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Dota2 Fall Shuffle Final Rosters

The dust has settled and the teams have officially finalized their own rosters for the upcoming Fall Season. This Post-TI6 shuffle has been chaotic; only a few teams retaining their lineups, almost everyone has their new players, and a lot of legends decided to either completely retire or take a break from competitive Dota 2. Here’s the final teams and rosters vying for a spot in the upcoming Fall Major.


LEGEND:

Players are enumerated in an order representing their designated roles, the first player shown as the team’s Position 1 and the 5th player shown as the team’s Position 5.
Team Captains are designated with ***.
Coaches are designated with **.
Substitute players are designated with *.


SOUTHEAST ASIA REGION

Execration

Khim “Gabbi” Villafuerte
Abed “Abed” Yusop
Rafael Sicat “rapy” Palo
Djardel “DJ” Mampusti
Kimuel “Kim0” Rodis***

RELATED NEWS:
DJ is playing for Execration
DJ, Abed, Gabbi officially join XCTN; Rapy replaces BYB

TEAM FACELESS

Dominik “Black^” Reitmeier
Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong
Daryl “iceiceice” Koh
Toh “Xy-“ Wai Hong
Wong “NutZ” Jeng Yih

RELATED NEWS:
Iceiceice returns to SEA, forms ‘Team Faceless’

FNATIC

Chai “Mushi” Yee Fung
Marc Polo “Raven” Luis Fausto
Chong Xin “Ohaiyo” Khoo
Nico “eyyou” Barcelon
Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho***

RELATED NEWS:
343, MidONE and DJ officially leaves Fnatic
Former TNC players DeMoN, eyyou, Raven joins Fnatic

Mineski.GGNetwork

Ryan “Raging-_-Potato” Jay Qui***
Galvin “Meracle” Kang Jian Wen
Ralph Richard “RR” Peñano
Julius “Julz” De Leon
Michael “ninjaboogie” Ross Jr.

RELATED NEWS:
Mineski-Dota’s new roster is now known as Mineski.GGnetwork

Mineski-X

Mohamad “Kecik Imba” Fadil Mohd Raziff
Litt-Binn “WinteR” Chan
Low “zai`” Kheng Yang
Joel “XtiNcT” Chan Zhan Leong
Tan “InsidiousC” Luwen

MVP.Phoenix

Seon-seob “QO” Kim
Yong-min “Febby” Kim
Tae-sung “Velo” Kim
Jun-yeong “ReiseN” Lee
Doo-young “Dubu” Kim

RELATED NEWS:
MVP.Phoenix retains QO, Febby, DuBu; adds Velo, ReiseN

Power Gaming

Jacko “Jacko” Soriano
Kok Yi “ddz” Liong
Kelvin Chong “MtR”Wah Sing
Patrick “JyC” Pascua
Goh “MoZuN-“ Choo Jian

TNC Pro Team

John Linuel “Teehee” Abanto
Carlo “Kuku” Palad
Sam “Sam_H” Enojosa Hidalgo
Ryo “ryOyr” Hasegawa
Mark “Cast” Pilar

RELATED NEWS:
TNC Announces Fall roster

White Fries Gaming

Lee “kYxY” Kong Yang
Ng “YamateH” Wei Poong
Benedict “hyhy” Lim Han Yong
Xiao-an “Big_A” Zhang
Wai Pern “Net” Lim

RELATED NEWS:
White Fries Gaming welcomes YamateH, Net, Big_A

Warriors Gaming Unity

Jay Son “Ahjit” Lai
Boon Seng “NaNa” Kam
Soon Khong “KaNG” Chua
Soon Chuan “Ahfu” Tue ***
Ee Wooi “Wenn” Neng


AMERICAS REGION

compLexity Gaming

Justin “jk” Rosselle
Mihai “canceL^^” Antonio
David “Moo” Hull
Zakari “Zfreek” Freedman
Kyle “swindlemelonzz” Freedman***

RELATED NEWS:
coL acquires Moo, announces new roster

Digital Chaos

Roman “Resolu1tion” Fominok
Aliwi “w33” Omar
David “MoonMeander” Tan
Rasmus “MiSeRy” Filipsen***
Martin “Saksa” Sazdov
William “Blitz” Lee**

RELATED NEWS:
Moon replaces Moo as DC offlaner, Blitz to coach

Evil Geniuses

Artour “Arteezy” Babaev
Syed Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan
Saahil UNiVeRsE Arora
Ludwig “zai” Wahlberg
Andreas Franck “Cr1t” Nielsen***

