Valve is rebooting its Dota 2 tournaments for a more democratic and ‘organic’ approach

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    One of the many things that gaming company Valve is famous for is its flat internal hierarchy, which is devoid of managers. This week Valve is expanding that democratic philosophy to the professional aspect of its most lucrative game, Dota 2, by announcing a new tournament structure for the 2017-2018 season, which will commence after the conclusion of The International (TI) 7 in August, Dota‘s centerpiece event every year.

    Not too long ago, in an effort to ensure higher production quality across its competitive scene and to encourage teams to stick together, Valve rolled out a series of so-called Majors: tournaments officially endorsed and funded by Valve itself. It was a top-down approach to the problem, offering a consistent $3 million…

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