Post-TI Profiles, Part 1: Evil Geniuses

Post-TI Profiles, Part 1: Evil Geniuses

With the September 5th deadline rapidly approaching, the world’s best Dota teams are finalizing their rosters in anticipation of the coming season. Most teams are sustaining radical changes, and the TI5 champions, Evil Geniuses, are no exception. Whether or not the new roster will live up to its predecessor is the question of the day, but EG would not have chosen the lineup they did without good reason.

A new Alliance with s4

A new Alliance with s4

Alliance revealed the new roster with the returning captain s4 in his mid position and Mynuts rejoining the team as well.

ArtStyle leaves Na’Vi

ArtStyle leaves Na’Vi

 Natus Vincere started the roster changes with their captain Ivan 'Artstyle' Antonov.

The International 5 highlights movie

The International 5 highlights movie

From Unvierse's earth shattering plays on Earthshaker to Fy's god like Rubick plays, these are moments and highlights of The International 5 that should not be missed.

rOtK leaves EHOME to join LGD

rOtK leaves EHOME to join LGD

In a long, emotional weibo post rOtK announced that he decided to leave EHOME and join LGD after some differences between him and the team coach 71.

Report: Black^ arrives in Malaysia. Likely to join Fnatic

Report: Black^ arrives in Malaysia. Likely to join Fnatic

Dominik ' Black^' Reitmeier landed a few hours ago in Malaysia and is highly possible to see him joining team Fnatic

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Rumor Mill 2015: post TI5 shuffle - N0tail forms a new team

Dota 2Rumor Mill 2015: post TI5 shuffle - N0tail forms a new team

All the latest confirmed and speculated roster changes in one place.158

Line-up for Gaming Paradise 2015 announced

Dota 2Line-up for Gaming Paradise 2015 announced

Teams like NiP, Virtus.Pro, Secret and Complexity will be heading over to Slovenia next month to vie for the $50,000 prize pool.6

ESL One NY SEA qualifiers: Fnatic to debut with new roster

Dota 2ESL One NY SEA qualifiers: Fnatic to debut with new roster

The ESL One NY SEA qualifiers are starting on the 1st of September among the notable matches is the debut of the newly reformed Fnatic roster.3

v1lat on tournaments organization

Dota 2v1lat on tournaments organization

Below is a translation of an article by Vitalii 'v1lat' Volochai, one of the most popular Dota 2 commentators on the CIS scene, adressing recent complaints and drama regarding quality of events organization.6

ESL One NY Europe qualifiers announced

Dota 2ESL One NY Europe qualifiers announced

With two days left before the Europe main qualifiers for ESL One New York will start, all the invited teams have been revealed along with a few format changes. 10

Moonduck Studios & Agency launched

Dota 2Moonduck Studios & Agency launched

A new competitor on the Dota 2 coverage scene has made its appearance today. Moonduck Studios & Agency features some of the best talents in the scene, like syndereN, Draskyl, Purge and Zyori.25

Team Secret to attend ESL One  New York

Dota 2Team Secret to attend ESL One New York

Team Secret is the first team to receive a direct invite at ESL ONE New York 2015.30

Monkey Business: A new Dota2 team ft. N0tail and Fly

Dota 2Monkey Business: A new Dota2 team ft. N0tail and Fly

A new team named Monkey Business has been formed and it features well known names from the EU and NA Dota2 scenes.23

VPGAME brings back CDEC League

Dota 2VPGAME brings back CDEC League

At The InternationaI 5 CDEC Gaming has proven that new talents can successfully compete against top teams therefore, VPGAME is set to re-activate CDEC League once again in search of fresh talented players. 3

A new Alliance with s4

Dota 2A new Alliance with s4

Alliance revealed the new roster with the returning captain s4 in his mid position and Mynuts rejoining the team as well.78

BTS Series: A world series featuring a $180,000 prize pool

Dota 2BTS Series: A world series featuring a $180,000 prize pool

The BTS Series is a recently announced competition consisting of 18 tournaments featuring $180,000 worth of prize money, hosting the tournament will be BeyondTheSummit.5

