The best and worst Karazhan cards according to the pros

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The last wing of One Night in Karazhan opens later this week and the meta will slowly settle afterwards. What cards do the professionals think will turn out as the weakest and strongest of the set? When new cards are announced, the Hearthstone community stirs more than ever. Expansions and Adventures keep Hearthstone alive, as a dynamic metagame is key to…

JerAx, s4 and a new pub star finalize OG’s lineup

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Three weeks before the fall shuffle is set to close, OG announced their new lineup featuring Anathan ‘Ana’ Pham an Australian player who became a pub star in China during his tenure at Invictus Gaming. In the post TI6 shuffle OG lost three of their players, Andreas ‘Cr1t-‘ Nielsen and ‘Miracle-‘ Al-Barkawi leaving on their own request, while David ‘Moonmeander‘…

Team and player profiles on GosuRankings now display prize money won

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Our rankings page now easily and conveniently displays the lifetime esports earnings of all teams and players on record. In a cool sneak peek into what’s coming to GosuGamers in the future, we’ve added the total amount of USD won by each player and team in our rankings. The esports earnings for each entry are updated on a daily basis…

Capitalist bids goodbye to joinDOTA

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After a very successful three year tenure with joinDOTA, Capitalist bids farewell to the organization seeking new opportunities and independence back in the United States. It seems even casters aren’t safe in the fall shuffle. Of his own accord, Austin ‘Capitalist’ Walsh announced earlier today that he would be leaving the joinDOTA casting studio. While joinDOTA bids farewell to Capitalist,…

Dota 2 news week in review: August 29th

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For those who might have missed the most important news from the past week in the competitive Dota 2 scene, here is a short recap. Dota 2 Champion League returns with season 8 and open qualifiers The D2CL has decided to revamp their format for the eighth season of the online tournament by inviting only eight of the 16 teams…

Decklist spotlight: StrifeCro's Control Mage

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The experienced deckbuilder combines Freeze Mage techniques with some of the new Karazhan cards to come up with non-combo control Mage. Cong “StrifeCro” Shu is one of the most prominent Mages in Hearthstone. Although rarely seen in tournaments nowadays compared to the start of his career, the Cloud9 player is still respected for his deckbuilding and analytic skills. Taking a…

Ekop takes the third Truesilver Championship over Xixo

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Despite not having the best start of the year, former Cloud9 player Jan “Ekop” Palys returns with a championship run in Birmingham. It’s been a rough year for Ekop. One of the best performing players of 2014, the German had only a handful of high place finishes in the years that followed, most notably taking the bronze at Gamegune 2015…

The first three seeds to the $300,000 WESG have been determined

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The LAN qualifiers in Dubai qualified three representatives from Africa and the Middle East to the largest non-Blizzard tournament of the year. With a six-figure prize pool rivaling that of last year’s world championship, more eyes ought to be on WESG. A collaboration between StarLadder and ImbaTV, the multi-game event is taking a trip across the world to select players…

The 2016 Fall shuffle or The Chinese reset

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image source: Steam Workshop Monday, 30th of August 2016 will remain as a point of reference day for the Chinese Dota 2 scene as all the big organizations dropped their squads. The day started with Xu ‘BurNIng‘ Zhilei from Vici Gaming and Chen ‘Hao‘ Zhihao from Newbee leaving their teams, but their decision came as no surprise as both have…

The 2016 Fall shuffle or The Chinese reset

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image source: Steam Workshop Monday, 30th of August 2016 will remain as a point of reference day for the Chinese Dota 2 scene as all the big organizations dropped their squads. The day started with Xu ‘BurNIng‘ Zhilei from Vici Gaming and Chen ‘Hao‘ Zhihao from Newbee leaving their teams, but their decision came as no surprise as both have…

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