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Alan Bester
2016-07-18 — 2016-08-13

Alan "Nahaz" Bester is a Dota 2 tournament statistician, host, and analyst, currently working with joinDOTA.


Nahaz started off doing in-game statistics for joinDOTA in 2012 [1]. He eventually began appearing on panels and is now a regular fixture at premier events. He has provied statistics and analysis for many premier events such as ESL One Frankfurt, The International 2015, The Frankfurt Major, and The Manila Major. He also hosts a popular YouTube series, Stats Don't Lie*, that analyzes the professional Dota 2 scene.

He served as compLexity Gaming's coach for The International 2016. [2]

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2016-07-24 A1Premier StarLadder StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 EN Caster
2016-06-19 A1Premier ESL ESL One Frankfurt 2016 Analyst
2016-06-12 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Manila Major 2016 EN Analyst
2016-04-17 A1Premier StarLadder StarLadder i-League Invitational #1 Commentator/Analyst
2015-11-21 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Frankfurt Major 2015 Analyst
2015-10-18 A1Premier Major League Gaming MLG World Finals Analyst
2015-10-04 A1Premier ESL ESL One New York 2015 Analyst
2015-08-08 A1Premier The International The International 2015 EN Analyst




  • He runs a graduate program for economics at the University of Western Ontario. [3]
  • He previously taught at the prestigious Booth graduate school at the University of Chicago. [4]


  1. Ollie Ring (1 December 2015). "Master Caster: An interview with Nahaz". Red Bull. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. compLexity Gaming (18 July 2016). "We are proud to announce that @NahazDota will be joining compLexity as the #coLDota Coach!". Twitter. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  3. Andra Ciubotaro (2 December 2015). "Nahaz interview: Balancing Dota, family life and academia". Dota Blast. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  4. Allan Friedman (30 June 2011). "University of Chicago Booth School of Business teaching awards". UChicagonews.