Post TI11shuffle log; Confirmed roster changes for the next DPC season
With the end of The International 11, the traditional post-TI shuffle period has begun.
The International 11 has come to an end with Tundra's impressive undefeated run culminating in a stunning 3:0 sweep through Team Secret.
Teams and players are starting to look at their options before the leagues start expected to begin just over a month with the following schedule:
DPC 2023 Preliminary Schedule Winter Tour
- Open Qualifiers: December 11-13, 2022
- Closed Qualifiers: December 14-15, 2022
- Division 1 Regional League Tournament: January 9-29, 2023
- Division 2 Regional League Tournament: January 30 - February 19, 2023
- Major Tournament: February 24 - March 5, 2023
Here you can find all the confirmed changes for the upcoming season and ignore the trolls, rumors, and anxiety.
November 24 Blacklist International
SEA organization Blacklist will make its Dota 2 debut picking up a full Filipino squad. Rumor is they will be obtaining a Division 1 slot from an organization that is exiting the scene.
Blacklist International roster
November 23 Evil Geniuses
All rumors surrounding Evil Geniuses' line-up for the next Dota Pro Circuit season came true.Three of the TI11 Thunder Awaken players and two from beastcoast will now compete under the Evil Geniuses banner.
Evil Geniuses current lineup
November 20 BOOM Esports
They had a promising season, eventually landing at The International 2022 with a 7th-place finish in the DPC rankings with 1482 points.
They survived a three-way tiebreaker to make it to TI11 playoffs and sent the defending champions packing at TI11, but their Cinderella story was cut short by PSG.LGD, with a clean 2-0 sweep. Their final result was 9-12th place.
BOOM Esports current lineup
November 16 T1
Now, the organization announced they would release their full Dota 2 roster. Rumors are that T1 will exit the game completely.
T1 TI11 roster
November 15 Evil Geniuses
Rumors of Evil Geniuses dropping the team started to circulate right after TI11 came to an end. This TI edition marked the second year in a row with EG having a devastating showing, exiting the tournament in 9th-12th place.
TI11 also marks the last tournament for some of the players, who over the past several years have become true ambassadors for the organization.
Evil Geniuses released roster
November 14 Team Aster
Team Aster has revealed its new roster for the 2023 Dota Pro Circuit season with slight adjustments to the line-up and Bai "rOtK" Fan joining in the coach position.
Team Aster roster
coach: Fan “rOtk” Bai
November 11 Fnatic
Fnatic current roster
November 8 Thunder Awaken
Great success and dazzling displays at TI, are usually followed by tempting offers in the tournament aftermath. After DarkMago and Sacred were officially announced to have joined beastcoast for the next competitive season, Thunder Awaken waved goodbye to the remaining players, having to start from scratch for the next DPC year.
Thunder Awaken former line-up
November 7 Talon Esports
Talon Esports has completed its lineup up for the start of the new DPC 2022-23 season with Malaysian player Chan "Oli" Chon Kien. Oli most recently competed in China with Invictus Gaming for the last four years, from 2018-present.
Talon current roster
November 4 Talon Esports
Talon current roster
November 4 Fnatic
After a roller coaster of a DPC 2021-22 season and a disappointing finish at The International 2022, Fnatic looks for a change heading into the new season as they part ways with Anucha "Jabz" Jirawong and coach Lee "SunBhie" Jeong-jae
November 4 beastcoast
South America had its best TI till date, with a team finishing in the top 6 for the first time in the history of The International. But the top teams in the region will be undergoing some changes. Beastcoast made an official announcement that two of their players, Jean "C.Smile" Pierre Gonzales and Adrian "Wisper" Cespedes Dobles would be leaving the team, and that their replacements would be two former Thunder Awaken players, Herrera "DarkMago" Gonzalo and Rafael "Sacred" Yonatan.
Beastcoast current roster
November 3 BetBoom Team
Russian betting company BetBoom will no longer sponsor the Dota 2 line-up put together by Akbar "SoNNeikO" Butaev. The latter gets to retain the DivisionI in the EEU Dota Pro Circuit regional league for the next season.
BetBoom Team released roster
November 3 OG
According to the official announcement made by OG, the team is down to four players as Ammar "ATF" Al-Assaf has been moved to an inactive position and is free to look for new opportunities for the next Dota Pro Circuit season.
OG current roster
November 3 Talon Esports
Talon Esports current roster
November 3 TSM
After two years of pushing together through thick and thin, the TSM.FTX roster experiences its first change. Position 5 support, Kim "DuBu" Doo-young is the first to part ways with the team in the TI11 aftermath.
TSM.FTX current roster
November 1 Soniqs
In one of the most predictable moves in the post-TI11 shuffle, Soniqs dropped the entire roster almost two months after entering the Dota 2 scene.
In their official announcement, Soniqs did not give any details regarding their commitment to the Dota 2 scene. It is unclear if the NA organization will sign another team for the 2023 competitive season.
Soniqs released roster
October 31 Team SMG
Team SMG has parted ways with Daryl "iceiceice" Koh ahead of the upcoming season. According to the team, his contract ended and he is once again a free agent.
iceiceice was signed to the team just prior to The International 11 for SEA regional qualifiers but the team never got the chance to play.
October 29 Gaimin Gladiators
Gaimin Gladiators surprised everyone when they finished the DPC 2021-22 season in 10th place and landed a spot at The International. They ended in the middle of the pack of the group stage and ultimately took 9-12th place at the main event. A few days later they announced parting ways with Miroslav "BOOM" Bičan.
Current Gaimin Gladiator lineup
October 24 T1
Xepher made a post about looking for a new team, while kuku announced on his Facebook that his contract with the team has come to an end, and although he is still in negotiations he is open to other options.
T1 TI11 roster
October 19 Virtus.pro
In the Last Chance Qualifiers aftermath, VP announced that although Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev’s contract with the organization is valid until the end of TI11, which is until the end of October 2022, the two parts “came to a mutual decision to cease cooperation.”
Current Virtus.pro roster:
October 19 Soniqs
After a racist effigy was displayed in the group stage elimination tie-breaker series at The Internaitonal 2022, Soniqs terminated their contract with Rodrigo “LESLÃO” Santos.
Soniqs struggled immensely in the group stage, securing only one series win, tying up three more, and losing the remaining nine series. Forced into tie-breakers, they lost against BOOM and were ultimately eliminated from the event.
Current Soniqs roster:
October 13 Natus Vincere
Ahead of the Post TI shuffle, Na'Vi makes a change in their lineup, parting ways with Alexey "Solo" Berezin.
The team came in third place in the EEU regional qualifiers for The International 2022. That granted them a ticket to Singapore, to compete as one of 12 teams vying for the last two spots at The International 2022. Despite having a top-place finish in groups and seeded into the upper brackets, Na'Vi dropped in the second round of the lower brackets, failing to clinch a spot at The International.
Current Na'Vi roster:
October 6 Nigma Galaxy SEA
Nigma.Galaxy has parted ways with their SEA roster before the Post-TI shuffle after taking a disappointing, but not surprising, 9-12th place finish.
Nigma Galaxy SEA former roster:
October 2 Alliance
Just weeks before The International 2022 kicked off, Alliance released their full roster with plans to 'double down' their commitment to Dota 2 next season.
Alliance former roster: