Pain and Gain: Analyzing the new Re-calibration System

Pain and Gain: Analyzing the new Re-calibration System

The new re-calibration system introduced this season has stirred frustrations within the Dota community, regarding the severity of Matchmaking Rating fluctuations experienced across the board. What problems has the updated system caused and how can they be avoided in the future?

Anomalina's Ardent Assessment: The TI8 qualifiers patch

Anomalina's Ardent Assessment: The TI8 qualifiers patch

The developers at Valve generously handed out buffs to a huge number of heroes, while still addressing some meta heroes with nerfs, in preparation for the Open and Regional Qualifiers of The International 2018.

Daeja's View: The Inaugural DPC Minors

Daeja's View: The Inaugural DPC Minors

The first season of the Dota 2 Pro Circuit gave us twenty-two tournaments. It was a whirlwind of international travel, top-notch competition, and a lot of math to track what teams needed to accomplish to earn their direct invitation to The International 8. This week, let's put the spotlight on the first Dota 2 Pro Circuit Minors.

Anomalina's Amicable Advice: The Position 4 Role

Anomalina's Amicable Advice: The Position 4 Role

With the arrival of the new ranked season, pub players around the world will be clawing even harder at the core roles. However, there may be an alternative way to win calibration matches, with one of the most impactful yet uncontested roles in the game.

Daeja's View: Qualifier Hubs

Daeja's View: Qualifier Hubs

Qualifier coverage in the first season of the Dota 2 Pro Circuit has been mixed, but the International Open and Regional Qualifers are just around the corner. Will they wow us?

The Return of the Hard Lane

The Return of the Hard Lane

With the ever-increasing difficulty of the offlane from one patch to the next, proper hero selection and adaptive strategy is imperative for survival. Let's examine some of the most recent adjustments to the offlane and how we can adapt to the many challenges they present.

eSports News

GosuGamers eSports News - BTS presents the first ever BOT International

BTS presents the first ever BOT International

BTS has once again taken memes and tournaments to the next level. This year, the fun-loving studio that delivers fans in-house and casual tournaments, as well as off-the-beaten-track content and productions, will be hosting the first ever BOT International. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Quick Preview of The International 8's Regional Qualifiers

Quick Preview of The International 8's Regional Qualifiers

Take a quick peek at the Regional Qualifier teams for The International 8!

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GosuGamers eSports News - [updated] iG.Vitality center of controversy in TI8 open qualifiers

[updated] iG.Vitality center of controversy in TI8 open qualifiers

iG.Vitality found themselves at the forefront of questionable ruling and disqualification after using a banned spell that had been since fixed during the TI8 open qualifiers. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - NA TI8 qualifiers in disarray after new patch update

NA TI8 qualifiers in disarray after new patch update

The new patch update including Underhollow Beckons threw the NA TI8 open qualifiers into disarray, forcing FACEIT to void all matches and restart the event one day later. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - TI8 open qualifiers: Notable teams, format, schedule, streams

TI8 open qualifiers: Notable teams, format, schedule, streams

The TI8 Open Qualifier teams are gearing up for the race towards the Main Regional Qualifiers. Over 6,100 teams from across the regions can register for the first round of the TI8 Open Qualifiers. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - NA gets three slots for TI8; Valve releases regional qualifier information

NA gets three slots for TI8; Valve releases regional qualifier information

Right on the heels of Team Liquid's dramatic China Supermajor championship victory, Valve announced the regional qualifier teams and allocation of spots for The International 8. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Liquid are the champions of China Supermajor

Team Liquid are the champions of China Supermajor

Team Liquid outlasted Virtus.pro 3:2 to take the very last and their first Dota 2 Major championship title and trophy for the regular 2017-2018 season. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Liquid head to the Grand Finals of the China Supermajor

Team Liquid head to the Grand Finals of the China Supermajor

Team Liquid becomes the first grand finalist of the China Supermajor after knocking down PSG.LGD Gaming in an overwhelming 2:0 sweep. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - VG, Optic and Secret are among the eliminated teams at China Supermajor

VG, Optic and Secret are among the eliminated teams at China Supermajor

ViCi Gaming and Secret reached the end of the road while OpTic Gaming lost their chance for a direct invite to the 8th International after being so close to achieving it - losing the very final needed win for them against team VP to be Top 4.

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GosuGamers eSports News - OpTic and ViCi Gaming prevail in the lower brackets of China Supermajor

OpTic and ViCi Gaming prevail in the lower brackets of China Supermajor

OpTic Gaming's TI8 invite dreams are still alive as they and ViCi Gaming survived another day in the lower brackets at China Supermajor. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - China Supermajor: Liquid and PSG.LGD move onto upper bracket finals

China Supermajor: Liquid and PSG.LGD move onto upper bracket finals

The upper bracket semifinals was a story of twos and zeroes as Team Liquid and PSG.LGD sent both Virtus.pro and Team Secret to the lower bracket in convincing fashion.

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GosuGamers eSports News - China Supermajor; OpTic and TNC still standing

China Supermajor; OpTic and TNC still standing

The third day of the China Supermajor playoffs was a brutal one. Four teams - Evil Geniuses, VGJ.Storm, Mineski, and VGJ.Thunder were sent packing their bags, ending their season with disappointing 9-12th place finishes. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Gear up, pubstompers! The New Ranked Season is here

Gear up, pubstompers! The New Ranked Season is here

With immediate effect following today's update, the Ranked Medals of all players will be reset and each player will have to go through ten ranked calibration games to regain a new Ranked Medal.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Compete against EG, Na'Vi and others; TI8 open qualifier registration open

Compete against EG, Na'Vi and others; TI8 open qualifier registration open

As The International 2018 edges closers, the open qualifiers are now officially open for team registration. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - China Supermajor; Na'vi and Final Tribe exit stage left

China Supermajor; Na'vi and Final Tribe exit stage left

Na'Vi and The Final Tribe have been eliminated from the China Supermajor, ending their run with a 13-16th place finish. 

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