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GosuGamers now supports Douyu TV streams

GosuGamers now supports Douyu TV streams

Today, GosuGamers takes another step towards a truly global eSports experience. Through the cooperation with our friends at Douyu TV, our readers will now be able to watch their favorite Chinese teams and personalities right from our pages.

The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business returns with another look into the news scene. This time we talk to Patrik 'Raistlin' Hellstrand, longtime eSports journalist and former Head Administrator of GosuGamers. 

Editorial: Clauf'd up

Editorial: Clauf'd up

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev tells the story of ESGN - from the lavish feasts to the money famine - and explains why it was never going to work.

GosuGamers Hearthstone section officially opened!

GosuGamers Hearthstone section officially opened!

After weeks of preparation and coding, the Hearthstone section of GosuGamers is finally here, with a plethora of features to make covering the full scope of the game easy for both readers and writers.

WCG closes doors after 14 years

WCG closes doors after 14 years

According to CEO Brad Lee, the World Cyber Games will cease operations effective 2014. This announcement comes 14 years after the first event was held in 2000 in Yongin, South Korea.

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Giveaway contest: Want to win a Reynad, Rdu or Ekop signed saltshaker? Here's how!

DotAGiveaway contest: Want to win a Reynad, Rdu or Ekop signed saltshaker? Here's how!

Enter the contest to win an exclusive, player-signed saltshaker!27

GosuGamers now supports Douyu TV streams

DotAGosuGamers now supports Douyu TV streams

Today, GosuGamers takes another step towards a truly global eSports experience. Through the cooperation with our friends at Douyu TV, our readers will now be able to watch their favorite Chinese teams and personalities right from our pages.38

WCA tournament series announced, $3.2 million total prizepool for seven titles

DotAWCA tournament series announced, $3.2 million total prizepool for seven titles

World Cyber Arena just announced a series of China-based tournaments in 2014, offering a total prizepool of $3.2 million for seven games. These games include DotA2, HearthStone, Crossfire, World of Tanks and Warcraft III. The tournaments will be held in Yinchuan, starting in October.22

Google-Twitch deal reportedly finalized?

DotAGoogle-Twitch deal reportedly finalized?

Google's deal to buy Twitch has reportedly been finalized as the internet giant gets ready to acquire the popular livestreaming platform under its wings for a whopping $1 billion.36

Newly-launched WECG aims to resurrect the spirit of eSports olympics

DotANewly-launched WECG aims to resurrect the spirit of eSports olympics

The official press release of World e-Sports Championship Games speaks of a project that is to pick up from where the World Cyber Games left off and continue the traditions of the multi-national, multi-discipline event.3

Garena says goodbye to virtual LAN feature for several countries

DotAGarena says goodbye to virtual LAN feature for several countries

Through a very surprising and unannounced move, the virtual LAN feature of the Garena+ Client has been blocked for the users of certain countries. These players will not be able to use Garena+ for games such as Warcraft III, Call of Duty or Left4Dead.16

GosuGamers Hearthstone section officially opened!

DotAGosuGamers Hearthstone section officially opened!

After weeks of preparation and coding, the Hearthstone section of GosuGamers is finally here, with a plethora of features to make covering the full scope of the game easy for both readers and writers.14

WCG closes doors after 14 years

DotAWCG closes doors after 14 years

According to CEO Brad Lee, the World Cyber Games will cease operations effective 2014. This announcement comes 14 years after the first event was held in 2000 in Yongin, South Korea.27

Hearthstone is in open beta! We ask you: Which class do you fancy the most?

DotAHearthstone is in open beta! We ask you: Which class do you fancy the most?

