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Virtus Pro take home first in the Maincast Autumn Brawl taking the lions share of the eighty thousand dollar prize pool. The win wasn’t handed to Virtus Pro though, an unseeded team NoPangolier that wasn’t predicted to go all the way to the finals gave Virtus Pro two long games before succumbing to defeat.  Results for the...
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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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This week: Does gaming have a problem with women? A preview of The International 8, the announcements from QuakeCON 2018, plus Gello from The Gello Show joins us to talk about being a gamer dad.
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Valve is outlining some revisions for the pro circuit next year. One of the biggest changes they’re imposing is who the teams can do business with. They’ve asked that teams no longer do sponsorships with gambling websites or services, following the approach that both Riot and Blizzard have taken. Source: Dot Esports Image: Valve
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Cheaters never prosper. While it doesn’t always hold true, it certainly did in the case of Thunder Predator. The South American squad was disqualified in a tournament over the weekend after it was determined one of their players used an illegal script to assist in gameplay. It is a big loss for the team, who...
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The crowdfunding campaign for this year’s international in DOTA 2 is officially on. Last year’s tournament boasted a nearly $25 million prize pool, and this year will look to top it. Just twelve days into the campaign, the prize pool is already over $10 million, which puts it about $800,000 ahead of last year’s pace....
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