Ranked matches in video-games are typically the most competitive casual players will play but how does ranked placements match up to esports.
Mega-kill Meltdown is Luna’s Bi-weekly run-down of DotA 2
After The International 5 finals, the post-TI drama, and the memes, a new age dawns in the E-Sports scene for DotA. Valve has decided to create three more official valve tournaments to act as a filler between The Internationals. Meet, The Majors.
We’re very pleased to announce the first official PinkFae CS:GO tournament! Starting later this year, players will compete for a large pot of skins in a 1v1 format.
Eligibility and Registration
The tournament is solely for female players. Transgender female players are encouraged to participate. You must own CS:GO. Both amateur, semi-professional and professional players are welcome. The tournament is open on an international level.
To enter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your Steam ID, ingame rank and RWS (if applicable) Rank and RWS will be used to ensure fair seeding.
Registration will close on the 30th of September
Hyerim Lee is an e-sports Hearthstone athlete that goes by the name of MagicAmy. She is one of the most successful female Hearthstone gamers finishing in the top four in week five at the 2014 ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series and taking the number one on the sixth week. Her showing got her signed on with Tempo Storm, becoming the second female to join a major team. She also qualified for the ESL Legendary Series finals to take place in California.
Then allegations started to circulate around Reddit and YouTube that MagicAmy wasn’t what she claimed to be. That MagicAmy was being played by a Canadian guy behind the scenes with his ex-girlfriend playing the front. The conspiracy theory was fueled by speculation with no real evidence. The fire started to spread so much that even The Daily Dot started to look around for circumstantial evidence. In order to fan back the flames, Tempo Storm started up their own investigation into the allegations.
The PinkFae Dota 2 League is a league for the top female gamers to break out into the professional scene and network with other female gamers and teams. We are very pleased to announce the league’s very first tournament: the 2015 Female 1v1 Tournament. Players will play for a base prize pot of $500 in a single elimination tournament.