 3 of our second season in the DPC. The Chinese Region has again proven to be one of the most competitive regions. With Invictus Gaming, the winner of the Singapore Major, losing 2 series out of 3 with the lowest KDA, GPM and XPM of the […]




Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 27 – May 1, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 27 – May 1, 2021

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Everything you need to know about the third week of the DPC in Western Europe. Last week was pretty fun to watch, especially in the Upper Bracket. The amazing series between Alliance and Nigma was a joy to watch because both teams gave their best. Although Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi and his team played well, […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA Apr 26 – May 1, 2021

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA Apr 26 – May 1, 2021

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ESTNN looks at the SEA Week 3 matches of DPC Season 2. As we approach the heart of the Dota Pro Circuit series, things heated both in the Upper and Lower Divisions of the SEA region. The very best teams battled each other in the Upper Division with TNC Predator and BOOM Esports leading the […]



Dota 2: Game Of The Week Analysis; Elephant vs RNG, April 25

Dota 2: Game Of The Week Analysis; Elephant vs RNG, April 25

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Team Elephant loses a game in spite of a 34k net worth lead. During the DPC China Upper Division Qualifiers, Elephant faced RNG in a best-of-three series during the group stages and lost the series by 0-2. Elephant had a good lead in the first game as well but the second game was totally in […]


Valve Introduces DPC Team Profiles, A Visual Overhaul To Track Games

Valve Introduces DPC Team Profiles, A Visual Overhaul To Track Games

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Valve is introducing a great idea, though it may need some refinement. Just today, Valve added Dota Pro Circuit Team Profiles, which is a visual overhaul to the Live Matches section of the game. The changes will let fans track several sections of a match, including the intricate details. Introducing DPC Team Profiles – The […]


Team Nigma Enters Into Long Term Partnership With Etihad

Team Nigma Enters Into Long Term Partnership With Etihad

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Team Nigma has pulled one of the best plays in their books. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced their long-term partnership with Dota 2 team Nigma. The next level play🤯 We're thrilled to finally announce our partnership with @etihad. Closer than ever to the stars🌟 🔗https://t.co/LwUY1uvEal#StarsAlign #Etihad pic.twitter.com/wTKHt9tBeB — Nigma […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 19-25

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 19-25

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We break down all the action from Week 2 in Season 2 of the NA DPC. Our second week of series are a wrap in the North America region, we take a look at how our teams are faring through Season 2. Lower Division Our Lower Division was chock full of hard-fought wins this week. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 22-25

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 22-25

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We take a look at the highlights from our second week of series in the CIS region. Last week, we got to see the most interesting series in this region between Virtus.Pro and AS Monaco Gambit. As expected, we got loads of back-and-forth action, but in the end, VP was victorious. The second week was […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 20-24

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 20-24

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Here are some of the highlights of the week in Dota 2’s most competitive region. Week two of the DreamLeague Season 15 DPC Western Europe came to an end, and with it, we got to see tons of fantastic series. As we expected, we saw tons of action in the Upper and the Lower brackets. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 19-24

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 19-24

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ESTNN looks at the SEA Week 2 matches in DPC. After the opening week of games between teams, the Southeast Asia region witnessed most anticipated matches of teams, Fnatic and Neon Esports. However, other matches were also very interesting to watch as teams fought to improve their standings both in Upper and Lower Divisions. Here […]


Dota 2: Top 5 Aghanim’s Shards In The Game

Dota 2: Top 5 Aghanim’s Shards In The Game

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The best Aghanim’s Shards can make a significant difference in the outcome of a game. Ever since the introduction of the Aghanim’s Shard there has been little emphasis on how important they are in Dota 2. While shards aren’t always necessary to purchase, the broken ones carry the potential to affect the game. Although the […]


Pinnacle Selects Dota 2 For Its Second Tournament

Pinnacle Selects Dota 2 For Its Second Tournament

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Pinnacle looks to expand its reach in esports with a second tournament. After a successful first Pinnacle Cup, the company will launch a second tournament along with organiser and partner Relog Media. The #PinnacleCup returns next month with a vengeance and this time it's Dota!! ⚔️ 12 Top EU/CIS teams👑 $100,000 prize pool📆 5ᵗʰ – […]


Dota 2: Dragon’s Blood Book 2 Teased

Dota 2: Dragon’s Blood Book 2 Teased

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Looks like the Dota 2 anime will continue its story in Book two of Dragon’s Blood. Valve has teased a second iteration of DOTA: Dragon’s Blood anime series. Similar to the first part of the anime, Dragon’s Blood Book 2 will be available on Netflix. According to the post made by Dota 2’s Twitter, the […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China April 12-18

