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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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Dota 2 team want to focus on new hero development and user experience

Valve has always been famous for ‘Valve Time’, the glacial pace at which the company behind Steam and countless games actually release things. The company are famous for it, but the development team behind Dota 2 have made it clear that they want to get past the image and increase …

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ESL Hamburg to be Valve’s next Dota 2 major, with a $1m prize pool

ESL One Hamburg has been confirmed as Valve’s next official Dota 2 major. The event has previously been hosted in Frankfurt’s Commerzbank Arena for the last three years, but this year will be at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, inviting the world’s best Dota 2 teams to playoffs on October …

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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 updates Dota 2 to make it easier for new players to get started

Dota 2 have made some changes to the game ahead of The International 2017, which is occurring this week, making the game more welcoming to new players ahead of the influx of rookies that try the game for the first time during Valve’s mega-tournament. The update, which launched last Thursday, …

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Cloud9 acquire Dota 2 outfit Team NP just in time for TI7

Dota roster Team NP has been signed by esports outfit Cloud9, marking a return for all players to Cloud9’s fold. For team captain Jacky ‘EternaLEnVY’ Mao and teammates  Adrian ‘Fata-’ Trinks, Kurtis ‘Aui_2000’ Ling and Johan ‘pieliedie’ Åström, it’s a return to the white and blue jerseys they wore as …

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Team Faceless disband after failing to qualify for Dota 2 The International tournament

It’s long been said that only two things are a constant in life: death and taxes. Since Dota 2’s pro scene has started to pivot around the gargantuan The International event in Seattle each year, you could add ‘Dota 2 teams disbanding in the wake of The International’ to the …

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