The Manila Major Qualifiers

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The Manila Major Qualifiers are just around the corner and by next week the final four qualifying teams will take their places alongside the 12 invites. Running May 3rd – 6th, the Regional Qualifiers will determine which remaining team in each region will earn a chance to do battle on the main stage of The Manila Major from June 7th…

WePlay #3 LAN playoffs: three teams are left

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The second day at the WePlay Dota2 League, Season 3 LAN playoffs ended with good results for the only representatives of the NA Dota, Evil Geniuses and not well at all for three CIS squads. Natus Vincere got eliminated in the first series of the day by Team Empire who put up a super dominant performance and took the victory…

JW launches new esports store

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Jesper “JW” Wecksell’s signature retail esports store has launched today in his home town in Sweden. Over the past monthes, Fnatic’s star AWPer Jesper “JW” Wecksell has been working to bring esports gear to a brick-and-mortar location, and today that work has paid off as JW Gaming, a small retail store based in his home town of Avesta, Sweden, has officially…

Team Empire ejects Na’Vi from WePlay Dota2 League, Season 3

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Team Empire have continued in what has become their signature losers bracket dominance, wiping Na’Vi from the tournament in a powerful 2-0 performance. Team Empire’s new roster has continued to assert its dominance over the professional Dota scene, defeating Na’Vi 2-0 in round two of the losers bracket for WePlay Dota2 League, Season 3. Fresh off a commanding performance at…

First Open Qualifiers for the Manila Major will conclude today

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Sixteen teams are left in the long marathon of the Manila Major open qualifiers round one. Only the winners of each region will advance into the regional qualifiers. Similar with the previous Majors, the open qualifiers for Manila feature two separate competitions, a total of eight teams getting a chance to fight in the regional qualifiers. Today the first batch…

Gfinity/CEVO Season 9 Finals – Day 2 recap

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Splyce vs. OpTic Gaming – 3:12, 0:4 (3:16); 11:4, 5:8 (16:12); 6:9, 2:7 (8:16)Winner: OpTic Gaming – 2:1Maps: de_mirage, de_train, de_cbbleMVP: Will “RUSH” Wierzba A crazy first map for OpTic, which made them look destined to take the series with absolute ease. Splyce were basically absent on Mirage, and only took three rounds off of OpTic. On Train, it suddenly…

WePlay #3 : Team Spirit eliminated by EG after a spectacular series

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A very strong contender for the game of the year was played in Ukraine at the WePlay day one Playoffs between Evil Geniuses and Team Spirit. Many doubted that Evil Geniuses would find team cohesion after the recent shuffle, but the last game of the best of three series from WePlay Playoffs day one should wipe away those doubts. With a potential…

Apex buys out Dignitas Challenger spot: Implications

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What will come of Apex Gaming purchasing Team Dignitas’ Challenger Series spot? Courtesy of Riot Esports Flickr Team Dignitas, the perennial mid-to-bottom of the standings North American League of Legends Championship Series team, lost its spot in the NA LCS after suffering a rather embarrassing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Team Dragon Knights during the North American Summer Promotion Tournament. As…

Warhammer Comes to the Dota 2 Workshop

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Today, the Dota 2 Workshop will begin accepting submissions for inclusion in a new Warhammer treasure, designed according to the visual themes of Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy Battles universe. Because Warhammer’s aesthetics are similar in spirit to much of the Dota universe, we are looking forward to seeing all the content that Dota 2 Workshop artists create for fans in…

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