Since this week, everyone who wants to test Blizzard's free to play card game Hearthstone is allowed to do so as the game is now in open beta. Curious to see how our community likes the game we ask you: "Which Hearthstone class do you fancy the most?"21

GosuWiki redesigned and opened to public

DotAGosuWiki redesigned and opened to public

We're pleased to announce that some major changes have been applied to our GosuWiki. Some of them have a big impact on the previous version and we hope that now the GosuWiki will be a bit closer to the community.7

GosuGamers patch - New match pages and improved ticker

DotAGosuGamers patch - New match pages and improved ticker

Recently we gave you the new and improved Team Profiles here on GosuGamers. Tonight we give you the next step on our line of site improvements, it is the front page match ticker as well as the match pages. This article will provide a brief explanation of what is new.51

GosuGamers patch - New team profiles

DotAGosuGamers patch - New team profiles

After some work behind the curtains at GosuGamers, we can now bring you or new and improved team profiles. Have a look inside to find a brief explanation of the new layout. Other improvements will follow.28

DreamHack partners with MTG for eSports studio in Stockholm

DotADreamHack partners with MTG for eSports studio in Stockholm

The Swedish eSports company and MTGx of the international media group "Modern Times Group" will cooperate to build an eSports studio in the Swedish capital, gunning for "7 days a week, 365 days a year" broadcast.7

Iran tournament Pro War Manner to begin tomorrow

DotAIran tournament Pro War Manner to begin tomorrow

Pro War Manner, a DotA clan from Iran, will be hosting the Pro War Manner DotA tournament in Tehran, Iran. The tournament will feature approximately $1050 in cash prize and the tournament will be exclusively hosted for Iranian teams.12

Time for GEST IDC July

DotATime for GEST IDC July

The DotA scene is tingling once again as GEST returns with a new tournament. Classics such as iDeal and iZONE are seen amongst the participating teams.8

We want your stories

DotAWe want your stories

Have you ever been an eSports volunteer? Are you currently working with any eSports organization? We want to hear from you.18

6.78c patch out with slight nerf to popular heroes

DotA6.78c patch out with slight nerf to popular heroes

Icefrog has just released patch 6.78c, which introduces slight nerfs to some of the popular heroes. The patch is expected to get implemented in Dota 2 next Thursday European time.11

GEST June begins without Pacific 2

DotAGEST June begins without Pacific 2

The June edition of GEST IDC is about to begin. Eight teams from all over SEA has gathered in their local LAN cafe to participate in this monthly event.3

6.78 brings huge changes to DotA

DotA6.78 brings huge changes to DotA

IceFrog has released a new version of DotA, 6.78. With new heroes and balance changes to existing heroes and items, it is one of the longest changelogs we have seen in a while. It is not known yet when the changes will be ported over to Dota 2.108

GosuGamers - recent changes

DotAGosuGamers - recent changes

GosuGamers got a face lift last week and since then we've already made some changes. The site will keep improving and adding features, keep track of the changes by reading the change log.22

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The Volunteer Business, Part Three

DotAThe Volunteer Business, Part Three

The Volunteer Business returns with another look into the news scene. This time we talk to Patrik 'Raistlin' Hellstrand, longtime eSports journalist and former Head Administrator of GosuGamers. 12

Editorial: Clauf'd up

DotAEditorial: Clauf'd up

Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev tells the story of ESGN - from the lavish feasts to the money famine - and explains why it was never going to work.13

DotAEditorial: Acquainting eSports with mainstream businesses

GosuGamers' Radoslav "Nydra" Kolev talks to Oliver Fedtke and Manuel Kotschote, two guys with the ambitious project of creating Europe's largest professional eSports conference in order to attract the attention of mainstream businesses.7

Happy holidays from GosuGamers.net

DotAHappy holidays from GosuGamers.net

A day before Christmas eve and a week before we bid 2013 farewell, we give our biggest thanks to all who made this an unforgettable year for GosuGamers.24

DotAHug: 'PH teams would get into the top 3 at SMM'

Pacific.eMaxx has become one of the most accomplished Philippine DotA teams on the year 2012. GosuGamers caught along with 2 of their players for an interview regarding their recent GEST win, and the plans regarding this coming SMM.2

DotAGG DotA Events 20/11 -> 20/12

The first monthly DotA Event Overview. If you missed any of our running tournaments this month, don't worry, as you will now be able to read a minor recap of them all and congratulate the winners.14