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — China April 12-18

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All the highlights from our first week of competition in Season 2 of China’s DPC League. With a marvelous performance by the Chinese teams in the DPC Season 1, the region has now become extremely competitive. According to Season 1’s world rankings, Invictus Gaming are rank 1, PSG,LGD are rank 7, Vici Gaming are rank […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 13-17

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Western Europe April 13-17

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We take a look at some of the most interesting matches during the first week of the DPC. Just a few weeks after the end of the Singapore Major, the best teams in the world are back to show off their skills. Most Dota 2 fans expected the European teams to dominate the competition, but […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 15-18

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Eastern Europe April 15-18

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Let’s check some of the highlights of the CIS region. The CIS Dota 2 region is usually fun to watch, but after Singapore Major, we can all agree that the teams here need to step up their game. Virtus.pro and Gambit (the two representatives at the Major) weren’t able to put much of a fight. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 12-18

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — North America April 12-18

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We break down all the action from the first week of Season 2 in the NA DPC League. Season 2 is here and we’re on the way to qualifying for our next Major. We’ve got some fresh NA teams in our Upper and Lower Divisions this run, and plenty of old favorites too. Let’s take […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — South America April 12-17

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — South America April 12-17

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Season 2, Week 1 of the DPC in South America has wrapped up, we take a look at the highlights. The South American teams have shown us it’s time to retire out old notions about the region’s instability, and Week 1 of Season 2 just continued to offer more proof. We break down all the […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 12-17

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — SEA April 12-17

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ESTNN take a look at DPC SEA’s opening week of games. The conclusion of Singapore Major meant making changes and regrouping for Dota Pro Circuit Season 2. The SEA regions kicked off their matches in both Upper and Lower brackets. While teams like Fnatic and Neon Esports are yet to show what they have in […]


Dota 2: The Best Mid Heroes for Beginners

Dota 2: The Best Mid Heroes for Beginners

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We take a look at some of the best mid Dota 2 heroes for beginners. Dota 2 is a game where every position counts. Even though some people may argue carries are the most important heroes in the game, we think the mid laner plays a more important role. Of course, this largely depends on […]


Dota 2: Ana’s Comeback Completes OG’s Roster

Dota 2: Ana’s Comeback Completes OG’s Roster

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OG’s hopes for DPC Season 2 run high as Ana returns to the roster. Speculations ran wild after February 28, as Anathan “ana” Pham returned to playing Dota 2 after a four-month layoff. There was nothing conclusive about Ana returning to Dota specifically, with January also bringing an announcement he’d reached the top ranking in […]


Dota 2: ChYuan Replaces Masaros On Fnatic’s Offlane

Dota 2: ChYuan Replaces Masaros On Fnatic’s Offlane

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The well-known midlaner now mans a new position for Fnatic. Fnatic announced that it has tapped Ng Kee “ChYuan” Chyuan to replace Natthaphon “Masaros” Ouanphakde on their Dota 2 squad. Welcome Ng Kee @ChYuaNDota2 Chyuan to our Dota 2 roster! The Malaysian mid-laner will take on a new role with us as he fills in […]


Dota 2: EHOME Signs Sylar, Ahjit Moves To Bench

Dota 2: EHOME Signs Sylar, Ahjit Moves To Bench

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EHOME have pulled one last move to fine tune their DPC roster. Liu “Sylar” Jiajun has signed with EHOME, replacing Lai “AhJit” Jay Son just before 11 April, which marks the lock on DPC rosters. AhJit will be a part of EHOME’s inactive roster along with twelve other players. The inactive roster also includes players […]


Dota 2: Team Nigma Completes Dota 2 Roster With iLTW

Dota 2: Team Nigma Completes Dota 2 Roster With iLTW

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Igor “iLTW” Filatov joins team Nigma for the Dota Pro Circuit Europe Upper-Division league. Team Nigma has added a Russian carry player Igor “iLTW” Filatov to complete its roster after moving mid laner Aliwi “w33” Omar to an inactive position. The team announced via Twitter that iLTW will be the fifth player on the team’s […]


Dota 2: New Hero Dawnbreaker First Impressions

Dota 2: New Hero Dawnbreaker First Impressions

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The most awaited new Dota 2 hero is finally out. ESTNN takes a brief look at important aspects of Dawnbreaker. The release of the new hero Dawnbreaker was like a cherry on top of the 7.29 patch. The update included vast changes. You can check out the top changes here in a quick & digestible […]



