Daeja's View: Dota 2 2019 Resolutions and Goals

Daeja's View: Dota 2 2019 Resolutions and Goals

As we rush into 2019, many of us treat the first weeks of the year as a time for resolutions and goal-setting. Let’s consider briefly what Dota 2-related goals we might aim for this year.

Old man doto; an age-old debate

Old man doto; an age-old debate

'Old man doto' has become an age-old debate within the community regarding players retirement, age and skills. GosuGamers explored the concept further to debunk or clarify the myth. 

Daeja’s View: Highlights of Dota 2 in 2018

Daeja’s View: Highlights of Dota 2 in 2018

As the year comes to a close, let’s take some time to reflect on how it all went down in 2018.

Daeja’s View: Dota 2 Merch

Daeja’s View: Dota 2 Merch

The end of the year is, for many but certainly not all, a time of gift giving. Dota 2-themed merchandise makes a lovely holiday present—but does your favorite game really have you covered?

Daeja’s View: “Drama” Fatigue

Daeja’s View: “Drama” Fatigue

It’s been a bumpy month for Dota 2. From racism to team disqualifications, the scene has been hurting. I’m all for a little spice alongside the competition, but enough is enough.

Daeja’s View: Application for Much-Needed Valve Position

Daeja’s View: Application for Much-Needed Valve Position

Dota 2’s in a weird place right now. Maybe there’s something Valve could do or someone Valve could hire to fix things….

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GosuGamers eSports News - Road to TI9; DPC points log

Road to TI9; DPC points log

The new 2018-2019 DPC season has begun and teams have started to accrue their points towards the highly coveted TI9 direct invite. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Check Out the Next Stop on the DPC: The Chongqing Major

Check Out the Next Stop on the DPC: The Chongqing Major

The Chongqing Major, the second Dota 2 Major this season, is nearly upon us. Let’s take a closer look at what we can expect and why we should watch!

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Spirit part ways with Dota 2 squad

Team Spirit part ways with Dota 2 squad

Team Spirit has parted ways with their Dota 2 squad just before the next wave of 2018-2019 DPC qualifiers. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major closed qualifier teams

DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major closed qualifier teams

The teams that have been invited to compete in the DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major closed qualifiers has been released. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Evil Geniuses round out MDL Macau 2019 list

Evil Geniuses round out MDL Macau 2019 list

Last, but not least, Evil Geniuses joins the lineup of MDL Macau 2019 taking place next month in China. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - EHOME withdraw from ESL One Katowice; Replaced by FTD

EHOME withdraw from ESL One Katowice; Replaced by FTD

EHOME has withdrawn from ESL One Katowice 2019 and will be replaced by the runner up team from the Chinese closed qualifiers - ForTheDream. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Chaos Esports Club picks up paiN Gaming roster

Chaos Esports Club picks up paiN Gaming roster

Chaos Esports Club picks up the paiN Gaming roster just days before their appearance in China at The Chongqing Major. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - ESL One Mumbai 2019; ESL heads to India

ESL One Mumbai 2019; ESL heads to India

ESL One Mumbai 2019 brings Dota 2 front and center in India for the first time on such a large scale. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - EHOME are the Bucharest Minor champions

EHOME are the Bucharest Minor champions

EHOME is headed to China to play the Major in front of the home crowd as they claimed The Bucharest Minor championship title. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Team, OG and NiP eliminated in western massacre

Team Team, OG and NiP eliminated in western massacre

Keen Gaming eliminated Team Team and NiP on a Saturday punctuated by the dominance of Chinese Dota.

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GosuGamers eSports News - EHOME seize first Grand Final slot at Bucharest Minor

EHOME seize first Grand Final slot at Bucharest Minor

With the Grand Finals at stake, the Chinese squad held Gambit to a winless series where absolutely nothing came easy.

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GosuGamers eSports News - BOOM ID and Playmakers eliminated from Bucharest Minor

BOOM ID and Playmakers eliminated from Bucharest Minor

The first two teams to drop from The Bucharest Minor were BOOM ID from SEA and Playmakers from South America. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Bucharest Minor; EHOME and Gambit Esports to face off in upper bracket final

Bucharest Minor; EHOME and Gambit Esports to face off in upper bracket final

On day one of the Bucharest Minor playoffs, EHOME and Gambit Esports continued to dominate, making quick work of their opponents as they both move to the upper bracket final, and one step closer to the last slot of the upcoming Chongqing Major.

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GosuGamers eSports News - OG and EHOME take top seeds in Bucharest Minor Group B

OG and EHOME take top seeds in Bucharest Minor Group B

OG and EHOME will take the upper bracket journey in the playoff stage of the Bucharest Minor as Group B concluded today. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Bucharest Minor; Group A sees Gambit and Keen on top

Bucharest Minor; Group A sees Gambit and Keen on top

Group A of the Bucharest Minor has come to an end with the four teams claiming their spots in the playoff brackets. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Coming Soon: The Bucharest Minor 2019

Coming Soon: The Bucharest Minor 2019

The Dota 2 Pro Circuit kicks off 2019 with the Bucharest Minor, January 9-13. There will be eight teams competing for 500 Circuit points, $300,000 USD and an invitation to the Chongqing Major.

