Dota 2 News


Meet UIC, Your CSL Dota 2 Grand Champions!

June 1, 2020

Despite the effects of COVID-19, this year’s CSL Dota 2 Grand Finals were a rousing event, with the University of Illinois at Chicago scoring one of the most impressive runs in the history of CSL. Read a little about the team’s history and see the match replay right here.

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New York vs Grand Champions Rematch

February 2, 2019

Competitions can be the crux of arch nemesis or battle-hardened comrades, and CSL is no different. SUNY Stony Brook has made a name for themselves throughout the year and are aiming to reach further and usurp a team they had lost to once before: Rochester Institute of Technology.

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CSL Launches First NBA2K League!

January 26, 2019

CSL is partnering with 2K to host the first ever collegiate league for NBA 2K! Registration is now open and the league begins February 16th, with a $10,000 scholarship pool available across leagues for XBOX and PS4 players. College 2K players, register today!


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.