Dota 2: Nigma Send W33 To The Bench

Dota 2: Nigma Send W33 To The Bench

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After disappointing results at the Singapore Major, Team Nigma are shuffling their roster. Team Nigma have announced their midlaner, Aliwi “w33” Omar will be moving to an inactive role on the roster. The team shared their announcement on Twitter today. An update to our roster for the 2nd DPC season.#StarsAlign pic.twitter.com/BOvJ1mmAJv — Nigma Galaxy (@NigmaGalaxy) […]


Dota 2: 5 Heroes That Deserve A Nerf After The Singapore Major

Dota 2: 5 Heroes That Deserve A Nerf After The Singapore Major

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The matches at Singapore major have brought forward some interesting results, we look at which heroes might need a nerf in Dota 2. The conclusion of Singapore Major not only shows the current top teams in the DPC, it also presents a quality summary of the current meta. We saw plenty of meta hero picks […]


Dota 2: How Pros Abused Necrobook Throughout The Singapore Major

Dota 2: How Pros Abused Necrobook Throughout The Singapore Major

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Necrobook is secretly one of the most valuable items in Dota 2. The conclusion of Singapore Major has left us a few things to ponder about. One notable point is the use of the Necrobook item in professional matches. Although it’s currently unclear if the item will get nerfed with the upcoming patch, there is […]


Dota 2: Na’Vi Replaces GeneRal With RAMZES666 For CIS DPC Season 2

Dota 2: Na’Vi Replaces GeneRal With RAMZES666 For CIS DPC Season 2

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Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev will replace Viktor “GeneRaL” Nigrini for the second season of the 2021 ESL One CIS DPC. Lately, Natus Vincere has undergone various roster changes and has had a difficult time finding a solid squad. They, unfortunately, had to withdraw from the ONE Esports Singapore Major after Andrii “ALWAYSWANNAFLY” Bondarenko, Bogdan “Iceberg” Vasilenko […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; LB Finals & Grand Finals

Dota 2: Singapore Major; LB Finals & Grand Finals

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We breakdown all the highs and lows from the final day at the Singapore Major. Our final day at Singapore was smack bang full of amazing Dota. We take you through it all right here! Lower Bracket Finals; PSG.LGD vs Invictus Gaming Our last remaining Wild Card entrant, PSG.LGD, held on to the bitter end […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major, Playoffs, UB Finals, LB Round 3 & 4

Dota 2: Singapore Major, Playoffs, UB Finals, LB Round 3 & 4

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As the Singapore Major closes towards its end, we see a cracking final and some interesting games in the Lower Brackets. The Upper Bracket Finals was a sheer display of skills and commitment from both Evil Geniuses and LGD Gaming. The Lower Brackets’ Round 3 saw Team Secret go up against SEA’s pride, Neon Esports. […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major, Playoffs, UB & LB Round 2

Dota 2: Singapore Major, Playoffs, UB & LB Round 2

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Our second round of the Playoffs kicked off today in Singapore, and there were plenty of surprises in store. It’s the cream of the crop in our Playoffs, and we’ve certainly been treated to some top tier Dota as a result. Today’s games saw more than a few upsets! Let’s take a look and see […]


Dota 2: Elephant Esports Club Welcomes Coach RotK’s Return

Dota 2: Elephant Esports Club Welcomes Coach RotK’s Return

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The popular Dota 2 coach returns to the scene after a six-month respite. Elephant Esports Club had been expecting Bai “rotK” Fan to coach its team since October 2020, but rotK said he needed time off to think things through. His decision to take a break from active competition stems from the controversy involving the […]


Dota 2: AD Gaming Welcomes Nigma To Abu Dhabi

Dota 2: AD Gaming Welcomes Nigma To Abu Dhabi

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Nigma moves its headquarters to Yas Island for the next five years. In hopes that Nigma’s presence will both inspire the next generation of players in Abu Dhabi and boost video game and esports business interests in the region, AD Gaming has provided a home for the world championship-caliber Dota 2 team. Nigma will be […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Playoffs – Lower Bracket Round 1

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Playoffs – Lower Bracket Round 1

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The Lower Bracket games are underway. Giving teams an opportunity to get back in a sound position in the major. ESTNN looks at the matches in round 1 of the series. After a dramatic day of Upper Bracket games, the losing teams in the Lower Bracket are now fighting to stay in the competition. The […]



Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 4, Stream C

Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 4, Stream C

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All the highlights from our second and final day of Groups at the Singapore Major. Eight teams participated in the Singapore Major Group Stage and seven advanced to the playoffs. Only one team was eliminated at the end of the day, and that was Alliance. The teams that advanced to the upper bracket of playoffs […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 4, Stream B

Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 4, Stream B

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We are now deep in the tournament with the Day 4 of the group stages. ESTNN looks at all the matches from Stream B. The Day 4 Stream B of group stages had teams Alliance, B Esports x Neon, PSG.LGD, Thunder Predator and Team Liquid battling against each other for places in the playoffs. As […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Group Stage; Day 4, Stream A

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Group Stage; Day 4, Stream A

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All the highlights from our final day of Groups at the Singapore Major. Our last day of our Group Stage saw plenty of top-tier Dota on display. With the final series done and dusted, we now know the full seeding for our Upper and Lower Brackets in the Playoffs tomorrow. We break down all the […]


Dota 2: Is Weaver A Viable Carry In 2021?

Dota 2: Is Weaver A Viable Carry In 2021?

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Let’s take a look at whether Weaver is a viable carry in 2021. By the looks of it, 2021 is going to be a good year for Dota 2. The new DPC has started and we already got to see loads of amazing series. Needless to say, there were loads of interesting heroes that were […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream B

Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream B

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Recap on the five series played of Day 1 of the Group Stage of the One Esports Singapore Major 2021. Thunder Predator shocked the world of Dota 2 by performing beyond expectations and winning all four series played today. Stream B covered five series today, where three of them were played by Thunder Predator. Team […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream C

Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream C

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All the highlights from our first day of Groups at the Singapore Major! The end of yesterday’s Wild Card series brought us a tiebreaker, and three fresh seeds to the Group Stage of the Major. If you missed out on any of the thrills and spills, catch up with our Day 2 recaps for Stream […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream A

Dota 2: Singapore Major Group Stage; Day 3, Stream A

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The group stages have started and shaped up the progress of the tournament very well. We find out what happened during the games of Stream A. The Day 3 Stream A of group stages included teams Alliance, Aster, Quincy Crew, OB Esports x Neon, Team Liquid and Vici Gaming. With a best-of-two format, the teams […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 2, Stream A Recap

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 2, Stream A Recap

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The action is heating up on Day 2 of the Singapore Major. The second day of the Singapore Major delivered intense games, upsets and stomps alike as teams fight their way to the Group Stage of the event. The day’s Stream B provided more exciting matches and a surprise tiebreaker too! If you missed out […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 2, Stream B Recap

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 2, Stream B Recap

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We break down all the action from the last of our Wild Card series in Singapore. With three teams set to score a ticket to the Group Stage of the Major, we saw plenty of bloodbaths. If you missed out on any of the series yesterday, catch up with our recaps of Stream A and […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 1, Stream B Recap

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 1, Stream B Recap

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The Singapore Major has begun and Day 1 has already given us some interesting games. The Day 1, Stream B saw Gambit, T1, Vici Gaming and Team Liquid battle out in the Wild Card entry to advance for the group stages. Similar to the group stages, all games in the Wild Card entry were best-of-two. […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 1, Stream A Recap

Dota 2: Singapore Major; Day 1, Stream A Recap

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Let’s check out what happened in the series between Nigma, Team Liquid, PSG.LGD, and AS Monaco Gambit. After waiting for so long, we finally have the chance to watch some of the best teams in the world going up against each other. However, before the actual event begins, we have to see what will happen […]


Dota 2: Cheng “Mad” Han Replaces Team Aster’s BoBoKa For Singapore Major

Dota 2: Cheng “Mad” Han Replaces Team Aster’s BoBoKa For Singapore Major

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Ye “BoBoKa” Zhibiao out of tournament following personal problems. BoBoKa, who also plays under the tag “Borax”, will miss out on the Singapore Major, set to start on 27 March. Team Aster officially announced the position 4 player would not participate at the tournament due to “personal reasons” on Weibo. Although the announcement is inaccessible […]


Dota 2: Quincy Crew Faces Roster Problems Yet Again

Dota 2: Quincy Crew Faces Roster Problems Yet Again

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Milan Kozomara, a stand-in for the Quincy Crew is unable to participate at Singapore Major following travel issues. Team Quincy Crew is yet again left with an incomplete roster just two days before the Singapore Major 2021. Our standin @milandota2 was on the same flight as @LeBronDoTa and encountered the same issue. He travelled for […]


