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Mogul Weekly Recap - 11/11/18

Here's this week's load of the hottest gaming news

The ugly term called "racism"

READ: Dota 2 pros react to the racism issue

If you've been living under a rock, the hottest issue in Dota 2 right now is about racism - especially those instances with pro players involved.

(1) Complexity Gaming's Skem made a racist comment in the all chat at DreamLeague Season 10 in their match against RNG

(2) A post on Reddit showed Kuku's same comment against a Chinese team in pubs

(3) Burning writes to Valve regarding the racism issue, Valve's Erik Johnson sends a response

(4) Dota 2 pros react to the racism issue

The biggest Esports Championship Series in Asia — ONE Esports is here!

READ: Esports Mogul to organize One Championship's $50M Esports Series

The Singapore-based martial arts organization has committed itself into entering esports by investing a whopping $50 Million USD into the series, working hand-in-hand with Japan's premiere global advertising agency Dentsu Inc.

Industry giants have already committed their support on the project by entering MOUs.

ONE Esports will be organized by none other than Esport Mogul, with the project kicking off in 2019.

November LANs here and there

You've seen November's first half set of LANs, now we're showing you the rest of them.

READ: Keeping up with the November LANs - Part 2

DreamHack Atlanta 2018: Nov 16 – 18

PS fans across the capital of Georgia will flock at Georgia World Congress Center to witness DreamHack’s signature gaming festival.

ECS Season 6 – Finals: Nov 22 – 25

ECS is set to spice up Thanksgiving activities of fans with top teams coming from the two regions.

DreamHack Winter 2018: Nov 30 – Dec 02

DreamHack will wrap up its 2018 with the DreamHack Winter finals to be held at Jönköping, Sweden.

Salt, anyone?

READ: NIP avoids penalty at KLM - thanks to ppd

Peter "ppd" Dager raised the issue by going public after failing to get a response from PGL and Valve whom they contacted “weeks ago”.

Soon after, ppd confirmed on Twitter that his team will not receive a Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) point penalty at the Kuala Lumpur Major.

The K/DA Fever

READ: Riot heard us: NEON K/DA Akali now added to the original skin!

Great news for Akali lovers! The K/DA Akali skin has been updated due to a very insistent request by summoners all over the world.

This updated version will be available for free if you have already purchased K/DA Akali. The neon version, as seen in the Pop/Stars music video, will appear while the assassin is inside her shroud.

DreamLeague Minor down!

READ: Tigers win the DreamLeague Minor

The DreamLeague Season 10 has come to an end and Tigers have become the first winners of a tournament in the Dota Pro Circuit 2018-19. They played their final against Na'Vi and the series saw the whole five games in the Bo5 tournament.

Aaaand, we're back to UK!

READ: ESL One Birmingham 2019 has been confirmed

After the successful run at Hamburg and the announcement of ESL One Katowice 2019, ESL is bringing Dota 2 back to the UK with ESL One Birmingham 2019. The first iteration of the tournament which took place this year had proven to be massively successful.

The tournament will begin on May 28, 2019 and end on June 2nd. The group stage will take place from May 28 to May 30 and the main event will take place in the Arena Birmingham from May 31 to June 2. ESL One Birmingham 2019 will have a prize pool of $300,000.

MN | Lara de Guzman

MN | Lara de Guzman

Lara has been a full-time gamer while being a Marketing Supervisor, Ground Attendant, Culinarian or Wonder Woman on the side.

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