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Dota 2 China DPC: Upcoming matches and Tie-breakers

With the Dota2 Winter Tour coming to an end, there is only one spot left to be filled for the Lima Major. The Chinese Dota scene has seen some major upsets this year. With big names like Invictus Gaming and Knights not qualifying for the Lima Major, a new team takes over the top 3 spots in the region despite being accused of hacking. Upcoming Matches Aster.Aries vs. Dawn Gaming The last day starts with these two teams at 9:00<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ryan Antony Bernard

Knights qualify for Lima Major despite hacking allegations

The DPC Winter Tour for China officially resumed on 31st January. The matches in the region were put on hold to allow fans and players to spend some time together with their loved ones for the Chinese New Year. The other regions have already concluded their Division I matches and have crowned the representatives for the Lima Major. Two more teams have qualified along with Team Aster for the upcoming Lima Major, as fans eagerly wait to witness which team<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

Tundra Esports and Entity qualify for the Lima Major

Day 2 of Tie-breakers After Team Liquid and Gaimin Gladiators grabbed the first 2 spots early in the Lima Major, three teams (OG, Entity &amp; Tundra) were stuck with a tied score of 4 wins and 3 losses to start the day. With intense games of Dota from these strong teams, another long day of endless deadlock was expected. But, Tundra Esports proved everyone wrong by getting the better of OG &amp; Entity to secure their spot at the Major.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ryan Antony Bernard

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Dota 2 Patch 7.33: Leaked Items and a New Hero

It’s been a little while since there was a new update to the game and already the Dota 2 patch 7.33 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in a while. Already, several items have been leaked on Reddit. Fans will also be expecting to see a new hero in the shape of Muerta. Since she was announced for release in “early 2023” back at TI11, fans have been eager to try out a new hero rumored<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Sophie McCarthy

Conflicts in Peru rises as the Lima Major approaches

The Lima Major, the first-ever Major for the 2022-2023 DPC season, will be held in South America. However, the community is worried about the ongoing political situation in Peru as the date for the Major approaches. The Division I matches are coming to an end as most regions already know which teams will be representing them for the upcoming Major. The Situation The president of Peru, Pedro Castillo was impeached and placed in detention for attempting to allegedly dissolve congress.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

Dota 2 Division 2: New and Old Talent in Dota

It’s almost time for the Dota 2 Division 2 DPC tournaments to kick off. While some fans may be completely preoccupied with those who will be playing at the upcoming Lima Major, there’s still plenty of talent both new and old heading to Div 2. Division 2 is made up of new teams that have qualified to play in the DPC leagues through both open and closed qualifiers. Fans may all see some familiar faces as 2 teams in each<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Sophie McCarthy

How Dota 2 Calibration Works

One of the unique features of Dota 2 is the depth of its strategic gameplay. The game features a large pool of heroes to choose from, each with its own unique abilities and strengths. Players must work together to create strategies that take advantage of their team's strengths and exploit their opponents' weaknesses. They must also coordinate their movements and actions to ensure that they are working together efficiently and effectively. Another important aspect of Dota 2 is its ranking<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Aidan van Vuuren

Tie-breakers: The last two spots for the WEU Region still up for grabs!

An entire day of tie-breakers was conducted on 30th Jan between OG, Tundra Esports &amp; Entity to fill the last two spots for the Lima Major. The day concluded with no team moving forward after two full iterations. Why was a winner not decided? Recently the rules for the tie-breakers had been changed and the players are finding out at the last minute. TI11 champion Wu "Sneyking" Jingjun tweeted about the changes on 22nd January. Only a team's overall score<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ryan Antony Bernard

Is 2023 the year of Team Liquid?

Team Liquid, one of the most successful esports organizations in Europe is not a stranger to Dota 2 scene. The organization won The International 2017 under a different roster that would eventually go on to become Nigma Galaxy. The new roster that has been signed consists mostly of former Alliance players and the team has been on consistent improvement ever since they got signed. Although the team showed mixed results last year, they made up for it by finishing last<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

The Downfall of Team Secret

Team Secret has been a pretty dominant team in Dota 2, led by a machete-wielding, experienced, and wise in-game captain — Clement “Puppey” Ivanov, the team was on top of the world in the past years. Securing back-to-back top 3 finishes at The International, Secret has seen its glory days. However, the DPC 2022-2023  Winter Tour has not been kind to the team as they got relegated to Division II for the upcoming Spring Tour. The highs of Team Secret<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

