Dota 2

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The finale of this Dota 2 DPC cycle is near. Here’s everything you need to know

Promoted article (contains affiliate links, you must be 18+ to gamble, please bet responsibly) The DPC leagues around the world are coming to an end. It can be tough to keep track of everything, so we’ve compiled everything about the DPC cycle and the upcoming major in Stockholm in one article. Remember that ESL One Stockholm 2022 will feature the top 18 teams. This will be the first Valve sponsored LAN tournament after The International 2021 – the most important tournament for fans of esports and Dota 2 betting https://gg.bet/en/dota2. Continue reading The finale of this Dota 2 DPC cycle…

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NSE esports finals at i68: University of Warwick suffer trio of losses, Portsmouth pick up two wins, DMU T1 crowned LoL champions

Insomnia esports coverage powered by AGON by AOC The NSE finals are finally back at LAN this year at Insomnia 68. With the return of grassroots university esports there was plenty of action to get through on day one. Dota 2: UCL Instant Reflex vs Warwick Ducks The show began a little later than usual on Saturday morning due to University College London (UCL’s) car breaking down, but the Dota 2 finals e got underway, with esports host Giniro kicking off the day. Continue reading NSE esports finals at i68: University of Warwick suffer trio of losses, Portsmouth pick up…

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NSE esports finals at i68: Portsmouth pick up two wins, disappointment and redemption for University of Warwick, DMU T1 crowned LoL champions and more

Insomnia esports coverage powered by AGON by AOC The NSE finals are finally back at LAN this year at Insomnia 68. With the return of grassroots university esports there was plenty of action to get through – including DMU T1 (pictured) winning the LoL finals. Here’s a recap by Jack ‘Jackelbat’ Freeman. NSE Day 1 finals at i68 Dota 2: UCL Instant Reflex vs Warwick Ducks The show began a little later than usual on Saturday morning due to University College London (UCL’s) car breaking down, but the Dota 2 finals e got underway, with esports host Giniro kicking off…

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Big Chill Kings Cross bar announces new esports nights, with guests able to watch CSGO, Dota 2, Rocket League and CoD

London bar venue Big Chill has announced Cooldown Nights, a new weekly esports event in partnership with viewing party company Cooldown. From Sunday to Wednesday, Big Chill Kings Cross will become a destination for esports games, tournaments and gaming, with esports action broadcast on a big screen projector. Big Chill’s Cooldown will be showing several major tournaments in the coming months, including: • CSGO ESL Pro League Season 15: March 9th to April 10th• Dota 2 DPC WEU Tour 2 Division 1: March 15th to April 20th • RLCS 2021-2022 Inter Split Major: March 23rd to 27th • Call of…

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Esports Wales announces new Welsh Masters tournaments in search for talent ahead of 2022 Commonwealth Esports Championships

Alphari, Vedius, Tadpole, crr – Wales has produced some top talent in esports, but who will be the next stars to emerge from the country? Esports organisation Esports Wales is hoping to find out. It’s hosting online tournaments known as the Welsh Masters for the third time, in order to find top talent in a variety of games. The Welsh Masters will crown the best esports players in Wales across some of the most competitive games, including CSGO, Rocket League, eFootball (aka PES), Tekken 7 and Dota 2. Continue reading Esports Wales announces new Welsh Masters tournaments in search for talent ahead…

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Tundra signs former OG player Saksa to complete Dota 2 roster and names new captain following Fata’s departure

London-based esports organisation Tundra has today revealed their new Dota 2 player: North Macedonian Martin ‘Saksa’ Sazdov (pictured). Saksa’s arrival completes Tundra’s finalised Dota 2 roster following the departure of Adrian ‘Fata’ Trinks. The German player was kicked from the team last week due to Tundra wanting to ensure “the best possible chemistry to improve our performance this year”. As Fata was team captain, Tundra has now moved Jingjun ‘Sneyking’ Wu to position five and given him the mantle of team captain going forwards. Continue reading Tundra signs former OG player Saksa to complete Dota 2 roster and names new…

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Dota Valkyries COO & GB women’s silver medal winner Ruby: “We don’t have a unified UK Dota 2 scene – that’s what I’m trying to build” (Interview by Reinessa & powered by MSI)

Ruby ‘valkyrjaRuby’ Dawn is fully entrenched in the heart of UK Dota 2: she’s COO of the Dota Valkyries which supports women in esports, and recently won a silver medal for Great Britain in the Global Esports Games 2021 Dota 2 Women’s tournament in Singapore, with a team she co-captained. Ruby is passionate about the community and has some big plans for UK Dota 2. To find out more, content creator Reinessa hosts this interview powered by MSI, which you can watch in full above and read highlights from below. Continue reading Dota Valkyries COO & GB women’s silver medal winner…

