Understanding the WePlay format, one of the most...

Understanding the WePlay format, one of the most complicated in Dota 2

WePlay is back with a Dota 2 tournament after a longer hiatus and it is arguably one of the most complicated tournaments formats so far in Dota 2. GosuGamers will walk you through the GSL-group based tournament in this following guide.

Interview with Lorin 'Alystair' Halpert - Barcraft...

Interview with Lorin 'Alystair' Halpert - Barcraft Co-Founder & TI4 Signature Guy

Lorin ‘Alystair’ Halpert is one of the many faceless community members in eSports, and he has a long history of being involved in bringing eSports closer to the general public, primarily in the form of Barcraft, of which he is a co-founder. More recently, he has been involved in the Dota 2 scene, bringing all the physical autographs of players and production crew into the game. 

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. 

The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

The International: The evolution of Pubstomps

For those that could not attend The International 4 in Seattle, some of us settled for next best - locally held Pubstomps in the area. Our editor, Frederick 'winterequinox007' Benjamin examines a few pubstomps in different locations around the world: Singapore, Canada, and Australia.

GosuGamers welcomes Counter-Strike to the family!

GosuGamers welcomes Counter-Strike to the family!

Our Counter-Strike section is officially live with all the things you love about GosuGamers – news coverage, matchticker, rankings and VOD and demo databases.

DK.iceiceice "This was the worst final for the people here"

DK.iceiceice "This was the worst final for the people here"

Iceiceice shared some words right after the grand final, where he mentions that it was perhaps not the spectacular one so far. Other than that he also jokes around back and forth and mentions the state of Team DK.

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Post-TI4 transfer rumor mill - Sylar out of Vici?

DotA 2Post-TI4 transfer rumor mill - Sylar out of Vici?

This post will be updated with any confirmed and rumored roster changes of professional teams post-TI4.244

StarLadder Season 10 announced

DotA 2StarLadder Season 10 announced

StarLadder will enter its 10th season and return once again with a whopping $80,000 prize pool - a number which grows with every DotaTV ticket purchased. Once again, four regional qualifiers will determine the eight teams that will battle in CyberArena in Kiev, Ukraine.15

Excellent Moscow Cup announced - short interview with Pimpmuckl

DotA 2Excellent Moscow Cup announced - short interview with Pimpmuckl

Excelent Moscow Cup returns with a $60,000 prize pool, 12 top European teams and four Chinese teams with a LAN finals in Moscow. In light of the announcement, we also conducted a small interview with caster Jonathan 'Pimpmuckl' Liebig.5

WEC Western Qualifiers cancelled - EG, Cloud9 and an unknown team invited

DotA 2WEC Western Qualifiers cancelled - EG, Cloud9 and an unknown team invited

D8TV, the organization behind World eSports Championship, just announced the cancellation of the WEC Western Qualifiers. Instead, Evil Geniuses, Cloud9 and a new unknown squad have joined Titan and Newbee in the Hangzhou LAN finals team roster.10

HitBoxTV BountyHunter Series returns to America, five teams to fight for $1000

DotA 2HitBoxTV BountyHunter Series returns to America, five teams to fight for $1000

Na'Vi.US will have to defend their throne against four American challengers in the upcoming version of BountyHunter Series. The cup will take place from August 22nd through 24th, with the grand prize of $1000.1

Fata- replaces SingSing in Cloud9

DotA 2Fata- replaces SingSing in Cloud9

A week after fan favorite Wehsing 'SingSing' Yuen has left the team, Cloud9 announces the acquisition of former mousesports player Adrian 'Fata-' Trinks. There is however no statement from mousesports yet that would indicate what is going to happen with their squad. For Trinks, it is a return to his roots.20

Kuroky splits paths with Natus Vincere

DotA 2Kuroky splits paths with Natus Vincere

Following rather disappointing performances throughout the year, today the Ukrainian based organization Natus Vincere announced the departure of their support player Kuro 'Kuroky' Salehi Takhasomi. The German leaves the organization after one and a half years. A replacement has yet to be announced.37

Power Rangers and Virtus.pro qualify for i-League

DotA 2Power Rangers and Virtus.pro qualify for i-League

After a week of intense games, both Virtus.pro and Power Rangers remain victorious from the two large brackets for the i-League qualifiers. Both teams have now secured a spot for the i-League LAN finals, taking place on Sept 4th - 7th.4

Terra Firma picked up by Denial eSports

DotA 2Terra Firma picked up by Denial eSports

The American organization Denial eSports just announced their sponsorship deal with Terra Firma eSports, the recently-founded French squad by 7ckngMad and Sockshka. This is the third attempt by Denial eSports to make a mark in the DotA2 scene.11

Titan to play MVP.Phoenix in WEC Qualifiers SEA bracket

DotA 2Titan to play MVP.Phoenix in WEC Qualifiers SEA bracket

After working their way through the draw from opposite ends, TI inivitees Titan will face up against the TI wildcard MVP.Phoenix to see who will make it to the WEC main event. 11

BurNIng and rOtk Retire from Competitive Dota, will enter Casting

DotA 2BurNIng and rOtk Retire from Competitive Dota, will enter Casting

In what appears to be a coordinated release by the two long-time friends, rOtk and BurNIng have announced their retirements from professional Dota within 2 minutes of each other.61

Understanding the WePlay format, one of the most complicated in Dota 2

DotA 2Understanding the WePlay format, one of the most complicated in Dota 2

WePlay is back with a Dota 2 tournament after a longer hiatus and it is arguably one of the most complicated tournaments formats so far in Dota 2. GosuGamers will walk you through the GSL-group based tournament in this following guide.26

DotA 2SEA Dota Returns with the WD Dota 2 Pro Series

SEA Dota will see its first elimination bracket since TI4 beginning today, 15 August, with 8 teams competing in the fourth and final edition of the WD Dota 2 Pro Series. The tournament has $1,500 USD up for grabs this time around. 22

ESL One New York announced featuring $100,000 prizepool

DotA 2ESL One New York announced featuring $100,000 prizepool

The next version of ESL One will take place at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York from October 9th through October 11th, with eight of the strongest teams in the world fighting for the $100,000 prize pool. 19

GIGABYTE.Mineski to undergo roster changes

DotA 2GIGABYTE.Mineski to undergo roster changes

The troubled squad GIGABYTE.Mineski from Philippines will try their luck in the DotA2 scene once again in 2014, after their mediocre results prior to TI4. The biggest change to their roster so far is the transition of Richard 'Paseo' Minowa from captain to coach.44