Eastern Europe DPC: Lima Major Qualifiers and Relegations

The Eastern Europe DPC has been showing some shift in strength and there may be a new sheriff in town. Three teams have successfully qualified for the Lima Major from this region: BetBoom, Team Spirit, and HellRaisers. Who will be No.1 in the region ? BetBoom has been running over the Eastern Europe DPC surprising all Dota2 fans. Their team consists of former Virtus Pro players, Ivan "Pure" Moskalenko as their carry, “GPK” and “Save-” as their mid and support,<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ryan Antony Bernard

Why Dota 2 Players Spam Spectre in This Meta

Spectre has always been one of the best carry heroes in Dota 2. This monster has a slow start but quickly takes over the mid game if nothing is done to prevent her from farming. As long as the rest of her team is active on the map, Spectre will be able to both farm and participate in team fights. But these are just the old reasons why people used to pick Spectre in Dota 2. These days, the reasons<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Radu Muresan

Concluding the WEU Division I DPC Winter Tour: A Day Filled with Upsets

Times are getting dire for each team in Western Europe with only a few matches left. While some teams are trying all they can to secure the remaining 3 slots for the upcoming Lima Major, some are trying with all their might to not get relegated for the next DPC Tour. As the day commences, fans enthusiastically keep a close eye on the action as they were presented with a series of delightful upsets. Team Liquid Vs OG The series<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

NA &amp; SA representatives for Lima Major

The end of the DPC Winter Tour for Division I teams is nigh. As the competitions are heating up in most regions, some regions already know which team will represent them for the upcoming Lima Major. A preview The first Major for the DPC 2022-2023 season will hold in Lima, Peru. For the first time, South American Dota 2 fans will be having their first LAN event as 18 Dota 2 teams from around the world will be duking out<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

Shopify Rebellion Completely Dominate DPC North America

Shopify Rebellion are one of the best Dota 2 teams in North America, thanks in part to Evil Geniuses’ decision to exit the region and release its entire Dota 2 roster. It’s well-known that the CEO of Shopify, Tobias Lutke, is fond of esports and used to be a passionate StarCraft player. When EG dropped their roster, it didn’t take long for him to sign the players for his own team, Shopify Rebellion. Egor “Nightfall” Grigorenko had received a good<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Radu Muresan

Gaimin Gladiators keeps their Lima Major hopes alive

Team Liquid became the first team from Western Europe to qualify for the Lima Major last week. The region has become even more intense as Gaimin Gladiators secure a crucial win against ITB.shuffle. Recapping the Action: Going into the series, Gaimin Gladiators were anticipated to eventually come out on top, as they have shown everyone what they’re capable of by taking a convincing match against Team Liquid, who were undefeated so far in the Tour. ITB.Shuffle on the other hand<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet

The Successful Transition of Evil Geniuses to South America

Evil Geniuses had a rough Dota 2 season in 2022. Even though they finished in the top 12 and secured a direct invite to The International 11, they were not able to get a good enough result at the tournament and decided that their North American adventure had to end, probably due to financial reasons. But they didn’t quit Dota 2 completely. Instead, EG moved to South America, where it’s much cheaper to hire competent players. The South American superstars<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Radu Muresan

Nigma Galaxy finally strikes back in a nail-biting 2-1 series

Nigma Galaxy captain Kuro "KuroKy" Takhasomi secures the team's first win this DPC season. The team played through their strengths regardless of OG's draft and strategy to secure a 2-1 victory. Draft Analysis &amp; Overview Game 1 The first game was a standard KuroKy draft. It helped the team dominate all three lanes with better last hits and early rotations by GH's Tusk. This caused OG to lose all their Tier 1 towers to SumaiL's Death Prophet and MC's Lycan.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ryan Antony Bernard

Burning her Enemies to a Win: The Lina Conundrum

The Lima Major is on the horizon as the DPC Winter Tour is coming to an end and a certain hero has been burning every enemy along the way. Regardless of the rank or scene, Lina is crushing every game that it has been picked in. Pro Scene  Ever since the start of the Winter Tour, every team has been keeping an eye on Lina and picking the hero every chance they got. The hero is contested nearly every match<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Harrison Htet