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Sheever

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Player Information
Name:
Jorien van der Heijden
Nationality:
Born:
April 26, 1985 (age 39)
Region:
Europe Europe
Years Active (Player):
2018 - 2019,
2024 - Present
Current Role:
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Jorien "Sheever" van der Heijden (born April 26, 1985) is an English language Dota 2 content creator. She's widely known for hosting DreamLeague, her work at several Dota Major Championships and The International Events.

Biography[edit]

Jorien van der Heijden grew up as the third child in a village in the Netherlands. She liked games from a young age, being introduced to Warcraft III and the world of Battle.net by her sister. She was a big fan of Tower Defense, and later also DotA. Sheever became serious about gaming with World of Warcraft, raiding with hardcore raiding guild 'Ascendence' for about 4 years. It was not long after quitting World of Warcraft in 2011 that she received a Dota 2 beta key. She started streaming Dota 2 on Owned.tv in early December 2011, switching to Twitch.tv in March 2012.

Sheever entered the casting world when she was asked to help out with an amateur Dota 2 tournament. She was hired as a caster at GosuGamers in April 2012, remaining with them until January 2013 when they were disbanded. Since then Sheever has been an increasingly well-known independent freelance caster, host, panelist and interviewer for Dota 2, appearing in many well-known events such as The International, Starladder, DreamLeague, and ESL.[1]

In May 2017, Sheever announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. [2] She continued attending events whilst undergoing radiation and chemotherapy and has been cancer-free since December 6, 2019.[3]

Trivia[edit]

  • She is 1.89m (6'2") tall.[4]
  • Her nickname comes from her old World of Warcraft nickname - at the time she was reading a Robin Hobb book and found a sea serpent called "Shreever", she removed the R, and used "Sheever".[5]

Notable Events as Broadcast Talent[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

2017

Spotlights[edit]

2023

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://sheevergaming.com/about/
  2. Jorien "Sheever" van der Heijden (2017-05-03). "Cancer Sucks". http://sheevergaming.com. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  3. SheeverGaming (2019-12-06). "Recent MRI check: all clear!". Twitter.
  4. SheeverGaming (2021-02-01). "Hello, I am 189 cm/ 6ft2”.". Twitter.
  5. GosuGamers (2023-07-28). "What is the meaning behind your IGN?". YouTube.