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Mineski Pro Team announces new roster for 2018-2019 DPC season

Mineski had a respectable 2017-2018 season, winning the DAC Major in a magical run, defeating the TI8 Grand Finalists LGD twice in that tournament. The mixed SEA team then seemed to have lost their momentum coming into TI8, placing Top 12. A New Mineski for 2018-2019 Mineski rounds up their roster by adding former MVP Phoenix teammates Kpii and febby, and JT- from Geekfam (formerly known as March, but not to be confused with the Korean/former MVP.Phoenix player). On paper, this looks like an exciting mix – with Mushi moving to Position 5 and taking on the captain role, and...

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[TI8] OG Win TI8 in a Cinderella Run, and Post-TI Team Rundown

The Grand Finals: OG vs PSG.LGD Rematch Result: OG 3-2 PSG.LGD Dotabuff Possibly the best Grand Finals in TI history – 5 game series, and an incredible redemption story. The first OG-PSG.LGD matchup was a close one – it boiled down to one teamfight in Game 3 that could really have been anyone’s game, except that JerAx saved OG with an epic Echo Slam, which allowed OG to take the game while two of LGD’s cores were dead. LGD on the other hand seemed to figure things out – with Somnus M/Maybe having great games against EG, cleaning them...

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[TI8] Main Event Day 5: OG secures a Grand Finals Spot, EG Survive, and TWO NEW HEROES!

Two New Heroes At the end of the last series of the day, two cinematic trailers were shown for two new heroes – Mars and Grimstroke. Grimstroke Available NOW. Grimstroke is a ranged support with a very packed skillset. His ultimate, Soulbind, shackles two enemy heroes together. They can’t walk far away from each other, and any single target spells cast on one, will also affect the other. Read more about Grimstroke: http://www.dota2.com/grimstroke Mars Little is currently known about Mars. However, it could be a code name as well – Dark Willow was codenamed Sylph in the leaks. Mars also...

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[TI8] Main Stage Day 4 – Evil Geniuses Secure Top 4

Day 4 is a much more relaxed day, with only 3 series (yesterday’s 4 series went all the way until midnight). Here’s a TLDR: Virtus Pro eliminate Optic Gaming in a 2-1. Team Secret figure out VGJ.Storm and wipe them 2-0. Will face Team Liquid tomorrow. Evil Geniuses prove to be better than the slumping Virtus Pro, ending them in 2-0. EG secures top 4 placement. Chinese Legends vs OpenAI 1-0 (Watch here). Humans are now career 2-0 over Skynet. The All-Star match! It’s fun to watch with context. This year’s All-Star game is Mutation Mode! (Watch) Tomorrow we...

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[TI8] Main Stage Day 3 – OG and LGD Secure Top 3

We finally get a 3 game series in Day 3! TLDR MUST WATCH – Anime fight between OG and EG. Scroll down below for rundown, VGJ.Storm eliminate Winstrike Team in a convincing 2-0. Team Secret force a Game 3 against Vici Gaming, and eliminate them (must watch!) PSG.LGD is the last Chinese team in the tournament, defeating defending champions Team Liquid 2-0, and secures Top 3. Pain Gaming saves us from Skynet by beating OpenAI. Watch! Sheever’s Story Definitely something to watch. Kaci goes to the Netherlands to talk to Sheever about her diagnosis, and battle with cancer. Day...

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