DotASMM: DK vs. iG

Two of the most arguably powerful Chinese teams meet in the SMM Playoffs. With Burning behind a Lycanthrope and Zhou playing a Necrolyte, we have two of the most famously talented carry players fighting it out. To spice up the mix, we have Pandaren Brewmaster and Gondar on iG while DK picks... wait for it... an unprecedented Chaos Knight.38

DotASMM playoffs in numbers

In our first article on statistics, we presented an analysis of ESWC Dota 2 tournament. This time, we're looking at the SMM playoffs. Despite all the technical problems, SMM allowed us to watch some really good matches. We'll see what's trending and what's not, this time with a complete hero pool.74

DotADK vs. WE

The Chinese powerhouse DK throws down against WE. DK has been streaking through the championships recently, leaving a burning trail of victories in their wake. WE, however, is no pushover, and have taken on a set of high-tier teams, coming away with victories. With Obsidian Destroyer, Invoker and Dark Seer fighting it out against Weaver, Puck and Windrunner, this looks like it could be a high-intensity game! 35

DotAWCG Asian Championship 2011 - Playoffs Spotlight

The double-DotA event of WCG Asia made it's way to the playoffs. Teams from twelve different countries have made their way to Indonesian capital-city Jakarta and have got to participate in both a DotA as well as a Dota 2 tournament of equal structure.80

DotA.exe vs. uE

.exe and uE are fighting to decide who'll join MUFC at the ROCCAT GosuCup #4 Grand Finals. And both teams are a treat to watch because they're always surprising us with uncommon picks like Pandaren Brewmaster and Lifestealer.6

DotAPre-Match Analysis: MUFC vs. PANZER

Malaysia and Germany are now set against each other as the pressure rises. On the one side we have PANZER, a selection of German players known for their gutsy, crazy play and solid mid-game domination.25

DotAPre-Match Analysis: MUFC vs. Orange

The winner of group G faces the winner of group H. This sets up a double Malaysian clash, with MUFC squaring off against Orange. Both teams have a penchant for centering their games around heavy mid-game and late-game carries. 10

DotAPre-Analysis: eZ vs. uE

The winner of group E faces the winner of group F, setting up a dispute for dominance between the north and the south. 2

DotAPre-Match Analysis: .exe vs. Virus

The winner of group A faces the winner of group B. This pits the German team .exe against the French team Virus. Both teams are seen to focus on the mid game, playing large arrays of mid-game carries such as Broodmother, Invoker, Weaver, Puck, Queen of Pain, Beastmaster and Windrunner. 1

DotADotA Report - October

With the continued development of Dota 2, I have decided to include both DotA and Dota 2 into this feature in order to present the most information.57

DotATeam Analysis: M5

With so much talent and potential along with the support of thousands of fans around the world, they promise to leave an impact upon the history of modern, competitive DotA. Ladies and gents, I give you: the Russian Powerhouse MoscowFive!55

DotAPre-Match Analysis: CC vs. Panzer

The winner of group C faces the winner of group D. The remnants of the former and legendary MYM, are now playing under the name "Creamy Center" and are using individual mystery nicknames. But there's no mystery when it comes to their game. 18

DotAIG.Y vs. MUFC

China's IG.Y goes head-to-head against Malaysia's MUFC in this contest of strategies. Will IG.Y's heavy early push prevail? Or will they lose their race against time and get destroyed by a farmed Antimage from MUFC? With some very entertaining carries and semi-carries such as Lycanthrope, Syllabear and Pugna, as well as some interesting role-contests between Chen and Enchantress, this is definitely a game to watch. Read on!36

DotAESTC 2011 Grand Finals: Neolution vs Orange

The journey has ended. Neolution are up against Orange.eSports in the finals of ESTC 2011, which has been a hell of a DotA tournament. Read inside to find out what happened in this replay analysis by our strategist L3vaThiaN-, analyzing the use of a Troll Warlord to counter Broodmother and Anti-Mage.=0>33