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Dota Weekly: China Supermajor, Direct TI Invites, DPC 2019, Short Film Contest (Week of 4th June)

The China Supermajor The China Supermajor is underway and has been living up to expectations so far. Great format (Groups + Double Elim) – No BO1s. No team eliminated in the first day, and groups turned out to be very balanced. Good streaming platform. On Twitch, as people would like it. Amazing production and content. Check out PGL’s art and wallpaper downloads that they’ve kindly shared. We've added 16 NEW comic book style #dota2 Hero wallpapers to our Drive folder with shareable #art. Enjoy! And dont forget to watch for more #supermajor madness, from PGL and @PWRD_DOTA2 –

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Dota Weekly: ESL One Birmingham, 7.16, and Roster Changes (27th May)

Esports / Dota Pro Circuit ESL One Birmingham Virtus Pro shows their strength yet again VP was undefeated throughout the entire ESL One Birmingham tournament. In no surprise, the top DPC team made quick work of OpTic Gaming, with a clean 3-0 sweep in the grand finals. No[o]ne was awarded the MVP, getting a second Mercedes-Benz for the team. Criticism on Tournament Format ESL faced heavy criticism yet again with their choice of format for ESL One Birmingham – with Three groups of 4 teams each, where the bottom 2 of each group is eliminated. The issue lied in...

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Dota Weekly: MDL Changsha, Scccuh, Ranked Reset, and Baby Roshan (20th May)

Esports / Dota Pro Circuit The MDL Changsha Major PSG.LGD win yet another major and look especially strong since a great showing at DAC, winning their second major back-to-back (and don’t forget, placing second in DAC, only losing to Mineski in a 2-3 series). PSG.LGD secured the 4th TI8 direct invite slot when they secured top 4. However, winning this major catapulted them into the 2nd place in DPC points, leaving Mineski, Vici Gaming, Newbee, and VGJ.Thunder to be teams to yet secure their points, but will likely be the invited teams. China proves to be surging yet again...

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ESL One Genting Group Stages – Day 2 Rundown, Day 3 Predictions

ESL Genting Day 2 ended off with 4 more teams eliminated, and so far, the fastest and longest games of the whole Minor. Shortest Game: Mineski vs LFY – 18:09. I’ve never seen a match so one-sided before. Mineski were in control from the beginning of the game. Nana completely denies the Shadow Fiend at mid, and Mineski create enough space for Mushi to get 71 CS @ 10 minutes. Longest Game: Fnatic vs Vici Gaming – 91:36. Probably one for the books. Fnatic get mega creeps, but Vici Gaming were able to hold for a good 30 minutes before...

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The Ohaiyo Saga Fallout

We’re following the events happening around the Fnatic roster change involving Ohaiyo. After the initial announcement, there was much speculation around the community, with people showing frustrations with EternalEnvy and the Fnatic organization, and strong opinions from some players and managers in the region. Here’s a quick timeline of events. Click on each to read more. Mineski Co-Founder and Executive Vice President Kenchi Yap posts about Fnatic securing a major slot and kicking a player. This is where all speculation started. Fnatic announces Ohaiyo’s departure Ohaiyo shares his feelings on how everything was handled Fnatic releases a statement clarifying the...

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