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The International Winner Alliance
Team icon Alliance.png
Sweden Sweden
Created:2013-04-12
Team Information
Captain:Sweden s4
Manager(s):Russia Inverno
Links
Website:http://thealliance.gg/
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DOTABUFF:111474
OpenDota:111474
Facebook:theAllianceGG
Twitter:theAllianceGG
Weibo:AllianceDotA2
VK:nth_alliance
Twitch:team/alliance
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Winnings
Prizemoney:$2,717,907 USD

Alliance is a gaming organisation founded by Team Razer and Alex Garfield in April 2013. Since its formation, the team has been a staple amongst the best European Dota 2 teams.

Timeline[]

  • July 22 - Alliance is revealed as the new team of former No Tidehunter players Kokou, Heavenly Demon, Madlang Butaw, Dogterte and Slippery Ice.[1]
  • May 13th - Alliance announces Monster Energy as a new sponsor of the team.[2]
  • May 26th - Alliance wins the G-1 Champions League Season 5 after beating LGD.cn 2-0 in the finals.
  • June 16th - Alliance announces XMG as a new sponsor of the team.[3]
  • June 17th - Alliance wins DreamHack Summer 2013 after beating Quantic 2-1 in the finals.
  • July 7th - Alliance wins StarLadder StarSeries Season 6 after beating iCCup 3-1 in the finals.
  • August 11th - Alliance wins The International 2013 after beating Natus Vincere 3-2 in the finals.
  • December 14th - Alliance wins Fragbite Masters 2013 after beating Fnatic.EU 2-1 in the finals.

  • January 15th - Alliance wins Dota 2 Champions League Season 1 after beating Cloud9 (formerly Speed Gaming) 3-0 in the finals.
  • September 3rd - Alliance announces the departure of s4 and EGM.[4]

  • January 7th - Team manager kellymilkies reveals the teams roster for the Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015, with Loda, Akke, the addition of tryout Mynuts, the return of EGM, and newcomer Pajkatt.[5] AdmiralBulldog remains inactive.[6]
  • January 26th - Akke confirms the departure of Mynuts, and the addition of Niqua to the team. EGM would also be moving from the offlane to support.[7]
  • March 6th - 7ckngMad joins the team.[8]
  • April 28th - Niqua leaves,[9] and AdmiralBulldog is seen playing with the team.
  • May 2nd - It is officially announced that Bulldog returns to Alliance.[10]
  • August 17th - Pajkatt parts ways with the team.[11]
  • August 27th - s4 and Mynuts join the team.[12]
  • August 29th - Pablo (and kellymilkies, Player Manager) is confirmed as a substitute player for the upcoming Major season.
  • December 3rd - MyNuts parts ways with the team.[13]
  • December 7th - EGM joins the team.[14]

  • August 28th - s4, AdmiralBulldog, and Akke leave the team.[15]
  • September 16th - Handsken, Limmp, and jonassomfan join the team.[16]
  • November 18th - AdmiralBulldog is welcomed back as an official streamer for Alliance.[17]

  • May 21st - Alliance parts way with EGM.[18]
  • May 23rd - Pablo joins the team.[19]
  • June 9th - Loda takes a break from competitive Dota while Alliance welcomes Era.[20]
  • August 18th - Alliance announces the departure of Limmp, jonassomfan and Handsken.[21]
  • August 31st - The remainder of the Alliance roster is released. Loda returns to rebuild and captain the team.[22]
  • November 29th - The new Alliance roster is revealed: MiCKe, Boxi, INsania, and Taiga join Loda, who makes his return to the active squad[23]. Due to MiCKe's arm injury the team would remain inactive until the beginning of February 2018.[24]

  • June 3rd - qojqva joins the team, while Loda becomes the coach of Alliance.[25]

  • March 20th - miCKe takes a one-month break due to his previous arm injury.[26] Greek carry Madara is announced as his temporary replacement.[27]
  • September 20th - The original TI3 roster will be performing together for Midas Mode 2.[28]
  • September 26th - The roster parts way with the organization.[29]
  • October 3rd - A new roster is announced consisting of Nikobaby, Limmp, 33, Handsken and Fata.[30]

