DOTA 2

PPD is the CEO of EG

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast Today it was announced that EG and [A]lliance are now player owned organizations. As far as I know their biggest teams are Dota2 teams. This puts PPD in an interesting place as he was elected to be the CEO. It’s not surprising given his history of

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Entitlement of Fans

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast I meant to do this one a while ago but forgot. If you hadn’t seen it, there was a tweet a while back between an artist and their fan. It's too early. It's too fucking early for this pic.twitter.com/91ROVmZAsM — Aryll (@aryllins) September 25, 2016

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Playing for Money and Playing to Win

As a disclaimer, I don’t follow sports at all so my opinion about this comes directly about incentivization of winning. There are very few team owners that own an esports team to just make money. I haven’t talked to any of them, all you need to do is look at their actions to tell you

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Free at last?

For the last one and a half years now, I’ve considered SoNNeikO to be one of the best supports coming out of the Western region. The problem with him was that he was stuck on NaVi which was one of the weaker teams from the West. NaVi was essentially a gilded cage for SoNNeiko. Besides

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