The League of Legends and Dota 2 deviation
In a recent episode of “Talk to Thorin,” LS talks about how Western League of Legends pros do not understand the roles of the their other teammates to a high degree.
Why The International always has a leg up over comparable tournaments
All esports I follow have great super large tournaments. For League of Legends, it’s worlds, for StarCraft 2 it’s GSL, for CS:GO it’s the Majors, for the FGC it’s EVO.
ESIC bans Dota 2 players Sonic and Ax.Mo for match-fixing in CIS qualifier to World Cyber Arena
The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) banned Dota 2 players Leonid “Sonic” Kuzmenkov and Dmitri “Ax.Mo” Morozov from the team Dx on Friday for two years following an investigation into possible match fixing.
The long road back for Newbee begins at StarLadder
The grand final of The International 7 was the height of the careers of the Newbee roster: Xu “Moogy” Han, Song “Sccc” Chun, Damien “kpii” Chok, Hu “Kaka” Liangzhi and Zeng “Faith” Hongda.
Finnish military change helps esports careers
It was announced in this article, which I can’t read because it’s in Finnish. But the general gist I’ve gotten is that esports athletes have been accepted as traditional athletes in Finland.
FaceIt announces FPL Circuit for Dota 2
FaceIt announced Thursday the FPL Circuit for Dota 2, a competitive environment in which players can build a path to become professionals.
OpTic Gaming enters Dota 2 by signing zai and ppd-led roster
OpTic Gaming entered Dota 2 on Tuesday with the acquisition of a roster highlighted by ex-Evil Geniuses players Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg and Peter “ppd” Dager.
Level of Dota 2 at TI7 among the lowest all year
In a blog post, 7ckingmad says that at TI7 you had 15 teams choking and three teams playing good Dota.
Invites to qualifiers in Dota 2
Peter “ppd” Dager made a post earlier today about the problems with the invite system of qualifiers in Dota 2.
Harvesting the broken dreams of pros
At The International 7, Valve went out of its way to harvest the broken dreams of the pros.