Rumor: NiP to make major roster changes

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In a leak from anonymous sources, it has been revealed that NiP appear to be planning to drop the majority of their current roster. Fragbite.se, one of the most popular esports news sources in Sweden, published a report today that claims that the site has secured confirmation from anonymous sources inside the Ninjas in Pyjamas that the team plans to drop…

A New Challenger Approaches

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With some time away from the action until Worlds start, I thought we’d take a look back at the end of last split and what it means going forward. For all these teams, roster changes and play style changes are very possible, given the gap in time and the practices that go on in the mean time, but the broad…

Rumor Mill 2015: post TI5 shuffle – CIS Rejects a new all stars line-up

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All the latest confirmed and speculated roster changes in one place. Team Empire (05.09.2015: Confirmed)  -update- In the last day of the shuffle period Team Empire have announced their final fifth player but they can’t lock the new roster as Andrey ‘The_apathy’ Aleshkov already signed up on the majors registration list with his previous team, aSpera. Team Empire have officially announced…

Chinese Roster Shuffle

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As the western teams undergo huge roster changes to all but the minority of teams, the Chinese scene has only seen a more modest level of transfers and changes, but some big ones nonetheless. The new roster locks mean that no changes can be made after September 5th if the teams wish to be eligible for an invite to the…

ESL One NY Europe qualifiers announced

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With two days left before the Europe main qualifiers for ESL One New York will start, all the invited teams have been revealed along with a few format changes.  The Eastern Dota 2 scene has been affected dramatically by the post TI5 shuffle, with only a handful of teams left untouched or with minor roster changes. Because of that, ESL decided…

ESL One NY Europe qualifiers: the invited teams

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With two days left before the Europe main qualifiers for ESL One New York will start, all the invited teams have been revealed along with a few format changes.  The Eastern Dota 2 scene has been affected dramatically by the post TI5 shuffle, with only a handful of teams left untouched or with minor roster changes. Because of that, ESL decided…

Virtus Pro to not change roster

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Virtus Pro have confirmed that there won’t be any roster changes for the upcoming majors. Don’t worry, there will be no changes in @TeamVirtuspro Dota 2 roster — Team Virtus.pro (@TeamVirtuspro) August 18, 2015 The no roster change comes with the fact that Virtus.Pro lived up to the organizations name. They finished 6th in the group stages of the International…

MLG Pro League Season 3 Week 2 Storylines

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Season 3 of the MLG Pro League began last week and there was some questionable roster changes that were announced on the same day it began. With the league being cut down to 22 matches, each of these new teams will be forced to perform quickly or they will fall far behind in a blink of an eye and be…

Optic’s Dominance: Is Call of Duty still Competitive or Dying Out?

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Call of Duty (CoD) experiences a vast of amount of roster changes. It seems like every two weeks now, RosterMania appears. Every team has fallen victim (or victor) during Rostermania. Except Optic Gaming. Optic Gaming has had mostly the same roster since Advanced Warfare debuted. Other than Matt “Nadeshot” Haag leaving for personal reasons and allowing Damon “Karma” Barlow to…

MLG Pro League Season 3 Storylines

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Season 3 of the MLG Pro League begins tomorrow and in the past few weeks teams have made some promising and questionable roster changes heading into Season 3. Reason being is the ultimate goal for each of the 12 teams is to have the best possible shot at placing in the top 8 and in hopes of obtaining a majority of…