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NBA star Jeremy Lin endorses new Chinese Dota 2 super team

Jeremy Lin, point guard for NBA team the Brooklyn Nets and known Dota fan, has endorsed the new ViCi Gaming J Dota 2 team. Lin signed an agreement with China Digital Group and ViCi Gaming to create the new team, which will feature Lin as the team’s honorary captain. The …

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Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team. After a disappointing 9th-12th place finish at The International 6 Amer "Miracle-" Barqawi, David "MoonMeander" Tan and Andreas "Cr1t-" Franck Nielsen have all left the team, …

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Wings Gaming win $9.1 million at The International 6

Chinese team Wings Gaming managed to win The International 6 after beating Digital Chaos 3-1 in the final. The win sees the young side walk away with $9,139,002 and of course the title of the best Dota 2 team in the world. Second place Digital Chaos took home $3,427,126, while …

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TnC and Execration finally secure visas for The International

Just days before the biggest Dota 2 event of the year starts, two of the competing teams have been given US visas. TnC and Execration, two teams that made it through the South East Asian qualifier, have been granted US P-1 visas after initially being denied. Both teams initially applied …

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The International 6 has the biggest eSports prize pool ever

The community funded prize pool for The International 6 has become the largest prize pool in eSports history. Currently the prize pool sits at $18,571,128 although that will continue to grow until the competition is over on August 13th. Many are expecting the prize pool to break the $20,000,000 barrier …

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Dota 2 gets weekend tournaments for everyone to enter

Valve has added weekend tournaments to Dota 2, allowing everyone to take part in some competitive action. The Summer Battle Cup season will feature new tournaments every Saturday at 7pm until the end of August. Teams of five players will party up and take part in an eight team single …

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No Diggity Dota 2 team signed by Escape Gaming days before TI6 qualifiers

Escape Gaming has signed the No Diggity Dota 2 team, just days after the squad was invited to the European qualifier for The International 6. No Diggity has been playing together for some months now, placing fourth at DreamLeague and qualifying for events such as EPICENTER. The team’s strong performances …

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Six teams invited to The International 6, 10 places still up for grabs

OG, Team Liquid, Newbee, LGD Gaming, MVP Phoenix and Natus Vincere have all received direct invitations to The International 6, the biggest Dota 2 event of the year. The teams have been invited after competing at the top level over the past few months, and keeping team rosters unchanged after …

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Team Secret and EG switch players, will have to go through open qualifiers for The International 6

After being knocked out of the Manila Major and coming joint last, both Team Secret and Evil Geniuses have made roster changes. Team Secret offlaner Saahil UNiVeRsE” Arora has left the team, seemingly heading back to Evil Geniuses, the team he played with at TI5, while EG’s offlaner, Kanishka BuLba” …

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