With all the controversy surrounding gambling in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, it’s interesting to take a look at how gambling takes place in the Dota 2 professional scene.
Most esports fans, for one reason or another, tend to love debating which region is the strongest and which is the weakest. Now that we’re halfway through the year, with the teams attending the International 2016 decided, it’s a good opportunity to analyze each region’s improvement or downfall since the year began. Which regions are rising and which are declining?
Valve took a big step June 19 when the developers of Dota 2 announced that there would be six teams invited directly to the sixth International in the game’s history.
It seems like every year someone predicts Dota 2 is in huge trouble and something needs to change, or else. Dota 2 is not a dead game by any means, and the level of competition internationally is the highest we’ve ever seen.
The University of British Columbia houses one of the largest and most successful collegiate esports clubs in the world.
In the early years of Dota 2, mousesports was seen as one of the top second tier European teams.
Open qualifiers have always been an opportunity for smaller teams to showcase their potential alongside the direct invitations that Valve extends for each of its Dota 2 tournaments.
Kaipi is a name with a lot of history for Dota 2 fans.
Playing and watching are different things.
It has been one month since Valve rocked the Peruvian Dota 2 community by banning four of Elite Wolves’ players from all future Valve events.