March was filled with qualifiers, from the nail bitingly close to the outright stomps. Cheese was lost at the cost of unlikely victors taking down big names. With last month's betting winner dropping down to 31st, MorpheoS, who secured second place in February's contest, takes home the generous prize.
MY has managed to defeat MVP Phoenix 2-1 in the Finals of Starladder Season 12 South East Asia Qualifier. After losing game 1, the Malaysians staged a spectacular comeback and grabbed a ticket to the LAN finals in Romania, where they will compete for more than $80,000.
Tonight at 9PM CEST two former TI champions - The Alliance and Natus Vincere - will face off in the ESL One Frankfurt qualifiers. With TI invites on the horizon securing a trip to one of the biggest LANs in the world will be crucial for both squads as they need to show that they are still top contenders in the scene. All the action will be commentated by Toby 'TobiWan' Dawson and William 'Blitz' Lee. Hop in for more info...
With the last day of the Chinese Qualifiers for Season 5 D2CL coming to a close, we now have our regional champion: Vici Gaming cruised to a 3:0 victory in the Finals against Invictus Gaming! Catch up on the two thrilling series, with Invictus Gaming vs. LGD Gaming in the LB finals, followed by the best-of-five finale between Invictus Gaming and Vici Gaming.
Team Empire has announced that they will play with a stand-in at the upcoming MLG LAN finals after Maxim 'yoky' Kim was unable to procure a visa on his second attempt. Empire have since told joinDOTA that they have enlisted the help of Gleb 'Funn1k' Lipatnikov for the finals at the MLG arena in Columbus next week.
hehe united burst into their first title only 2 weeks ago winning the March iteration of MSI Dragon Battle, shining the light on their interesting drafts and builds. However, as we roll over into April, will the open qualifier squad defend their belt? Or will we have another up-and-comer steal the spotlight and continue the trend?
Taking a step back from the dizzying prize pool of $250,000 boasted by ESL One later this year, ESL have announced a weekly tournament, free for all to enter. The Go4Dota2 tournament aims to highlight the talent of upcoming teams, giving incentive for more players to get involved on a semi-professional level.
With The International 5 Qualifiers right around the corner we had the privilege of interviewing Argentinian mid player -ddx currently playing for Isurus Gaming. He gives his thoughts about his team,the SA scene,TI invitations format and even uG's scandal.