RELATED NEWS:
EG.Fear Retires
Evil Geniuses announces new roster; Crit-, Arteezy in, ppd to coach

Team NP

Kurtis “Aui_2000” Ling
Jacky “EternaLEnVy” Mao
Arif “MSS” Anwar
Avery “SVG” Silverman
Theeban “1437” Siva

RELATED NEWS:
EternalEnvy leaves Team Secret; more moves after Day 1 of Roster Lock Rules changes
EternaLEnVy, Aui_2000 to headline new team; Team NP


EUROPE + CIS Region

Ad Finem

Omar “Madara” Dabasas
Dimitris “ThuG” Plivouris
Xaris “SkyLark” Zafirou
Verros “Maybe Next Time” Apostolos
Giorgos “SsaSpartan” Giannakopoulos

Alliance

Jonathan “Loda” Berg
Linus “Limmp” Blomdin
Jonas “jonassomfan” Lindholm
Simon “Handsken” Haag
Jerry “EGM” Lundkvist

RELATED NEWS:
Alliance announces addition of Handsken, Limmp, Jonassomfan

Team Empire

Ilya “ALOHADANCE” Korobkin
Sergey “G” Bragin
Andrey “Ghostik” Kadyk
Yaroslav “Miposhka” Naidenov
Rinat “KingR” Abdullin

RELATED NEWS:
Empire acquires G, ALOHADANCE

Escape Gaming

Adrian “Era” Kryeziu
Max “qojqva” Bröcker
Yazied “YapzOr” Jaradat
Troels “syndereN” Nielsen

F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin
Dmitry “UnderShock” Bolshakov
Maxim “yoky-“ Kim
Alexander “NoFear” Churochkin
Andrey “ALWAYSWANNAFLY” Bondarenko

The Imperial

Marcus “Ace” Hoelgaard***
Jon “13abyKnight” Andersen
Mikki “HesteJoe-Rotten” Junget
Danny “Noia” Junget
Christopher “Ryze” Winther

Kaipi

WehSing “SingSing” Yuen
Pittner “bOne7” Armand
Neta “33” Shapira
Alaan “SexyBamboe” Faraj
Brian “FLUFFNSTUFF” Lee

Team Liquid

Lasse “MATUMBAMAN” Urpalainen
Amer “Miracle-“ Al-Barkawi
Ivan “MinD_ContRoL” Borislavov
Sam “BuLba” Sosale
Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi

RELATED NEWS:
Miracle-, Bulba joins Team Liquid

Natus Vincere

Dmitry “Ditya Ra” Minenkov
Danil “Dendi” Ishutin
Victor “GeneRaL” Nigrini
Akbar “SoNNeikO” Butaev
Ivan “Artstyle” Antonov

OG

Johan “N0tail” Sundstein
Anathan “ana” Pham
Gustav “s4” Magnusson
Jesse “JerAx” Vainikka
Tal “Fly” Aizik

RELATED NEWS:
Jerax, s4, Ana to complete OG

Prodota Gaming

Ylli “garter” Ramadani***
Jure “Pingvincek” Plešej
Linus “Kefka” Bleckert
Alexandru “ComeWithMe” Craciunescu
Malthe “Biver” Winther

Team Secret

Pyo “MP” No-a
Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng
Sang-don “Forev” Lee
Clement “Puppey” Ivanov***
Johan “pieliedie” Astrom

RELATED NEWS:
EternalEnvy leaves Team Secret; more moves after Day 1 of Roster Lock Rules changes
Team Secret acquires SEA stars MP, MidOne, Forev; lets go of Arteezy, EE and Bulba

Vega Squadron

Rostislav “fn” Lozovoi
Bogdan “Iceberg” Vasilenko
Andrey “Mag~” Chipenko
Artsion “fng” Barshack
Semion “CemaTheSlayeR” Krivulya

RELATED NEWS:
EternalEnvy leaves Team Secret; more moves after Day 1 of Roster Lock Rules changes (this article includes Vega Squadron related news)

Virtus Pro

Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev
Vladimir “No[o]ne” Minenko
Pavel “9pashaebashu” Khvastunov
Ilya “Lil” Ilyuk
Alexei “Solo” Berezin


CHINA REGION

CDEC-Gaming

Gao “Shade” Zhenxiong
Lin “June” Shiyang
Xiao “demons” Zuoyi
Xue “September” Zhichuan
Su “Flyby” Lei

