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  • Redemption: How to earn votes and get into the Summit 3

    Source: BTS The qualifiers are over, the dust has settled, the players are putting their training gloves back on. All is as it should be before another big event — well, almost. In one of the more brilliant moves this side of Dota 2, The Summit 3 has been offering an extra spot for one lucky team: failed to qualify? You can still, quite literally, redeem yourself so long as you win th... Read More »

  • Dota 2: The new Alliance

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    Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. Newt Gingrich It is easy to be affected by motivational problems after winning a large sum of money - the recent dismal performance of Newbee, former TI4 champions, at D2AC and other tournaments proves that not even the Chinese are immune. The hard work and the amount of stress needed to reach ... Read More »

  • VG.iceiceice: "It's hard to not get to TI in SEA"

    iceiceice and fy at D2AC Hello Daryl. Thank you for accepting the interview. How are you doing these days? Got your banana handy? Pretty good, just had a week's break. Which changes should happen in 6.84 and how do you think they should affect the offlane? If you could insert a single change into the change log, what would it be? I want to see a Roshan that wouldn’t be af... Read More »

  • Dota 2: Hero Draft Positions

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    Source untraced We are going to take a look at the draft position stats of every tier 1-2 hero over the time from March 1st to April 4th 2015. Some heroes are instantly picked or banned in the first five drafts but others can obtain a respectable win rate only by being strategically picked later on. First pick means that the hero has been first picked on that side on the map, second pi... Read More »

  • A detailed translation of HR.valentiNich's blog post

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    This is a full translation of the blog post written by the manager of HellRaisers, Valentin 'valentiNich' Kravchenko. The original is available in English, but comprehension ability is less in the official version - this is a side translation. ——— Greetings to all readers of HellRaisers.pro! We'll get to calls to arms later, for the time being, this'll be a ... Read More »

  • Every day I'm shufflin'.

    Team Secret drew great players from across three teams. Source: StarLadder Alliance replaced EternaLEnvY with Loda and won The International 3. NewBee bought players left and right and won the International. Evil Geniuses gambled on Suma1l and won the Dota 2 Asia Championship. Every year after The International all the teams who didn’t win and sometimes the ones that did, release play... Read More »

  • Regional Competitive Tier List March 2015

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    Following the Competitive Tier List, the Regional Tier List is also ready. This list includes Tier 1-2 and high Tier 3 heroes, lanes, side and pick order win rate. Side and Pick Order   Overall Regional Tiers   Americas   Europe   SEA   China   Americas Lanes   Europe Lanes   SEA Lanes   ... Read More »

  • BTS.GoDz: "I don't foresee Dota 2 dying in the next 5 years"

    Hello David. Thank you for agreeing to this interview. Can you introduce yourself to the people who are not so familiar with you? Hey, I'm David Parker, known to many online as 'GoDz', professional DotA and Dota 2 commentator. It's been almost 2 years since BTS was established via help from the community and has since achieved a lot of success in casting as well as ho... Read More »