Tag Archives: Dota 2
- OpenAI beats Dota 2 pros; Elon Musk warns AI risk scarier than N Korea
August 15, 2017
The AI research unit OpenAI has developed an AI capable of beating the world’s best Dota 2 players, prompting Elon Musk to send out a warning that we should be more frightened of AI than North Korea. Elon Musk is one smart cookie, so when he says something, I tend...
- FirstBlood.io adds Dota 2 1v1 solomid to beta!
July 31, 2017
With the rise of esports and competitive gaming rapidly approaching, everyone is looking for ways to get better at their sport. After launching their open beta last week, FirstBlood.io is already about to add a new game mode and feature. A game mode that has been a Dota 2 community...
- Overview of the TI7 – The International 2017
July 24, 2017
This is a guest contribution by Florian a long time eSports enthusiast and co-founder of Esports-betting.pro. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. It has been anticipated for quite a while, and a couple of days ago it happened! The...
- The International set to exceed $20m; Vodafone opens esports channel
June 29, 2017
A double whammy from the world of esports with The Dota 2 International prize pool looking set to breach the $20m barrier and Vodafone opens a new esports channel in Spain. Who would have thought that the boys and their toys phenomenon would have created a range of electronic sports...
- The International Dota 2 Championships Creates World Record Prize Pool; Can Poker Do The Same?
July 29, 2016
The 2016 International Dota 2 Championship has broken the record for the largest prize pool in the history of eSports, and Lee Davy has a dream that the same thing happened in poker. I had a dream last night. Would you like to hear about it? Alex Dreyfus and I...
- What Could Poker Learn From Dota 2 & Halo Prize Pool Generation and In-Game Card Purchases?
December 9, 2015
The 2015 Dota 2 International created an $18 million prize pool, mainly through in-game add-on purchases, the Halo 5 World Championships plan to do the same. How could poker get in on the act? This summer, eSports team Evil Geniuses won Valve's premier eSports tournament: Dota 2 The International. Two...