Clement ‚Puppey‘ Ivanov leads the Dota 2 Player World Ranking as the best Dota player for the third month in a row. But two new challengers have risen – from a not so far country.
Puppey starts the new year as the leader of the Dota 2 Player World Ranking. It’s his third month in a row at the top and the 21th month in total – which of course still makes him the most successful Dota 2 player of all time.
Alohadance, Resolut1on and Suma1l enter the top10 of the Dota 2 Player World Ranking
He has new pursuers though: While the players of Evil Geniuses like Fear and ppd have dropped a little as did Puppeys former teammates KuroKy and s4, two Ukranians step in to fill the gap. ALOHADANCE and Resolut1on from Team Empire climb to the shared second spot in the World Ranking. It’s the highest rank in their career for both. They deserve it due to a strong month: Team Empire won the Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 1 an finished high at both Summit and World Cyber Arena.
Another big winner this month is Suma1L: The young Pakistani is with EG for a year now and finally caught up point-wise with his teammates, boosting him to rank 4 of the World Ranking. On the other hand BigDaddy and EternaLEnVy dropped out of the top10. Some big successes from a year ago were deleted causing them to lose points.
SexyBamboe returns to the top100
Meanwhile BigDaddys teammates from OG like FLY and Miracle- are on their way up: They are now on ranks 45 to 47, right behind the players of Alliance like Akke, Loda and AdmiralBulldog. The three gained 24 to 29 ranks after winning the World Cyber Arena. The biggest winner in the top100 is SexyBamboe though. His second place at Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 1 with [4 clover & lepricon] earned him 77 ranks. He is now 96th which is his best rank since February 2015.
How is the World Ranking calculated?
The World Ranking consists of 1,004 players from 63 countries this month. 19,933 results of 456 tournaments are included in our database. If you want to learn more about how the World Ranking is calculated, check our calculations page.