Join us as we guide you through all the crucial changes during the Dota 2 post-TI12 roster shuffle, with announcements, info, and details.
The International 2023 is in the books, and the postseason roster shuffle for Dota 2 is well underway. Despite high finishes, incredible performances, and seemingly dedicated stacks willing to ride-or-die together, the post-TI shuffle affects almost every team. We’ll be keeping track of some of the shuffles and changes across Dota 2 rosters post-TI12.
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Confirmed Roster Changes
Below are all confirmed roster changes, reported by teams or official accounts and statements.
- Things quieting down as ESL One KL approaches
- BLEED Esports officially announces its roster via release, signing Tommy "Taiga" Le and Natthanpon "Masaros" Oaunphakdee.
- beastcoast will skip ESL One KL, no roster reveal.
- Talon and Aurora Gaming reveal their rosters
- OG confirms its roster for Kuala Lumpur
- Execration's roster will be Palos, Bob, Tino, Shanks, cml for ESL One KL
- Team Secret's roster of Crystallis, MidOne, BOOM, yamich, Puppey, and coach ah fu confirmed
- Team Falcon's roster is revealed through signups to ESL Kuala Lumpur. The team is Stanislav "Malr1ne" Potorak, Ammar "ATF" Al-Assaf, Andreas "Cr1t-" Nielsen, Jingjun "Sneyking" Wu, Oliver "skiter" Lepko
- Tundra Esports only has Topson on roster, suggesting that the team will be rebuilding or acquiring another roster soon. Tundra says farewell to Skiter and Sneyking.
- Blacklist International posts a picture puzzle of their roster on Facebook. This seems to suggest the roster is as follows: Polo "Raven" Fausto (The crow), Abed "Abed" Yusop (The bed), Kim "Gabbi" Santos (For the night), Timothy John "TIMS" Randrup (The Microsoft Teams logo), Carlo "Carlo" Manalo (For BDZ, his former nickname).
- Evgenii "Chu" Makarov is released from OG. Chu had been a coach, support player, and assistant coach, although had struggled with visa issues.
- Egyptian organization Gamax Esports joins Dota 2 with a roster consisting of Forever, Replicate, Megoway, Hadi " TheVeryFamous.ar3a" Diaa el Din, and Mutaz "MeetYourBob" Hesham. Replicate is a Russian player, who is currently rank 178th on the european Dota 2 Leaderboard. The remaining players are Egyptian.
- Leon "Nine" Kirilin has been released from Tundra Esports. He is taking an extended break from competition.
- Abed "Abed" Yusop, Andreas "Cr1t-" Nielsen, and Tal "Fly" Aizik are out of Shopify Rebellion, as per a farewell post from the team posted on Nov. 7.
- Nouns Esports has released their entire roster.
- Daniel "Stormstormer" Schoetzau has been moved to the inactive roster of Entity and is LFT.
- Tundra Esports parts ways with Leon "Nine" Kirilin.
- Talon Esports drops its entire roster.
- A new stack helmed by former EG and Thunder Predator players will compete in ESL One Kuala Lumpur qualifiers. The stack consists of Crhistian "Pakazs" Savina, Jordan "SLATEM$" Vega, Rafael "Sacred" Yonatan, Farith "Matthew" Puente, and Romel "Mjz" Quinteros Rojas. The stack was revealed by former EG coach Igor "kaffs" Furtado on Nov. 5.
- 747 Live unveils a new Dota 2 stack featuring Muhammad "inYourdreaM" Anugrah, Karl "Karl" Baldovino, Daud "db-" Budiawan, Marvin "Boomy" Rushton, and Jaunuel "Jaunuel" Arcilla.
- Jhocam, db-, and inYourdreaM have left Army Geniuses
- Negima Gaming parts ways with Malr1ne, Vazya, and RodjER as per a vlog by the team
- PSG.Quest registers for the Waldner Cup with TA2000, No!ob, Malik, OmaR, and kaori. Abdimalik "Malik" Sailau who had been a temporary stand-in from NAVI now seems to be on roster.
- Carlo "Kuku" Palad leaves Blacklist, is LFT
- EG apparently drops their Dota 2 amid mass layoffs. Team Manager looking for new opportunities.
- Zai confirms retirement/indefinite break. Zai was also removed from the team officially. Team Liquid to continue to look for replacement offlaner, and have talked with "every single free agent offlaner." This will inevitably spark rumors.
- Tobias "Tobi" Buchner leaves PSG Quest.
- Beastcoast releases their roster
- Team Liquid “will not kick anyone,” Zai on break.
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