Team Secret

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[e][h]Team Secret
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coach:
Director:
USA John Yao
Manager:
Team Captain:
Total Earnings:
$8,389,508
Links
Achievements
XMG Captains Draft 2.0 Dota Pit League Season 2 The Summit 3 MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring ESL One Frankfurt 2015 MLG World Finals Nanyang Dota 2 Championships The Shanghai Major 2016 DreamLeague Season 8 The Chongqing Major MDL Disneyland® Paris Major
History
Created:
2014-08-27
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games

Team Secret is a European professional Dota 2 team.

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

After Natus Vincere and Fnatic both underperformed at The International 2014, two key members of either organization, Kuroky and N0tail, respectively, had an idea for a team that was run by the players, not beholden to any esports organization. Kuroky brought on his friend and teammate on Na'Vi, Puppey, while N0tail brought on his friend and teammate, Fly. They rounded out their roster with Alliance midlaner s4, whose team similarly underperformed at TI4. The roster made their public debut in the qualifiers for Star Ladder Star Series Season 10.[1]

DAC 2015 and The International 2015[edit]

Before the beginning of the new year, Fly was removed from the team and later N0tail also left the team. In a shocking move, Arteezy and zai departed their team, Evil Geniuses, and joined Team Secret. The new squad made their debut at the Dota 2 Asia Championships, the largest tournament outside of The International, with $3,000,000 USD prize pool. The team went on to crush the group stages, going 15-0. However, in the playoffs they eventually fell short of the top spot, after losing in the Lower Bracket Finals to their new rivals Evil Geniuses, who went on to win the event.

After their explosive debut, the team lay low for a time and returned to the stage in May. In the lead up to The International 2015, Team Secret went on a tear through international LANs, winning four LANs back-to-back. In two finals, The Summit and ESL One Frankfurt, they faced off against Evil Geniuses and were able to take their revenge twice. Team Secret was the undisputed best team in the world an a clear favorite for this year's International.

However, at The International, disaster befell the roster. After a strong group stage, Team Secret were immediately dropped down to the Lower Bracket by EHOME. After barely beating Invictus Gaming, the team took a disappointingly early exit from the tournament after losing to Virtus.pro, finishing 7-8th. In the wake of this defeat, it was revealed that the tournament favorites were having multiple internal issues.

TI5 Aftermath and The New Majors[edit]

As a result, all members of left the team except Puppey, who went on to rebuild the team for the upcoming season. Despite the controversy, he was able to attract international superstars and veterans in EternalEnvy, Misery, and pieliedie and rounded out the new squad with Romanian pubstar w33. Despite the dramatic changes to the roster, Puppey managed to start off the new season almost the way it ended before TI5, with a second place finish at ESL One New York and a victories at MLG World Finals and the Nanyang Championships.

With the Frankfurt Major, the first ever Valve Major, looming on the horizon, Secret once again was seen as the heavy favorites. The tournament could not have gone more according to their plan, as Secret stomped their way through the Upper Bracket straight to the Grand Finals. However, there they were bested by the surprise of the tournament, OG, headed by former Team Secret members Fly and N0tail, who had made an incredible lower bracket run.

With the new year beginning, preparations for the Shanghai Major, the second Major of the season, were in full swing. This time around, however, Team Secret were not looking as hot as before the Frankfurt Major. Early exits at WCA 2015, StarSeries, and MDL Winter, prospects for the Major looked bleak. But history would repeat itself and Team Secret once again was able to once again stomp their way through the Upper Bracket straight to the Grand Finals and this time, up against former Secret member Kuroky's Team Liquid, they wouldn't let victory be taken away from them.

In 2016, the team also expanded into other games, sponsoring all-female Counter Strike: Global Offensive team WeRunThisPlace, who won the ladies' event at the IEM World Championship, and Korean Street Fighter pro gamer Lee Chung Gon (Poongko).

The Manila Major and TI 6[edit]

The Major champions soon after traveled to Croatia for Dota Pit, where they were astonishingly eliminated after the first round. After this event, in a move that shocked the Dota 2 scene, Team Secret kicked Misery and w33 and replaced them with prodigal son Arteezy, who returned to Evil Geniuses after TI5, and this time he brought along EG veteran UNiVeRsE.

One more Major, the Manila Major, would round out the season before The International 2016. Despite the seeming upgrade in their positions, Team Secret was unable to connect to their success at the Shanghai Major. After poor results at ESL One Manila and EPICENTER, Secret took an early exit from the Manila Major, finishing in last place without winning a single series.

As a result, UNiVeRsE left the team after the Manila Major to rejoin EG. In return, BuLba would transfer from EG to fill the vacant spot,[2] along with EG carry Aui_2000 who would be the official substitute and coach for Team Secret. Making these changes so close to The International meant that the team would not be eligible for a direct invite to the main event nor the regional qualifiers and thus would be forced to go through the open qualifier, a brutal gauntlet of Bo1 single elimination matches. The team held strong: not only did they easily win the first open qualifier spot, but they also managed to take the first spot in the regional qualifier.

At the International, the hastily gathered squad completely fell flat. After finishing in the bottom four in their group, they were set to go up against LGD Gaming in the first round of the Lower Bracket in a Bo1 elimination match. In a hard fought, 69 minute match, Secret eventually fell and exited TI6 in the last place. It would be the second year in a row that Team Secret disappoints at TI.