Dota 2: Na`Vi And Beastcoast Pull Out Of Singapore Open Due to COVID-19

Dota 2: Na`Vi And Beastcoast Pull Out Of Singapore Open Due to COVID-19

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COVID-19 infections among its players cause Na`Vi and Beascoast to bow out. Excitement over the Dota Pro Circuit ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021 has been somewhat dampened. With both Natus`Vincere and Beastcoast announcing they’re exiting the year’s first major, and the first DPC Major in 14 months. Na`Vi’s squad return positive COVID-19 tests Two of […]


Dota 2: New Hero Release And Patch 7.29 Confirmed For April

Dota 2: New Hero Release And Patch 7.29 Confirmed For April

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The highly expected new hero and patch awaits. Valve recently introduced an update to revamp the experience for new players in Dota 2. The update includes many changes and fresh additions to the game. The update also contains a small paragraph which reveals the release date for the new hero and 7.29 patch. Dota 7.29 […]


Dota 2: Valve Have Finally Overhauled The New Player Experience

Dota 2: Valve Have Finally Overhauled The New Player Experience

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Looks like Valve is finally giving attention to Dota 2’s steep learning curve, improving the new player experience in the game. Starting today new players can queue in for “New Player Mode”. The latest addition by Valve aims to help Dota 2 newbies. Since the very inception of Dota 2, the community has always complained […]


Dota 2: MidOne Parts Ways With OG

Dota 2: MidOne Parts Ways With OG

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After spending some time at OG, Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng is no longer a part of the team. MidOne is one of the best Dota 2 players in the world. He became famous during his time at Team Secret, where he played as a mid laner. Even though he is often regarded as one of […]



Dota 2: Three Players To Watch For At The Singapore Major

Dota 2: Three Players To Watch For At The Singapore Major

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Here are three Dota 2 players that will make their debut at the upcoming Major. We are just one week away from the beginning of the first Major of 2021. Next week, we will get to see some of the best teams in the world. They will try to earn the big prize, as well […]


Dota 2: A Comeback To The Top — Alliance

Dota 2: A Comeback To The Top — Alliance

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Alliance have lived up to their legacy of being a premier team in Dota 2. Alliance’s rise to become one of the top teams in Europe is an inspiring journey. From holding the bottom part of The International 9’s table to becoming second in all of Europe, Alliance have shown that they mean business. Although […]


Dota 2: RAMZES666 and Solo Disband Dota Team

Dota 2: RAMZES666 and Solo Disband Dota Team

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Solo and RAMZES666 disband Dota Team after EPIC League S3. The EPIC League Season 3 (S3) tournament was the first tournament played by Dota Team. And it will effectively be the last. The Russian players, Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev and Alexey “Solo” Berezin, assembled this team on March 4 in order to participate in EPIC League […]


TNC Predator VP For Operations Takes New Role As Performance Coach

TNC Predator VP For Operations Takes New Role As Performance Coach

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Jim Paulo Sy will be TNC Predator’s new non-Dota 2 Performance Coach. Jim Paulo Sy was a former manager for the team and took on the position of Vice-President for Operations of the Southeast Asian multi-gaming organization from the Philippines in 2018. But on March 17, Jim Paulo Sy accepted Timothy John “Tims” Randrup’s offer […]


Dota 2: Heroes To Watch Out For In The Singapore Major

Dota 2: Heroes To Watch Out For In The Singapore Major

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ESTNN looks at the heroes who could be popular picks in the upcoming Singapore Major. The conclusion of DPC Season 1 has led to an exciting major between some top teams in the world. There are teams like Secret and Virtus.pro who have had a strong run throughout the season and will look to win […]



Dota 2: Is Phantom Assassin A Viable Position 1 Option?

Dota 2: Is Phantom Assassin A Viable Position 1 Option?

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In this article, we’ll check if Phantom Assassin is a viable option for position one. Phantom Assassin (“PA”) is one of the fan-favorite Dota 2 heroes. Due to the fact she is easy to play with and can do a lot of physical damage with just a few items, PA is a popular pick across […]


Dota 2: B8 Finishes Their Roster, RdO Joins Funn1k On Level Up

Dota 2: B8 Finishes Their Roster, RdO Joins Funn1k On Level Up

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RdO, Sexyfat and Duster depart from B8 Esports. The three Brazilian players of Diego “Sexyfat” Barini Santamaria, Heitor “Duster” Pereira, and Leonardo “RdO” Fernandes have parted ways from B8 Esports. RdO left B8 Esports after the team finished last at the CIS 2021 Dota Pro Circuit Season 1: Lower Division. B8 Esports formed a new […]


