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Team Liquid emerges victorious at The International 7, winning $10.9m cash prize

Team Liquid has lifted the Aegis and claimed victory in Dota 2’s 2017 International, earning themselves $10.9m in cash prizes. Team Liquid, captained by Dota veteran Kuro ‘KuroKy’ Takhasomi, ploughed through much of the competition throughout the entire event, and they kept up this dominance in the final, sweeping former champs …

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Valve tease two new heroes at Dota 2 International

Valve have announced two new heroes for MOBA Dota 2. The announcement came from The International, Dota 2’s biggest tournament of the year, and showed off two new characters, a zorro-esque mammal of some kind, and a red-skinned fairy, both of which will be coming in the forthcoming Dueling Fates …

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OpenAI Dota 2 bot beats Dendi in showmatch at The International

This weekend’s Dota 2 International in Seattle saw many upsets, but perhaps none bigger than in an intermission before an LGD / Liquid match which saw Na’Vi star Danil ‘Dendi’ Ishutin get beaten by an AI. Not one of Dota 2’s famously poor bots, mind you. This bot is developed …

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Henrik ‘AdmiralBulldog’ Ahnberg denied entry to US to commentate on Dota 2 International tournament

Henrik ‘AdmiralBulldog’ Ahnberg was due to attend Dota 2’s The International tournament as part of its talent team, as a commentator and analyst. However, he’s been denied entry to the US, and is currently on his way home to Gothenburg, Sweden. Ahnberg is a well known figure on the Dota …

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Valve announces six Dota 2 teams invited to The International 7

Valve has revealed the six invited teams for August’s The International 7 tournament, in addition to where Valve will be pulling the addition 12 teams that’ll be joining them from the regional qualifiers.  The invites are safe choices. Epicenter winners Team Liquid are joined by four time Major champs OG …

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Dota 2 is first esport to hand out $100m in prizes

Dota 2 has become the first esport to hand out over $100m in prize money. That’s the figure according to EsportsEarnings.com, who say that $100m+ has been given out to 1952 players over 741 tournaments. In second place is League of Legends, which has handed out $41m+ over 1866 tournaments. …

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Dates for The International 7 revealed

Valve has revealed the dates and location of The International 7.  The main event of the competition will again return to Seattle’s Key Arena between August 7th and 12th. This will be preceded by a group stage presumably taking place the week before.  Tickets for the event will go on …

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