Dota 2 News


The Collegiate Esports Athlete's Guide to Health & Quarantine Sanity

March 18, 2020

Quarantine seems imminent, but CSL won’t slow down! Take a look at this guide to make sure you know the build order for a healthy lifestyle and the combos to battle COVID-19.

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CSL Dota 2 Power Rankings

February 24, 2019

With the end of the shortest month of the year comes a short update on the top ranking teams so far. There are bound to be some upsets and underdog victories, but these teams seem pretty comfortable where they are. Will these team stay true to their ranks?

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Dota Playoffs Launched

February 18, 2019

The playoff brackets for both Dota divisions have been launched; read on for more information on what changes were made and what to expect. Good luck to everyone and may the best teams win!


New Year, New King: Dota 2 Recap

February 16, 2019

It's still a bit chilly out, but there's been a hot streak during the Winter Invitationals. RIT was brought down from a massive winning streak and Pittsburgh flaunts their victory in JV.

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New Documentary Released - SJSU Spartan Esports

February 8, 2019

Esports at San Jose State University has recently been recognized as a club sport. But what was the journey that took them there? Explore the story of SJSU Esports with our new documentary!


New York vs Grand Champions Rematch

February 2, 2019

Competitions can be the crux of arch nemesis or battle-hardened comrades, and CSL is no different. SUNY Stony Brook has made a name for themselves throughout the year and are aiming to reach further and usurp a team they had lost to once before: Rochester Institute of Technology.

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CSL Launches First NBA2K League!

January 26, 2019

CSL is partnering with 2K to host the first ever collegiate league for NBA 2K! Registration is now open and the league begins February 16th, with a $10,000 scholarship pool available across leagues for XBOX and PS4 players. College 2K players, register today!


Recap with Rutgers: Learning and LANing

January 18, 2019

Rutgers climbed the ranks and made a name for themselves in the CSL season, but fell just a bit short of the big league last year and the Winter Invitational this year. But like true champs, they keep on. Will we see them in LAN this time around?


Springing Forwards with Predictions: Dota 2

January 12, 2019

Dust off that Frostivus, players! Now that everyone is well rested, it's time to shift gears and get back into the battlefield. Who will take it all? Check out Carlo and Charles' predictions and let us know if you agree! Or fight them about it. Your call.


Breaking Bread Over Break: RIT and Rutgers

January 6, 2019

Hope everyone had a great winter break filled with presents, warmth, and resolutions. Rutgers coach Aaron Landry and the RIT team came together to discuss the upcoming season.


Dota Winter Invitational and Spring Info

December 17, 2018

With Fall standings for Dota were finalized, the Winter Invitational and new groups are now launched; read on for an overview of what to expect as we move closer to the playoffs.

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Now Live: Winter Wonderslam!

December 10, 2018

With winter break upcoming and this season finishing, we are happy to announce the Winter Wonderslam! Join us as we host multiple events for various games during the month of December. More details for each game in Winter Wonderslam can be found below!


The Official CSL December 2019 Power Rankings

December 10, 2018

After long weeks of games, we've reached the pivotal point of the CSL season. The top teams have been crowned, but it's no time for them to rest. Winter Invitational is coming up; they have to keep their skills up if they're going to compete with the best of the best.