Getting to Know NA: Cloud9

Getting to Know NA: Cloud9

Getting to Know NA is back with another team, this time featuring Cloud9.

Single Card Strategy: What the pros think about Tracking

Single Card Strategy: What the pros think about Tracking

With the rise of Hunter decks populating the ladder climb to the coveted Legendary rank, we ask the pros on their thoughts on a tournament staple card for Hunter decks of different flavors: Tracking.

GosuCup BlizzCon Qualifiers - Winners interviews and...

GosuCup BlizzCon Qualifiers - Winners interviews and decklist collections

We sit for a chat with the August champions of GosuCup and see what decks they used to get away with a pocketful of cash.

Post-TI4 transfer mill - BigDaddy and Fly depart Fnatic

Post-TI4 transfer mill - BigDaddy and Fly depart Fnatic

This post will be updated with any confirmed and rumored roster changes of professional teams post-TI4.

The Dota 2 ACE Alliance: Corruption and Corporatism

The Dota 2 ACE Alliance: Corruption and Corporatism

The ACE Alliance is slowly grinding to a halt in China. In this editorial, Mervyn 'ISB' Tan exposes some of its critical failures in its governing of eSports in China. 

The Secrets of Arena Deck Building

The Secrets of Arena Deck Building

It's time to live the dream and 12-0 and arena run. Or, just get past 7 wins. In the first of many articles to come, we look at the secrets of how to build a winning arena deck. Set aside those constructed decks and learn the basics of Hearthstones most heartpounding format!

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Post-TI4 transfer mill - BigDaddy and Fly depart Fnatic

DotA 2Post-TI4 transfer mill - BigDaddy and Fly depart Fnatic

This post will be updated with any confirmed and rumored roster changes of professional teams post-TI4.263

i-League reschedules LAN finals to Sept 25th

DotA 2i-League reschedules LAN finals to Sept 25th

ImbaTV, organizer of the i-League, has announced that they rescheduled their LAN finals to avoid a clash with the upcoming WEC. The tournament will now take place on 25th September. Currently, Vici Gaming has been invited, while Virtus.pro, Power Rangers and Rave qualified through regional qualifiers. 2

BigDaddy and Fly leave Fnatic

DotA 2BigDaddy and Fly leave Fnatic

Fnatic officially confirms that BigDaddy and Fly had left the team. Fnatic is left with only two players left in the roster. BigDaddy and Fly is now part of a new team called Team Secret along with Puppey, Kuroky and S4. The future lineup for H4nn1 and Trixi remains unknown while being shrouded in rumors.8

CompLexity picks up stayGreen - short Moonmeander interview

DotA 2CompLexity picks up stayGreen - short Moonmeander interview

After two years compLexity Gaming returns to the Dota 2 scene. The North-American multigaming organization picks up former HoN now turned Dota 2 team stayGreen. Together with former DreamDestroyer player MoonMeander, the team will be looking to establish themselves in the professional Dota 2 circuit.14

Staff Cup is back - GGnet goes for glory

DotA 2Staff Cup is back - GGnet goes for glory

You know the post-TI depression is truly over when the best of the best clash again in a fierce competition. 16 teams will fight for glory once more in a heated competition where there will only be one winner. The Staff Cup has returned!11

StarLadder X: America and Europe kick-off

DotA 2StarLadder X: America and Europe kick-off

Last night, the American division of StarLadder's tenth season kicked off, followed by the European one today. TI3 champions Alliance, the "Secret Team" and many more new rosters will represent themselves on one of Europe's biggest stages for Dota 2. The kick-off match will be between Alliance and Cloud9.4

Changes on the French scene - Titan's new line-up and shox's new team

Counter-StrikeChanges on the French scene - Titan's new line-up and shox's new team

According to Vakarm.net the shuffle at French scene has began. Following Titan's recent underperforming at major events, the organization decided to release ScreaM and SmithZz from their roster, which was followed by NBK's departure. Shox will be forming new team.1

Perfect World and MarsTV announce collaboration

DotA 2Perfect World and MarsTV announce collaboration

Perfect World and MarsTV have announced a collaboration today at a large press conference. The collaboration includes the creation of a new international competition, new media content, and a brand new broadcasting platform. 3

The first big checks for competitive Heroes of the Storm are here as NACL announces a $10,000 season

Heroes of the StormThe first big checks for competitive Heroes of the Storm are here as NACL announces a $10,000 season

NACL has given Heroes of the Storm fans something major to expect. Starting this winter, competitive HotS teams will fight for $10,000 - the first good paying tournament for Blizzard's new MOBA.2

Chinese reshuffle concludes, VG, HGT and LGD new rosters announced

DotA 2Chinese reshuffle concludes, VG, HGT and LGD new rosters announced

The final day of the Chinese reshuffle is over, and all the major clubs have announced their rosters for the new season. LGD, ViCi Gaming and HGT were the last teams to announce their rosters, while DK and CIS did not sign any new players.27

iG roster finalized with June and CHisbug

DotA 2iG roster finalized with June and CHisbug

The Chinese reshuffle continues with the announcement of the renovated Invictus Gaming squad. Both YYF and Faith have been removed from the roster and replaced by former CIS-Game player Lin 'June' Shi Yang and the returning veteran Li 'CHisbug' Chen.23

Team Empire picks up Solo

DotA 2Team Empire picks up Solo

Two days after parting ways with former support player Vanskor, Team Empire has acquired a new player already. The Russian organization adds former RoX.KIS player Aleksei 'Solo' Berezin to their line-up. He will take on the role of the support.25

Caseking of the Hill to feature NiP, Virtus.pro and HellRaisers this week

Counter-StrikeCaseking of the Hill to feature NiP, Virtus.pro and HellRaisers this week

Caseking of the Hill returns this week with its sixth edition, featuring last week's winners Ninjas in Pyjamas and their challengers, Virtus.pro and HellRaisers.0

Rabbit replaces xiao8 in Newbee

DotA 2Rabbit replaces xiao8 in Newbee

The former LGD core member Wang 'Rabbit' Zhang has joined NewBee, replacing the retired captain Zhang 'xiao8' Ning. With this expensive transfer being complete, the NewBee roster is now complete once again, unless any new changes are announced.30

fm-eSports are the champions of Insomnia52

Counter-Strikefm-eSports are the champions of Insomnia52

fm-eSports have won Insomnia52, held from August 22 to August 25 at the Rocoh Arena in Coventry, England. The tournament featured sixteen of the best teams in the UK fighting for a £7500 (~12000 USD) total prize pool.0