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Roster Changes in 2019

A new year means new roster changes in esports. It's going to be a big year for esports, and with each team chasing for greatness roster changes are inevitable. To get you caught up on all the Dota 2 and...

How Do Roster Changes Impact the Dota 2 Competitive Scene?

After the International ended in August, we knew the worse part of the Dota 2 industry was coming — the inevitable roster changes. Every year, without fail, organizations critically examine their team's performance at the International with the intent...

What Went down at Dota 2 T18 and What to Expect from T19

Every year The International competition is more intense, more competitive. Players have been noticing this. This year was no different. We saw PSG.LGD make a surprise run for the Aegis. They dominated the group stage to reach the upper...
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Dota 2 Player Profile: Cr1t

Quick Stats: Full Name: Andreas Franck Nielsen Age: 21 Current Team and Position: Evil Geniuses, Support Country of Origin: Denmark Top 5 Best Hair on a Pro Player Twitter Account Twitch Channel Team Monkey Business and First Lan Wins Cr1t...
Dota's Rising Stars

Dota’s Rising Stars: Breakout Players, 2015-2016 Season

2015-2016 Breakout Players The Post TI5 reshuffle brought a bunch of new teams and players to the main stage in Dota. Newer organizations (OG, Digital Chaos) and older (Team Liquid) fielded Dota squads comprised of veteran and greenhorn players. A...
Dota 2 Roster Changes

Deconstructing New Dota 2 Rosters – September Edition

So, TI has come and gone and the great shuffle has begun. Several teams have announced their new rosters already and a handful of free agents are on the loose. Let's take a look at a few new Dota 2...
Post - TI Roster Shuffles

Post TI Roster Shuffle – Wilder than Your Wildest Dreams

Literally speechless, at first. Last year's post TI roster shuffle left many of us feeling somewhat stunned. My Cloud9 shirt (and mug, wristband, sticker...) lost much of its relevance. But we adapted. I thought the pinnacle of roster shuffle drama arrived...

European Support Hybrid and Origen Part Ways

Glenn “Hybrid” Doornenbal recently announced via Twitter that he would be leaving EU LCS team Origen. Hybrid was left looking for a new team post-MSI when G2 made a move that had their bottom lane duo of Emperor and Hybrid swapping...

Origen’s New Roster: Zven and Mithy Replaced by Forg1ven, Hybrid

AD carry Zven and support Mithy have officially left Origen to join European rival G2 Esports. Origen's new bottom lane duo will feature Forg1ven, formerly of H2K, and Hybrid, who has recently won the EU LCS Spring Split playing for G2. Rumors...

Too Long, Didn’t Watch: What Happened on EU LCS W4D1

We had almost a full slate of David versus Goliath style matches today on the 2016 EU LCS spring split week 4, day 1. The freshly reworked Shen was open to be picked, Kindred was re-enabled after sitting out...

NA and EU LCS Week 3: Stats, Analysis, and Predictions

Rather than conducting weekly Power Rankings, I will be doing a statistical analysis of the LCS teams. This week's article will take a look at the stats from Week 3 and will be used to forecast the following week's...

The Frankfurt Major Concludes! Team OG Are Your Champions!

After a Cinderella-story run, Team OG have taken the grand finals series 3-1 over Team Secret. OG has done what many believed was impossible - they played all the way up from the regional qualifiers, through a lower bracket...