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Revealing the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 talent crew

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With a little more than a month left until Dota 2 takes over the Commerzbank Arena for ESL One Frankfurt 2015, we are happy to unveil the incredible broadcasting talent for the event. We will see a lot of familiar faces from the previous tournaments in Frankfurt and New York last year, but we are also thrilled to welcome some new additions to the crew.

Returning to action will be the tried and true caster lineup from ESL One Frankfurt 2014 and ESL One New York, consisting of Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, Austin “Capitalist” Welsh and Troels “Synderen” Nielsen. This time around, fellow commentator Ben ‘’Merlini” Wu will be moving to the analyst desk, allowing William “Blitz” Lee to round out the in-game casters, who can’t wait for his first LAN experience as a caster:

“I'm really excited not only because I get to commentate games at ESL One Frankfurt, but I’m just generally really happy about being able to attend. I've never been to an international LAN in Europe before, and it has been something of a dream of mine for quite some time.”

joinDOTA colleague and fellow ESL One Frankfurt 2015 commentator, Capitalist, added:

"ESL Frankfurt was my first LAN event and the greatest one I’ve worked. It was an opportunity for me to prove myself as a commentator. This year I'm coming back with an equal amount of resolve and can't wait to experience the majesty of the event all over again. Nothing beats having 10,000+ fans screaming with you while watching the best Dota action out there."

Joining Merlini on the analyst panel will be Jacob “Maelk” Toft-Andersen and Kai “H4nn1“ Hanbückers (talk about a MYM reunion!), who has recently made the transition into commentating. The round out the panel, William “Chobra” Cho, the newest addition to ESL’s broadcast crew, will make his first appearance in the Dota 2 scene as panel host.

Completing the lineup are Sean Charles and Salome “Soe” Gschwind-Penski, who will take center stage as hosts to guide attendees and stream watchers through the event.

Tickets to the event are still available. If you want to meet your favorite players and caster in person, then grab yourself a day or weekend pass right here.