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Top 3 European Dota 2 players in 2019

Best European Dota 2 Players

This year was nothing short of amazing. We saw the worlds teams compete in countless world-class events. Having said that, the pinnacle of the year has to be The International 2019. There was the $34+ million prize pool, and for the first time in Dota 2’s history, we saw the same team lifting the trophy. OGs’ players have written their names into the history books with this win and it will be interesting to see how they perform next season. Could they add a third?

Now, just a few days before 2020, it’s time to take a look back on 2019 and see who are the top European Dota 2 players.

Michał “Nisha” Jankowski

Nisha was undoubtedly the most successful player in 2019. He was the main reason behind Team Secrets’ success, especially before TI 9 began. Often considered as the best European carry, Nisha shined every single game with his hyper-aggressive playstyle, smart moves and overall display of skills. Even though he didn’t have that much experience on the big stage, he was still calm enough to show what is he capable of.

Apart from being truly amazing at Dota 2, Nisha is also unique because he is very young. At just 19 years old, the Polish superstar has move trophies under his belt than a lot of the Dota 2 veterans.

He started his first professional appearance back when he was 14. Let that sink in for a bit. What did you do when you were 14?

Amer “Miracle-” Al-Barkawi

At this point, Miracle has proven himself to be one of the most gifted players in the world. He is often considered to be the best mechanical player, especially when it comes down to laning.

Amer’s first big team was OG where he won pretty much everything, apart from TI 9. However, it seems like he decided that it’s time for a new chapter in his career, which is why he joined the newly-formed team back then – Team Liquid (now Nigma).

Despite being a new squad, they quickly established themselves as one of the best teams in the world. One of the reasons behind this “title” was Miracle- and his phenomenal display of skill. Together with his team-mates, Amer reached the Grand Final of TI 9 where Liquid lost to OG in an epic final.

Even though he couldn’t lift the aegis for the second time, Amer delivered a clear message that he won’t stop until he does it.

Johan “N0tail” Sundstein 

Last, but most definitely not least, we have the legend himself – n0tail. Apart from being one of the most likeable professional Dota 2 players, Johan is also one of the best. Together with his team-mates from OG, he managed to win the biggest event in esports two consecutive times. The most interesting thing is that his team heading into the tournament was never the favourite.

N0tail and his masterful tactics have built OG into what they are today. Johan started his professional gaming career with Heroes of Newerth, where he played alongside other current Dota 2 pros such as Fly. However, after that game died a couple of years ago, he made the switch to Dota 2 and the rest is history.

Johan used to play carries before but it seems like the support role definitely suits him more. After all, it’s way easier to be a captain when you’re playing support than the other way around.

Top European Dota 2 Players – Conclusion

Top European Dota 2 Players

With just a couple of days left until 2020, everyone will be taking some time off from Dota 2. However, this will only last for a week because the second DPC Minor begins on the 9th of January. Eight of the best teams in the world will be taking part in WePlay!’s Bukovel Minor, where many more of Europe’s top Dota 2 players will be in action.

Expect more information about it soon. In the meantime, feel free to follow Dartfrog on TwitterFacebook, Instagram, and Twitch for the latest Dota 2 news and analysis.