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GosuGamers eSports News - CIS teams kings of winter; Gambit and Pavaga take titles in winter tournaments

CIS teams kings of winter; Gambit and Pavaga take titles in winter tournaments

Two CIS teams - Gambit and Pavaga Gaming turned the tables and upset the ranks when they both claimed the championship titles of two online Winter themed events this past weekend. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - EHOME, RNG and iG join list for 2019 MDL Macau

EHOME, RNG and iG join list for 2019 MDL Macau

Three more teams - EHOME, RNG, and iG have joined the ranks of the teams participating in 2019 MDL Macau scheduled for next month. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major qualifiers

DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major qualifiers

The DreamLeague Season 11 Stockholm Major open and closed qualifier information has been released. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - iLTW joins up with OG

iLTW joins up with OG

OG has brought on board Russian player iLTW for the carry position, on at least a trial basis through the Bucharest Minor. 

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Daeja's View: Dota 2 2019 Resolutions and Goals

Daeja's View: Dota 2 2019 Resolutions and Goals

As we rush into 2019, many of us treat the first weeks of the year as a time for resolutions and goal-setting. Let’s consider briefly what Dota 2-related goals we might aim for this year.


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Old man doto; an age-old debate

Old man doto; an age-old debate

'Old man doto' has become an age-old debate within the community regarding players retirement, age and skills. GosuGamers explored the concept further to debunk or clarify the myth. 


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Daeja’s View: Highlights of Dota 2 in 2018

Daeja’s View: Highlights of Dota 2 in 2018

As the year comes to a close, let’s take some time to reflect on how it all went down in 2018.


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Daeja’s View: Dota 2 Merch

Daeja’s View: Dota 2 Merch

The end of the year is, for many but certainly not all, a time of gift giving. Dota 2-themed merchandise makes a lovely holiday present—but does your favorite game really have you covered?


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Daeja’s View: “Drama” Fatigue

Daeja’s View: “Drama” Fatigue

It’s been a bumpy month for Dota 2. From racism to team disqualifications, the scene has been hurting. I’m all for a little spice alongside the competition, but enough is enough.


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Daeja’s View: Application for Much-Needed Valve Position

Daeja’s View: Application for Much-Needed Valve Position

Dota 2’s in a weird place right now. Maybe there’s something Valve could do or someone Valve could hire to fix things….


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[Op-Ed] Anomalina's Approach: Respect and Ethics in Online Gaming

[Op-Ed] Anomalina's Approach: Respect and Ethics in Online Gaming

Toxicity has been an age-old characteristic of online gaming, and the internet as a whole. Why does it exist and how should it be dealt with?


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Westward bound; Vega's journey into Europe

Westward bound; Vega's journey into Europe

Vega Squadron has ventured into the Dota 2 European region after picking up the Team Lithium squad. 


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Daeja's View: OG and the Chongqing Major Regional Qualifiers

Daeja's View: OG and the Chongqing Major Regional Qualifiers

We haven’t seen OG, our TI8 champs, play since they took home the Aegis. In a few short days, we’ll have our chance this season: the Chongqing Major Regional Qualifiers are about to begin!


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Anomalina's Abundant Appreciation: The SEA region

Anomalina's Abundant Appreciation: The SEA region

With the conclusion of the Kuala Lumpur Major, its time to take a look back, and forward, at the accomplishments and future potential of the Southeast Asian region in Dota 2.


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Daeja's View: Podcasting

Daeja's View: Podcasting

The Dota 2 community is blessed with many different content creators who enrich our space with their talents. Today, let’s talk about the content that makes our long commutes a little more entertaining: the podcasts.


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Daeja’s View: The Kuala Lumpur Major Group Stage

Daeja’s View: The Kuala Lumpur Major Group Stage

The groups for the Kuala Lumpur group stage were announced today. I want to take a closer look at the Kuala Lumpur format and discuss how we ended up with these groups!


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Kuala Lumpur Major: Must-Watch

Kuala Lumpur Major: Must-Watch

The first Major of the 2018-19 DPC season kicks off on November 9. Here’s our primer explaining why this is a must-watch event!


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Daeja’s View: Trick-or-Treating, Dota 2-style

Daeja’s View: Trick-or-Treating, Dota 2-style

Do you celebrate Halloween and need a last-minute costume idea? Get inspired by some of the year’s most amazing Dota 2 cosplay!


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DreamLeague Season 10 Coming Soon!

DreamLeague Season 10 Coming Soon!

DreamLeague Season 10 kicks off on October 29. The first Minor and first event in the second season of the Dota 2 Pro Circuit, DreamLeague will be a small taste of how the season could go.


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Daeja’s View: For or Against Best-of-Ones?

Daeja’s View: For or Against Best-of-Ones?

WSOE used a best-of-one group stage elimination format earlier this month to determine their four playoff teams. But wait, aren’t best-of-ones awful? Maybe not always!


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ESL One Hamburg 2018: Great teams, great viewer experience?

ESL One Hamburg 2018: Great teams, great viewer experience?

ESL One Hamburg 2018 kicks off on October 23 with twelve teams competing for a share of the $300,000 (US) prize pool. Time to get hyped!


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Esports: Global and Economic Expansion

Esports: Global and Economic Expansion

Esports continues to be a fast-growing industry with new partnerships and opportunities popping up all over the world on a consistent basis.


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Daeja's View: 2018's Packed Schedule

Daeja's View: 2018's Packed Schedule

Though it’ll be weeks before the first Dota 2 Pro Circuit LAN starts, the current tournament schedule is still full. While fans might be looking forward to DreamLeague Season 10, there’s plenty of smaller tournaments to watch before that event begins. Are all these events positive for the scene or are we starting to see another exhausting, packed season unfold?


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Daeja's View: Post-TI8 Patch When?

Daeja's View: Post-TI8 Patch When?

One of the questions most frequently spotted floating around the Dota-sphere, possibly tied with “Artifact Beta when?” is “Dota 2 patch when?” This week, let’s discuss patches after The International.


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