Keen Gaming aren't seen as favorites to win TI9. As the #12 team in the DPC rankings they just barely managed to avoid the regional qualifiers. What sort of damage can they do in Shanghai? Article
When RNG presented their entry into Dota after TI8, they had built their team to compete. However, as the season went on RNG seemingly fell further and further behind. At TI9 they'll have to prove that they have the skill to compete with the best. Article
Kings of Controversy
No team has been talked about more this year than TNC. While much of the talk hasn't been good, you can't say the same about the team's recent performance. Has the arrival of Heen revitalized the team, and could we see SEA's best TI finish in years? Article
The Burden of Rewriting History
PSG.LGD, and all of China, had their dreams crushed by OG last year. They've struggled since, looking good while also looking nothing like their former selves. Will they return to their championship form and, at long last, claim the Aegis? Article
harodihg gives us some insight into how drafting was the deciding factor in the VP vs. PSG.LGD series at the Stockholm Major
yamato77 shares some of his photography from The International 2018.
AUI talks about ESL One Genting, his experience with Reddit, and playing for Animal Planet.
Julmust talks about moving on.
Dota 2 General
EE talks about player support and how vital it is during Valve events.