VP and VP.Polar defy the odds to progress

In a surprising turn of events, both Tinker and 4ASC who were voted as favourites to progress in our user poll, failed to reach the second stage of DreamLeague Season 2. Virtus Pro and Virtus Pro Polar were the two teams to pass through, where they will join Team EG and Cloud9 in the final stage of the competition which starts this afternoon.

The MPGL Grand finals kick off today!

The first day of the 2014 MPGL Grand finals kicks off today in the Philippines, and with the best teams from around the Southeast Asian region in attendance expect some exciting games. Fourteen teams will participate in this year’s final, having earned their places at the most prestigious SEA event throughout the year.

4ASC unable to weather the qojvqa Storm

The best of three coming out of the stage 1 loser’s bracket saw TT stomping 4ASC out of the tournament with a convincing 2-0 series - behind stable lanes and excellent play on qojqva's Storm Spirit. TT will face off against VP in a final series to advance to Stage 2.

Shane:"It's like disaster zone level 90...

Shane from the GD Studio tells the tale of how he broke into the DOTA2 scene with Dotanoobs, his first experiences as a commentator as well the pitfalls of trying to blag his way through hosting his own LAN. Capitalist was left in awe at the stories that came out in their conversation, and if you weren't a fan of Shane before, you definitely will...

VP times two equals nerve-racking games

In the quite unexpected participants of DreamLeague's winner bracket final of phase 2, Virtus Pro and their sister squad Virtus Pro.Polar went head-to-head. The two Russian squads provided three intense and entertaining games with enough surprises to knock you off a chair or two. VP.Polar got out on top in the end after some some impressive...

EG.PPD: "Cloud9 choke in tournaments"

Peter 'ppd' Dager laid down the gauntlet earlier today when he spoke to TheCapitalist, commending the role of Aui_2000 in Cloud9 comparing his role to the one Zai plays, but also commented that Cloud9 'often choke on LAN, especially against us' and that they at times can let emotions get the better of them, just like EG. See what else the captain...

VP repel Tinker, VP.Polar destroys 4ASC

Round 1 of the Phase 3 Stage #1 of Dreamleague season 2 ended with VP and VP.Polar advancing to next round where they'll face each other to punch their ticket to final stage of Dreamhack. Team Tinker and 4ASC were both caught off guard in the bo1, but 4ASC in partilar looked out of sorts after starting well.

DL Phase 3: Team profiles - Vengeful love

The Final stage of the DreamLeague will begin tomorrow, in the culmination in what has been an amazing turn around for a competition strewn with issues in its opening phase. Six teams will compete on LAN at DreamHack Winter, with EG and Cloud9 seeded ahead of the other 4. We bring you up to speed on the hero picking trends and what to expect.