From Liquipedia Dota 2 Wiki
This article is a caster stub. You can help Liquipedia by expanding it.
[e][h] PyrionFlax
Pyrion Flax and BlitzDotA
Player Information
Ted Forsyth
March 29, 1976 (1976-03-29) (age 40)
Alternate IDs:
PyrionFlax, PFlax, Flax, The Dumb One


PyrionFlax, otherwise stylized as Pyrion Flax and otherwise known as Pyrion Flax, or PFlax, real name "Ted Forsyth" is a content creator, streamer and member of Vape Nation. He is widely known in the Dota 2 community as the man with the iron stare and uses this mental fortitude and resilience in his popular Dota 2 stream, in which he and other players from the community play Dota 2. Forsyth is also a member of the YouTube network The Yogscast where he regularly contributes to content on his own and other channels.


Pyrion is one of the most popular English streamers of Dota 2, offering a storyline and often comedic approach to the game. As well as his Twitch stream, he has been a member of the YouTube network The Yogscast since 2014, although he had a popular YouTube channel beforehand, where he posted his extremely popular "Pyrion Flax's Guide to..." series.

Forsyth has appeared at numerous Valve sponsored and third party tournaments, featuring as an analyst and interviewer or to provide comedy relief. He has appeared at events including but not limited to:

  • The International 3
  • The International 4
  • The International 5
  • The International 2016
  • ASUS ROG DreamLeague Seasons 1,2,3,4 and 5.
  • Frankfurt Major
  • ESL Katowice 2013
  • ESL One New York 2014

Before his involvement in the YouTube and Dota 2 community, Forsyth worked various producer jobs for British broadcasting company, Sky. He also has experience as a Programmer.


  • Pyrion Lives in Twickenham, London.
  • Pyrion is married with 2 children.
  • He is originally from Dorset, but grew up in New York.
  • He went to Plymouth University.

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List

2016-12-10 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Boston Major 2016 EN Analyst
2016-08-13 A1Premier The International The International 2016 EN Analyst
2015-12-13 A1Premier The Summit The Summit 4 EN Commentator
2015-11-21 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Frankfurt Major 2015 Host/Interviewer
2015-08-08 A1Premier The International The International 2015 EN Commentator
2014-10-10 A1Premier ESL ESL One New York 2014 Analyst
2014-07-21 A1Premier The International The International 2014 EN Commentator
2013-11-30 A1Premier DreamLeague DreamLeague Kick-Off Season Panelist