• Team Secret add Crystallis to Dota 2 roster

    Team Secret announced the signing Monday of Remco “Crystallis” Arets to their Dota 2 roster. The 20-year-old Dutch pro confirmed his departure from Entity the same day. Welcome to the squad, Crystallis ??#SecretDota pic.twitter.com/W5GsbYWq2y — Team Secret (@teamsecret) May 23, 2022 Crystallis previously competed with Creepwave, Ghost Frogs and B8. He replaces Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan, […]

  • OG wins ESL One Stockholm

    Faced with the prospect of having to win six straight tournament matches after an opening-round loss, OG never blinked, as the European-based squad completed its run with two victories Sunday to wrap up the championship at the ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. OG earned $200,000 in grand prize money for its efforts. In the championship […]

  • International 2022 to be played in Singapore

    Valve confirmed Sunday that The International 2022 will be held in October in Singapore, marking the first time the Dota 2 event has been staged in Southeast Asia. Singapore. October 2022. The Aegis of Champions awaits. pic.twitter.com/938wBjqrGE — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) May 22, 2022 The International 2021, or TI10, took place in Bucharest, Romania, after […]

  • KheZu ‘kicked’ from Quincy Crew Dota2 team

    Quincy Crew parted ways with captain Maurice “KheZu” Gutmann, however the latter dismissed the notion that it was mutual. KheZu took to social media to vent his frustration Saturday after being relieved of his duties on the Dota 2 team. “I’ve been kicked,” the 27-year-old German wrote on Twitter. “I think I have been doing […]

  • TSM clinches spot in Grand Final at ESL One Stockholm

    TSM pulled off a comeback, three-map victory Saturday to claim the first berth in the Grand Final at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. In moving one win away from earning the event’s $200,000 grand prize, TSM dropped the opening map but rallied in a 2-1 decision over Tundra Esports to take the upper-bracket final. In […]

  • Gaimin Gladiators advance to lower semis at ESL One Stockholm

    Gaimin Gladiators swept beastcoast on Friday to advance to the lower bracket semifinals at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. Gaimin Gladiators posted a win in 31 minutes on green and 32 minutes on red to punch their ticket to Saturday’s semifinal match. Miroslav “BOOM” Bican of the Czech Republic recorded a 28-3-28 kills-deaths-assists ratio for […]

  • Nigma Galaxy move on without iLTW

    Nigma Galaxy parted with carry/solo middle player Igor “iLTW” Filatov from their Dota 2 team on Friday. iLTW joined Nigma Galaxy (formerly Team Nigma) in April 2021, but he was unable to help the club make significant strides. Nigma Galaxy, in fact, did not qualify for The International 10. The 22-year-old Russian has competed with […]

  • Team Secret, SumaiL part ways

    Team Secret parted ways with Syed Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan on Thursday. Known as “The King,” Sumail’s stay with the organization wasn’t a long one. He and Daryl Koh “iceiceice” Pei Xiang joined ahead of the start of the Dota Pro Circuit 2021-22 season in November. Team captain Clement “Puppey” Ivanov admitted on Twitter that SumaiL […]

  • Tundra, TSM advance to upper final at ESL One Stockholm

    TSM and Tundra Esports posted sweeps on Wednesday to advance to the upper bracket final at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. Tundra defeated Thunder Awaken in 64 minutes on red and 48 minutes on green. TSM beat Gaimin Gladiators in 45 minutes on green and 45 minutes on red. Thunder Awaken and Gladiators remain alive, […]

  • OG, beastcoast, BetBoom advance at ESL One Stockholm

    OG, beastcoast and BetBoom Team stayed alive at ESL One Stockholm by winning their first-round, lower-bracket playoff matches Tuesday in Sweden. OG swept BOOM Esports 2-0, beastcoast downed Team Spirit 2-0 and BetBoom defeated Team Liquid 2-1 to advance in the bottom portion of the bracket. BetBoom will meet beastcoast in one second-round match Friday, […]

