DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

Team DK is now the only undefeated team in the tournament as they won over previously unbeaten EG with the score of 2-0 in the winner's bracket finals of Starladder Starseries Season IX. They are now guaranteed at least a second-place finish in the tournament.

Ayesee: Please continue to speak your mind

Ayesee: Please continue to speak your mind

Aaron Chamber, also known as Ayesee, is one of the leading casters in Dota 2. He is the official broadcaster for Evil Geniuses and Dota 2 League. GosuGamers had a chance to talk to him about what it's like to be a caster, how he handles criticisms and his own predicitons for the upcoming The International 2014.

StarSeries Season IX LAN Playoffs InfoPack

StarSeries Season IX LAN Playoffs InfoPack

The international qualifiers of StarLadder.tv's StarSeries Season IX have concluded, and the 8 qualified teams will be meeting in Kiev for the LAN playoffs in 24 hours. All you need to know about this event, dubbed the preview to The International, included in this infopack!

Interview with KellyMilkies: Who is Alliance's Manager...

Interview with KellyMilkies: Who is Alliance's Manager and what does she do?

In this interview, we sat down with Kelly 'KellyMilkies' Ong, manager of Alliance's Dota 2, Fifa and Starcraft II divisions. She shares with us her thoughts on being a manager and the role of managing, as well as some thoughts on the Alliance Dota 2 squad, champions of The International 2013. 

Star Series Season IX - East and West in numbers

Star Series Season IX - East and West in numbers

All the regional divisions of Star Series Season IX have concluded, and the teams are all settled for the glorious trip to Kiev. While the players are preparing their luggage and provisions, Drouks will present some of the statistics we gathered from the match samples throughout the season, for each seperate region in Star Series IX

Tides of Change: Dissecting North America’s inconsistency

Tides of Change: Dissecting North America’s inconsistency

Change is at the very heart of Dota 2 and dictates the ebb and flow competition. Patches, hero adaptations, and creative strategy are constantly throwing the game into miniature states of flux, and North American teams have struggled because of their inability to adapt. We peer into Dota 2’s ever shifting competitive infrastructure and explore what the North American scene needs to grow – all with insights from EG’s manager Charlie “Monolith” Yang and DotaCinema’s caster Troels “syndereN” Nielsen.

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SLTV Season 9: Live Blog of EG vs Team Empire

DotA 2SLTV Season 9: Live Blog of EG vs Team Empire

The second round of the loser bracket finals has begun with Empire taking on EG to decide who will face Team DK in the grand final. Check in here for live updates of the game! 1

Empire triumphs over iG, to face EG in Loser's Bracket Finals

DotA 2Empire triumphs over iG, to face EG in Loser's Bracket Finals

Team Empire showed a resurgent front, taking the best of three series against Invictus Gaming handily 2-0. They will next meet EG in the loser's bracket finals, and the winner of that match will face DK in a best of five in the Grand Finals of StarSeries Season IX. 27

SLTV Season IX video interviews

DotA 2SLTV Season IX video interviews

We've had the oppurtunity to witness one of the most anticipated and exciting tournaments in the history of Dota 2. Three days into the competition, StarSeries IX has proven to be a well executed global tournament. Whilst the final day will be going live in roughly 3 hours, we've compiled you a list of video interviews to keep you entertained in the meantime.8

DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

DotA 2DK guaranteed at least second place finish, defeats EG 2-0

Team DK is now the only undefeated team in the tournament as they won over previously unbeaten EG with the score of 2-0 in the winner's bracket finals of Starladder Starseries Season IX. They are now guaranteed at least a second-place finish in the tournament.130

Alliance, Natus Vincere eliminated from StarLadder

DotA 2Alliance, Natus Vincere eliminated from StarLadder

The former International and StarLadder champions bow out of the ninth season of StarSeries, with Alliance and Natus Vincere sharing a joint fifth/sixth place finish as both lose their lower bracket matches today.43

StarSeries IX finals: DK and EG qualify for the Winners Bracket finals

DotA 2StarSeries IX finals: DK and EG qualify for the Winners Bracket finals

With two 2-0 matches, EG and DK advanced to the Winners Bracket final. The winner of the best-of-three clash will acquire a guaranteed spot in the Grand Final of Star Series IX, while the defeated will have to survive the Losers Bracket.33

Video interview with VG.Fenrir and VG.Super

DotA 2Video interview with VG.Fenrir and VG.Super

Sgamer caught up with Lu 'Fenrir' Chao and Jun Hao 'Super!' Xie, the two players of ViCi Gaming. They share their thoughts on several subjects, including the current meta game, the international Dota2 competitive scene and the state of Chinese teams.8

iG moves to the Upper Bracket through the Starladder group B tiebreakers

DotA 2iG moves to the Upper Bracket through the Starladder group B tiebreakers

Taking down both Na'Vi and RoX.KIS during the Group B tiebreakers, Invictus Gaming will be moving to the Upper Bracket of Star Series playoffs to face DK. As for the Lower Bracket, Na'Vi will battle MVP.Phoenix, while RoX will take on Team Empire.9

EG conquers StarLadder group B, rest of the group goes to tiebreaker

DotA 2EG conquers StarLadder group B, rest of the group goes to tiebreaker

The last match of the regular group stage is finished, however a threeway tie forces tiebreaker matches to be played. Evil Geniuses conquers group B and will face off versus Alliance tonight, the rest of group B will be settled during the afternoon.27

Star Series IX finals Day One : Evil Geniuses and DK dominate their groups

DotA 2Star Series IX finals Day One : Evil Geniuses and DK dominate their groups

The first day of Star Series IX LAN finals has reached its conclusion, with Team DK and EG topping their respective groups. The games continue tomorrow with the two remaining matches of each group, followed by the opening round of the playoffs.60

DreamLeague week six : Na'Vi and EG tied for fifth place

DotA 2DreamLeague week six : Na'Vi and EG tied for fifth place

With their defeat against Alliance in the opening game of the week, Natus Vincere are tied with Evil Geniuses for the fifth position of the leaderboard. The third place now belongs to Team Dog, due to their victories against Team Liquid and Sigma.5

Placed your Gosubets yet?

DotA 2Placed your Gosubets yet?

This month's gosubet competition is well halfway through its season with players trying to reach at the helm in an attempt to get their hands on Lockless Luckboxes.7

Fnatic defeats Empire to earn the gold in MLG TKO Europe

DotA 2Fnatic defeats Empire to earn the gold in MLG TKO Europe

Through a four-game grand Final, fnatic managed to overcome the obstacle of Team Empire to earn the gold medal of the European MLG T.K.O. tournament. They will receive the $14,000 first prize, while Empire will earn $8,500 for their effort.14

StarLadder groups are drawn

DotA 2StarLadder groups are drawn

The playoffs of StarLadder is less than one day away and the groups were drawn tonight. Find the groupings inside.81

Second installment of WD Pro Series starting tonight

DotA 2Second installment of WD Pro Series starting tonight

With the first installment just finishing two days ago, WD Pro Series will proceed right into its second one tonight. Opening the tournament are matches Orange versus RRQ, to be followed by Arrow against Zephyr, starting at 15:00 CET (21:00 SGT) tonight.28