Category Archives: Dota 2

York beats Lancaster University in Roses Esports 2018 varsity

Established in 2013, Roses Esports began as an unofficial competition between Fragsoc and LUGES, the gaming societies of York and Lancaster Universities respectively. After several years of trials, esports was eventually added to the official Roses line-up in 2016, with Lancaster taking the series 2-1 to earn 4 points for their university. Things did not go…
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Esports business conference ESI Birmingham joins the UK Dota 2 Major

ESL UK and Esports Insider today announced they are partnering up for the delivery of ESI Birmingham, a new esports business symposium. The event will take place on May 24th at Arena Birmingham, the day before the quarter-finals begin at ESL One Birmingham - the UK's very first Dota 2 Major. The symposium will feature…
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UK Masters announces Weekly Cups in PUBG, LoL & Dota 2

The UK Masters is back with a twist - it's returning with a series of new Weekly Cups. There will be open cups every week for hit game of the moment PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), as well as classic MOBAs Dota 2 and League of Legends. The UK Masters team described the weekly cups in this…
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Now QPR and AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes is getting involved in esports

Yesterday it was revealed that Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke is forming an esports team - now another owner of an English football club is getting in on the action. QPR owner Tony Fernandes - who is also group CEO of AirAsia - has put out a video backing his new esports team. The AirAsia Allstars Esports Club will be…
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Britain’s Machine, ODPixel & Pyrion Flax join The International 2017 broadcast team

Three well-known British gaming personalities have been added to the Dota 2 International 7 broadcast line-up. Caster Alex "Machine" Richardson (left) will be hosting the International's group stage, plus caster Owen "ODPixel" Davies (centre) and content creator Ted "Pyrion Flax" Forsyth (right) have also joined the team. American Sean "Day9" Plott has been announced as the official host…
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epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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