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Meta Differences in League of Legends Worlds 2018

League of Legends Worlds 2018 just happened, with Invictus Gaming taking the finals. This was the first time that a Chinese team had taken first place, but they had often been the runner ups. However, the truly astounding thing...
HCT Summer

Tournament Involvement: Interviews with Rase and Dog

Recently, I was given the opportunity to take part in a press conference with several Hearthstone pros before the HCT Summer Championship – a big thank you to Blizzard for hosting the event and inviting us! Over my years watching...
The International 8

The International 8 Takes over Vancouver

Dota 2 has officially announced that the eighth annual “The International” (TI) tournament will be held in Vancouver. This marks the first time that this prestigious tournament will be held on Canadian soil. In fact, it’s only the second...
Worlds 2017 Finals - Samsung vs. SKT

Worlds 2017 Grand Finals Analysis: How Did Samsung 3-0 SKT?

In a rematch of last year's championship, SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy faced off in the Grand Finals at Worlds 2017. The series ended in a stunning upset, with Samsung taking a clean 3-0 victory against SKT. If you...
Who's the best Hearthstone pro of all-time?

The Best Hearthstone Pros of All-Time

Since Hearthstone was officially released in March 2014, many players have stood out as exceptional. Between tournaments and streaming, certain players have become household names in Hearthstone. These days, there are dozens of professional Hearthstone players, but with this...
Valve will be holding their first official Dota 2 tournament in the CIS region. The Kiev Major begins on April 20th.

Dota 2: Who Will Win the Kiev Major?

With the Kiev Major just over a month away, it's time for us to look at the top contenders going into Valve's first official Dota 2 tournament in a CIS country. The direct invites have already been revealed, and while...
Kiev Major 2017: Ticket Prices, Scalpers, and Karabas

Kiev Major 2017: Ticket Prices, Scalpers, and Karabas

Tickets went on sale for Dota 2's Kiev Major this week, and sold out within just a few hours. Many people reported waiting for hours in digital queues or not being able to get a transaction through on Karabas, the...

The Map Randomizer Misrepresentation

ESL One Cologne 2014 was the first time Valve had implemented a map randomizer at a Major, and they've been used at every Major that followed it. The random map draw was meant to add variety to the map pool...