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UK talent get involved with CSGO Thunderpick Bitcoin Series

UK casters have joined the talent line-up for a new Thunderpick Bitcoin Series, a new tournament series with a prize pool in Bitcoin. The Thunderpick Bitcoin Series is an online event that started on January 17th 2022 with a closed qualifier, and the CSGO tournament will run until March 7th. Other CSGO and Dota 2 tournaments within the Thunderpick Bitcoin Series are also expected to run later in the year. UK casters Kremer and Legday are involved, and an all-UK CSGO team could be participating too. Continue reading UK talent get involved with CSGO Thunderpick Bitcoin Series

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Great Britain Dota 2 women’s team win silver medal at 2021 Global Esports Games

The Great Britain women’s Dota 2 team have secured a second-place finish at the Global Esports Games (GEG) 2021 medal event in Singapore. They beat Mongolia 2-0 in the semi-finals before going up against host country Singapore in the grand final, on the main stage. They went 1-0 up but Singapore managed to win two games back-to-back (including a 70+ minute game three), giving them the gold and Great Britain the silver. Great Britain player Bellemiku commented: “From where we started in the beginning, I am so proud of how far we have come. Continue reading Great Britain Dota 2…

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Dota 2 now has gamepad support, alongside new event mode and battle pass

Dota 2 has a new event mode and battle pass. Aghanim from last year’s Aghanim’s Labyrinth event has returned, and this time a “multiverse-melding mishap” has split him into several doppelgängers players must rescue. The event mode is free, but it arrives alongside a new battle pass that’ll cost money to enter. More strangely, today’s update also introduces experimental gamepad support. Read more

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Players representing Team Britain at Global Esports Games announced, with UK esports veterans Mark Weller, Ryan Hart, TeaGuvnor and more involved

Britain will be represented at this year’s Global Esports Games (GEG) in Street Fighter V, Dota 2 (open and women’s tournaments) and eFootball 2022, with a host of experienced talent helping out. GEG will take place in Singapore in December 2021, which will see esports teams from more than 80 countries and territories compete for pride and glory. It’s a medal event that will not include prize money, and is set up by the Global Esports Federation, which formed in December 2019 and has links with the British Esports Association. Continue reading Players representing Team Britain at Global Esports Games…

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Valve’s Dota 2 tournament scraps live audience due to the pandemic

Four days before the start of their huge Dota 2 tournament, Valve have called off having a live audience at The International. This year’s event in Romania was meant to be a glorious return after 2020’s International was cancelled by the pandemic, but that pandemic is not yet over. With Covid-19 infection rates in Romania rising again, Valve will still hold the tournament but now without the audience. They’re automatically refunding event tickets, obvs, but oof that’ll be a lot of people out travel costs. Read more

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UK-based Tundra Esports to take part in $275,000 OGA Pit Dota 2 tournament after winning ESL One Fall 2021

London-based esports organisation Tundra Esports is looking for more glory in Dota 2 after winning ESL One Fall 2021. They beat PSG.LGD in the final recently to take home the $175,000 top prize. WE ARE YOUR #ESLOne FALL CHAMPIONS! 🥵🔥 Really intense and amazing games @PSGLGD_ Thanks to everyone who was cheering for us 💙🙏 pic.twitter.com/fgF2Hgwjlx — Tundra Esports 🏆 #ESLOne (@TundraEsports_) August 29, 2021 Now Tundra have their eyes on a new tournament to be broadcast by VKontakte and RuHub – a $275,000 OGA Pit Dota 2 tournament. Continue reading UK-based Tundra Esports to take part in $275,000 OGA…

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Women in Esports partners with Dota Valkyries to launch mixed gender Valkyrie Cup community tournament, with plans for higher elo competitions in the future

The British Esports Association’s Women in Esports initiative, set up to promote inclusivity and diversity within the esports industry, has announced a new partnership with Dota Valkyries.  The Dota Valkyries offer support to players in Dota 2, from grassroots to pro, and aim to expand the Dota 2 community and bring more women into competitive play. Both parties will aim to work together in supporting women within the Dota 2 scene, in addition to increasing participation of marginalised genders within esports. Continue reading Women in Esports partners with Dota Valkyries to launch mixed gender Valkyrie Cup community tournament, with plans…

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Dota 2’s Championship will be now be held in Romania this October

Valve’s plans to hold Dota 2’s ‘The International’ tournament in Stockholm were scuppered last month after the Swedish Sports Federation refused to classify e-sports competitors as ‘elite athletes’. The classification was required to get around the visa restrictions in place during the Covid-19 pandemic. Valve have now moved on and announced that the finals of their competition will now be held in Bucharest, Romania. Read more