Data Dump (March 2011 to March 2016)

About a year and a half ago, we exported our first “data dump” of all the parsed data we’d collected since OpenDota started operating, which consisted of over 3.5 million matches ranging from January 2015 to December 2015. [Read More]

Introducing the Data Explorer!

Today we’re proud to introduce a public preview of our newest feature, the Data Explorer! Feature Overview The Data Explorer is a tool that helps users answer questions about players and performances in professional Dota 2 matches. Users can easily construct queries by clicking on their desired fields and parameters.... [Read More]

OpenDota Turns Two!

It’s been two years since the initial release of The OpenDota Project! First and foremost we would like to thank all of our users, cheese-buyers, and sponsors. We hope you’re all enjoying the platform! [Read More]

A Redesign!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve completely redesigned OpenDota from the ground up. We’ve brought Material Design with an OpenDota flair. The new design better organizes and presents our data, loads much faster, and makes the data much easier to consume. [Read More]

Explaining Rankings

This post will hopefully explain the methodology behind hero rankings in a more layman-friendly manner. While the code is publicly available, it may not be understandable by many users. [Read More]

Why we don't distribute parse work to users

Every few months, someone will suggest that we should have users parse replays, similar to how distributed computing projects like [email protected] work. There are a few reasons that we haven’t attempted to do this: [Read More]