This is it! The grand final of The International 2016, Dota 2's [official site] ultimate world championship, is mere hours away. Two matches and three teams remain so if you're still catching up with Friday's action BEWARE SPOILERS!
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4 years ago
Day four of The International 2016 main event was all about underdogs (and one Underlord, but we’ll get to that in a bit) – the incredible rise of one, the heart-wrenching fall of another. And, as fate and lower bracket scheduling would have it, these two young Dota 2 [official site] teams would have to face each other in the very first series of the…
Much exciting Dota 2 [official site] occurred during the night, and now not only do we have our last eight teams left fighting at The International 2016, but we know two of the guaranteed top three finishers. SPOILERS AND HEART-STOPPING COMEBACKS AHEAD!
Dota 2’s International 2016 is almost halfway done, and good grief, what a digital sportstorm it’s been so far. Champions have been slain, underdogs have dominated, and panels have turned into hand puppets for completely unstated reasons. Here’s everything you need to know (besides a puppet explanation) ahead of today's upper bracket semi-finals.Obviously HERE BE SPOILERS:
The International 2016 is here! Valve’s own Dota 2 [official site] uber-tournament is underway in Seattle, with sixteen teams wizard-fighting for a share of the frankly ludicrous $19,860,000 (and rising) prize pool.Even ignoring the cash this is very much "the big one" where competitive Dota 2 is concerned – victory at TI6 will earn the kind of prestige that even the previous Frankfurt, Shanghai and…
The winner of Dota 2’s Manila Major [official site] has been crowned and multinational squad, OG, are now the first team to win two of the Valve-sponsored mega-tournaments. The team's latest win comes seven months after OG claimed the inaugural Frankfurt Major and prompted a stage invasion by fans.OG - consisting of Fly, Cr1t-, N0tail, Miracle- and MoonMeander - bested Team Liquid in the grand…
Dota 2’s Manila Major [official site] is almost upon us. The full complement of 16 top teams were decided by a combination of direct invites and the regional qualifiers that took place early in May. They'll be competing for a cut of $3,000,000 at the Philippines tournament - the third and final Valve-sponsored Major before August’s annual grand Dota-fest, The International.Valve slightly changed up the…
The Shanghai Major will probably be remembered by Dota 2 [official site] fans as a master class in how not to run a tournament. But in the midst of the production omnishambles were some absolutely brilliant matches. Read on as we deliver you the highlights! [Spoilers if you've not caught up, obv!]
If there’s one thing professional Dota 2 [official site] isn’t lacking (besides lengthy pauses at the start of every game) it’s tournaments; it’s rare for a week to pass without some hype-casted LAN, online contest or qualifier.The one about to start in a gigantic spaceship-shaped building in China, however, is no ordinary tournament - it’s the Shanghai Major. Here's what you need to know:
The regional qualifiers for Dota 2 [official site]’s Shanghai Major tournament concluded in the wee hours of Monday morning, confirming which eight teams would join the direct invitees at the Valve-sponsored event in March. To find out who's heading to the tourney and to see the finest moments from the weekend's competitions read on:
5 years ago
Professional Dota 2 [official site] players descended on Los Angeles this past weekend to take part in The Summit 4 – the latest instalment of professional Dota 2’s most casual competition. Ahead lie spoilers for the event along with our picks of the best matches the tournament had to offer. Let's get cracking!
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