Dota 2 News: Post TI11shuffle log; Confirmed roster changes for the next DPC season


With the end of The International 11, the traditional post-TI shuffle period has begun.

The International 11 has come to an end with Tundra’s impressive undefeated run culminating in a stunning 3:0 sweep through Team Secret.

Teams and players are starting to look at their options before the leagues start expected to begin just over a month with the following schedule:

DPC 2023 Preliminary Schedule Winter Tour

  • Open Qualifiers: December 11-13, 2022
  • Closed Qualifiers: December 14-15, 2022
  • Division 1 Regional League Tournament: January 9-29, 2023
  • Division 2 Regional League Tournament: January 30 – February 19, 2023
  • Major Tournament: February 24 – March 5, 2023

Here you can find all the confirmed changes for the upcoming season and ignore the trolls, rumors, and anxiety. 

 November 4 Talon Esports

Just one day after Talon Esports reported releasing Damien “kpii” Chok and Brizio “Hyde” Budiana, they revealed Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong would join the squad. 

Talon current roster

Rafli Fathur “Mikoto” Rahman
Nuengnara “23savage” Teeramahanon
Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong
Worawit “Q” Mekchai

November 4 Fnatic

After a roller coaster of a DPC 2021-22 season and a disappointing finish at The International 2022, Fnatic looks for a change heading into the new season as they part ways with Anucha “Jabz” Jirawong and coach Lee “SunBhie” Jeong-jae

 Current Fnatic roster:

Djardel “DJ” Mampusti
Marc Polo Luis “Raven” Fausto
Jaunuel “Jaunuel” Arcilla
Armel Paul “Armel” Tabios

November 4 beastcoast

South America had its best TI till date, with a team finishing in the top 6 for the first time in the history of The International. But the top teams in the region will be undergoing some changes. Beastcoast made an official announcement that two of their players, Jean “C.Smile” Pierre Gonzales and Adrian “Wisper” Cespedes Dobles would be leaving the team, and that their replacements would be two former Thunder Awaken players, Herrera “DarkMago” Gonzalo and Rafael “Sacred” Yonatan.

Beastcoast current roster

Gonzalo “Darkmago♥” Herrera
Hector Antonio “K1” Rodriguez
Rafael “Sacred” Yonatan
Elvis “Scofield” De la Cruz Peña
Steven “StingeR” Vargas Mamani

November 3 BetBoom Team

Russian betting company BetBoom will no longer sponsor the Dota 2 line-up put together by Akbar “SoNNeikO” Butaev. The latter gets to retain the DivisionI in the EEU Dota Pro Circuit regional league for the next season. 

BetBoom Team released roster

Nikita “Daxak” Kuzmin
Denis “Larl” Sigitov
Evgeniy “Noticed” Ignatenko
Vladimir “RodjER” Nikogosian
Akbar “SoNNeikO” Butaev

November 3 OG

According to the official announcement made by OG, the team is down to four players as Ammar “ATF” Al-Assaf has been moved to an inactive position and is free to look for new opportunities for the next Dota Pro Circuit season.

OG current roster

Artem “Yuragi” Golubiev
Bozhidar “bzm” Bogdanov
Tommy “Taiga” Le
Mikhail “Misha” Agatov

November 3 Talon Esports

After a disappointing 17-18th place finish at The International 2022, Talon makes changes to its roster for the upcoming season, parting ways with Damien “kpii” Chok and Brizio “Hyde” Budiana.

Talon Esports current roster

Rafli Fathur “Mikoto” Rahman
Nuengnara “23savage” Teeramahanon
Worawit “Q” Mekchai

November 3 TSM FTX

After two years of pushing together through thick and thin, the TSM.FTX roster experiences its first change. Position 5 support, Kim “DuBu” Doo-young is the first to part ways with the team in the TI11 aftermath.

TSM.FTX current roster

Enzo “Timado” Gianoli
Jonathan Bryle “Bryle” Santos De Guia
Jonáš “SabeRLighT-” Volek
David “MoonMeander” Tan

November 1 Soniqs

In one of the most predictable moves in the post-TI11 shuffle, Soniqs dropped the entire roster almost two months after entering the Dota 2 scene.
In their official announcement, Soniqs did not give any details regarding their commitment to the Dota 2 scene. It is unclear if the NA organization will sign another team for the 2023 competitive season. 

