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Posted: May 14, 2012 6:15 am | Contests & Giveaways Press Releases

GIGABYTE Technology, a world leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, together with AMD, is proud to announce a series of Dota 2 online tournaments shaking the grounds of this game´s fast growing community. Joining forces with one of the largest and most prestigious tournament organizers, joinDOTA will accommodate a series of both professional as well as large scaled casual tournaments over the next three months.




Five high-class tournaments with 8 of the best invited Dota 2 teams in the world, called the "joinDOTA MASTERS" will offer European, American and Asian teams to compete on the highest possible level and 500 EUR prize money winner-takes-all every two weeks. To grant all the non-professionals a chance to compete professionally as well, five tournaments for up to 256 teams, called the "joinDOTA OPEN" will be held every other week, also granting 500 EUR winner-takes-all. The most exciting matches will be broadcasted by the famous Dota 2 commentator Toby 'TobiWan´ Dawson every Friday and Saturday.


In the right hand side both in the live scream and the VOD, the viewer could found there is a WINDFORCE™ logo. This is a special and new technology that GIGABYTE introduced - "WINDFORCE™". This cooling technology is different than the brand's graphics cards from the rest. Both HD7970 and HD7870 are using GIGABYTE'S new WINDFORCE™ cooling technology - "Triangle Cool". The exclusive "Triangle Cool" technology is to reach a better cooling performance. The latest patent pending technology combines fin with clip module in a special triangle shape. With the original anti-turbulence structure plus the new triangle cooling design, it enhances the efficiency of heat dissipation dramatically by minimizing the flow of turbulence between fans. Therefore, the "Triangle Cool" Technology provides a more efficient airflow for the cooling system.


For further information and registration for the tournaments please visit


Prize distribution for each joinDOTA MASTERS and OPEN tournaments


1st place: 500 EUR


Tournament details joinDOTA MASTERS



  • 5 tournaments for 8 invited professional teams each
  • Starts every second Friday at 18:00 CEST (The first on May 4th/5th)
  • Regional tournaments for EU/USA and SEA/CN
  • Winner takes all
  • Live broadcasting of the best matches


Tournament details joinDOTA OPEN

joinDOTA OPEN powered by GIGABTYTE & AMD


  • 5 tournaments with sign-ups for up to 256 teams
  • Sign-up launches May 11th at 15:00 CEST
  • Starts every second Friday at 18:00 CEST (The first on May 11th/12th)
  • Regional tournaments for EU/USA and SEA/CN
  • Winner takes all
  • Live broadcasting of the best matches

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