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 joinDOTA Masters...

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...

Match-fixing culprits form We Are Sorry

The former line-up of Arrow Gaming, of which two players were involved in a match-fixing drama in October, will be participating in the Vietnam Championship League, and have decided to rename themselves We Are Sorry. What is more the line-up of EvoGT also returns to competition. Will they both be able to wipe the slate clean with a fresh start?

"Lack of synergy" sees Simbaaa leave Se...

After a run of very good results after forming in the TI reshuffle, Team Secret and Tal 'Simbaaa' Aizik parts ways. Replacing him will be Rasmus 'MiSeRy' Filipsen who recently quit his 'permanent standin' role in Alliance. Could a new reshuffle between Alliance and Tinker be on the horizon?

EternalEnvy "rant" sparks heated debate

The state of Dota 2 and the quantity of tournaments have been a topic of heated debate lately. Most notably a while ago ex-VP player NS and joinDOTA's caster Tobi shared their thoughts on the problem. Now one of the top pro players EternaLEnVy have spoken out his mind, which has already triggered some response from the community.

BenQ Showmatch: SNA vs. coL Best-of-3!

Carrying on their Showmatch series which was a big success in CS:GO with mouz versus Virtus.Pro last month, BenQ moves back onto Dota 2, picking up two of the most promising teams in the United States at the moment, Sneaky Nyx Assassins and compLexity. They will be duking it out in a winner takes all best-of-3 match just before Christmas.

Ten 6.83 Changes You NEED to Know

The announcement of 6.83 comes with a decent assortment of hero changes, additions to pro-dota hero pools, item changes, gameplay changes, and some server-end changes which should impact the quality of gameplay for all users. This patch summary comes with optional extended discussions on changes to help you parse the patch and read just what peaks...