Dota 2: SA Player Faker Joins Infamous Gaming As A Stand-in

Dota 2: SA Player Faker Joins Infamous Gaming As A Stand-in

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Eliseo “Faker” Arancibia replaces Leonardo “Mandy” Viana after his trial phase. Infamous Gaming is currently competing in the Movistar Liga Pro Gaming Season 8 and has their next series scheduled against Hokori on March 17, 2021, in the Upper Bracket playoffs. After which, they shall compete for Season Two of the DPC once they secure […]


Dota 2: Best Void Spirit Counters

Dota 2: Best Void Spirit Counters

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Here are some of the best heroes to pick against Void Spirit. There are many good heroes that you can pick in the current meta, one of which is Void Spirit (“VS”). This is one of the most popular heroes in the Pro Dota 2 scene. As a result, most teams pick him all the […]


Dota 2: Predictions For ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021

Dota 2: Predictions For ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021

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Team Secret, VP, Nigma and PSG.LGD are the strongest contenders to win the tournament. The ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021 recently finished its qualifying rounds and the top 18 teams are invited to the event which will be held between March 27 and April 4. Tournament format Valve has introduced a new format that starts […]


Dota 2: Singapore Major Preview

Dota 2: Singapore Major Preview

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Let’s take a closer look at the first Major of this year’s DPC. We are around two weeks away from the start of the first Major in this DPC. On March 27, eighteen of the best Dota 2 teams in the world, all of those who managed to qualify for the event will have to […]


Dota 2: Zayac Joins HellRaisers On Trial, VANSKOR On Transfer

Dota 2: Zayac Joins HellRaisers On Trial, VANSKOR On Transfer

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Squad shuffles after the DPC haven’t really stopped. HellRaisers are still pulling some moves ahead of the new season. After a streak of unconvincing games at Dota Pro Circuit and EPIC League Season 3, HellRaisers are making adjustments with their Dota 2 roster. Изменения в Dota2 составе HellRaisers.@VANSKORdota выставлен на трансфер, @w_zayac присоединяется к команде […]



Dota 2: Latam Defenders Suspends Aretes For Racial Slurs

Dota 2: Latam Defenders Suspends Aretes For Racial Slurs

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After saying some awful things online, Aretes is facing punishment. Latam Defenders has suspended Peruvian support player, Jeanpierre Rivera “Aretes” Perez, for making racially discriminatory remarks in a pub match against Andrew “Jubei” Evelyn. The racial slurs were first called out by host/commentator Andrew “Zyori” Campbell. He attached screenshots of the racist comments in a […]


Best Support Heroes In Dota 2 2021

Best Support Heroes In Dota 2 2021

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Let’s take a look at some of the best support heroes in Dota 2. Dota 2 is one of the games that receive regular updates, which usually bring along a lot of changes to some heroes. Even though most of them are aimed at carries and mid-laners, there are many support heroes that also get […]


Dota 2: Hustla Joins No Bounty Hunter

Dota 2: Hustla Joins No Bounty Hunter

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Like four players before him, Hustla played as a stand-in for the European team. Now, he will permanently for the position. No Bounty Hunter seemed to be performing decently with Eugeniy “Fervian” Aksenov, Jonas “Snorpie” Johansson, Razvan “iLLusionisT” Borceanu and dEsire, whom Ravdan “Hustla” Narmandakh replaced, playing as stand-ins in the position four role. But […]


Dota 2: RdO Reportedly Leaves B8 Esports

Dota 2: RdO Reportedly Leaves B8 Esports

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Leonardo “RdO” Fernandes has left his position with B8 Esports. Leonardo “RdO” Fernandes has reportedly left the B8 Esports Dota 2 team. The Brazilian player joined B8’s roster in January of this year and reportedly exited while the team is currently competing in the Snow Sweet Snow #2 tournament. B8 had also signed two other […]


Dota 2: The Worst Heroes In The EU DPC Upper Division

Dota 2: The Worst Heroes In The EU DPC Upper Division

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Let’s take a look at some of the worst heroes in the EU DPC Upper Division. It’s been over a week since we last saw a match in the EU DPC. We got to see loads of interesting series and loads of heroes. That’s why we decided it’s time to take a look at some […]


TNC Predator Completes Their New Roster With Boomy And Bok

TNC Predator Completes Their New Roster With Boomy And Bok

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TNC Predator welcomes former Omega Esports players Marvin “Boomy” Rushton and Jun “Bok” Kanehara. TNC foresees a strong comeback while removing the language barrier and forming a team with all Filipino players. Boomy and Bok, the former Omega Esports players were welcomed by TNC Predator in their teams on social platforms. Bok will be taking […]



