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Player Information
Austin Walsh
October 15, 1990 (1990-10-15) (age 30)
Alternate IDs:
DotACapitalist, The Capitalist, Cap
Signature Hero:
Earthshaker Tusk Abaddon
Approx. Total Earnings:
2013-01-04 — 2013-??-??

Austin "Capitalist" Walsh is an independent Dota 2 caster and content creator. He has also played Dota 2 at a semi-professional level with teams such as Gamer University and Vegetables Esports Club.


Austin began his casting career in Heroes of Newerth, casting for the popular site GameReplays.[1] He got his start casting Dota 2 alongside TobiWan and joined the joinDOTA casting studio in November 2013.[2]

In August 2016, Austin announced that he would be leaving joinDOTA and returning to the United States in order to pursue a career as an independent broadcaster.[3]


  • Served in the United States Marine Corps.[1]
  • His nickname started as a joke: because his friend named himself "TheCommunist", Austin named himself "TheCapitalist".[4]


2019-03-31CA3 - 4thA3Tier 4NADCL Season 3 GoldNADCL Season 3 GoldEvadin out of daycareEvadin out of daycareEvadin out of daycare0 : 2Team ThinkerTeam Thinker$150
2019-03-31AA1stA3Tier 4NADCL Season 3 GoldNADCL Season 3 GoldYaOkYaOkYaOk3 : 1Team ThinkerTeam Thinker$400
2019-02-17EC5 - 8thA6QualifierNADCL Season 3 Open QualifierNADCL Season 3 Open QualifierYaOkYaOkYaOk1 : 2rawraw 
2018-11-25CA3 - 4thA2Tier 3North American Dota Challengers League Season 1North American Dota Challengers League Season 1Vendetta (Team)VendettaVendetta0 : 2Black SheepBlack Sheep$1,500
2018-08-05T2ALA7Show M.OpenAI Five BenchmarkOpenAI Five BenchmarkHumansHumansHumans1 : 2OpenAI FiveOpenAI Five 
2017-03-07CA3 - 4thA6QualifierKiev Major 2017: North America Open Qualifier #1Kiev Major 2017: North America Open Qualifier #1Vegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports Club1 : 2Wheel WhreckWheel Whreck 
2016-10-24BA2ndA6QualifierBoston Major 2016: Americas Open Qualifier #1Boston Major 2016: Americas Open Qualifier #1Vegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports Club0 : 2Prodota GamingProdota Gaming 
2016-05-26HC8 - 11thA6QualifierThe Summit 5 - American QualifiersThe Summit 5 - American QualifiersVegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports Club0 : 2InfamousInfamous 
2016-01-06CA3 - 4thA6QualifierShanghai Major 2016: Americas Open Qualifier #2Shanghai Major 2016: Americas Open Qualifier #2Vegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports ClubVegetables Esports Club1 : 2InfamousInfamous 
2013-05-05CA3rdA2Tier 3Netolic Pro League 2 (West)Netolic Pro LeagueNetolic Pro League 2 (West)ROOT GamingROOT GamingROOT Gaming1 : 2Artyk GamingArtyk Gaming$200
Complete list of results in any tournament
DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2021-10-17A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 10Commentator
2019-08-25A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2019Commentator
2018-08-25A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2018Commentator/Analyst
2017-08-12A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2017Commentator
2017-04-30A1Tier 1Dota Major ChampionshipsThe Kiev Major 2017Commentator
2016-12-10A1Tier 1Dota Major ChampionshipsThe Boston Major 2016Commentator
2016-08-13A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2016Commentator
2016-06-12A1Tier 1Dota Major ChampionshipsThe Manila Major 2016Commentator
2015-08-08A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2015Commentator
2014-07-21A1Tier 1The InternationalThe International 2014Commentator
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament






  1. 1.0 1.1 Philippa Warr (20 May 2015). "Dote Night: Capitalist’s Ones To Watch At ESL One Frankfurt". Rock Paper Shotgun. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. HolyMaster (27 November 2013). "Major reinforcements for joinDOTA staff". joinDOTA. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  3. Austin Walsh (31 August 2016). "I'm leaving joinDOTA". Facebook. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  4. Toffees (2014-10-16). "Coffee With Toffees 10/16/14 Guest: Capitalist". youtube. Retrieved 2019-02-14.