On Friday the 20th of June 2014 Bravado Gaming in conjunction with @Noxville and @ZLiveTweets will be hosting an 8 team exclusive invitational tournament based on teams located within South Africa and the United Kingdom.
As we ramp up to full International mode, whet your competitive appetite this weekend with the Fnatic event, The Convergence, taking place in London this weekend. Featuring a fan meet and greet, where supporters can pester the Fnatic Dota2 team, as well as cheer on the team as they compete in the Fnatic organised Captain’s Draft competition, also named The Convergence.
We are pleased to announce that the UKDota.net Inhouse League is now in Open Beta.
Knowing that we’ve been accepting vouch applications for quite some time, you might ask - what does this mean? In a sense, nothing has changed - players still have to sign in via Steam, confirm their email address and submit a vouch application. However, now we will be actively reviewing and approving all applications.
As was announced on the UKDota.net subreddit, epic.THIRTEEN is just around the corner and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever! Combining the spectator banter of a TI4 pub-stomp with a 32 team double elimination competition, there’s something for everyone, including a prize pool of up to £3000!
Taking place at Kettering Conference Centre between Friday 18th and Sunday 20th of July, make sure you book early to ensure a place!
AOC partner with ESL UK for the second edition of the Dota 2 Challenge, continuing to grow the local UK Dota 2 scene. The competition will feature a £3,000 prize pool, and will run over a three month period. The competition is due to commence on Wednesday 7th May 2014.
A new year has come and with it - changes to the Dota 2 scene in the UK.
In other news, there's an amateur cup coming soon and the Inhouse League development is slowly but surely moving along!
UKDota.net is searching for a dedicated individual to oversee the site and community for 2014 and onwards.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at UKDota.net!
In a year where Dota grew massively and finally went into full release, thank you for the year long support helping us in our attempt to grow and support the UK Dota scene.
With the promise of more competitions, more prizes and the Inhouse League system to arrive in 2014, we hope to see you again for an even more successful year to come.
The i50 Dota 2 groups are here and there are some familiar faces as we see the return of old and new teams. Such as the favoured Reason Gaming, Team Infused and Wat a Stack. The tournament is sponsored by Tt eSPORTS, who have provided Multiplay with additional prizes, on top of the £2500 cash prize.
You can find the stream here and we hope to see everyone there to join us for some great UKDota action!
Today ESL UK announced that they will be hosting an online qualifier for epic.TWELVE. Beginning on the 14th of December, the qualifiers will give up to 32 teams a chance to fight for free entry and access to exclusive turn up and play area, reserved for the top winning qualifier teams.
Today ESL UK announced their partnership with Epic.LAN for the next instalment of the popular LAN series, Epic.TWELVE.
The joint venture between ESL UK and Epic.LAN will kick off their proceedings with a £3,000 Dota 2 LAN tournament at Epic.TWELVE in February 2014.
The newly revamped Reason Gaming Dota 2 team will be making their LAN debut tomorrow in the Electronic Sports World Cup in Paris. Reason's first match will be against Zero Respect, a team playing in their home country. Group stages will be tough for Reason, Empire in particular. However we at UKDota.net will be supporting them to see them pull through group stages and into the playoffs.
Since we've had many people poke and prod various members of the staff, I decided to do a quick update for those who want to keep track of things. Furthermore, we have enabled Inhouse League applications to let you go through the whole process before we release it. All users who wish to participate will be required to fill out this application form.
Nothing is permanent except change and the Dota 2 community is no stranger to transience. Following the departure of Josh “Mute242” Barlow and Jason “1cHiGo” Wong, Reason Gaming embraced changes yet again with a new roster announced earlier today.
Great news for the UK Dota community today as one of our teams have been invited to compete at the Electronic Sports World Cup starting the 30th of October.
With recent removals and departations from our core group of UKDota.net volunteers, we're in a bit of a pickle and require some new blood to help us continue to nurture the growth of competitive UKDota.
Team Infused re-enter the UK Dota 2 scene today with their latest edition to the prestigious organisation. This time it's the boys and girls from BBQ Chicken eSports (BCE). A team who've won many a fan in their short airtime in UK events.
Campus Party is an annual week long, 24-hours-a-day technology festival where thousands of “Campuseros” (hackers, developers, gamers and technophiles), equipped with laptops, camp on-site and immerse themselves in a truly unique environment.
This years Campus Party is being hosted at the O2 Arena in London and will feature the biggest prize pool in UK Dota to date.
Following on with our Insomnia 49 coverage, we sat down with Reason-Gaming's Captain, Kieran 'DreadKnight' Ghatora after their game versus against All authority in the upper bracket semi finals.
I had the pleasure of having a chat with Tyrox the captain of BBQ Chicken E-Sports; who despite being new to the competitive scene have completed group stages as Insomnia 49 with no losses. Which is really exciting for this young team.