Dota 2 news week in review: February 13

For those who might have missed the most important news from the past week in the competitive Dota2 scene, here is a short recap. In a roundtable meeting with PCGamer and other media publications, Valve talked about a possible relocation of their annual International event. According to PCGamer, Erik Johnson and Gabe Newell discussed the ban problems yesterday at Valve’s studio from Washington. “Any pressure on visas getting into the United States is worrisome for us,” said Erik Johnson. He went on “We're gonna run the event no matter what. Ideally we'd run it here (in Seattle) because it has a bunch of advantages being close to our office. But the event's going to happen. So yes, if it became too difficult, we'd find a way.” Team Empire, runners up at the previous WellPlay Invitational event, will fight again this month for the Championship title.

They are joined by four other CIS representatives, namely Vega Squadron, Team Spirit, Effect and FRIENDS while Europe is represented by the likes of Cloud 9, Horde and ProDota Gaming. Virtus Pro fires their Dota 2 manager after the DAC incidents Following the DDosS attacks that prevented Virtus.Pro from playing in the Dota 2 Asian Championship qualifiers, the organization took drastic measures against their Dota 2 manager, Andrey Kvasnevsky. EHOME bring LaNm back to their active roster The long time captain of EHOME, Zhang 'LaNm' Zhicheng stepped down from his position in the 2017 Spring Shuffle, deciding to take the coach seat instead. Exactly one month after rosters became locked for the Kiev Major and after a series of poor results with their new line-up, EHOME decided to make a player swap. LaNm will step in replacing Luo 'Xi' Yinqi, the position four support player who joined the squad this January from EHOME.KEEN. Infamous loses two players to Not Today Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 tournament admin Andrey Grygoriev broke the news about Infamous last night on Twitter, announcing the team had been disqualified due to roster changes. Two of the Infamous players left the organization without notice, joining Not Today. According to Andrey Grygoriev and Infamous CEO, Joe Ccasani Plasencia, Steven 'StingeR' Vargas and Alonso 'Kotarō' Lion will join Not Today while Thomas 'Valquiria' Jaulis Romero’s future is uncertain.
Dota 2 news week in review: February 13 Dota 2 news week in review: February 13 Reviewed by Jesi Max on 02:29 Rating: 5

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