Call of Duty,DOTA,eSports,FIFA,Fighting Games

WGN Authority Report: February 8th

8 Feb , 2019  

There are no signs of 2019 slowing down with another phenomenal week of esports. Between Genesis beginning competitive play for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the DOTA Dream League Major qualifiers, CWL action getting underway and Gfinity hosting their FIFA major it was an action packed week with a lot to cover. There is no time […]

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Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports,FIFA,Fighting Games

WGN Authority Report: January 30th

30 Jan , 2019  

Just like last week it was another crazy weekend in the world of esports. MOBA fans were treated to the final days of play for the Chongqing Major and the start of the League of Legends professional season. CS:GO fans were treated to North American action courtesy of the ELEAGUE Invitational. Sports fans got more […]

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WGN Authority Report: January 17th

17 Jan , 2019  

Welcome back to the Authority Report! We hope you enjoyed the Holiday Season but with the New Year now in full swing there is a lot to catch up on for esports enthusiasts. This week we’ll take a look at the first event of the DOTA2 Pro Circuit in 2019, the NPL PUBG preseason, and […]

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Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports,Quake,Video Games

WGN Authority Report: December 6th

6 Dec , 2018  

It may be getting closer to the holidays but there was plenty of esports competition to spice things up over the past week. We now have 15 of the 16 teams that will be competing at the Chongqing Major in January locked in while DreamHack winter provided some incredible entertainment for FPS fans.   Join […]


Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports

WGN Authority Report: November 28th

28 Nov , 2018  

This week in esports was relatively quiet but we were still given some extraordinary action in both CS:GO and DOTA2. FACEIT brought eight of the World’s best CS:GO teams to Arlington Texas to battle it out for the FACEIT Season 6 crown while the first major of the DOTA2 2018-2019 season took place in Kuala […]


Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports,PES,Video Games

WESG Canada Final Recap: Day Two

28 Oct , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The WESG Canada Finals continued on during EGLX today. Qualifying players of Dota 2, Pro Evolution Soccer, and Vainglory returned to the stage.  Each series would determine which team would be crowned the Canadian finalist and receive the grand prize for their respective game.   Watch the WESG Canadian National Finals […]

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WESG Canada Finals Recap: Day One

26 Oct , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The first part of the World Electronic Sports Games Canada finals of the is underway during EGLX.  The three-day expo will see the very best players compete for their chance to hold the Canadian finalist title and progress to the Grand Finals in China.   Watch the WESG Canadian National Finals […]

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Video Games

WGN Braintrust – Eric “Ryoya” Dong – DOTA 2 – Interview

25 Sep , 2018  

By Matthew Rondina   Toronto played host to the first ever Red Bull AdrenaLAN presented by Bell, a unique showcase of pro tech and talent.   Claim your FREE tickets for the WESG Canadian National Finals   The event brought multi-titled esports competition together under one roof, along with many other facets of the pro […]

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DOTA,Video Games

LG UltraGear Presents 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?   Claim your FREE tickets for the WESG USA National Finals   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 with […]

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?   Claim your FREE tickets for the WESG USA National Finals     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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