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Alan Bester
August 3, 1976 (1976-08-03) (age 44)
2016-07-18 — 2016-08-13

Alan "Nahaz" Bester is a Dota 2 statistician, host and analyst.


Nahaz started off doing in-game statistics for joinDOTA in 2012.[1] He eventually began appearing on panels at premier events such as ESL One Frankfurt, The International 2015, The Frankfurt Major, and The Manila Major where he provided statistical analysis. Bester 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]


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


2016-08-02DA4thA6QualifierThe International 2016: Wild CardThe International 2016: Wild CardComplexity Gaming0 : 2 
Complete list of coaching results in any tournament
Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2019-08-25 A1Tier 1 The International 2019 Analyst
2019-06-30 A1Tier 1 EPICENTER Major 2019 Host
2019-01-27 A1Tier 1 The Chongqing Major Analyst
2018-08-25 A1Tier 1 The International 2018 Commentator/Analyst
2018-06-10 A1Tier 1 China Dota2 Supermajor Analyst
2018-05-27 A1Tier 1 ESL One Birmingham 2018 Analyst
2018-02-25 A1Tier 1 ESL One Katowice 2018 Analyst
2016-06-12 A1Tier 1 The Manila Major 2016 Analyst
2015-11-21 A1Tier 1 The Frankfurt Major 2015 Analyst
2015-08-08 A1Tier 1 The International 2015 Analyst
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament




  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.