PSG.LGD superstar offlaner Zhang “Faith_bian” Ruida has announced his official retirement from competitive Dota 2. The player previously revealed that he intended to step back from competitive gaming after his team’s run in The International 2022, regardless of the outcome.
Team Aster advances to The International 11 upper bracket semi-final after sweeping Team Liquid in the bracket’s first round. Due to the win secured by the Chinese esports franchise, their Dutch counterparts were forced to compete in the lower bracket of the main event for a chance at the championship title.
BOOM Esports have capped their astonishing run at The International 2022 by completing the biggest upset in the Dota 2 tournament yet. In their most recent outing, the Indonesian team defeated Team Secret in the first round of the lower bracket.
Merely hours after the announcement of the departure of Virtus.pro’s Carry Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev away from the team, reports suggest the Russian franchise is on course to disband their Dota 2 roster.
Since The International was first introduced, China has always had the most representatives in the professional Dota 2 scene. The country has boasted the most players in the event year after year. However, this year’s tournament recorded a lower count than the previous editions.
Dota 2’s The International 2022 prize pool recently surpassed the $11 million threshold and continues to grow.
Royal Never Give Up have qualified for Dota 2’s The International 2022, cruising through some of the strongest teams in the Chinese Qualifiers.