Vici Gaming send Cloud9 home

Vici Gaming send Cloud9 home

Amazing Fy plays combined with the proverbial C9 inability to close games lead to the inevitable demise of yet another western team.

MVP.Phoenix march over Empire

MVP.Phoenix march over Empire

In one of the most spectacular series so far, the Koreans fought fire with fire, matching and surpassing Empire's appetite for full on aggressive DotA.

EHOME sends Secret to the Lower Bracket

EHOME sends Secret to the Lower Bracket

The second series from The International 5 Upper Bracket ended up with Team Secret dropping their first series in the main event and the Chinese qualifiers winners, EHOME securing top six place.

IG and VP keep their dream alive

IG and VP keep their dream alive

For the first time in the tournament IG looked like a solid team and rolled over the unexperienced MVP.HOT6 players while Fnatic failed to tilt Virtus Pro with their unexpected role swap between Mushi and Kecik Imba.

The two Champions Newbee and Na’Vi eliminated from TI5

The two Champions Newbee and Na’Vi eliminated from TI5

The do or die lower bracket matches started and at the end of the first two games, the defending Champions, Newbee are leaving the tournament alongside the TI1 Champions and three times finalist Natus Vincere. Mvp.Phoenix and Vici Gaming are the first two teams from the lower bracket to survive the BO1 gauntlet.

Four things CS:GO majors can adopt from Dota’s The...

Four things CS:GO majors can adopt from Dota’s The International

Despite CS:GO's rise in popularity since 2012, little has changed at its three annual Valve-sponsored major tournaments. Here are four elements of Dota 2's massively popular International event that Valve can apply to CS:GO majors to give them new life.

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Vici Gaming send Cloud9 home

Dota 2Vici Gaming send Cloud9 home

Amazing Fy plays combined with the proverbial C9 inability to close games lead to the inevitable demise of yet another western team.5

MVP.Phoenix march over Empire

Dota 2MVP.Phoenix march over Empire

In one of the most spectacular series so far, the Koreans fought fire with fire, matching and surpassing Empire's appetite for full on aggressive DotA.13

EHOME sends Secret to the Lower Bracket

Dota 2EHOME sends Secret to the Lower Bracket

The second series from The International 5 Upper Bracket ended up with Team Secret dropping their first series in the main event and the Chinese qualifiers winners, EHOME securing top six place.47

TI5 Upper Bracket: EG beat coL 2-0

Dota 2TI5 Upper Bracket: EG beat coL 2-0

The first match of day two was plagued with delays but it finally ended with EG beating coL 2-0 and securing a top six finish while coL drop down to the lower bracket. 6

Day 1 recap: A dying dream for a repeat TI champion

Dota 2Day 1 recap: A dying dream for a repeat TI champion

The journey to the aegis has ended for four teams, the possibility of a repeat TI champion is dwindling and SEA Dota is left with only one team.6

Schedule for day two of The International 5

Dota 2Schedule for day two of The International 5

Four teams have been eliminated on the first day of The International 5, two more will be eliminated on day two, who will they be?15

IG and VP keep their dream alive

Dota 2IG and VP keep their dream alive

For the first time in the tournament IG looked like a solid team and rolled over the unexperienced MVP.HOT6 players while Fnatic failed to tilt Virtus Pro with their unexpected role swap between Mushi and Kecik Imba.15

The two Champions Newbee and Na’Vi eliminated from TI5

Dota 2The two Champions Newbee and Na’Vi eliminated from TI5

The do or die lower bracket matches started and at the end of the first two games, the defending Champions, Newbee are leaving the tournament alongside the TI1 Champions and three times finalist Natus Vincere. Mvp.Phoenix and Vici Gaming are the first two teams from the lower bracket to survive the BO1 gauntlet.28

Glorious 2-0 victory for CDEC over Cloud 9

Dota 2Glorious 2-0 victory for CDEC over Cloud 9

Mental strength and perfect execution of their game plan were the key factors that allowed CDEC Gaming to dominate Cloud 9 in The International 5 second quarter finals match.22

TI5 UB: LGD beat Team Empire 2-1

Dota 2TI5 UB: LGD beat Team Empire 2-1

The first match of the International is over and LGD continue their dominance as they beat Team Empire 2-1 and advance to the next round.8

TI5 Main Event Day 1 schedule

Dota 2TI5 Main Event Day 1 schedule

The International 5’s Main Event will kick off in a few hours and the first day will have plenty of drama as four teams are bound to fail their quest for the Aegis and will watch the rest of the tournament from the sidelines.6

WinteR: "You should be rewarded for being able to 2-0 your opponents."

Dota 2WinteR: "You should be rewarded for being able to 2-0 your opponents."

GosuGamers got a chance to sit down with WinteR, analyst at TI5, about his feelings about the format, praise from the community, and his plans after The International. 21

FNG: "Better to play Fnatic because we know Na`Vi and Na`Vi knows us"

Dota 2FNG: "Better to play Fnatic because we know Na`Vi and Na`Vi knows us"

GosuGamers got a chance to interview FNG, captain and drafter of Virtus Pro, about the Group Stages, his team's mentality, and the Secret Shop.18

ChuaN: "We will take one step at a time"

Dota 2ChuaN: "We will take one step at a time"

GosuGamers caught up with ChuaN from Invictus Gaming to talk about their underperformance in the groupstage of The International 5 as well as his possible retirement after the tournament.33

Top 10 plays of the TI5 group stage

Dota 2Top 10 plays of the TI5 group stage

Let's take a look at the top 10 plays from the group stages of TI5; from one shot ultra kills to aegis steals! 29