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….

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

[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?

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. 

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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GosuGamers eSports News - Arabian Stars League Season One Announced

Arabian Stars League Season One Announced

The Arabian Stars League is set to begin on the 16th of December, over 120 teams have registered with hopes to prove that they are the best team in the region.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Fear replaces Milan in J.Storm

Fear replaces Milan in J.Storm

Clinton "Fear" Loomis has been recruited to J.Storm, replacing Milan "MiLAN" Kozomara in hopes of even better results for the new year. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Blizzard pulls support from Heroes of the Storm esports

Blizzard pulls support from Heroes of the Storm esports

Blizzard has announced that they will no longer be supporting Heroes of the Storm esports and reassigning developers to other assignments. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - BTS presents alternate to Summit 10; I Can't Believe It's Not Summit!

BTS presents alternate to Summit 10; I Can't Believe It's Not Summit!

I Can't Believe It's Not Summit! is an alternate to Summit 10 that was postponed due to team commitments. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Gambit, coL and TNC qualify for ESL One Katowice 2019

Gambit, coL and TNC qualify for ESL One Katowice 2019

Three of the four qualified teams have been determined for ESL One Katowice 2019 as Gambit, compLexity and TNC Predator punch their ticket to the main event. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Liquid sieze MegaFon Winter Clash trophy

Team Liquid sieze MegaFon Winter Clash trophy

Team Liquid cruised through MegaFon Winter Clash undefeated to claim the trophy and LAN title. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Mineski champions of AMD Dota 2 Pro Series 2018

Mineski champions of AMD Dota 2 Pro Series 2018

Mineski were able to hold the trophy high at the end of the AMD Dota 2 Pro Series 2018 in Melbourne after defeating Newbee MGB. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Kuku takes personal leave; ryOyr steps in for TNC

Kuku takes personal leave; ryOyr steps in for TNC

 Ryo "ryOyr" Hasegawa will step in for TNC Predator while Kuku "Kuku" Palad has chosen to take some time away from competitive play.

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GosuGamers eSports News - No Dota 2 Downtime; Watch the MegaFon Winter Clash

No Dota 2 Downtime; Watch the MegaFon Winter Clash

With the Regional Qualifiers for the next DPC Major and Minor behind us, the MegaFon Winter Clash is here to fill up your calendar!

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GosuGamers eSports News - Playmakers round out the Bucharest Minor teams

Playmakers round out the Bucharest Minor teams

The Peruvian team, Playmakers, are the last team to qualify for the Bucharest Minor and round out the lineup expected to appear in Romania next month. 

Dota 2 1 106 By Pandoradota2 1 week ago

GosuGamers eSports News - Gambit locked in for Bucharest Minor

Gambit locked in for Bucharest Minor

Gambit has secured themselves their second DPC appearance after a dominating performance in the Bucharest Minor CIS qualifiers. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Keen Gaming and EHOME to appear at Bucharest Minor

Keen Gaming and EHOME to appear at Bucharest Minor

Keen Gaming and EHOME have earned the right to represent China at the Bucharest Minor next month. 

Dota 2 0 99 By Pandoradota2 1 week ago

GosuGamers eSports News - TeamTeam upsets NA for Bucharest Minor spot

TeamTeam upsets NA for Bucharest Minor spot

Michael "ixmike88" Ghannam and crew in TeamTeam upset the North American region by snatching up the sole spot for the Bucharest Minor. 

Dota 2 1 202 By Pandoradota2 1 week ago

GosuGamers eSports News - OG and NiP claim Bucharest Minor spots

OG and NiP claim Bucharest Minor spots

OG and Ninjas in Pyjamas will be representing the European region for the Bucharest Minor scheduled for next month. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Boom ID will head to Bucharest Minor

Boom ID will head to Bucharest Minor

Indonesia will have a team representing the SEA region for the Bucharest Minor as Boom ID prevail in the qualifiers. 

Dota 2 0 265 By Pandoradota2 1 week ago

GosuGamers eSports News - Valve speaks out about TNC and Chongqing Major

Valve speaks out about TNC and Chongqing Major

Valve has broken their silence and made a line in the sand for TNC regarding The Chongqing Major. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Valve tells TNC they may use standin with no penalty for Chongqing Major

Valve tells TNC they may use standin with no penalty for Chongqing Major

According to TNC Predator, Valve has notified the organization that they may use a standin for the Chongqing Major without incurring the standard 40% penalty. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team Aster join ranks of ESL One Katowice 2019

Team Aster join ranks of ESL One Katowice 2019

Team Aster will be representing China at ESL One Katowice 2019 as they join up with some of the top teams to compete in Poland in February. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Outcry against Chongqing Major heats up

Outcry against Chongqing Major heats up

As Valve has still remained silent on the situation regarding the Chongqing Major and Kuku "Kuku" Palad, the community has started to pick up the pace speaking out against it. 

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GosuGamers eSports News - Alliance add ESL One Katowice 2019 to list of events

Alliance add ESL One Katowice 2019 to list of events

Alliance has received one of the few remaining invitations for ESL One Katowice 2019. 

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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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Daeja's View: Not all Fun and Games

Daeja's View: Not all Fun and Games

At The International 8, Daeja asked Dota 2 professional players what they worry about or think the worst parts are of their job.


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Daeja's View: The Benefits of Being a Pro

Daeja's View: The Benefits of Being a Pro

Many Dota 2 players dream of going pro. The potential fame, fortune and glory are lures too potent for most players to ignore. What are the best parts of being a professional Dota 2 player?


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Daeja’s View: Open Qualifiers

Daeja’s View: Open Qualifiers

Open Qualifiers are a critical step in the path to The International 9. They are a gateway for teams attempting to leap into the global spotlight, and they represent that fundamental Dota 2 mindset: that it is possible for anyone to become a champion.


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