Shanghai: Major Drama

What should have been an exciting tournament can otherwise only really be called cumbersome.  The matches themselves were exciting, and most of the teams played quite aggressively, but nearly everything revolving around the tournament made it difficult to watch.  First off, the tournament was hosted in Shanghai, so finding a good time to watch was … Read more

The Shanghai Major, Group Stage Recap – Group B

Group B – Alliance, Team Spirit, Vici Gaming, Fnatic Friday, February 26 GSL Match #1 – Alliance vs. Team Spirit Alliance entered the Shanghai Major as another strong pick for the potentially winning the tournament (depending who you ask). The team had won TI3 in 2013 in one of the most spectacular Dota matches in … Read more

DOTA 2 Shanghai Major – Team Overview

We’re less than two weeks away from the Shanghai Major tournament, with the eight qualifying teams ready to join the directly invited teams in the group stage event later this week. The group stage event will determine main event bracket seeds, with the top two winners from each group starting in the upper bracket, and the losers starting in … Read more