MLG 100th EU qualifiers; the underdogs mean business

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Monkey Business and CIS Rejects denied both Ninjas in Pyjamas and Team Empire their chance to reclaim the MLG title. None of the previous seasons winners have managed to reach the grand finals of EU qualifiers at MLG World Finals despite the fact they both have been seeded directly in the semifinals. From a round two dominated by the CIS…

CIS domination at MLG EU qualifiers

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Three CIS teams survived after the first qualifier round of MLG World Finals while the season one winners, Team Empire are waiting their opponents directly into the semifinals. Four teams have been eliminated right form the first round of qualifiers; the Geek Squad Golden Boys lost their game versus Vega Squadron, SingSing’s stack, Monkey Freedom Fighters have been eliminated by…

DreamLeague season 4 announced with a $150,000 prize pool and open qualifiers

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DreamLeague is back with its fourth season and a “fresh format” that features seven invited teams and open qualifiers for the last spot. The LAN playoffs will be held at Dreamhack Winter in Jönköping, Sweden between November 26-29. Surprisingly enough, the season three runners up, Natus Vincere are not among the invited teams. However, three CIS representative teams, Team Empire,…

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…

Empire fail to lock a five man roster for Major

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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. As they decided to follow the trend and give a chance to new talented players, more than a week ago…

The ESL NY Europe qualifier invites are out!

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There’s still a week left before team rosters lock, but Dota waits for no one. ESL New York is rapidly approaching. The open qualifiers for EU have ended and the results bring us a whopping 5 teams who will join the 9 invited teams. Both old squads and new teams are joining the fray; and this qualifier will separate the…

Team Empire waves farewell to yoky and Alwayswannafly

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Team Empire have officially announced the departure of their offlaner yoky and one of the supports, ALWAYSWANNAFLY and welcomed a new rising star to their roster. Both players who just left Team Empire were considered some of their strongest and constant ones but it seems that Maxim ‘yoky‘ Kim wanted to play a different role in the team and the…

Team Empire invests in UBaH but drops TI5 performer Yoky and AWF

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Despite several CIS teams sticking to their guns such as Vega and VP, Team Empire officially announced the departure of Maxim ‘yoky‘ Kim and Andrey ‘alwayswannafly‘ Bondarenko. Meanwhile, Team Empire tweeted their latest roster today with their newest edition Ivan ‘uBaH‘ Kapustin. The fifth and final player for Team Empire will be announced towards the end of August. Team Empire…

Team Empire invests in UBaH but lose TI5 performer Yoky and AWF

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Despite several CIS teams sticking to their guns such as Vega and VP, Team Empire officially announced the departure of Maxim ‘yoky‘ Kim and Andrey ‘alwayswannafly‘ Bondarenko. Meanwhile, Team Empire tweeted their latest roster today with their newest edition Ivan ‘uBaH‘ Kapustin. The fifth and final player for Team Empire will be announced towards the end of August. Team Empire…

Silent and Resolut1on to stay with Empire

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Both Team Empire cores Resolut1on and Silent registered for the upcoming Major as primary members. After finishing in the 9-12th position at The International 5, Team Empire was one ofthat was expected to shuffle the roster. There are no news coming from the team in this aspect other than the fact that the team captain Roman ‘Resolut1on‘ Fominok and the carry…