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Dota 2 Team Mounts Incredible Last-Ditch Comeback

In the first game of last night’s ROG Masters grand finals, Team Empire was playing back from a huge deficit. Their barracks and towers were down, and their all-important ancient was wide open. How did they come back? By going straight for the enemy’s ancient. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pro Dota Team Turns To In-Game Chat Wheel To Overcome Language Barrier

The Perfect World Masters kicked things off in Shanghai last night, and one team had to scramble last-minute to find a substitute player. Team Secret’s MidOne had an urgent personal matter, and so his team had to turn to a local substitute and unique method of communication.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Russian Dota Team Finally Gets The Major They’ve Been Working Towards

The 2017 season was a heartbreaking one for Virtus.Pro. They took home solid tournament wins, but when it came to the majors, VP always came up just short of the mark. After this weekend in Hamburg, the CIS team can feel a little vindicated by opening their 2018 campaign with a statement: Things won’t be […]

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Dota Tournament Rolls Teams Out In Mercedes-Benz Sedans

This weekend’s ESL One Hamburg is the first major of the 2018 Dota 2 season, which makes it crucial for getting some early points on the circuit. Outside the points and $1 million prize pool, there’s also another prize: a pretty sweet car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Valve Responds To Debate Over Third-Party Dota 2 Tournament Streams

As the 2018 Dota 2 season kicks off, controversy had already begun to swirl around streamers who broadcast or commentate matches from tournaments they aren’t running. While Valve has responded to the issue, the answers ended up being more vague than some had hoped.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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After Cancer Diagnosis, Dota 2 Commentator Returns To The Game Between Chemo Sessions

Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden is lively when we sit down to chat. A five-time veteran of The International, this event isn’t quite the same as the previous ones. In May, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Sitting on the concourse floor in Key Arena in August, several weeks into the Dota 2 tournament that…Read […]

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After Cancer Diagnosis, Dota 2 Commentator Returns To The Game Between Chemo Sessions

Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden is lively when we sit down to chat. A five-time veteran of The International, this event isn’t quite the same as the previous ones. In May, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Sitting on the concourse floor in Key Arena in August, several weeks into the Dota 2 tournament that…Read […]

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After Cancer Diagnosis, Dota 2 Commentator Returns To The Game Between Chemo Sessions

Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden is lively when we sit down to chat. A five-time veteran of The International, this event isn’t quite the same as the previous ones. In May, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Sitting on the concourse floor in Key Arena in August, several weeks into the Dota 2 tournament that…Read […]

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