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Early November TNC Predator player Carlo “Kuku” Palad had made some racist comments that has landed him in some hot water with the Chinese government. Kuku’s racially-charged statement has upset the Chinese Dota 2 community and has the municipal government of Chongqing out right banning him from the Chongqing Major. TNC Predator issued a statement...
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Southeast Asia Team Tigers edges out Natus Vincere in a brutal back and forth for the first prize and seeded into The Kuala Lumpur Major. Natus Vincere lost out in round one of the Upper Bracket against the Tigers earlier in the series and worked their way up through losers bracket going 2-0 for every match...
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Team Secret the underdogs in the match up against Vici Gaming came out on top by taking first place at the ESL One Hamburg Championship for Dota 2. With an arduous journey to the top and nearly losing it all in game four. Team Secret kept a level head too with the 2-1 disadvantage they...
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In a tweet yesterday on the official ESL Dota 2 twitter they announced that Poland will be host to ESL One Katowice for the second year in a row. Twelve teams will be facing off February 19th through February 24th 2019 for the lions share of the $300,000.00 prize pool. Source: Dot Esports Image: ESL...
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Reported by Daniel Ahmad, Analyst for Niko Partners that Steam has surpassed thirty-million users in china. He explains that the popularity started with DOTA 2 then began to grow when localization became easier and more available.  This is also helped by Steam and Perfect World teaming up to develop a Chinese version of steam to...
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Virtus.pro and SK Gaming’s parent organization ESforce partners with KFC to start the KFC BATTLE Esports Championship. Competitors in the KFC Battle will be tested in their prowess of Dota 2 and if successful they can secure themselves a spot in the upcoming 2018 Russian Esports Cup. Source: The Esports Observer  Image: Sean Do
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After a poor performance in The International 8 Fnatic released Jacky “EternaLEnVy” Mao, Saahil “UNiVeRsE” Arora, Johan “pieliedie” Åström, and coach Kurtis “Aui_2000” Ling. With the cuts though Fnatic also re-signed Abed Yusop and Djardel “DJ” Mampusti.   Source: Dot Esports  
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Last week saw the International 8 reach its thrilling conclusion. In addition to a record setting prize pool at over twenty five million dollars, the viewer ship was also off the charts. The viewer ship peaked at nearly fifteen million people, and yes, as always most of them came from china. Overall viewer ship, was...
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Sixteen teams competed in the International 8 last week, vying for their share of the twenty five million dollar prize pool. In the end, it was OG who managed to beat PSG.LGD in the finals. The first place finish earns the team a staggering eleven million dollars. Don’t feel bad for PSG though, they’ll still...
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For the seventh year in a row, the event has broken the record and this year the International 8 will boast a prize pool of just under twenty five million dollars. Of course, there’s still a little more time if Valve wanted to introduce a perk to break that 25 million marker. Source: Dot Esports...
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