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The Defense returns - September 2015
Who will win the oldest Dota 2 tournament?
The Final Four
These teams are meeting at the LAN finals.
Team Liquid vs coL Game 2 - The Defense 5 - @durkadota & Clairvoyance
- Team Liquid vs coL Game 1 - The Defense 5 - @durkadota & Clairvoyance
- Team Liquid vs Arcade Game 2 - The Defense 5 - @durkadota @MotPax
- Team Liquid vs Arcade Game 1 - The Defense 5 - @durkadota @MotPax
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Team Liquid ahead of the pack: First team to qu...
Team Liquid became the first team to qualify for the Defense Season V LAN Finals following their matches against Arcade eSport and compLexity Gaming. Liquid had three games in hand after coming back from the Nanyang Championships, and secured enough points tonight to avoid...
posted by Malystryx.GDS, 13 days ago
Draw with 4C&L makes Liquid's path to The Defen...
Yesterday in joinDOTA's The Defense, European big dogs Team Liquid met 4 Clovers & Lepricon, who have steadily made a name for themselves over the months. The match was not only broadcast via Twitch, but Danish broadcasting company Zulu also showed the game on their...
posted by Gerrow, 13 days ago
The Defense Season V: VP and Vega amongst the d...
With stage 2 of The Defense almost underway, we can confirm the six teams that have been directly invited to join the top six teams of the first phase. Amongst the invites for stage 2 are the likes of ESL One NY champions Vega Squadron and Virtus Pro. How do you think the...
posted by stanbobbler, 47 days ago
User predictions off the mark as MFF and newtea...
In our user polls ahead of the start of Season V of the Defense both newteam123123 and Monkey Freedom Fighters finished second, with 25% expecting MFF to make top 3 while 27% thought newteam123 would cruise to a top 3 placement in stage 1 of the competition. However, the...
posted by Malystryx.GDS, 55 days ago
About The Defense
In the dawn of Dota 2, following the $1.6 million International which introduced the world to Valve’s latest creation, rose The Defense, joinDOTA's flagship tournament.
With no peer in its midst The Defense was the largest online Dota 2 tournament of its time, featuring TWENTY-FOUR teams and a 10,000 EUR prize pool, a small fortune for that era.
Now with the Majors on the horizon, Dota 2 is about to take the next step in its evolution. We can think of no better moment to bring back our pride and joy which helped sow the seed of our glorious community.