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The Kuala Lumpur Major Qualifiers and Preview

The Kuala Lumpur Major will be the first Dota Pro Circuit Major of the 2018 – 2019 competitive season. As the name suggests, the event is scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between November 9th – 18th. The Kuala Lumpur Major brings together 16 teams from 6 different […]

Preseason Dota 2 Player Transfers

Like every year, after the end of The International 2018 many of the teams and players have decided to make a change, hopefully for the better. As a result, new teams emerged and the established ones replaced some of its players. In this article I’ll make a short recap of […]

Dota 2 Patch 7.19b

Everyone knew it was coming. After the sheer abuse of certain heroes at The International 2018, the announcement of the latest Dota 2 patch (7.19b) came as a relief for many players from all over the world. But, for many of them, the good news didn’t last very long. Reading […]

Artificial Intelligence Has Mastered Dota 2

It came, it saw, it conquered. Artificial Intelligence has been known to be incredibly good at solving certain tasks and learning various types of systems for at least two decades. In 1997, an AI system defeated the world’s Chess champion at the time, Garry Kasparov. Years later, another AI system […]

The International 2018 Participants Decided

The Regional Qualifiers for the greatest Dota 2 event of the year are over and the 18 teams that will be taking part in this year’s TI have been decided. These participants  were selected from 6 different regions: CIS: Virtus.pro, Winstrike Team North America: Evil Geniuses, OpTic Gaming, VGJ.Storm South […]

Valve Punishes Europe and CIS in the TI8 Regional Qualifiers

The Dota Pro Circuit for the 2017-2018 competitive season is finally over. Nine months and 22 tournaments later, we finally have 8 teams that are qualified for The International 2018 and many others which will be competing in the Open and Regional Qualifiers. Directly qualified teams These are the teams […]

Latest Dota 2 Transfers

 For American Dota 2, both NA and SA, the history books will read like this: it began with the transfer of world class players from the European teams. Two were acquired by Evil Geniuses – one a TI champion (Gustav “s4” Magnusson) and the other a 4 times Major winner […]

Is The International 2018 Battle Pass Worth Buying?

Finally, after many weeks of speculation and wondering, The International 2018 Battle Pass is here. This article presents some of its key features and the reasons why you should definitely buy it if you want to improve not only the quality of your gaming experience, but also your results. Mutation […]

American Dota Is Getting Better

The professional Dota 2 scene is dominated by European, Chinese and CIS teams. And that has been the case for quite some time now. However, as recent Dota Pro Circuit events have shown, North American and South American Dota are on the rise. South America Because of the new professional […]

Dota 2: Virtus.pro Wins Its 3rd Major This Season

In all esports titles that are team-based, individual skill matters a lot. It makes a huge difference in the sense that one highly talented player can greatly improve his team’s performance and placement in tournaments. RodjER’s transfer from Na’Vi to Virtus.pro took place just six weeks ago. And in these […]

Dota 2 Patch 7.10

At the beginning of March, a lot of interesting changes came to Dota 2 in the form of one large patch – 7.10. It brought some item and bounty rune changes, as well as plenty of hero buffs and nerfs. And of course, the thing that everyone had been anticipating […]

Empowering the Supports – Dota 2 Patch 7.09

Just two weeks after the last Dota 2 patch came out, we now have a new one: patch 7.09. Valve has certainly kept its “one smaller patch every two weeks” promise and yesterday the game went through some pretty important changes. The support players among us (you didn’t know they […]

Dota 2 Patch 7.08 – Key Changes

After a month and a half without any changes, we finally have a new patch: 7.08. And with it, Valve decided to nerf a lot of heroes and items, while buffing others. Here are some of the most important item and hero changes in patch 7.08: Key item changes Blink […]

Big CS:GO Roster Changes After the ELEAGUE Major

Since the end of the ELEAGUE Major, the CS:GO professional scene has gone through a series of roster changes which will likely have a significant impact on it. As these changes can influence the strength and pecking order of the teams (and implicitly esports betting activities), it’s important that you […]

Big Roster Changes in CIS, China and North America

As a consequence of poor results in some cases, and questionable business motivations in others, multiple Dota 2 teams from three of the world’s top regions have made important changes to their rosters or even dropped them completely. Natus Vincere and Virtus.pro swapped players At the beginning of February, Na’Vi […]