Artificial intelligence defeated the Champions in Dota 2

Искусственный интеллект победил чемпионов по Dota 2

The team of bots OpenAI Five defeated the reigning Champions Dota 2 – team OG (Europe). Note, a year ago, this same system of artificial intelligence lost two games to the weaker teams.

According to The Verge, in the classic game against five bots won with the score 2:0.

What is known about the OG team? Note, in the team OG the best Dota 2 players in the world, which last year took first place in The International tournament in 2018. The team was founded players N0tail and Fly in August 2015, then it had the name (monkey) Business. The players took 3-4 place at MLG 2015 World Finals and won in qualifiers for the 2015 Frankfurt Major first in the history and in the Major season from Valve. And 31 October 2015, the team got its current name OG and she got a sponsor Hitbox.

Part of the OG team consists of 5 players: Anatan FAM (ana) from Australia, Tobias Taavitsainen (Topson) and an Essay by Vainika (JerAx) from Finland, Sebastian Debs (7ckngmad replaced) from France and captain Komandin Sandstein Johan (N0tail) from Norway.

Искусственный интеллект победил чемпионов по Dota 2

OG has ladili to The International 2018

What is known about the OpenAI Five? Founded by Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Sam Altman and the other investors non-profit IT-lab, which develops artificial intelligence based on machine learning. To win Dota 2 the algorithm OpenAI Five taught not how to play, and how to study and for 10 months he has earned 45 thousand years in Dota 2.

Details about the game with the OG. However, in the match with the OG had some limitations, for example, was only available to 17 characters and banned some items, illusions and creatures that bots haven’t yet learned. OpenAI also insisted on the Captain’s Draft mode, which allows each team to ban characters from a limited list, so that the other team couldn’t choose.

The way to victory for Five OpenAI become more aggressive tactics, one of which was the decision to spend money earned in-game currency to revive characters after death immediately at the beginning of the match.


As the developers say, often the artificial intelligence chooses the strategy that contribute to short-term profits, and people rely more on long-term planning.

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