Quinn Secures Rank 1 in European Leaderboards
The European Dota 2 leaderboards now has a new king for its throne. Quinn "Quinn" Callahan of Gaimin Gladiators has officially taken the top spot, surpassing both Virtus.pro’s Ilya "Kiritych" Ulyanov and Entity's Alimzhan "watson" Islambekov. This shift comes after a dramatic see-saw battle for supremacy, with Kiritych momentarily dethroning watson earlier this month, only for Quinn to outpace them both.
Quinn Tops the Leaderboards
The significance of Quinn's achievement cannot be overstated. The European Dota 2 leaderboard is renowned for its high level of competition, making the attainment of rank 1 a testament to a player's skill both in pub games.
Quinn's path to the top has not been without its challenges. Known for his remarkable skills on the battlefield, Quinn faced criticism last year due to controversies surrounding his behavior. However, in a commendable turn of events, he has made significant strides in reforming his image, addressing past behaviors, and focusing on positive contributions to the community.
His public condemnation of smurfing highlights his commitment to fairness and integrity in gaming. He took to X (Twitter) to write, “Artificially altering who wins and loses is literally the cardinal sin of competition and utterly unforgivable. Unbanning then would be completely insane and awful. That trust can never be regained, how can I play vs them knowing they aren't cheating.”
With an impressive track record of tournament victories in 2023, Quinn and the Gaimin Gladiators are poised for continued success. The team has secured direct invites to prestigious events like the BetBoom Dacha 2024 Dubai and DreamLeague Season 2024, setting the stage for what could be another year of dominance. As the Dota 2 community looks forward to these competitions, the question on everyone's mind is whether Gaimin Gladiators can replicate their previous successes.