Category: ESports

Dota 2 The International 6: Main Event Day #2

By Jeremy Say Even with many fan favorite teams being eliminated from the competition on day 1 of the main event, there were still many more surprises in store for the fans. If you don’t have the time to watch all the highlights, at least watch the TnC vs OG games (links provided down below) – they’re worth the click. EHOME vs Alliance 2 Game Highlights:  Game 1 Match ID: http://www.dotabuff.com/matches/2559987699   EHOME.Fenrir gets work done with beautifully timed Disruptions and Soul Catcher around the map Alliance have difficulties as the control and stuns from EHOME prove to be...

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Dota 2 The International 6: Main Event Day #1

By Jeremy Say With the group stages over and the brackets made, day 1 will have the four teams from the lower bracket (LB) be the first 4 teams to be eliminated from TI6 in a best-of-one. Tensions are high in the lower bracket as 8 teams strategize and bide their time till after the upper bracket (UB) OG vs MVP Phoenix and Digital Chaos (DC) vs Wings Gaming games finish. The open ceremony started with all the teams being announced as they came out and lined up in front of our overlord Gabe Newell in flip-flops as he...

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Dota 2 The International 6: Day #3 End of Group Stages.

By Jeremy Say Digital Chaos continues to take everyone by surprise. Misery in particular did a wonderful job as a drafter, painting a very large target on his back as he drafted and his team Sunsfans’ed their way through TI6. As every new tournament has a “mini” meta, TI6 is going to make tsunami-like waves in the community as people of all skill levels will be trying to bend it like Dendi. The amount of copycats is going to make playing DOTA unbearable again. But hey, at least we get to see aggressive games with hero picks such as...

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Dota 2 The International 6: Day #2

By Jeremy Say Day 2 is now underway, with many teams under intense pressure as they try to either stay on top or climb the group rankings. If you missed Day 1, here is a link to our previous article. Warning- as usual, spoilers abound. Day 2 Group A Alliance, Escape Gaming, Evil Geniuses, LGD Gaming, Natus Vincere, OG, TNC Gaming, Wings Gaming Group A is shaping up well with players like Jimmy “Demon” Ho, well known for the “Classic Jimmy”, has finally found himself captaining rising team TNC as they tie for 4th place with Alliance.  Above TNC...

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Dota 2 The International 6: Day #1 + Wild Card

By Jeremy Say The International 6 is finally here, and we’ve got quick recap of Day 1 and the Wild Card for you.   Warning- spoilers abound. Wild Card Complexity (NA), EHOME (China), Escape Gaming (Euro), Execration (SEA) Notable Game/Highlights Execration vs Complexity – 15 year old Abed “Abed” Yusop; GODLY Meepo 920 GPM 1204 XPM Results 1st – EHOME, 2nd – Escape Gaming   Day 1 Group A Alliance, Escape Gaming, Evil Geniuses, LGD Gaming, Natus Vincere, OG, TNC Gaming, Wings Gaming LGD with stand-in Wang “Banana” Jiao seems to still be on form as they end the...

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