RELATED NEWS:
CDEC revamps around September, June, demons

EHOME

Liu “Sylar” Jiajun
Wang “old chicken” Zhiyong
Ren “old eLeVeN” Yangwei
Zhang “LaNm” Zhicheng***
Liu “Guardian” Xinzhou

RELATED NEWS:
LaNm, old chicken, eLeVeN returns to EHOME; Sylar replaces iceiceice
Guardian completes EHOME’s lineup

EHOME.Keen

Zhao “qd” Shungeng
Jin “影” Zhiyi
Luo “Luo” Yinqi
Jiang “一方通行” An
Jiang “jdh” Donghao

EHOME.X

Xiang “Puer tea” Xin
He “JUST” Zhipeng
Zeng “zExBinGo” Cong
Yuan “DDR” Zhenghao
Luo “lt” Tao

Invictus Gaming

Xu “BurNIng” Zhilei
Ou “Op” Peng
Lin “Xxs” Jing
Fu “Q” Bin
Ye “BoBoKa” Zhibiao

RELATED NEWS:
BurNIng returns to IG to join Op, Q, Xxs, Boboka

Invictus Gaming Vitality

Zhang “Yuno” Chengjun
Xu “Fran” Zichen
Yang “InJuly” Xiaodong
Su “super” Peng
Gao “dogf1ghts” Tianpeng

LGD-Gaming

Wang “Ame” Chunyu
Lu “Maybe” Yao
Zijia “Jixing” Shang
Chen “Victoria” Guanhong
Chen “Xz” Zezhi

RELATED NEWS:
LGD completes lineup with Jixing

LGD.Forever Young

Du “Monet” Peng
Xie “Super” Junhao
Yao “Yao” Zhengzheng
Zhang “xiao8” Ning
Luo “LPC” Puchao

RELATED NEWS:
LGD forms Forever Young secondary team, adds xiao8, Yao, Super

Newbee

Xu “uuu9” Han
Song “Sccc” Chun
Damien “kpii” Chok
Hu “kaka” Liangzhi
Zeng “Faith” Hongda

RELATED NEWS:
Hao, Mu, ChuaN not returning to Newbee
Faith, Sccc and uuu9 join Newbee

Vici Gaming

Yang “Zyf” Pu
Zheng “ghost” Jie
Zhou “Yang” Haiyang
Xu “fy” Linsen***
Leong “DDC” Fat-meng
Tong “mikasa” Junjie**

RELATED NEWS:
Vici Gaming Reborn players advance to main VG squad
Vici Gaming introduces new team VG-J, completes main squad lineup

VG-J

Sun “Agressif” Zheng
Wang “Nono” Xin
Bai “rOtk” Fan
Xu “hym” Zhi
Lu “Fenrir” Chao

RELATED NEWS:
Jeremy Lin inks deal to endorse VG-J
Vici Gaming introduces new team VG-J, completes main squad lineup

Wings Gaming

Chu “shadow” Zeyu
Zhou “bLink” Yang
Zhang “Faith_bian” Ruida
Zhang “y`” Yiping
Lee “iceice” Peng

RELATED NEWS:
y`, bLink, Faith_bian officially rejoin Wings
Wings won’t change roster as iceice rejoins team

News

Mineski, XCTN, TNC to participate in Star Series Season 3 SEA Qualis

Three teams from the Philippines and other Filipino players (who are participating through multi-national teams) will be representing the country for the upcoming Starladder Star Series Season 3 through the Southeast Asia (SEA) Qualifiers. Only one, however, will qualify for the LAN Finals to be held at Shanghai, on February 26-28.

Mineski.GGNetwork, Execration, and the recent WESG World Champions TNC were all Philippines-based squads and were all directly invited to the said SEA Qualifiers. Meanwhile, John Linuel “Teehee” Abanto will be playing under the banners of the Malaysia-based team Geek Fam while both Jacko “Jacko” Soriano and Patrick “JyC” Pascua will play for Malaysia-based Power Gaming as well.

The SEA Qualifier will commence from January 17 to 25. Only one team will advance to the LAN Finals, where they will face the directly invited team Wings Gaming and six other teams who will come from the qualifiers from China, EU, CIS, and Americas regions. Eight teams will then fight for the USD 300,000 prize pool of the said event.

