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Alan Bester
August 3, 1976 (1976-08-03) (age 42)
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]


Date Placement LP Tier Tournament Team Results Prize
2016-08-022016-08-02 A44th A7Qualifier The International 2016: Wild Card 0 : 2 $0
About achievementsComplete Coaching Results in any Tournament
Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2019-01-27 A1Premier Chongqing Major/2019 The Chongqing Major Analyst
2018-08-25 A1Premier The International The International 2018 Commentator/Analyst
2018-06-10 A1Premier Dota2 Supermajor China Dota2 Supermajor Analyst
2018-05-27 A1Premier ESL One ESL One Birmingham 2018 Analyst
2018-02-25 A1Premier ESL One ESL One Katowice 2018 Analyst
2017-12-03 A1Premier DreamLeague DreamLeague Season 8 Host None
2017-10-29 A1Premier ESL One ESL One Hamburg 2017 Analyst
2016-06-12 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Manila Major 2016 Analyst
2015-11-21 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Frankfurt Major 2015 Analyst
2015-08-08 A1Premier The International 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.