We know half of the teams going to Kiev!

StarLadder XI LAN finals will take place from 15th to 18th of January in 2015. Although that is 'next year' in reality it is less than a month away so it is not surprising that the qualifiers are going strong and half of the teams have already been decided. The only region still playing is Europe.

UPDATE: Secret claim their first tourna...

XMG Captains Draft 2.0 by DotaCinema turned out to be a huge success as the base prize pool of $50,000 got increased to over $275,000, with almost $100,000 for the first place! The highly lucrative finals of the online tournament will take place today in a bo5 between Team Secret and Virtus.Pro.

"Play like a girl" experiment seeks vol...

A few months ago Elise 'Hyasiance' Stevenson decided to do a social experiment to try to expose how the gaming experience differs for men and women. Equipped with a voice modulator to castrate personalities such as PyrionFlax and SirActionSlacks, over a dozen volunteers delved voice first into experiencing 10 hours as a woman. Could you be the next...

Empire unable to attend 1st LAN of 2015

After a very unfortunate start to the 5th season of the D2L with teams pulling out of the competition the online stage has now come to an end. The first LAN of the 2015 is rapidly approaching but receives yet another blow as Team Empire who qualified for the offline finals in Las Vegas are unable to attend due to visa issues.

HR follows C9 out the door, Lajons step...

After yesterday's announcement that Cloud 9 have withdrawn from the second season of i-League, today another western team has decided to pull out. joinDOTA Masters Champions HellRaisers who won one of two Europeans spots announced that they will also not attend the event. It has already been announced that Lajons will be the replacement.

C9 withdrawal triggers follow-up ban

Cloud9 have received a ban from the next installment of i-League after dropping out of the Season 2 LAN Finals 'without giving a valid reason'. Whereas Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling commented on Reddit the move was down to lack of commmunication and last minute changes, as well as bringing up concerns about being paid in cash.

HR Assassinate 4ASC in jDM Grand Final

The joinDOTA Masters conclude in spectacular fashion. Two aggressive teams face eachother, fighting for the first prize and the joinDOTA Masters title. Any of the recent patch changes come into effect?

jDM Grand Final: 4ASC could win $7,000

Shortly after the announcement of the Shifting Snows patch, which brings the new winter map as well as including Techies in captains mode, viewers saw the new patch live in action in the competitive scene for the first time during the joinDOTA Masters semi final. Will the Grand Final between HR and 4ASC tomorrow bring new surprises in playstyle...