A Farewell to Wings

A Farewell to Wings
The Kiev Major marks the end of Chinese superpower Team Wings, one of the brightest and most talented teams that Dota 2 has ever seen. With the roster’s departure from their organization, and the members scattering into different teams and temporary retirements,  the Dota world is faced with something that used to be unthinkable: an Aegis of Champions that will...

Kiev Major Preview

Kiev Major Preview
The first major of 2017 is rolling in, with 16 teams going head to head to see who will take trophy in Ukraine. A crowd of the usual suspects has been invited, and a crop of newcomers and upstarts are looking to make some waves. As this is the last Valve sponsored tournament before the annual Dota celebration that is...

Boston Major Groupstage Recap

Boston Major Groupstage Recap
With a single elimination bracket playoff stage, the group stage of the Boston Major was more important than it’s ever been. Each group, a mini double elimination tournament to determine seeding, had 4 teams; 2 of which were invited, and 2 of which qualified. We saw some major upsets during the group stage, and some intense matches, here’s the recap....

The Summit 6 Preview

The Summit 6 Preview
The newest iteration of the Summit comes with a lot of expectations behind it. All 8 teams that are preparing to scale up it’s double elimination bracket were invited to The Boston Major and all eyes are on them to see who’s going to emerge as the favorites to take down the seemingly unstoppable Wings Gaming. Here’s some storylines to...

How to Understand Professional Dota on a Macro Level

How to Understand Professional Dota on a Macro Level
How to Understand Professional Dota on a Macro Level Dota is a difficult game to both play and watch. This is no surprise to anyone who’s familiar with the game; there’s are layers upon layers upon layers of strategy, enough to rival any other game. Unless you’re a professional, it’s almost impossible to comprehend what’s happening on the map at...