Most Interesting Roster Changes After The International 2018

The high point of the year in terms of changing lineups always comes after The International. Once the biggest event of Dota 2 of the year is over, both the players and the organizations have to reflect on the results obtained and rethink their future. Let's see how the teams have been for the new competitive season 2018/2019 after the "Post-TI8 Shuffle" . On September 15, the deadline for the presentation of new lineups ended, but with the new regulations for this season implemented by Valve, two important things must be taken into account: Teams will have more flexibility when…

by Dotagang
September 22, 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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Danil “Dendi” Ishutin – A Dota 2 Living Legend

It is difficult to make a name in eSports, but if you manage to become a legend, even if you are 20 years old, you become part of the history. Danil "Dendi" Ishutin is one of those people, who managed to win The International with Natus Vincere (Na'Vi), a team he hasn’t abandoned yet. He was born in Ukraine in 1989. Dendi started his career with Warcraft III as the first game. He showcased his talent in local tournaments and even won a championship. Early career of Dendi With the arrival of Dota, Dendi started to dedicate hours and hours…

by Dotagang
August 10, 2018
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OpenAI Dota 2 Team Just Trashed Team Human

The advancements that are being made in the field of artificial intelligence are making an incredible impact. This advancement in the future can help a lot of people in decision-making. The latest benchmark that the AI has achieved is through a team of five bots (OpenAI) that won against a team of five humans in Dota 2. Let's see how they got it. OpenAI stealing the show The event began with a warm-up match of OpenAI against a team of amateurs and the result was surprising. The bots completely annihilated this amateur human team, after destroying two lanes at the…

by Dotagang
August 7, 2018
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Evaluating Team Liquid – Can They Win Another TI Title This Year?

The previous year, Team Liquid arrived at The International 2017 as one of the favorites owing to their exceptional season. This year, they are the second team to accumulate enough points to be able to receive a direct invitation. However, the irregular results and the titles missed in the 2017-2018 season places them in a much more delicate position at TI. Unpredictable performance The 2016-2017 season was a complicated year for Team Liquid, which was quite successful after the change of lineup: GH, the second support arrived at the end of 2016 to replace Bulba. Team Liquid's lineup then started…

by Dotagang
August 6, 2018
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