Last Month's Ranking: #6 (Tie)
Baumi's back! This period marks his first top 5 appearance since February 2017. Baumi's been trying out a lot of the entries to the Frostivus Custom Game Contest. In other news, Baumi suffered a PC scare. A crisis was averted, but seemingly only for the time being.
#3 (Tie): Purge
Last Month's Ranking: #8
Purge rejoins the upper echelon for the first time in five periods. During his absence, he's kept busy with various casting gigs. Purge and #6 ranked Day9 have continued Dota 2 collaborations, which began at the beginning of the year.
#3 (Tie): Arteezy
Last Month's Ranking: #5
Arteezy moved up two ranks! Compared to last period, he gained more than double the number of new Twitch followers and subscribers. This period, Arteezy and Evil Geniuses had mixed competitive results; they placed 1st in the DreamLeague Season 8 North America Qualifier and 5th - 6th at ESL One Hamburg 2017.
#2: Admiral Bulldog
Last Month's Ranking: #2
Five years ago, Admiral Bulldog's team (No Tidehunter) pulled off one of the most epic baits ever witnessed in a tournament. Relive the play here. Bulldog is now retired and streaming full-time. You can check out this video interview to learn more about his life as a streamer.
Last Month's Ranking: #1
SingSing took to the skies in November. He visited London, England for a Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy concert and Barcelona, Spain to meet up with some fellow Dota 2 players. This period, SingSing kept pace with Admiral Bulldog's Twitch activity and blew away the competition in the new YouTube subscribers and followers categories.