Podcast video topics and time stamps: 3:00 – What’s LodA been doing the last 6 months?5:45 – On being the acting CEO of Alliance while still playing7:30 – Building something that will outlast himself with Alliance13:40 – Micke will be the best midlaner in Sweden22:40 – The L-God will retire after two more TIs32:05 – Thoughts on the new Major/Minor system?35:48 – Are you targeting a specific event for Alliance’s return?44:14 – History as a player and transitioning from DotA to Dota 2 Jonathan “LodA” Berg has been playing Dota for 12 years. His career and stardom have spanned both the original DotA and DotaRead More →

2018 kicked off with one of the most entertaining events on the Dota Pro Circuit calendar, the Captain's Draft 4.0. With everything from great plays to upsets, the tournament also featured more than its share of hilarious moments as well. In case you missed some of the action, we’ve compiled the best fails and funny moments from the Captain’s Draft. For more videos like this one, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score Dota 2Read More →

There’s been a ton of back-and-forth in Dota in 2017. From OG’s dominant start to the year, to Liquid’s win at TI7, to Secret’s impressive showings later in the year, we’ve seen tons of players fight for the crown. In honor of some of the most interesting players this year, we’ve put together a list of the best player stories from 2017. These players may not have all had the best results in 2017, but they all had the best stories. 10. Maybe Let’s kick this list off with LGD’s mid laner, Maybe, whose 2017 included a first place finish at Mars Dota 2 LeagueRead More →

Galaxy Battles II: Emering Worlds will no longer be a Dota 2 Pro Circuit event, Valve announced Thursday. In a blog post, Valve explained that the tournament's Major status was rescinded due to "unreasonable infringements on the privacy of the players, as a condition to enter the country." It is unclear exactly what these infringements entail. The tournament is being held in Manila, The Phillipines. Feel bad for Filipino DOTA fans, seems like there won't be any valve sanctioned events happening in their country until policies are changed. — Peter Dager (@Peterpandam) January 4, 2018 According to Valve’s post, the tournament is still able toRead More →

Watch all the best plays from an unbelievable 2017 in Dota 2. Featuring The International 2017 and great plays from the likes of KuroKy, Arteezy, Sumail, Dendi, iceiceice, Miracle and more. Dennis “Tarmanydyn” Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking a silenced Cavity 9mm RyuBounty Hunter Dual Berettas a Tractor Cannon. You can follow him on Twitter. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score Dota 2Read More →

We have come to the end of another fantastic year of esports. From mind-blowing plays to emotional storylines, 2017 was a year to remember, and we wanted to honor those players, teams, and storylines that made 2017 with our very first theScore esports Awards. We nominate, but at the end of the day it’s your votes that will determine our winners! Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score LoLRead More →

Dota 2's history is one of greatness, but it’s also one that’s not exempt from the absurd, the embarrassing and the controversial. From game-ruining bugs to the biggest of professional scandals, let’s look back at the most hilarious balancing blunders, the most shocking news and the lowest points of Dota 2’s storied past. For more videos like this one, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score Dota 2Read More →

Podcast video topics and time stamps: 4:50 – The Golden State Warriors’ NA LCS application8:59 – What do the Golden State Warriors bring to esports?16:37 – Why go with an all-NA roster?26:28 – A lot of traditional sports orgs have failed in esports, should we be more skeptical of sports orgs entering esports?31:46 – All about “add carries”41:59 – How do you make people into Golden Guardians fans?45:48 – Charisma in the NA LCS1:01:46 – Do the Golden Guardians plan on espanding into other esports?1:06:18 – What does the best case scenario look like for the Golden Guardians in 2018, beyond winning. The Golden StateRead More →

Former Echo Fox mid laner Henrik “Froggen” Hansen will be taking a “short break” heading into the 2018 Spring Split, the player announced in a YouTube video posted Wednesday. “With the most recent roster shuffles and changes, I’ve decided that I wanted to compete under the right circumstances and with the right team,” Froggen said. “With absolutely no intention to retire, I’m announcing that I’m taking short break from pro play to re-evaluate where I would like to be in the future. Capturing a championship is still on my mind, and I’m determined to come back better and stronger.” Froggen has played for Echo FoxRead More →

The year is coming to an end, but don't let it close out without taking a look back at some of the most hilarious screw-ups, awkward moments and goofy accidents that happened in esports this year. Luckily, theScore esports has collected them all into one handy video. From failed handshakes, to broadcast fails and even gameplay fails, it’s all here. All you have to do now is sit back, click play, and let the failure wash over you. For more videos like this one, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain contentRead More →