WePlay! Pushka: Team Nigma off to the worst start

The fans of Team Nigma are disappointed due to the bad performance of Team Nigma at WePlay! Pushka. The expectations were high from the team as they managed to get a couple of good victories against tier one and tier two before coming to the tournament. However, Team Nigma hasn’t been performing well up to the expectations. Team Nigma struggles against OG In their last best of three series, Team Nigma struggled a lot against OG. The main reason behind OG’s victory was their aggressive playstyle and the incompetence of Team Nigma’s drafting strategy. In both the games, OG showed…

by Dotagang
May 4, 2020

Dota Summit 12: Things You Should Know

Last year was great for Dota 2. We got to see different esports tournaments that were hosted in different parts of the world. Some of these tournaments featured small prize pools, while others offered millions. 2020 is going to he no different as it is going to be home to some of the biggest Dota 2 tournaments have ever seen. And today, we are going to talk about a big tournament that will begin in only a few hours. Normally, organizers announce tournaments for Dota 2 a few months prior to its actual date. This is done so that they…

by Dotagang
March 12, 2020

Three Teams We Miss At LoL World Championship

The three big absentees at LoL World Championship 2018 are: SK Telecom T1 - LCK (Korea) After a season full of disappointing results for Faker and his teammates, SKT are one of the great absentees of these World. Their seventh place in the standings of the regular season of the LCK summer did not even give them a chance to play in the to the playoffs. The three time world champion lost 3-2 to Gen. G. Since their defeat in last year's World Championship final, SK Telecom T1 seems to be in real trouble and have failed to recover from…

by Dotagang
October 6, 2018
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LoL World Championship 2018 – What You Need To Know

Riot Games has announced the venues to host the LoL World Championship 2018. They also have unveiled the full information (dates and cities) of the LoL World Championship 2018. As a reminder, the LoL Worlds will take place this year in South Korea. The dates and cities of the tournament Play-in phase  : October 1-4 and 6-7 in Seoul Group stage  : October 10-17 in Busan Quarter-finals  : October 20-21 in Busan Semi-finals  : October 27-28 in Gwangju Final  : November 3 in Incheon The Venues for LoL World Championship 2018 Announced last February, South Korea, the eSports capital of the World…

by Dotagang
August 20, 2018
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All You Need To Know About The International Champions

The International is one of the most prestigious competitions of the esports. The tournament has been taking place once a year since 2011 and it has brought together 18 best teams this year. Check out the list with all the championship winners to date. The International 2011 The first edition of the Dota 2 World Championship was played between 17 and 21 August in Cologne, Germany. In all, 16 teams - divided into four groups of four competed for a total prize pool of US $ 1.6 million. All t6 teams received invitation by Valve. Na'Vi was the first TI…

by Dotagang
August 16, 2018
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The International 2018 Compendium Prediction Guide

We have around two weeks until the greatest Dota 2 event, The International 2018 kicks off. So, with no other competitions to follow, let's have a look at some predictions. The focus of today’s topics is look at some of the options from the “Teams” tab of The International 2018 Compendium, so let's get started. Every member of the Dota 2 community knows that it is quite hard to make predictions at TI. Upsets are bound to happen every year but we can predict some of the outcomes by applying comprehensive Dota knowledge. Quite synonymous to real life betting, you…

by Dotagang
August 3, 2018
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The International 2018 – Top Three Contenders

The biggest tournament of professional Dota 2, The International 2018 will take take place on 15th August. Vancouver, Canada will be hosting the competition where 18 top teams in the world will compete for supremacy. At the moment of this writing, the prize pool is around $22 million mark. With that being said, let’s take a look at the top contenders that will be aiming to take the lion’s share of this multimillion dollar prize pool. Virtus.Pro Virtus.Pro has been playing together for two years. In that time period, the side has become a force to be reckoned with. They…

by Dotagang
August 3, 2018
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The International will be taking place outside of the US for the first time since 2011

For six years now, The International has called the state of Washington its home base. Although the inaugural tournament was held in Cologne, Germany, every iteration thereafter took place in either Bellevue or Seattle. Not this year, however. For the first time since 2012, TI will be hosted by a country that isn't the United States. It will instead be held in Vancouver, Canada. Rogers Arena, a stadium with a seating capacity of roughly 19,000, will serve as the venue for the event. The move to Canada was announced earlier today by Valve in a post on the official Dota 2 website. According to the…

by Dotagang
April 1, 2018

TI8 will feature a “subterranean” visual theme

Valve always revolves The International's visuals around a color or central theme. Last year at TI7 it was an aquatic motif, with seafoam green and ocean blue dominating the video transitions on stream, the banners adorning KeyArena, and even the map's terrain. For this year, The International will be going with what Valve calls a "subterranean" theme, with crystalline green serving as the primary color. The theme was revealed earlier today via a post on the game's Steam Community group. The post also doubled as a call to artists and content creators in the Dota 2 community to submit their designs for the 2018…

by Dotagang
April 1, 2018

Details continue to trickle in; Dates announced for DAC 2018 Major

The details for the DAC 2018 Major continue to trickle in as the group and main event dates have been solidified by Perfect World. The DAC 2018 Major will take place at the Oriental Sports Centerin Shanghai, China from March 29 to the 7th of April with the $1,000,000 prize pool and a total of 1500 TI8 qualifying points up for grabs. The group stage will take place from the 29th until April 3rd, followed immediately by the Main Event taking place from the 4th through the 7th. Schedule details and ticket information will be forthcoming. DAC 2018 Major participating…

by Dotagang
January 27, 2018