Author Archives: Dota Team

The Secret Shop Goes International

The online Dota 2 Secret Shop is open for business. Featuring merchandise launched at The International 2016, as well as a host of other original and community-created designs, the Valve Store powered by WeLoveFine is now taking orders for shipments … Continue reading

Roster Lock Process

As the dust settles on The International, and thoughts turn towards the next cycle of the competitive Dota 2 season, it’s time for teams and players to select their battle companions for the next Dota 2 Major. With that in … Continue reading

The International Grand Champions

Congratulations to Wings Gaming, Grand Champions at The International 2016. A team that earned their tournament berth after surviving the proving grounds of the Chinese Qualifiers, the young Wings squad scuffled somewhat in the Group Stage, taking 2-0 wins against … Continue reading

The International 2016 Main Event

The International 2016 Main Event has finally arrived, and the doors to KeyArena will open at 9:00 a.m. PDT on Monday morning to welcome attending fans to the crowning tournament of the competitive Dota 2 season. OPENING CEREMONY AND UPPER … Continue reading

Lockless and Trove Immortals

Announcing the Lockless Luckvase and Trove Carafe for The International 2016, two Immortal treasures now available in the Dota 2 store. The Lockless Luckvase contains items for Bounty Hunter, Lion, Silencer, Wraith King, and a chance for a Rare Krobeling … Continue reading

Group Assignments and Wild Cards

GROUP STAGE ASSIGNMENTS The International Group Stage assignments are set, and the teams are already hard at work studying up on their first opponents of the tournament. Head over to the event website to check out the initial matchups. Each … Continue reading