Dota 2: Boom Esports Part Ways With Drew

Dota 2: Boom Esports Part Ways With Drew

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Roster changes are coming in from many teams following the DPC Season 1 of Dota 2; Boom Esports being one of them. Boom Esports have announced that Andrew “Drew” Halim will no longer be a part of their Dota 2 squad going forward. #DOTA2 Today we parted ways with Drew. Thank you very much for […]


Dota 2: Broadcast Talent Announced For The ONE Esports Singapore Major

Dota 2: Broadcast Talent Announced For The ONE Esports Singapore Major

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We’ll be taking a look at the all-star cast delivering commentary, analysis and hosting for the ONE Esports Singapore Major crown. Fans are eagerly awaiting the first Major tournament of 2021 in the Dota Pro Circuit. 18 teams from all over the world will be competing for the prize, held at the Fairmont in Singapore […]


Dota 2: 23savage Takes JaCkky’s Place In T1 Roster

Dota 2: 23savage Takes JaCkky’s Place In T1 Roster

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Rising star 23savage has finally found a home with T1. T1 had its fans wondering why it dropped Souliya “JaCkky” Khoomphetsavong from its Dota 2 squad even after he had just helped the team finish third in the Southeast Asia Dota Pro Circuit Season 1: Upper Division. In a previous article, we guessed that T1 […]


Dota 2: Ppd Dropped From Sadboys Roster

Dota 2: Ppd Dropped From Sadboys Roster

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Sadboys bids goodbye to ppd after weak run. One of the most storied players in the history of Dota 2 has just been dropped from the Sadboys squad. Peter “ppd” Dager officially announced his departure from the team via Twitter on March 3, 2021. He said he was “officially out of the team”. He added […]


DOTA 2: DPC SEA & SA Final Standings

DOTA 2: DPC SEA & SA Final Standings

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The games in Southeast Asia and South America have ended and standings are clear for DPC Season 1. After weeks of action filled games in both SEA and SA. The picture is clear which teams will attend the Singapore major. From Southeast Asia, Fnatic will play the major playoffs while Neon Esports will battle through […]


Dota 2: T1 Drops JaCkky From Its Roster After Win

Dota 2: T1 Drops JaCkky From Its Roster After Win

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Many fans expressed disappointment after T1 decided to release JaCkky from its roster. In a decision questioned by many fans, T1 released Souliya “JaCkky” Khoomphetsavong. After the carry helped the squad land third place in Season 1 of the DPC in Southeast Asia’s Upper Division. A win that secured a spot for the team in […]


Dota 2: TNC Predator Parts Ways With Febby And Kpii

Dota 2: TNC Predator Parts Ways With Febby And Kpii

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Their replies on Twitter seem to show that the two players’ departure was amicable. There were only tweets of gratitude between the players and the team after both Kim “Febby” Yong-min and Damien “kpii” Chok were released from the roster of the Filipino organization. This development came after TNC Predator failed to reach the first […]


Dota 2: 23savage Makes History, Hits 12,000 MMR

Dota 2: 23savage Makes History, Hits 12,000 MMR

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A player has once again redefined the limits of reaching the highest MMR in Dota 2. Nuengnara “23savage” Teeramahanon has become the first player to reach the 12,000 MMR mark in Dota 2. Known for breaking records, the 18-year-old was one of the very few players to reach 10,000 MMR on May 1, last year. […]


Dota 2: Dragon’s Blood Official Trailer Released

Dota 2: Dragon’s Blood Official Trailer Released

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The main trailer of Dragon’s Blood, an anime made by Netflix and Dota 2 is now out. The Dragon’s Blood anime is based on Davion, popularly known in-game as Dragon Knight. Valve had first released a couple of teaser trailers, building the hype and spreading the word about their new anime series in conjunction with […]


Dota 2: DPC Europe Upper & Lower Division Tiebreakers Results

Dota 2: DPC Europe Upper & Lower Division Tiebreakers Results

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Here are some of the most interesting things that happened in the Tiebreakers. After several weeks of high-quality Dota 2 action, it’s time to slowly but steadily prepare ourselves for the upcoming Major. Before we do that, we have to check the Tierbrakers, which will have an impact on the teams that will advance to […]


Dota 2: DPC CIS Upper Division — Tiebreakers Results

Dota 2: DPC CIS Upper Division — Tiebreakers Results

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Here is what happened in the Upper Division of the CIS Tiebreakers. After the heavy dominance of Virtus.Pro and Natus Vincere, we got to see two more amazing series. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting things that happened in both of them. Team Empire vs Team Unique Unsurprisingly, Team Empire managed […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – CIS Feb 25-26

