GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 14-20

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 14-20

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.

WESG Interview with Resolut1on: “The Olympic format is...

WESG Interview with Resolut1on: “The Olympic format is giving an advantage to certain teams”

You, the Dota 2 fans and us, the GosuGamers crew, voted him carry of the year. Roman 'Resolut1on' Fominok was part of Team Ukraine at WESG and we couldn’t pass the opportunity to talk to him.

Winners Interview with Raven at WESG: “I thought I...

Winners Interview with Raven at WESG: “I thought I don’t deserve to be a teammate of Mushi”

TNC Pro Team won the first edition of the WESG. GosuGamers had the chance to talk to Marc Polo 'Raven' Luis Fausto, team’s carry player, moments after he and his teammates lifted the heavy trophy.

ComeWithMe Interview at WESG: “I want to improve...

ComeWithMe Interview at WESG: “I want to improve myself before looking to join a team”

On the last day of WESG Global Grand Finals we had the chance to chat a bit with Team Romania’s support Alexandru 'ComeWithMe' Craciunescu.

Kpii Interview at WESG : “When considering a gender...

Kpii Interview at WESG : “When considering a gender mixed team it all comes down to skill level”

In the first day of the WESG playoffs GosuGamers found Damien 'kpii' Chok from Newbee at the venue. Of course he wasn’t competing, so we invited him to chat about his unexpected presence there. We touched some other subjects as well, the highlight being the gender mixed team, Newbee Boss.

Top 10 sets for the new Year of the Rooster chest

Top 10 sets for the new Year of the Rooster chest

A new chest is about to be added. This one will contain spectacular sets with the „Year of the Rooster” theme.

All Dota 2 News

GosuGamers eSports News - Elements Pro Gaming, first team to leave Dota Pit League Season 5

Elements Pro Gaming, first team to leave Dota Pit League Season 5

IG crushes EPG with an aggressive play style and outstanding performance, advancing into the next stage of the Dota Pit League.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Day[9]’s DotA 2 journey begins today

Day[9]’s DotA 2 journey begins today

Late last year we announced that Day[9] would be teaming up with Purge to create a video series delving into some of the basics of DotA 2, and now that time has come.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Perfect World announce the Regional Qualifiers for Dota 2 Asia Championship - dates and format

Perfect World announce the Regional Qualifiers for Dota 2 Asia Championship - dates and format

Dota 2 Asia Championship today announced the dates and the teams for the regional qualifiers.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Gabe Newell confirms an AMA on Reddit

Gabe Newell confirms an AMA on Reddit

We all know and love the man and now we will, hopefully, get a chance to ask him anything.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The DotA Pit League Season 5 bracket is announced

The DotA Pit League Season 5 bracket is announced

After the regional qualifications for DotA Pit League Season 5 ended, the bracket for the group stages have finally been announced.

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GosuGamers eSports News - TnC are your WESG Champions

TnC are your WESG Champions

After a stumble in game two, TnC showed their mettle against the new Cloud 9 in a gruelling game three and claimed WESG 2016 as their own.

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GosuGamers eSports News - TnC advance into the Grand Finals at WESG 2017

TnC advance into the Grand Finals at WESG 2017

The second finalist for the World Electronic Sports Games was decided as TnC secures a top two finish and a shot at the World Champion title.

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GosuGamers eSports News - TNC keep the SEA dream alive at WESG

TNC keep the SEA dream alive at WESG

Day Three at the World Entertainment Sports Games continued with the top eight teams fighting for a spot in the semi-finals.

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GosuGamers eSports News - WESG2016 Day 3: Peru secures two top eight finishes

WESG2016 Day 3: Peru secures two top eight finishes

After the initial matches of day three, eight teams remain in the quarter finals, with two Peruvian teams, Infamous and Team DileCom, guaranteed a top eight finish.

