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SL i-League StarSeries S3 Announcement

SL i-League StarSeries S3 Announcement
StarLadder and ImbaTV announced third joint season of StarSeries for Dota 2 with LAN-final in Shanghai. Eight slots in the final stage of the tournament will be given to the teams of Europe, North America, Asia and China. The event's prize pool is $ 300 000.
Dota 2 12 December 2016, 16:27 views 10172 comments 0 More
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Dota 2 v7.00 released!

Dota 2 v7.00 released!
It’s the end of an era. Today, Valve finally released the patch v7.00. As promised, it brought a huge quantity of changes to the game; a solid base to create a fresh meta for 2017 major events. Currently, it is available only for the test client, while tomorrow it will be open to the general public in the main game client.
Dota 2 11 December 2016, 19:11 views 91119 comments 0 More
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Sniper: A controversial pick

Sniper: A controversial pick
Sniper has been a long time pick that no one would have liked to see in their games, especially during the “Ho Ho Ha Ha” patch of the game. During the reign of the 6.88 patch, we have been witnesses to the hero’s rise in the professional games too. What was it that made the hero viable again? And is he viable at all? Let’s find out together!
Dota 2 11 December 2016, 11:51 views 22327 comments 0 More
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Next major to be held in Kyiv

Next major to be held in Kyiv
With the end of the Boston Major approaching, Valve revealed the first details of the next Dota 2 major tournament, including dates and venue. Much to the delight of the CIS fans of the game, the long-awaited event will be held in Kyiv!
Dota 2 10 December 2016, 10:34 views 36314 comments 2 More
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Let's talk about Templar Assassin

Let's talk about Templar Assassin
Today we are going to focus one of the more traditional, tried and tested picks and discuss all things needed to succeed with a Templar Assasin.
Dota 2 11 December 2016, 18:50 views 540 comments 0 More
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Support like a pro with Weaver

Support like a pro with Weaver
Supporting your team is not always easy, especially in pub games and usually, your team requires you to have 2 supports, since zoning out the enemy cores is definitely no task for just 1 hero. So, you are left with a choice, play some supports that you never played in your life. Or play Weaver.
Dota 2 5 December 2016, 00:23 views 16640 comments 0 More
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Rubick: A difficult support to master

Rubick: A difficult support to master
While the abilities of Rubick may seem simple, Telekinesis and Fade Bolt are both easy to understand and are straightforward in terms of complexity, there is a high capacity for skill and a steep learning curve for perhaps newer players that may not be evident the first few times of controlling this playmaking hero disguised as a support.
Dota 2 2 December 2016, 06:01 views 24624 comments 0 More
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Roaming to the mid lane as a support

Roaming to the mid lane as a support
Observing the competitive games we can learn a lot, but sometimes trying to replicate the same tactics in pub can lead to disappointing results. Today, we will discuss the advantages that a support can bring to the team when focusing its attention on the mid lane, and whether or not this strategy can bring tangible results or not in pubs.
Dota 2 4 December 2016, 13:20 views 23010 comments 0 More
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Reports and Low priority

Reports and Low priority
With the recent changes to the punishment system in Dota 2 causing an uproar in the community due to punishments being handed out more quickly and popular streamers facing extensive trips to low priority, let’s evaluate the regulatory mechanisms enforced in Dota 2.
Dota 2 3 December 2016, 14:30 views 15506 comments 0 More
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Types of pulls and when to use them

Types of pulls and when to use them
When playing as a support in lane, the general rule teaches you to stack the small jungle camp and pull it in order to achieve lane balance. While this tactic is optimal and gets the job done, it isn’t always the most fruitful for your own needs. Beside the classic stack and pull, you have more alternatives at your disposal.
Dota 2 1 December 2016, 13:24 views 19693 comments 0 More