Newbee even extends its lead in the Dota 2 World Ranking of September. Who can keep up with the Chinese?
Newbee once again leads the Dota 2 World Ranking of the best teams. The Chinese now enjoy a comfortable lead of more than 16,000 ranking points to their closest rivals OG and Team Liquid. Newbee was the runner-up at the International last month, giving them 4,682 ranking points. It’s the teams fourth consecutive month at the top and the ninth month this year. Since April Newbee has played seven big tournaments and apart from the disappointing Epicenter never finished worse than third place.
Chinese teams on the rise in the Dota 2 World Ranking
On their hunt are OG and Team Liquid. The winners of The International passed Evil Geniuses, who drop to rank 4 this month. It’s Liquids best rank since last December when they briefly lead the Dota 2 World Ranking. Evil Geniuses in contrast may have disappointed at The International, but continue their record-breaking run of now 41 consecutive months amongst the ten best teams in the world.
Since chinese teams dominated The International (just not winning it), many of them gained significantly in this months Dota 2 World Ranking. Invictus Gaming for example rises one rank to rank 6, followed by iG.Vitality (+2), LGD Gaming (9. / +3) and LGD.Forever Young (11. / +4).
TNC Gaming repeats their top10 coup
The biggest news for the top10 is TnC Gaming: The Southeastasians are the first team ever from the Philippines to make it among the ten best Dota teams in the world. They regain their tenth spot from April after being ninth at The International.
Going a bit down the ranking it’s Double Dimension to take into focus. With their second place at ProDota Cup Europe 21 the Russians – just 65. at The International – gained 30 ranks and join the top 100 for the first time since the team was created in March. The lineup focuses around former Team Empire-player N0fear and UnderShock who played for Vega Squadron and HellRaisers in recent years.
How is the Dota 2 World Ranking calculated?
The Dota 2 World Ranking consists of 614 teams from 66 countries this month. 11,212 results of 803 tournaments are included in our database. If you want to learn more about how the World Ranking is calculated, check our calculations page.