Dota 2 News


School Spotlight: Cal Esports

February 6, 2020

Following their win at the first Heroes of the Dorm tournament in 2015, Cal Esports would use that momentum to build one of the largest collegiate esports clubs in the United States. We spoke with Cal Esports to learn more about their growth and future.

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Recap with Rutgers: Learning and LANing

January 18, 2019

Rutgers climbed the ranks and made a name for themselves in the CSL season, but fell just a bit short of the big league last year and the Winter Invitational this year. But like true champs, they keep on. Will we see them in LAN this time around?


Springing Forwards with Predictions: Dota 2

January 12, 2019

Dust off that Frostivus, players! Now that everyone is well rested, it's time to shift gears and get back into the battlefield. Who will take it all? Check out Carlo and Charles' predictions and let us know if you agree! Or fight them about it. Your call.


Breaking Bread Over Break: RIT and Rutgers

January 6, 2019

Hope everyone had a great winter break filled with presents, warmth, and resolutions. Rutgers coach Aaron Landry and the RIT team came together to discuss the upcoming season.


Dota Winter Invitational and Spring Info

December 17, 2018

With Fall standings for Dota were finalized, the Winter Invitational and new groups are now launched; read on for an overview of what to expect as we move closer to the playoffs.

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Now Live: Winter Wonderslam!

December 10, 2018

With winter break upcoming and this season finishing, we are happy to announce the Winter Wonderslam! Join us as we host multiple events for various games during the month of December. More details for each game in Winter Wonderslam can be found below!


The Official CSL December 2019 Power Rankings

December 10, 2018

After long weeks of games, we've reached the pivotal point of the CSL season. The top teams have been crowned, but it's no time for them to rest. Winter Invitational is coming up; they have to keep their skills up if they're going to compete with the best of the best.


Giving Thanks to Icefrog: Patch 7.20

November 30, 2018

If you haven't heard, this patch is the largest update yet in the history of DotA. A deal big enough for Purge to do an 8 hour video on it. But who got time for that? Check out this - uh - relatively condensed review to get up to speed!

Breaking News

Clemson University Players Banned

November 28, 2018

Clemson University JV Dota team removed and multiple roster members banned for using an illegal player and refusing to comply with player eligibility verification



November 24, 2018

There’s a lot to be grateful for, especially the friends and family we’ve made through esports. Now’s the time to show appreciation for all the people in our lives and win free prizes along the way. Tagsgiving is here, so let’s dig in!

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Division 0/S is now live!

November 14, 2018

We are excited to announce the start of Division 0 and Division S, which both run from now through December 8th! Division 0 and Division S are hubs through Faceit that incorporate both competitive and casual matches.


Week 4 Power Rankings

November 12, 2018

Returning titans and new blood challengers: who will take the ranks? In this article we ranked the top 10 teams of CSL DotA so far. Don't see your team? Well win games and prove your worth!


Ownage and Ongoings

November 10, 2018

Just 4 weeks into the season and teams are already starting to settle into their placements. There are plenty of returning titans, but new contenders don't plan to back down. Check out how the regions are looking in this recap.