Filipino rosters include:

Execration

Khim “Gabbi” Villafuerte
Fernando “Nando” Mendoza
Djardel “DJ” Mampusti
Joshua “Owa” Dela Serna
Kimuel “Kim0” Rodis

Mineski.GGNetwork (No Changes)

Ryan “Raging-_-Potato” Jay Qui
Galvin “Meracle” Kang Jian Wen
Ralph Richard “RR” Peñano
Julius “Julz” De Leon
Michael “ninjaboogie” Ross Jr.

TNC Pro Team

Marc Polo “Raven” Luis  Fausto
Carlo “Kuku” Palad
Samson Solomon “Sam_H” Enojosa Hidalgo
Timothy “Tims” Randrup
Ryo “ryOyr” Hasegawa

RELATED: Tims to complete TNC roster

The three All-Pinoy teams will go up against Fnatic, Faceless, WG.Unity, Geek Fam and Power Gaming.

News

Filipino squad TNC bags 39M PHP after 2-1 victory against C9

After a grueling single-elimination playoff bracket, it was the All-Filipino team TNC who took the Olympics-style World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) Dota 2 tournament all the way to the championship. They prevailed against Cloud9, an All-Danish team, 2-1 and took home USD 800,000.

Game 1 went convincingly well for the all Filipino team, after stalwart Marc Polo “Raven” Luis  Fausto finished the game with no deaths on his Weaver pick. A stellar early game cemented a good networth lead for the TNC squad, a sizeable 4000 gold during the first 13 minutes of the game. Jon “13abyKnight” Andersen’s Ember Spirit, however, won the mid-game for Cloud9, and were actually able to take the lead of the game by the 22nd minute. Then again, it was Raven’s Weaver who closed out the game during the end-game engagements, by dissecting the lineup of Cloud9 with the help of Timothy “Tims” Randrup’s Earth Spirit initiations.

Game 2 was when Cloud9 started to show their potential as Denmark’s representatives, taking a page out of an old book: they drafted a support Sven and paired it with their offlane Dark Seer, and the Surge into Stormbolt with Ion Shell support utterly destroyed the laning phase of TNC. The All-Filipino were relentless, but there was so much farm on the side of Cloud9 from the early stages of the game for them to handle. Cloud9 evened up the series 1-1 after Game 2, and both teams were on match point to take the USD 800,000 grand prize.

Game 3 was a total brawl between two teams. The networth graph changed its momentum for more than 10 times, showing how back-and-forth the game went. TNC were leading in terms of gold networth because of how Raven was dominant with his Juggernaut, but the Cloud9 squad have kept them in check behind 13abyKnight’s Outworld Devourer and Marcus “Ace” Hoelgaard’s Luna. At the end of the day, TNC scored a huge win by wiping out the lineup of Cloud9 behind Carlo “Kuku” Palad’s Queen of Pain who itemized really well during the latter stages of the game: he picked up Blade Mail and Octarine Core to synchronize with his Level 25 Talent of + 70% Life Steal to survive the firepower of Cloud9.

After 58 minutes and 55 seconds of action, TNC took the series 2-1 and secured the grand prize of USD 800,000. They are the first champions of WESG. On the other hand, Cloud9 left China — the tournament grounds — with USD 400,000 in the bank.

News

Dota2 Asia Championships announce invites, schedule

The biggest non-Valve Dota 2 tournament in terms of prize pool returns to China as Dota 2 Asia Championships (DAC) is set to kick off April 1-4, 2017. Invited teams include former DAC champion Evil Geniuses, The International 2016 champion Wings Gaming, Boston Major champion OG, and Chinese powerhouse Newbee.

Perfect World and Valve teams up again to bring DAC to Shanghai with the group stages set to start on March 28, while the Main Event to commence on April 1-4. 12 teams will be fighting for an unannounced prize pool as of yet — The first DAC back in 2015 awarded Evil Geniuses as the champions with USD 1.5 Million from more than USD 3 Million of total prize pool. Aside from the four invites, the eight other teams will be selected from the qualifier winners from each region: another four from the China Qualifier, one from Southeast Asia, one from America, one from Europe, and one from CIS.

The China Qualifier, which involves 13 teams from the region, was set to kick off January 13 and will end on the 15th. Meanwhile, the other regional qualifiers’ dates are still unannounced.

The first champion of the said tournament (which was held last 2015) was Evil Geniuses. This was also the breakout performance of Sumail “Suma1L” Hassan, who was just 15 years old back then. Suma1L still joins the lineup of Evil Geniuses and will be attending the tournament as the directly-invited defending champions.