2019 Dota 2 Highlights

 

The end of the year is here, the perfect moment to recount the most special moments of the season. Here are our 2019 Dota 2 highlights.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/news/2019-dota-2-highlights

TNC Predator are the MDL Chengdu Major champions

 

Grand Finals were upon us for the first Major of the Dota 2 Pro Circuit season and it would be Vici Gaming and TNC Predator fighting to be crowned the champions of MDL Chengdu.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/tnc-predator-are-the-mdl-chengdu-major-champions/

Vici Gaming sweep Evil Geniuses to win ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational

 

Vici Gaming is back on top to end the year.

 

Read all about it here – https://dotesports.com/dota-2/news/vici-gaming-sweeps-evil-geniuses-to-one-esports-dota-2-world-pro-invitational

What went wrong for Team Secret against Vici Gaming

 

Team Secret were eliminated by Vici Gaming in the lower brackets at One Esports tournament by 1-2 in a best of three series. Although Team Secret had a disadvantage in which they had to play without Yazied ‘Yapzor’ Jaradat, it was still possible for them to win this series. Read the article below to check how Secret lost the series..

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/news/what-went-wrong-for-team-secret-against-vici-gaming

Vici Gaming survive a throw and set up an epic Upper Bracket Final showdown

 

There was one last series to be played today at the MDL Chengdu Major with Vici Gaming and Evil Geniuses fighting to secure themselves a guaranteed top 3 finish at the tournament and a fight against TNC Predator in the upper bracket finals.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/vici-gaming-survive-a-throw-and-set-up-an-epic-upper-bracket-final-showdown/

TNC secure themselves a guaranteed top 3 finish at the Chengdu Major

 

Upper bracket semi-finals would close out the last day of non-main event action at the MDL Chengdu Major with TNC Predator taking on J.Storm, with the winner becoming the first team to reach the UB finals.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/news/tnc-secure-themselves-a-guaranteed-top-3-finish-at-the-chengdu-major

TNC fights back even at 62000 Networth disadvantage

 

A must watch game for Chen’s fans as he was played in the offlane position while massively countering Outworld Devourer’s magic damage. TNC didn’t give up instead of a mighty disadvantage and almost turned things around.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/news/tnc-fight-back-even-at-62000-networth-disadvantage

TNC advance to top 6 at MDL Chengdu Major

 

TNC Predator and Alliance opened the playoff stage at the first Major of the new season with a best-of-three duel for a guaranteed top six finish in Chengdu, China. Both teams came to this Major with a championship title already claimed this season, Alliance at the DreamLeague Rotterdam and TNC at the ESL One Hamburg 2019. Their strong start of the season placed them as top contenders for a Major victory as well, which made the quarterfinals confrontation between these two even more interesting to watch.

 

Read all about it here – http://vpesports.com/dota2/news/tnc-advance-to-top-6-at-mdl-chengdu-major

Record breaking Invoker performance by iG.Emo

 

Zhou “Emo” Yi destroyed paiN Gaming with 15 kills in 16 minutes while breaking several records and displaying one of the best early game Invoker plays. Check out the draft analysis to find out how IG defeated paiN in the early game and watch the incredible 15-0-7 killing spree highlights.

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/news/record-breaking-invoker-performance-by-ig-emo

TNC Wins ESL ONE Hamburg 2019!

 

After a successful run through the group stage, TNC was proven to be unbeatable. But what ensued next was a treat to all fans and those who love Dota 2.

 

Gambit Esports and TNC went head to head in a grueling five-game grand finals where TNC ended up victorious, taking home a grand total off $125,000. They will be seen again in the upcoming MDL Chengdu Major, stay tuned!

 

Read all about it here – https://www.gosugamers.net/dota2/news/50547-tnc-clinch-esl-one-hamburg-2019-title

Team Liquid crumbles at dreamleague season 12

 

After a roster change, the ex-Alliance team turned current Team Liquid has shown a rocky start at the Dreamleague season 2.

 

Do you think Team Liquid will be able to bounce back from this and reach it’s glory days as one of the strongest Dota teams around?

