SLTV StarSeries Season X Lan Finals preview and predictions

SLTV StarSeries Season X Lan Finals preview and predictions

The SLTV StarSeries Season X Lan Finals are slowly approaching around the corner, where four of the best teams in the European region will compete for a $30,000 prize pool at Kiev, Ukraine. Below are some peviews and predictions to get you hyped up for the event.

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 - Qojqva and Bulba leave Team Liquid

Post-TI4 transfer mill - Qojqva and Bulba leave Team Liquid

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. 

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Post-TI4 transfer mill - Qojqva and Bulba leave Team Liquid

DotA 2Post-TI4 transfer mill - Qojqva and Bulba leave Team Liquid

This post will be updated with any confirmed and rumored roster changes of professional teams post-TI4.265

Team Liquid parts ways with Qoqjqva and Bulba

DotA 2Team Liquid parts ways with Qoqjqva and Bulba

Two months after TI4, Team Liquid announces the departure of both Bulba and Qojqva. The two of them have found a new home in Team Tinker, whereas Team Liquid leave their future in the Dota 2 scene uncertain, leaving also TC's future out in the open.3

HellRaisers signs Team Relax

DotA 2HellRaisers signs Team Relax

The Russian organization HellRaisers has acquired the new Relax squad, which is lead by the returning captain Ivan 'ArtStyle' Antonov. The team will return to action today for their StarSeries battle against Virtus.Pro at 19:30 CEST.5

CS:GO Legends Series, a new weekly tournament to feature NiP and Virtus.pro

Counter-StrikeCS:GO Legends Series, a new weekly tournament to feature NiP and Virtus.pro

Counter-Strike:Global Offensive welcomes another weekly tournament, CS:GO Legends Series. The first match is set to beging on September 1st, where ESL One Cologne champions, Ninjas in Pyjamas, will clash with EMS One Katowice champions, Virtus.pro.0

Ars-Art retires, replaced by PGG

DotA 2Ars-Art retires, replaced by PGG

Only a few weeks ago, Ars-Art was announced as part of the new Moscow Five line-up. Now the Russian organization announces that AA, also known as Smile, will step back from the competitive scene. The team has found a replacement in an old friend of M5: PGG.18

ex-Mousesports Trio form new CS:GO Team

Counter-Strikeex-Mousesports Trio form new CS:GO Team

A new UK CS:GO team has been formed under the name of "The Lone Rangers". The team features some of the best players in the United Kingdom, including the majority of former UK Mousesports.0

ESV Champions League - Week 1 Recap

Heroes of the StormESV Champions League - Week 1 Recap

The ESV Champions League has just finished its first playweek, and Team Snowflake and Team Symbiote are the respective group leaders of their groups. 0

Rdu triumphs over MaSsan to win Heroes of Cards

HearthstoneRdu triumphs over MaSsan to win Heroes of Cards

The recent Heroes of Cards tournament featured a small pricepool of $2,500 and boasted big names such as Rdu and Amaz, with the winner taking home $1,500 USD.0

Ex-Managrind Realz hired as Hearthstone game designer at Blizzard

HearthstoneEx-Managrind Realz hired as Hearthstone game designer at Blizzard

Ryan "Realz" Masterson - most known for his DreamHack Summer top 4 finish - will be leaving the professional Hearthstone scene and switching careers. Masterson will be joining the Hearthstone dev team as an associate designer.1

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. 6

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.13

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.17

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!13

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