ArtStyle leaves Na’Vi

Dota 2ArtStyle leaves Na’Vi

 Natus Vincere started the roster changes with their captain Ivan 'Artstyle' Antonov.30

Update: Heen, MP joins MVP.Phoenix, MVP.hot6ix three players down

Dota 2Update: Heen, MP joins MVP.Phoenix, MVP.hot6ix three players down

Lee 'Heen' Seung Gon seems to have transferred to MVP.Phoenix from his original team MVP.hot6ix; Heen is currently registered for the upcoming Major under MVP.Phoenix as a primary player.5

Fnatic reveals new roster: Black^, Net and Chrissy join Mushi and Ohaiyo

Dota 2Fnatic reveals new roster: Black^, Net and Chrissy join Mushi and Ohaiyo

The rumors regarding Dominik 'Black^' Reitmeier joining Fnatic turned real as the organization made an official announcement about their reformed DotA squad.56

ddc and rOtk join LGD, xiao8 and Yao step back

Dota 2ddc and rOtk join LGD, xiao8 and Yao step back

After rOtK made his decision to join LGD Gaming public, the Chinese organization officially announced their roster changes today. rOtks’s EHOME teammate, ddc is joining him at LGD.4

The International 5 highlights movie

Dota 2The International 5 highlights movie

From Unvierse's earth shattering plays on Earthshaker to Fy's god like Rubick plays, these are moments and highlights of The International 5 that should not be missed.8

Team Empire waves farewell to yoky and Alwayswannafly

Dota 2Team Empire waves farewell to yoky and Alwayswannafly

Team Empire have officially announced the departure of their offlaner yoky and one of the supports, ALWAYSWANNAFLY and welcomed a new rising star to their roster.12

Digital Chaos - A new eSports organisation ft. Aui_2000

Dota 2Digital Chaos - A new eSports organisation ft. Aui_2000

A new eSports organisation named Digital Chaos has been founded by Shannon 'SUNSfan' Scotten. Along with the news of this organisation is the announcement of Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling's new team.36

The NIP boys are back for another season

Dota 2The NIP boys are back for another season

The Swedish team, Ninja in Pyjamas, has signed up for the upcoming Major with their lineup from last season.5

Silent and Resolut1on to stay with Empire

Dota 2Silent and Resolut1on to stay with Empire

Both Team Empire cores Resolut1on and Silent registered for the upcoming Major as primary members.13

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Post-TI Profiles, Part 1: Evil Geniuses

Dota 2Post-TI Profiles, Part 1: Evil Geniuses

With the September 5th deadline rapidly approaching, the world’s best Dota teams are finalizing their rosters in anticipation of the coming season. Most teams are sustaining radical changes, and the TI5 champions, Evil Geniuses, are no exception. Whether or not the new roster will live up to its predecessor is the question of the day, but EG would not have chosen the lineup they did without good reason.9

Team Spirit

Dota 2Team Spirit

Every year after The International, teams and players must endure the turmoil of the shuffle period. Last year, we witnessed some huge surprises and intense drama associated with the big moves, but the aftermath of The International 2015 offers even more controversial topics to discuss.23

Heroes of The International 5

Dota 2Heroes of The International 5

The International 5 has come to a close and we have crowned a new set of champions. In the hope that we might allay our traditional post-TI depression, however, let's take an in-depth look at the drafting patterns of the largest and most definitive Dota 2 tournament of the year. As per usual we'll examine the heroes most banned and picked, those most contested, as well as those with the best and worst winrates.19

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

Dota 2Four 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.9

Lower Bracket Preview: Blood will be spilled; tears will follow.

Dota 2Lower Bracket Preview: Blood will be spilled; tears will follow.