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – CIS Feb 25-26

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After several weeks of intense action, we finally know the names of the teams that will attend the Major. The CIS Upper and Lower divisions were a joy to watch because we got to see loads of action.  We expected different results from some of the teams, but in the end, Virtus.Pro and Natus Vincere […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Europe Feb 23-24

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap — Europe Feb 23-24

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Let’s take a look at what happened during the last week of the DPC in Europe. After several weeks of epic action, it’s finally time to take a look at what happened during the DPC. Needless to say, Europe was the most interesting region, which is why we got to see loads of unique series. […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – SEA Feb 15-20

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – SEA Feb 15-20

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With just one more week of action left to go, we break down how our SEA teams are faring. There have been some clear favorites across both our divisions in the SEA region. With Season 1 of the DPC drawing to a close, our Major invites about to be locked in. Lower Division Our Lower […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Europe Feb 16-20

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – Europe Feb 16-20

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We’re now just one week away from the end of the EU DPC Upper and Lower division. There were a few intriguing series that we got to see this week. Besides Team Secret which already qualified for the Major, the other teams still have a chance to claim the second spot, which also gives a […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – CIS Feb 18-21

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – CIS Feb 18-21

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The Dota 2 action in the CIS region is slowly but steadily coming to an end. We never thought that the DPC in CIS would be as interesting as it is. Even though Virtus.Pro and Natus Vincere are dominating the groups, there were loads of surprising results, especially in the last week. With that said, […]


Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America Feb 16-21

Dota 2: DPC Weekly Recap – North America Feb 16-21

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Week 5 is done and dusted and we’re heading into our final week of series in NA. There’s been some up’s and down’s for teams this week in the NA Region. Here’s how things are shaping up ahead of the first Major. Lower Division Simply TOOBASED have made it through Season 1 of the Lower […]


Dota 2: Burjui Is No Longer A Part Of The EU DPC Lower Division

Dota 2: Burjui Is No Longer A Part Of The EU DPC Lower Division

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Following yesterday’s alleged match-fixing scandal, we have yet another controversy. After Meta4Pro decided to step away from the DPC qualifiers due to potential match-fixing problems, we have yet another team from the EU Lower Division that won’t be able to participate in the event anymore. The Disqualification Due to a breach of tournament rules, we […]


Netflix And Valve Team Up In New Anime Based On Dota 2

Netflix And Valve Team Up In New Anime Based On Dota 2

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Dota 2: Dragon’s Blood hits the streaming service March 25. Netflix and Valve teased the trailer today on Twitter. Here's a little love from us, to you. Yes, you. You know who you are. pic.twitter.com/AGlnOi3NIf — Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) February 17, 2021 “We’re excited to announce a brand-new anime series exploring the Dota universe like […]


Dota 2: The Best Carry Heroes In The EU DPC

Dota 2: The Best Carry Heroes In The EU DPC

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Let’s take a look at some of the best carries right now. The group stage of the 2021 DPC is slowly coming to an end. We have a few more matches to go, so we wanted to show you some of the most picked carry heroes so far. Needless to say, these heroes play a […]


Dota 2: Flysolo Ends His Dota 2 Career

Dota 2: Flysolo Ends His Dota 2 Career

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Kenneth “Flysolo” Coloma is no longer going to play Dota 2 professionally. Nowadays, there are all sorts of upcoming esports titles, which is why some players decide to switch from their current games. One of them is Kenneth “Flysolo” Coloma, one of the legends in the SEA Dota 2 scene. He becomes the second player […]


Dota 2: Meta4Pro Withdraws From DPC Due To Possible Match-Fixing

Dota 2: Meta4Pro Withdraws From DPC Due To Possible Match-Fixing

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Sadly, we saw yet again another match-fixing scandal, but this time it is in the DPC. The European Lower Division is really interesting to watch because the teams there are unpredictable. Sadly, one of them won’t be a part of it anymore due to possible involvement in match-fixing. Due to an internal investigation regarding a […]


Dota 2: 23savage Will Help BOOM Esports

Dota 2: 23savage Will Help BOOM Esports

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BOOM Esports will try to qualify for the upcoming Major using Nuengnara “23savage” Teeramahanon. 23savage is often considered to one of the best players in SEA. Even though he was a pub star, the player quickly made a name for himself in the professional Dota 2 scene. As a result, he is now the first […]