DOTA,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: DOTA 2 – 2-1-2 and what it means for you

17 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Carlo Arcovio   What does 2-1-2 mean?   Represent your country and play DOTA 2 in WESG 2018     2-1-2, also known as dual-laning refers a classic lane setup: two heroes top, two bottom, and a solo in the middle lane. In contrast to drafts that employ a roamer, 2-1-2 drafts excel […]

DOTA,Video Games

WGN Strategy Academy: DOTA 2 – How to Outdraft Your Opponent and Take Their Mmr

10 Sep , 2018  

By: Carlo Arcovio Dota games can be won and lost from the draft. Picking a hero that synergizes well with your allies and is difficult for your opposition to deal with is conducive of a win. Picking a hero that applies pressure to your own lanes before the game has started and flaming in chat – […]

DOTA,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: DOTA 2 – Winning Wars by Warding

7 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Carlo Arcovio   What if 75 gold could help you avoid deaths, respawn timers and missing out on farm?   Represent your country and play DOTA 2 in WESG 2018     Information wins matches of Dota and wards are a source of information. But, buying a ward is not enough, you must […]

DOTA,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: DOTA2- Creating and using space

3 Sep , 2018  

By: Charles Harrison One of the first things that a new player must learn, is the farm priority or positions. From position 1, or the player that needs the most amount of farm, to position 5, the player that needs the least amount of farm, these positions usually coincide with what lane each player is […]

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DOTA,Video Games

WGN STRATEGY ACADEMY: Dota 2-The limitations of strong heroes

30 Aug , 2018  

By: Charles Harrison   It’s no secret that Zeus, Pudge, and Warlock are pretty strong these days. Zeus’ Nimbus is like a second better ultimate, Warlock’s Shadow Word is invaluable in the laning phase while Chaotic Offering is one of the strongest counter-initiation spells in the game, and even pros have trouble getting used to […]


DOTA,eSports,FIFA,Fighting Games

WGN Authority Report: August 7th

7 Aug , 2018  

It’s been a busy week in the world of esports. Fifa held its eWorld Grand Final this past week while EVO satisfied the needs of all the fighting game fans out there. The fabled OpenAI team also squared off against real high ELO DOTA 2 players in its first ever match against human opposition as […]

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Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports

WorldGaming Network to Host World Electronic Sports Games Qualifiers & Finals for the U.S. and Canada

28 Jun , 2018  

The global tournament from Alisports and WorldGaming Network is the world’s only Olympic-style esports competition   Teams and players will compete to represent their countries at the WESG Grand Finals   Toronto, ON | June 29, 2018 – The world’s only Olympic-style esports tournament has officially arrived. WorldGaming Network today announced that it has been […]

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The International 6: DotA 2 Recap

13 Aug , 2016  

The International 6

Already at Day three of the International 6 (TI16 for short) and Dota competition is looking fierce. There were plenty of games played that absolutely were stunning to watch. The fan favorite of the competition, Alliance, was eliminated by Fnatic. A surprising moment for both fans and the team. Liquid’s new consistent pre-TI form returned to […]

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TI6 Day 4: Pure Chaos as More “Underdogs” Eliminate Favorites

9 Aug , 2016  

The International 6

On the fourth day of The International 2016’s main event, three more teams were sent home from the lower bracket. Digital Chaos went on a rampage, first eliminating TNC Gaming then moving on and crushing heavy favorites EHOME in convincing fashion.     Fnatic crushed Liquid in two tense games and are set to play MVP […]

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Live at The International 2015 Dota2 Championships

6 Aug , 2015  

The International 2015

Hey all you Dota2 fans, I’m writing to you live in Seattle from a sold out Key Arena at The International 2015 . Can I just say, the first few days have been absolutely amazing. Valve spared no expense in producing TI5, from the giant viewing screens, the player booths, the casters area and even the park across […]

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Understanding the $17,000,000+ DotA TI 5 Prize Pool

9 Jul , 2015  

TI 5 prize pool

Valve’s most anticipated yearly DotA2 event, The International; dubbed “TI 5” for the 2015 year, hit a prize pool amount of over $17 million dollars as of July 21st. DotA2 publisher Valve has contributed $1,600,000 to the base prize pool of each yearly International event. How then does the prize pool far exceed the $1.6 million […]

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