  • March 31st - The team parts ways with 33 and Fata.[31]
  • April 1st - s4 returns.[32]
  • May 23rd - fng joins the team on loan from Gambit Esports.[33]
  • September 10th - fng officially joins the team.[34]

  • May 6th - ppd joins the team as coach on trial.[35]
  • June 16th - ppd reveals he is no longer with the organization.[36]

  • Roster[]

    Active[]

    ID Name Position Join Date
    Philippines Heavenly Demon Jonathan Olesco 1 2021-07-22
    Philippines KoKou William Miakoun 2 2021-07-22
    Philippines Madlang Butaw Captain Emilio Flores 3 2021-07-22
    Philippines Slippery Ice Pj Kokaji 4 2021-07-22
    Philippines Dogterte Cristonel Pasco 5 2021-07-22

    Former Players[]

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    Former Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Sweden Loda Jonathan Berg 1 2017-08-31 2018-06-03 Alliance Alliance (Coach)
    Sweden Era Adrian Kryeziu 1 2017-06-09 2017-08-31 No Diggity No Diggity
    Sweden Limmp Linus Blomdin 2 2016-09-16 2017-08-18 compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
    Sweden jonassomfan Linus Lindholm 3 2016-09-16 2017-08-18 No Diggity No Diggity
    Sweden Pablo Axel Källman 4 2017-05-23 2017-08-31 SFTe-sports SFTe-sports
    Sweden Handsken Captain Simon Haag 5 2016-09-16 2017-08-18 No Diggity No Diggity
    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Sweden Loda Jonathan Berg 1 2013-04-12 2017-06-09 Alliance Alliance
    Sweden EGM Jerry Lundkvist 4/5 2015-12-07 2017-05-21 Crescendo Crescendo
    Sweden s4 Captain Gustav Magnusson 2 2015-08-27 2016-08-28 OG OG
    Sweden AdmiralBulldog Henrik Ahnberg 3 2013-04-12 2016-08-28
    Sweden Akke Joakim Akterhall 5 2013-04-12 2016-08-28 Horde Horde
    Sweden Mynuts Johan Andersson 4 2015-08-27 2015-12-03 NO-VASELINE NO-VASELINE
    France 7ckngMad Sébastien Debs 4 2015-03-06 2015-08-27 Monkey Freedom Fighters Monkey Freedom Fighters
    Sweden Pajkatt Per Anders Olsson Lille 2 2015-01-07 2015-08-18 4 Clover & Lepricon 4 Clover & Lepricon
    Sweden Niqua Niclas Westergård 3 2015-01-26 2015-04-28 Turtle Masters Turtle Masters

    Achievements[]

