Clement ‚Puppey‘ Ivanov leads the Dota World Ranking as the best player yet again in May – and circumstances make sure he won’t lose the lead soon.
Puppey defends the top spot of the Dota 2 Player World Ranking for the third month in a row. The best Dota player of all time leads by a narrow margin of just 390 points ahead of his teammate Arteezy. UNiVeRsE and EternaLEnVy, also playing for Team Secret, are on ranks 4 and 10. This makes the lead comfortable for Puppey. His own teammates won’t pass him anytime soon.
Evil Geniuses on the hunt in the Dota World Ranking
But the players of Evil Geniuses might: Fear, ppd and Suma1L are farther behind though. They would need extraordinary performances at this months majors like WePlay Dota League or Epicenter to even have a chance of dethroning Puppey. EGs new teammembers Aui_2000 and BuLba have to catch up first. They are on World Ranks 38 and 157 respectively right now.
The top10 of Mays Player World Ranking is completed by KuroKy ( Team Liquid) on rank 8 and Alliances s4 on rank 9. Both switched places after Liquids good performance at ESL One Manila, where Kuroky made it to the Grand Final.
Watch out for Natus Vincere and Vici Gaming Reborn
The players to watch closely this month are the members of Vici Gaming Reborn though – the best of April. fy as their key player improved by nine ranks to World Rank 26. DDC rose 29 ranks to 44, Yang amazing 103 ranks to World Rank 96. Impressed? Well, NoNo, END and Mikasa now share World Rank 144 – which is 510 ranks better than they were in April and only exceled by 仔仔 from Wings Gaming who even rose by 826 ranks.
How is the Dota 2 World Ranking calculated?
The Dota 2 World Ranking consists of 1,132 players from 63 countries this month. 24,578 results of 509 tournaments are included in our database. If you want to learn more about how the World Ranking is calculated, check our calculations page.