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GosuGamers eSports News - 12 teams advance into the WESG playoffs

12 teams advance into the WESG playoffs

Day 2 of the World Electronic Sports Games would see many teams being eliminated with the closing up of the group stages.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The SEA region looks primed to receive more ESL One events

The SEA region looks primed to receive more ESL One events

With ESL One Genting recently behind us and a hugely positive response to the event, it seems as though we might be getting many more ESL events in Malaysia and the SEA region.

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GosuGamers eSports News - World Electronic Sports Games 2017 Day One Recap

World Electronic Sports Games 2017 Day One Recap

Today saw the first day of the group stages at the World Electronic Sports Games get under way. With twenty four teams and four groups, day one would see a lot of games and many teams showing their strength.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Newbee Boss is here

Newbee Boss is here

Newbee have announced a new team, Newbee Boss, a mixed-gender team with the likes of Xiao8 and Ferrari.430.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Infinite Sky League pits 16 SEA teams up against each other in its inaugural season

Infinite Sky League pits 16 SEA teams up against each other in its inaugural season

2017 is set to bring us even more amazing Dota 2 action as we see a brand new event coming in February: Infinite Sky League.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Perfect World announce dates and invites for Dota 2 Asia Championship

Perfect World announce dates and invites for Dota 2 Asia Championship

China based Perfect World today announced the return of the Dota 2 Asian Championships along with the four invited teams to the event.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The 2017 Spring Shuffle log

The 2017 Spring Shuffle log

Here you have all the important updates regarding the roster changes, all packed in one place.

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GosuGamers eSports News - DotaPit Season 5 Treasure Chest launched

DotaPit Season 5 Treasure Chest launched

Two weeks ahead of the DotaPit Season 5 LAN finals, the tournament Treasure Chest is released featuring item sets for Necrophos, Chaos Knight, Treant Protector, Nyx, Puck, and Axe.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Fnatic down to three members

Fnatic down to three members

Fnatic fails to register a full five man roster for the upcoming Spring Major as inYourdreaM leaves the team due to “urgent family matters”.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Abed joins newly formed Team Onyx

Abed joins newly formed Team Onyx

In more news out of the ‘Spring Shuffle,’ the 16 year old Filipino mid laner Abed has joined as the last member of Team Onyx.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Empire adds fn and Chappie to their roster

Team Empire adds fn and Chappie to their roster

Recently departed from Vega Squadron, Rostislav 'fn' Lozovoi will now play for Team Empire, where he will make a role swap.

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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 14-20

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 14-20

Welcome to the Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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WESG Interview with Resolut1on: “The Olympic format is giving an advantage to certain teams”

WESG Interview with Resolut1on: “The Olympic format is giving an advantage to certain teams”

You, the Dota 2 fans and us, the GosuGamers crew, voted him carry of the year. Roman 'Resolut1on' Fominok was part of Team Ukraine at WESG and we couldn’t pass the opportunity to talk to him.


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Winners Interview with Raven at WESG: “I thought I don’t deserve to be a teammate of Mushi”

Winners Interview with Raven at WESG: “I thought I don’t deserve to be a teammate of Mushi”

TNC Pro Team won the first edition of the WESG. GosuGamers had the chance to talk to Marc Polo 'Raven' Luis Fausto, team’s carry player, moments after he and his teammates lifted the heavy trophy.


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ComeWithMe Interview at WESG: “I want to improve myself before looking to join a team”

ComeWithMe Interview at WESG: “I want to improve myself before looking to join a team”

On the last day of WESG Global Grand Finals we had the chance to chat a bit with Team Romania’s support Alexandru 'ComeWithMe' Craciunescu.


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Kpii Interview at WESG : “When considering a gender mixed team it all comes down to skill level”

Kpii Interview at WESG : “When considering a gender mixed team it all comes down to skill level”

In the first day of the WESG playoffs GosuGamers found Damien 'kpii' Chok from Newbee at the venue. Of course he wasn’t competing, so we invited him to chat about his unexpected presence there. We touched some other subjects as well, the highlight being the gender mixed team, Newbee Boss.