  • Tundra among four teams to advance in ESL One Stockholm playoffs

    The Playoff Stage of ESL One Stockholm kicked off Monday in Sweden when Tundra Esports, Thunder Awaken, TSM and Gaimin Gladiators advanced with upper-bracket quarterfinal wins. The four losing clubs — Team Spirit, BetBoom Team, OG and T1 — dropped into the lower bracket. All playoff matches are best-of-three until Sunday’s best-of-five Grand Final determines […]

  • Group B tiebreakers finalize ESL One Stockholm playoff bracket

    Gaimin Gladiators took first place in Group B and Team Spirit, Thunder Awaken and TSM won tiebreakers to round out the group’s top four seeds as Group Stage action concluded Sunday at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. The Gladiators defeated Fnatic 2-0 to finish the stage with an 8-4 map record (3-2-1 match record). After […]

  • Tundra clinch Group A, Liquid tied atop Group B at ESL One Stockholm

    While Tundra Esports clinched the top spot of Group A Saturday, Team Liquid pulled even with Team Spirit in leading Group B with one day remaining in Group Stage action at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. Tundra kept up their hot play in the event, recording a pair of 2-0 sweeps Saturday by defeating both […]

  • T1, Tundra tied for Group A lead at ESL One Stockholm

    T1 and Tundra Esports rose to the top of Group A while Team Spirit wrested control of Group B on Friday at ESL One Stockholm in Sweden. After opening with one win apiece on Thursday, T1 and Tundra each notched a win and a tie during Day 2 of the Group Stage. T1 posted a […]

  • Mind Games out of DPC Stockholm Major due to visa issues

    Mind Games were removed from the Dota Pro Circuit Stockholm Major on Friday because of issues with travel visas for some team members. The Russian team had to forfeit its first match against Thunder Awaken on Thursday. Now, the remaining teams in Group B automatically will advance to the playoffs and will be playing their […]

  • Thunder Awaken start with two wins at ESL One Stockholm

    Thunder Awaken got off to an unbeaten start on the first day of Group Stage action at ESL One Stockholm, the first major of the Dota Pro Circuit season in Sweden. Thunder Awaken opened with a 2-0 win over Team Liquid, then benefited from a forfeit by Mind Games. Three members of the Russia-based team […]

  • Visa issues force Mind Games to forfeit Stockholm opener

    A visa-related travel delay forced Mind Games to forfeit their first match Thursday at ESL One Stockholm 2022, the first major of the Dota Pro Circuit season. Three members of the Russia-based team did not receive their travel visas in time to arrive in Sweden, giving Thursday’s Group B opponent Thunder Awaken a win by […]

  • Virtus.pro CEO Sergey Glamazda out amid reorganization

    Sergey Glamazda is out as chief executive officer of Virtus.pro amid a reorganization by the club’s parent company. Virtus.pro eliminated the CEO position and plans to operate under a team of managers from VP’s parent company ESforce Holding, the company said Thursday. Glamazda had been CEO since January 2020. “I’m grateful to Virtus.pro for this […]

  • Virtus.pro part ways with boolk

    Virtus.pro dismissed Anatoly “boolk” Ivanov as the coach of their Dota 2 team. The 31-year-old Russian previously coached Virtus.pro in 2018-19, before stints with EXTREMUM and AS Monaco Gambit. “When boolk joined us back in August of the last year, we had high expectations. 5-6th place at The International 2021 wasn’t a failure by any […]

  • Evil Geniuses, TSM win Stockholm berths at DPC ESL One Spring

    Evil Geniuses and TSM emerged from a three-team tiebreaker Friday to earn the two Stockholm Major berths up for grabs at the Dota Pro Circuit North America: ESL One Spring event. Quincy Crew was the odd team out after losing both its matches in the round-robin tiebreaker. It settled for a tie for first place. […]

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