Fans of the Dota 2 esports scene certainly miss the presence of The International tournament which is always present every year. In 2020, due to the pandemic, this event had to be temporarily postponed even though the 2020 Dota Pro Circuit was officially held.
Now, Valve has locked the date of the event from TI 10. The holding of The International 10 from Dota 2 will also start on August 5 to 15, 2021. After the second Major at the Dota Pro Circuit, several teams will get qualifying tickets to fight for another open qualifier slot. will be opened nearing its implementation.
This year something will be different at the holding of The International 10. The plan is that Valve will open the gates for the role of a coach who can now oversee the match. Previously, the coach’s role only ended during the drafting period, but this time, they can enter the game room until the match is over.
The coach’s drama at TI10 sparked the attention of many professional players, players such as Sebastian “Ceb” and Johan “Notail” Sundstein thought that the coach’s presence could injure sportmanship in Dota 2. The reason was that so far the game only focused on players.
Ceb wrote a petition in his Twitter column. He also asked for support from other teams so that Valve could review the regulations that might hurt this game. According to him, this decision was taken unilaterally without prior consideration of the players and there should be a petition that could be submitted by the professional players.
So, what do you think about the drama of the coaches who were present at The International tournament?