The Intenational 5's lower bracket features one of the most dramatic best of one settings seen in the history of Dota 2. Each matchup will have one of the finest organizations and players with their backs against the wall. Three TI Champions are on the verge of exiting the Key Arena after merely one game in the Grand Stage. Read more inside.34

Heroes of TI5 Group Stage

Dota 2Heroes of TI5 Group Stage

With the The International 5's Main Event beginning in less than 24 hours, let's take a quick look at the tournament's group stage from a statistical perspective. Analyzing the heroes most picked and banned, those which were most contested, and those with the highest winrates, let's see if we can try and get a grasp on what kind of 'metagame' to expect from the biggest playoffs in all of eSports.10

TI5 Upper Bracket Preview

Dota 2TI5 Upper Bracket Preview

The group stage of the International 5 are over and the main event begings tomorrow. Let's take a look at what is in store for us. 37

TI5 fun facts: 'Suma1l has a cheese pizza every two days"

Dota 2TI5 fun facts: 'Suma1l has a cheese pizza every two days"

From Sumail and his cheese pizza addiction to Mag's Einstein-like IQ, Dota2's twitter, over the course of the group stages has released quite a few fun facts about the teams and players.7

A sneak peek of the TI5 Secret Shop (early access)

Dota 2A sneak peek of the TI5 Secret Shop (early access)

It is that time of the year again where we line up for the beloved Secret Shop. Here is one man's experience at the Secret Shop this year with an early access pass.16

Wildcard qualifier - a blog by ReiNNNN

Dota 2Wildcard qualifier - a blog by ReiNNNN

It is the start of The International 5 and our ReiNNNN blogs about his experience spectating the wildcard qualifier from ground zero.16

All our interviews from The International 5

Dota 2All our interviews from The International 5

In this media pack you can find a quick overview to all interviews concucted by GosuGamers at The International 2015 in Seattle.0

Vega.Mag: "We have to finish first in wildcard"

Dota 2Vega.Mag: "We have to finish first in wildcard"

GosuGamers caught up with Mag from Vega Squadron to talk about his impressions of The International this year and also his team's chances going into the wildcard qualifiers.9

TI5:The Wild Card competitors

Dota 2TI5:The Wild Card competitors

The Wild Card competition is the opening act of The International 5 and it is only two days away. Before the four participating teams start battling it out for the last two remaining spots in Key Arena, let's review their drafting statistics for the current patch.10

Day 2 and 3 in Seattle: Media day and bootcamp

Dota 2Day 2 and 3 in Seattle: Media day and bootcamp

After an eventful first day, here is what happened on the days leading up to the groupstage of The International 5. This blog entry features experience from the welcome party, the photoshoot and the bootcamp.18

Favorites of the International 5

Dota 2Favorites of the International 5

The International 5 is just around the corner, let's take a look at the favorites for this year: Team Secret, Evil Genuises and Vici Gaming. 27

Day 1 in Seattle - Touchdown!

Dota 2Day 1 in Seattle - Touchdown!

Touchdown! After years of failing my visa application, I am finally here in Seattle for The International. From what I was informed, the TI bootcamp and groupstage is a closed door event and hopefully I am able to provide you an insight as to what happens here.22

Middle of the pack at The International 5

Dota 2Middle of the pack at The International 5

With a few short days left until the group stage of The International 5 kicks off, this is the last opportunity to review some of the teams that are not perceived as clear favorites but certainly have the potential to claim the Aegis. 24

The Dreamers

Dota 2The Dreamers

Credited with the fewest chances to actually win the trophy at The International 2015, EHOME, MvP.HOT6 and compLexity Gaming should not be underestimated though. Here's a summary review of their drafting habits in the current patch.12

The Dark Horses of The International 5

Dota 2The Dark Horses of The International 5

Counting the few days left till the start of The International 5, we take a last look at the underdogs, going over their hero repertoires, the outline of their drafts and the way their choices fit the current meta. 26

Heroes of 6.84

Dota 2Heroes of 6.84

The International 5 is nigh upon us. As such let's take a retrospective look at 6.84 as a whole, breaking down its overarching trends in terms of heroes most picked and banned, those which were most sought after throughout the drafting stages, and the heroes with the highest and lowest win rates.  7