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    2016
    Date Place Event Opponent Winnings
    2016-06-09 A99th - 12th Manila Major 2016 1 : 2  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $45,000
    2016-05-13 A55th - 6th EPICENTER 2016 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $20,000
    2016-04-16 A55th - 6th StarLadder i-League Invitational 1 : 2  OG OG $5,000
    2016-03-04 A77th - 8th Shanghai Major 2016 1 : 2  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming $105,000
    2016-01-17 A11st SLTV Star Series Season 13 & i-League 2 : 0  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses $120,000
    2015
    2015-12-20 A11st World Cyber Arena 2015 3 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $370,200
    2015-11-18 A99th - 12th Frankfurt Major 2015 0 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $45,000
    2015-06-20 A55th - 8th ESL One Frankfurt 2015 0 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $13,489
    2015-06-14 A44th ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 3 1 : 2  Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas $12,151
    2015-06-07 A22nd JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 1 : 2  Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas $41,812
    2015-05-22 A55th - 6th I-League Season 3 0 : 2  Team Malaysia Team Malaysia ¥91,170
    2015-05-03 A22nd RoG Play It Cool Invitational 0 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $7,500
    2015-04-25 A55th - 6th SLTV Star Series Season 12 0 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 $6,000
    2015-03-04 A33rd - 4th Esportal Dota 2 League Invitational 3 1 : 2  Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas $700
    2015-02-17 A33rd - 4th Esportal Dota 2 League Invitational 2 0 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro €500
    2015-01-25 A22nd JoinDOTA Masters XV 0 : 3  Team Empire Team Empire $5,000
    2014
    2014-11-23 A88th ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 2 4 / 10  Round Robin (W/L) $12,151
    2014-10-26 A44th SLTV Star Series Season 10 1 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 $12,151
    2014-10-09 A55th - 8th ESL One New York 2014 1 : 2  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses $12,151
    2014-10-04 A33rd World Cyber Arena 1 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 $12,151
    2014-09-19 A33rd - 4th Nvidia Game24 Invitational 2 : 3  Team Tinker Team Tinker $2,000
    2014-07-12 B111th - 12th The International 2014 6 / 9  Round Robin (W/L) $12,151
    2014-06-29 A33rd - 4th ESL One Frankfurt 2014 0 : 2  Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming $12,151
    2014-06-23 A33rd Dota 2 Champion's League Season 3 3 : 1  Power Rangers Power Rangers $12,151
    2014-06-16 A11st ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 1 3 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 $12,151
    2014-06-01 A44th WPC World Esports Professional Classic 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $12,151
    2014-04-27 A11st DreamHack Bucharest 2014 Invitational 2 : 0  Cloud9 Cloud9 $12,151
    2014-04-20 A55th - 6th SLTV Star Series Season 9 0 : 1  Team Empire Team Empire $12,151
    2014-04-13 A44th Dota 2 Champion's League Season 2 1 : 3  Team Empire Team Empire $12,151
    2014-01-19 A22nd SLTV Star Series Season 8 1 : 3  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $12,151
    2014-01-15 A11st Dota 2 Champions League 3 : 0  Speed Gaming.int Speed Gaming.int $12,151
    2014-01-07 A44th HyperX D2L Season 4 1 : 2  Fnatic Fnatic $12,151
    2013
    2013-12-14 A11st Fragbite Masters 2013 2 : 1  Fnatic Fnatic 100,000 SEK
    2013-12-08 A33rd - 4th RaidCall EMS One Fall 2013 1 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $4,000
    2013-11-30 A33rd ASUS ROG DreamLeague Kick-Off Season 0 : 3  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $7,500
    2013-11-10 A22nd WePlay Dota 2 League Season 2 2 : 3  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $6,000
    2013-10-13 A22nd SLTV StarSeries Season Seven 2 : 3  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $6,000
    2013-08-11 A11st The International 2013 3 : 2  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $1,437,190
    2013-07-21 A11st The Premier League Season 5 3 : 0  mousesports mousesports $9,000
    2013-07-07 A11st SLTV StarSeries Season Six 3 : 0  International Cyber Cup International Cyber Cup $12,000
    2013-06-17 A11st Dreamhack Summer 2013 ASUS ROG Cup 2 : 1  Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming 140,000 SEK
    2013-06-11 A11st RaidCall EMS One Summer Season Cup 4 2 : 1  iNfernity Gaming $600
    2013-05-26 A11st G-1 Champions League Season 5 2 : 0  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD ¥250,000
    2013-05-13 A11st WePlay Dota 2 League Season 1 3 : 0  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses $5,000 + Hardware
    2013-04-28 A11st The Premier League Season 4 3 : 0  Team Liquid Team Liquid $5,000
    2013-04-20 A55th - 8th RaidCall EMS One Spring 2013 1 : 2  mousesports mousesports $2,000
    2013-04-18 A11st DreamHack Dota2 Invitational 3 : 2  Team Dignitas Team Dignitas $2,500

    Awards[]

    • 1st Place GosuAwards 2013: Best team
    • 2nd Place GosuAwards 2013: Community's choice: Best team
    • 2nd Place GosuAwards 2013: Best roster transfer
    • 3rd Place GosuAwards 2013: Community's choice: Best roster transfer
    • 1st Place onGamers Dota 2 Awards: Best team
    • 2nd Place joinDOTA Awards 2013: Best team
    • 2nd Place joinDOTA Awards 2013: Best play

