Dota 2 2018 Highlights

2018 was a blast. The year saw Dota tournaments in Moscow, Stockholm, Las Vegas, Shanghai, Singapore, and Jakarta, among other locations. Let’s take a look back at the highlights of last year and once again revel in its bests. Those who have not followed closely are hoped to be able to enjoy it vicariously. Here’s what we think are the highlights of 2018:
A Fairy Tale At T18
Perhaps, one of the most talked-about incidents in 2018 was the fairytale-like victory of an underdog team during The International 2018. This also made T18 as the tournament of the year for us besides it being the focal …

ESL One Katowice 2019 League Information

ESL One returns to Katowice this year where the main event will be held on the 19th to 24th of February. Twelve teams will compete for a piece of the USD$300,000 prize pool. These twelve teams consist of eight invites and one team from each regional qualifier in Europe, North America, China, and Southeast Asia. Some have declared this to be one of the best match ups in ESL history.

Prize Pool
The …

Chongqing Major 2019 League Information

The main event for the Chongquing Major 2019, the second Major for the 2018/19 season for StarLadder and the first overall major for ImbaTV, will be played from 19th to 27th of January. Three teams from the regional qualifiers in Europe, China, and North America, and two teams from CIS, Southeast Asia, and South America will compete for a piece of the prize pool of USD$1,000,000.
Prize Pool
The prize pool will be distributed such:

1st: USD$350,000;
2nd: USD$170,000;
3rd: USD$100,000;
4th: USD$80,000.
5-6th placers will get USD$60,000,
7-8th USD$40…

Getting Better At Dota 2 In 2019

It’s that time of the year when we have the firmest resolve to do something than ever. Rather than aiming for a healthier diet or a regular exercise, why don’t you take advantage of the times and the surge of determination to be better at something you really love?  Brushing up on Dota 2 is not as complicated and not as fun; it’s a party! Here are some ideas:
Advance Your Skills
On the surface, playing better may just look like spending a lot of time every day on Dota 2. But, it is also more than that. It is also about knowing what in-game skill you want to improve on. It may be about warding or …

Dota 2-Themed Merchandise

As Dota 2 fans, themed merch would not escape us. Collections of Dota skins and other digital goodies drain our pockets, but it is all done for good reasons. It’s not only to provide entertainment, but it’s also a way to be a part of the community and to support it. For some, it is also a way to represent a favorite team or organization. Although it is a community, the production of Dota 2-themed merch is not centralized, perhaps partly because it is a huge community. If you have only looked at Valve and Blizzard, you might still be missing a lot of goods. That’s why we thought this information might prove useful …