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Top 10 sets for the new Year of the Rooster chest

Top 10 sets for the new Year of the Rooster chest

A new chest is about to be added. This one will contain spectacular sets with the „Year of the Rooster” theme.


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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 7-14

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Jan 7-14

Welcome to the inaugural Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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MVP Revolution or how a lifetime friendship turned into a Dota 2 team

MVP Revolution or how a lifetime friendship turned into a Dota 2 team

There’s a group of five players who went unnoticed for two years straight, but that changed at the beginning of 2017. Here, at WESG, we got to meet and hear the story of the Kyrgyz team NoLifer5. Reborn, who are now representing the blue and white of MVP.


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WESG - Day 0, our crew arrived in Changzhou, China

WESG - Day 0, our crew arrived in Changzhou, China

The Global Grand Finals of WESG are less than twelve hours away. Our GosuGamers crew arrived Wednesday evening in Changzhou, China and these are our first impressions.


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Announcing the nominations for the 2016 Dota 2 GosuAwards

Announcing the nominations for the 2016 Dota 2 GosuAwards

It’s that time of the year once again! Join us for the 2016 GosuAwards and vote for over 70 nominees in 15 categories as we celebrate the very best of Dota 2 for this year.


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Digital Chaos: Underdogs or favourites?

Digital Chaos: Underdogs or favourites?

The Fall reshuffle is a hectic time of year, with teams changing nearly whole line-ups, in an attempt to find glory. One exception to this rule is Digital Chaos. DC in the midst of it all, only made a change in one position.


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compLexity: Are two veterans, two newcomers and a TI6 vice champion enough to win a Major?

compLexity: Are two veterans, two newcomers and a TI6 vice champion enough to win a Major?

After the Boston Major group stage, complexity Gaming emerges as one of the big surprises. Two days ahead of the main event we take a look at the NA organization from the beginning of their existence to the present day. 


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MVP.Phoenix: Can they rise from the ashes?

MVP.Phoenix: Can they rise from the ashes?

MVP.Phoenix has been having one of their worst seasons in recent memory, but will this all change at the Boston Major?


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Team Faceless:  The new SEA powerhouse

Team Faceless: The new SEA powerhouse

In the next instalment of our team preview series, we discuss the winner of the SEA qualifier, Team Faceless. 


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OG: The Green Shirts are ready to dominate the Green Major

OG: The Green Shirts are ready to dominate the Green Major

With the Boston Major starting next week, the boys in Green look set to continue their unparalleled Major legacy, only this time with a totally new roster.


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Ad Finem:  Enter the Lions

Ad Finem: Enter the Lions

Only three European and CIS teams made it to the Boston Major, but for Ad Finem, the last big tournament of the year is actually their first ever Valve event.


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Boston Major: WG.Unity, the new SEA faces

Boston Major: WG.Unity, the new SEA faces

Making their way to the Boston Major through the SEA open qualifiers, GosuGamers takes a look at what to expect from the SEA regional qualifiers runner-up, WG.Unity.


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Evil Geniuses : The boys in blue like green heroes

Evil Geniuses : The boys in blue like green heroes

Boston's Wang Theater is the battleground for the final act for this year’s Majors. It’s going to be an intense fight as well; $3,000,000 at stake in a single elimination main event bracket with sixteen teams gunning for the largest share of it and the Eaglesong trophy.


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Top weekly Workshop submissions : A Winter`s tale

Top weekly Workshop submissions : A Winter`s tale

Great sets and a new challenge for Workshoppers were announced this week.


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Top weekly Workshop submissions : A story about Achy and his Winter Puma

Top weekly Workshop submissions : A story about Achy and his Winter Puma

What do we have for this week? Trolls and Centaurs and a very cute, still wild lady.


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