Soniqs released roster

October 31 Team SMG

Team SMG has parted ways with Daryl “iceiceice” Koh ahead of the upcoming season. According to the team, his contract ended and he is once again a free agent. 

iceiceice was signed to the team just prior to The International 11 for SEA regional qualifiers but the team never got the chance to play. 

Current roster

Nai Zheng “MidOne” Yeik
NaNa “Moon” ♪
Tue “ah fu” Soon Chuan
Wilson “poloson” Koh Chin

October 29 Gaimin Gladiators 

Gaimin Gladiators surprised everyone when they finished the DPC 2021-22 season in 10th place and landed a spot at The International. They ended in the middle of the pack of the group stage and ultimately took 9-12th place at the main event. A few days later they announced parting ways with Miroslav “BOOM” Bičan.

Current Gaimin Gladiator lineup

Anton “dyrachyo” Shkredov
Marcus “Ace.” Hoelgaard
Melchior “Seleri” Hillenkamp
Erik “tOfu” Engel

October 24 T1

After falling short in the LCQ, T1 parts ways with Kenny “Xepher” Deo, coach Park “March” Tae-won, and potentially Carlo “Kuku” Palad before DPC 2022-23 Season. 

Xepher made a post about looking for a new team, while kuku announced on his Facebook that his contract with the team has come to an end, and although he is still in negotiations he is open to other options. 

  T1 TI11 roster

Anathan “ana-” Pham
Topias Miikka “Topson” Taavitsainen
Carlo “KuKu” Palad
Kenny “Xepher” Deo
Matthew “Whitemon” Filemon

October 19 Virtus.pro

In the Last Chance Qualifiers aftermath, VP announced that although Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev’s contract with the organization is valid until the end of TI11, which is until the end of October 2022, the two parts “came to a mutual decision to cease cooperation.”

Current Virtus.pro roster:

Danil “gpk” Skutin
Dmitry “DM” Dorokhin
Daniyal “Yamich” Lazebnyy
Egor “Xakoda” Lipartiia

October 19 Soniqs

After a racist effigy was displayed in the group stage elimination tie-breaker series at The Internaitonal 2022, Soniqs terminated their contract with Rodrigo “LESLÃO” Santos.

Soniqs struggled immensely in the group stage, securing only one series win, tying up three more, and losing the remaining nine series. Forced into tie-breakers, they lost against BOOM and were ultimately eliminated from the event. 

Current Soniqs roster:

 Yawar “YawaR” Hassan
Quinn “Quinn” Callahan
Arif “MSS” Anwar
Adrian “Fata” Trinks

October 13 Natus Vincere

Ahead of the Post TI shuffle, Na’Vi makes a change in their lineup, parting ways with Alexey “Solo” Berezin. 

The team came in third place in the EEU regional qualifiers for The International 2022. That granted them a ticket to Singapore, to compete as one of 12 teams vying for the last two spots at The International 2022. Despite having a top-place finish in groups and seeded into the upper brackets, Na’Vi dropped in the second round of the lower brackets, failing to clinch a spot at The International. 

Current Na’Vi roster:

 Alik “V-TUNE” Vorobey
Volodymyr “No[o]ne” Minenko
Vladyslav “laise” Lais
Georgii “swedenstrong” Zainalabidov

October 6 Nigma Galaxy SEA

Nigma.Galaxy has parted ways with their SEA roster before the Post-TI shuffle after taking a disappointing, but not surprising, 9-12th place finish. 

Nigma Galaxy SEA former roster:

 Galvin “mizu” Kang Jian Wen
Vincent Hiew Teck “AlaCrity” Yoong
Tri “Jhocam” Kuncoro
Anurat “boombell” Praianun

October 2 Alliance

Just weeks before The International 2022 kicked off, Alliance released their full roster with plans to ‘double down’ their commitment to Dota 2 next season. 

Alliance former roster:

Nikolay “Nikobaby” Nikolov
Adam “Aramis” Moroz
Aliwi “w33haa” Omar
Yaroslav “Limitless” Parshin
Andrey “Dukalis” Kuropatkin





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