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gianDK banned from joinDOTA League for matchfixing

Jose GianMarco Durand Cornejo, known in the world of Dota 2 as gianDK, has been banned from all joinDOTA and Freaks 4U Gaming events for two years from March 23rd.  An investigation went...

Vancouver’s Rogers Arena will host The International this summer

The biggest event in Dota 2, The International, will this year take place not in the USA but in neighbouring Canada.  It has been announced that Vancouver's Rogers Arena will be hosting...

Scottish Esports League season one to start soon with multiple titles

Season one of Esports Scotland’s Scottish Esports League (SEL) is due to start soon, with multiple publishers backing the programme and various titles set to play out throughout the season. The confirmed...
ESL One

ESL One Birmingham breaks records with ticket sales

ESL One Birmingham was only announced a handful of days ago and it's already proving to be a popular event. The very first Dota 2 Major to be hosted in the...
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ESL One Birmingham confirmed for May, the first UK Dota 2 Major

ESL One Birmingham has now been confirmed as the first Dota 2 Major and ESL One ever to be held in the UK.  There was reportedly a fierce pitch between three ESL territories...

ESforce announces partnership with KFC

ESForce has announced that it will be partnering with KFC for an upcoming season of an international youth project called KFC Battle, a 'large-scale sports, cultural, and educational project aimed at...

SecretLab partnership will see PGL participants sitting comfortably

Gaming chair maker Secretlab has today announced a partnership with PGL, the global tournament operator best known for organising major Dota 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive events.  The terms of the...

ESI Gambling Report: ESL One Katowice Dota 2 preview

With the Dota 2 season approaching its cusp, pressure is boiling over as the reality of The International 8 sets in for those teams competing for a slot at the premier...

Who’s worth more: the team or the player?

When Valve introduced the new Dota Pro Circuit (DPC), the way we viewed the competitive Dota 2 scene drastically changed. Back before teams were penalized for changing their rosters, we would...

Zambrella – BlinkPool – Becoming an Esports Market Maker

There’s not many people out there that have the joy of watching Dota 2 and getting paid for it. Usually, the privilege is reserved for a select few - be it...

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Events

Bethesda reveals further Quake Champions esports tournaments

Bethesda and DreamHack have joined forces to bring further Quake Champions tournaments after the Quake World Championships. The two additional tournaments in 2017 have been...