 

Read all about it here – https://www.vpesports.com/dota2/team-liquid-crumble-at-dreamleague-season-12/

Dota 2 releases a new update after feedback from the community

 

After considering some feedbacks from the community, Valve has implemented more changes to Dota 2 in their latest update.

 

With promises of better matchmaking, party spread, and a better work around player bans and reporting, will Dota 2 change for the better?

 

Read all about it here – https://vpesports.com/dota2/news/valve-releases-another-dota-2-matchmaking-update-after-community-feedback

23savage, Thailand’s Teenage Dota 2 Phenomemon

 

One of Thailand’s top Dota 2 prodigy, 17 year old Nuengnara “23savage” Teeramahano has been picked up by Fnatic to join their current Dota 2 team with the like of Iceiceice, DJ, Jabz, and Moon.

 

How will it pan out for Fnatic in the coming year and what would you like to see them achieve together?

 

Read all about it here – https://sea.ign.com/dota-2/154193/interview/up-close-and-personal-with-23savage-thailands-teenage-dota-2-phenom

Alliance has a new Dota 2 lineup!

 

Alliance has presented their new Dota 2 team for the upcoming season, with Nikobaby, Linus “LIMMP” Blomdin, Neta “33” Shapira, Simon “Handsken” Haag, and Fata.

 

With veterans in their lineups and familiar names from the Dota 2 pro scene, how will Alliance perform?

 

Read all about it here – https://dotesports.com/dota-2/news/alliance-reveals-new-dota-2-lineup-for-upcoming-season

Team Liquid has returned with an all new roster!

 

With the previous Team Liquid squad leaving to start a new team, they have finally announced their new Dota 2 squad!

 

The entire 5 man squad, previously from Alliance has taken over Team Liquid’s current lineup. Will they be able to live up to the success of Team Liquid, and what will the future hold for them?

 

Read all about it here – https://www.dexerto.com/dota2/team-liquid-announces-returns-dota-2-star-studded-new-roster-1092705

Dota 2 players celebrates massive ban wave!

 

Rejoice players, Valve has banned a bunch of toxic Dota 2 players for up to 19 years!

 

This latest ban wave includes multiple violations, starting with players that have “exceptionally low behavior scores.” Will this help the community and how will this affect the future of Dota 2’s gamplay?

Team Liquid’s Dota 2 line-up has left the team

 

Lead by Kuro “KuroKy” Takhasomi”, TI 7 Champions and their all-star cast has left Team Liquid to start a new organization.

Despite the departure, Team Liquid will look to fill in the slots with a new team. Who are you expecting to be in the new line-up and what are your expectations for KuroKy and the gang in their upcoming venture?

Dota 2 pro circuit will see changes in the coming 2019-2020 season

 

In the upcoming 2019-20 season, the Dota Pro Circuit will undergo some changes to give more time and space to players in between tournaments.

SKT1 has joined the Dota 2 scene with a new roster announcement!

 

South Korean Team SKT1, best known for their success in Starcraft and League of Legends has entered the Dota 2 scene!

With their first announcement of Forev in their starting lineup, who will follow and what are your predictions of their future in Dota 2?

The best of the best from Dota 2 The International 2019

 

200 IQ plays, hype caster calls, and impeccable team play. There’s abit of everything at this year’s Dota 2 The International.

With OG lifting the Aegis and creating eSports history, lets look back at the best plays in the International 2019, by The Score Esports.

 

View it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wju5KycwH5M

The International 2019 is the most watched Dota 2 event on twitch

 

The International 2019 is the most watched Dota 2 event on Twitch ever, with over 1.1 million viewers tuning in.

Without factoring other streaming sites, and events, The International 2019 brought in more viewers than anyone could expected.

Dota 2 announced 2 new heroes!

 

With all the crazy matches going on at Dota 2’s The International 2019, you might have missed this announcement from Valve.

Valve announced that in fall of 2019, Dota 2 will release 2 new heroes; Snapfire and Void Spirit.

Let us know which hero will you be spending your time perfecting once it’s released!

 

Check out their announcement videos here – https://www.neowin.net/news/valve-reveals-two-new-dota-2-heroes-at-the-international-void-spirit-and-snapfire/