    Gallery[]

    Highlight Videos[]

    2013[]

    2014[]

    2016[]

    Interviews[]

    2013[]

    References[]

    1. Eric "reinnnn" Khor (2013-04-12). "Alliance picks up NTH and Naniwa". GosuGamers. Retrieved 2013-04-12.
    2. "Monster Energy Sponsors Alliance!". Alliance. 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2013-05-13.
    3. "XMG Sponsors Alliance!". Alliance. 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
    4. "Farewell to EGM, S4". Alliance. 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
    5. Kelly "kellymilkies" Ong (2015-08-18). "Roster for @theAllianceGG Dota Asian Championships". Twitter. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
    6. Kelly "kellymilkies" Ong (2015-01-07). "Fans asking about @AdmiralBulldog". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
    7. iamshockWave (2015-01-27). "MyNuts removed after EGM role swap". joinDOTA.
    8. Ben "PineappleCake" Tan (2015-03-06). "7ckngmad leaves Summoners' Rift for Alliance". GosuGamers. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
    9. Niqua (29 April 2015). "I am indeed out of Alliance, was fun while it lasted.". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
    10. "Statement from Loda". Alliance. 2015-05-02. Archived from the original on 2015-11-18. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
    11. "Pajkatt departs". Alliance. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
    12. "New lineup for @theAllianceGG". Twitter. 2015-08-27. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
    13. "Nuts Departs from Alliance". Alliance. 2015-12-03. Archived from the original on 2016-09-02.
    14. "EGM joins Alliance". Alliance. 7 December 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
    15. "Changes to the Dota 2 Roster". Alliance. 28 August 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-31. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
    16. "A NEW BRAND. A NEW ROSTER.". Alliance. Archived from the original on 9 September 2016.
    17. Alliance (2016-11-18). "Alliance is glad to officially welcome back Henrik "Admiral Bulldog" Ahnberg as an official streamer for Alliance". Facebook. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
    18. "Alliance parts ways with EGM". Alliance. 21 May 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
    19. "Alliance welcomes PABLO to the Dota 2 team". Alliance. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
    20. "Loda takes a break from competitive Dota". Alliance. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
    21. "Changes to the Dota 2 Roster". Alliance. 18 August 2017. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
    22. "Dota 2 - Looking Forward". Alliance. 2017-08-31.
    23. "A New Legacy". Alliance. 2017-11-29.
    24. "The Way Forward: Update on Micke". Alliance. 2018-01-26.
    25. "A new generation". Alliance. 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
    26. theAllianceGG (2019-03-20). "An update about @mickeDOTA and our #Dota2 squad.". Twitter.
    27. theAllianceGG (2019-03-20). "Welcome @MadaraDotA2 to the #ALLfam 🙌 Omar will be our stand-in for the upcoming Paris Major qualifiers.". Twitter.
    28. Chelsea Jack (2019-09-20). "BETWAY Midas Mode 2.0 Team Announcement". hotspawn.com.
    29. theAllianceGG (2019-09-26). "Changes to Alliance Dota 2 roster". facebook.
    30. theAllianceGG (2019-10-03). "Alliance Dota 2 welcomes new roster". facebook.
    31. Alliance (2020-03-31). "Thank you Fata and 33". thealliance.gg.
    32. Alliance (2020-04-01). "[A] Legend Returns". thealliance.gg.
    33. GambitEsports (2020-05-23). "Gambit Dota 2 line-up for #ESLOne Birmingham 2020 - Online". Twitter.
    34. the-alliance (2020-09-10). "Alliance completes Dota 2 Roster". Facebook.
    35. Alliance (2021-05-06). "ALLIANCE TRIALS HEAVY-HITTER NAME IN PPD AS THEIR DOTA 2 COACH". thealliance.gg.
    36. Peterpandam (2021-06-16). "Looks like my time with @theAllianceGG has come to an end.". Twitter.
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