DOTA 2

Kiev Major quarterfinals hot take

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Some quick thoughts about each of the matchups tomorrow. iG vs. Liquid should be the closest matchup of the day. Both had weak moments in their initial games, but iG seems to understand its style better and has shown stronger execution. VG.j vs. Virtus.pro should be heavily

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Kiev Major Playoffs: Day 1

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Here are some thoughts about Day 1 of the Dota 2 Major Kiev and some thoughts as we head into the second day. I think mouz (formerly Ad-Finem) showed enough skill in the playoffs that they will stick together until The International. Both iG and Liquid

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The great will rise regardless

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ve heard a lot of excuses about why players from the North American region cannot succeed at an international level in League of Legends. Some of these excuses are valid; some are not. But what I don’t think people realize is that the greats, those

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The classic 4 protect 1

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast At the Kiev Major today, BurNIng pulled off an insane game where he averaged 1,040 gold per minute. This was in a game where OG got a lot of kills and had killed all of the towers. This situation is classic Dota 2 and what originally

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This is how it starts

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast One of the first CS:GO tournaments I watched was MLG X Games Aspen. I didn’t know anything at the time, so I was surprised when I tuned in to see a Brazilian team. As I found out later on the desk, the Brazilian team wasn’t relevant

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Summit casting

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast When Beyond The Summit announced a Summit for CS:GO, I was pretty excited. They give a certain home feeling that no other event besides TakeTV can do. Because of that, they are completely unaffected by whether or not the current tournament schedule is saturated with

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Game developers should do more tributes

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Back in the original Dota, heroes were sometimes given the names of pro players if they became a God. Antimage was named after Burning, Zeus was named after Merlini. In CS:GO, they make graffitis for special plays from the Majors. When Fruitdealer won the first

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