ESL One Hamburg represents the start of a new era in Dota 2

The Dota 2 world exists in a state of flux.

October 24, 2017
OpTic Gaming signed a Dota 2 team with zai and ppd

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.

September 26, 2017
Fear has returned to Evil Geniuses' active roster.

Fear returns to Evil Geniuses’ Dota 2 team

Evil Geniuses announced Friday the return of legendary carry player Clinton “Fear” Loomis to the organization’s Dota 2 team.

September 1, 2017
LGSD Gaming and Evil Geniuses were invited to the PGL Dota 2 Open

Evil Geniuses and LGD Gaming invited to the PGL Dota 2 Open

PGL announced Wednesday that Evil Geniuses and LGD Gaming have been invited to compete in the PGL Dota 2 Open from Oct. 19-22 in Bucharest, Romania.

August 31, 2017
ppd stepped down as Evil Geniuses CEO, and zai left the Dota 2 roster.

Ppd steps down as CEO of Evil Geniuses; Zai departs Dota 2 roster

Peter “ppd” Dager will step down from as CEO of Evil Geniuses, the organization announced Wednesday.

August 30, 2017
ppd will reportedly resume his playing career

Ppd reportedly coming out of retirement

Peter “ppd” Dager, Evil Geniuses CEO and former professional Dota 2 player for the organization, will come out of retirement and revive his career as an active player, according to a report from Esports Heaven.

August 21, 2017
Arteezy became the third player to reach 10K MMR.

Arteezy becomes third professional Dota 2 player to reach 10K MMR milestone

Artour “Arteezy” Babaev, the hard carry for Evil Genius’ Dota 2 team, broke the 10K MMR threshold in Dota 2 during the one day break between the group stages and the main event of The International 7.

August 9, 2017
There are many apt comparisons between Dota 2 teams and their CS:GO counterparts.

Comparing Dota 2 teams to their CS:GO counterparts

As many of my readers love Counter-Strike, I thought I’d make a fun little comparison for some of the teams attending The International 7.

August 7, 2017
TI7 groups have been revealed.

TI7 groups revealed

With The International 7 only a few days from starting, and the TI7 groups have been revealed.

July 31, 2017
“Hiko and the core players of the Enigma6 Counter-Strike team have signed with Rogue, according to sources.”

Rogue to sign Hiko and Enigma6 core; will play in ESL Pro League

North American esports organization Rogue has purchased the rights to both the core players of the Enigma6 Group and Spencer “Hiko” Martin, according to multiple sources.

July 23, 2017