The 2016/17 Season[edit]

In the wake of another disappointing TI finish, Puppey looked to rebuild his team yet again. Arteezy and BuLba departed to rejoin EG, while EternalEnvy, Aui_2000, and coach 1437 left to found Team NP. With pieliedie staying, the roster was rounded out by players from Southeast Asia: fellow Koreans and teammates from MVP.Phoenix MP and FoREv are joined by Malaysian midlaner MidOne who had a stand out performance at TI6 with Fnatic.[3]

The new squad would start of the season very slowly, though. After having no notable achievements and, more importantly, failing to qualify for the first Major of the season, the Boston Major, Forev departs the team and is replaced by German offlaner KheZu[4], after only two months. The change would immediately bear fruit, as Secret were able to win ROG MASTERS, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. However, against stronger international competition, their results remained lacking, as was evident with disappointing finishes at Dota Pit and StarSeries and culminated in a round one exit at the Kiev Major, despite an impeccable group stage.

In the beginning of May 2017, pieliedie was removed from the team and replaced by Jordanian roaming support player YapzOr.[5] This change showed some improvement in results, notably a top four finish at EPICENTER and a second place finish at The Summit. This improvement proved insufficient for a direct invite to The International 2017, but Team Secret would have no problems in the regional qualifiers, easily taking the first seed. Unfortunately, their performance at TI7 did nothing to improve on a lackluster season, finishing in 9-12th place, after losing to eventual champions Team Liquid.

The DPC System and 2017/18 Season[edit]

During the post-TI roster shuffle, KheZu and MP were replaced by Danish carry Ace and FATA- in September 2017,[6] to compete in Valve's new Dota Pro Circuit (DPC). The German FATA-, ordinarily a midlaner, would be switching to the offlane for Team Secret.

The new squad would instantly go on to dominate the European qualifier scene, easily qualifying for the first three LAN tournaments of the new DPC system, two Minors and one Major. While their results at the two Minors were middling, it was at the Major, ESL One Hamburg, where the team would become a strong contender for a direct invite to The International 2018. They were able to eliminate TI champions Team Liquid in the semi-finals and achieved second place behind Virtus.pro.

A few months later, Team Secret gained the top spot of the DPC after sweeping Team Liquid in the Grand Finals of the second Major of the season, DreamLeague Season 8, dropping only a single map the entire event. Despite not being able to repeat this achievement for the rest of the season, Team Secret easily defended their top eight spot in the DPC rankings and thus their direct invite to TI8. The only other LAN victory that the team achieved was a victory at a Minor, with DreamLeague Season 9. Another notable achievement was their fourth place finish at the final and largest Major before TI8, at the Supermajor, where they were only beaten by the top two teams of the tournament, Team Liquid and Virtus.pro.

At The International 2018, Team Secret managed to achieve their best placement since their inception in 2014, with a 5-6th place finish. After securing a spot in the Upper Bracket, they were immediately dropped down to the Lower Bracket by perennial rivals Evil Geniuses. In the Lower Bracket, Team Secret was responsible for sending two teams home before themselves getting defeated at the hands of Team Liquid.

2018/19: The New DPC Season[edit]

In the post-TI shuffle, Secret once again switched players on two positions: the two newcomers of the previous season, Ace and FATA-, were replaced by Polish carry Nisha and zai, who once again returned to Team Secret after his 2015 stint on the team. The new DPC season was marked by far less Majors and Minors and also meant that every team would have to go through qualifiers.

Once again, Team Secret established themselves at the top of the European scene, when they took the first seed in the qualifier for the first Major. But before traveling to the Kuala Lumpur Major, Secret also established themselves as one of the top teams in the world when they achieved LAN victories in Singapore, at the PVP Esports Championship, and in Hamburg, at ESL One Hamburg.

At the KL Major, Team Secret were hailed as one of the favorites. After topping their group easily, the team went on to tear through the Upper Bracket, only dropping one game to Virtus.pro in the Upper Bracket Finals. Unfortunately, VP took their revenge on Secret in the Grand Finals in a nail-biting five game series, where Secret were able to take a 2-1 lead but were unable to secure a final victory to take home the Major Championship.

A mere two weeks after the Major, the qualifier for the second Major of the season were about to start. Team Secret once again would take the top seed in the European qualifier.

Controversies[edit]

On 16 February 2016, former team manager Evany Chang accused Team Secret of not paying prize winnings to her and former players.[7] On 9 October 2016, former player EternaLEnVy wrote a blog post detailing several instances of the organization, in particular team director Kemal and team captain Puppey, failing to pay players on time, lying about payments and sponsorships, and taking a 10% cut out of prize winnings without informing the players.[8] Later that day, another former player, MiSeRy, released a blog raising similar issues, and claiming Secret did not pay him until he asked several times. He also backed EternaLEnVy's claim that Puppey was the only player aware of the organization taking a 10% cut.[9]

Timeline[edit]

  • September 5th - Ace and Fata depart from Team Secret.[10]
  • September 11th - Nisha and zai join the remaining members of the team to complete the roster for the 2018/19 DPC season.[11]
  • May 4th - Team Secret and pieliedie part ways. YapzOr joins as the new position 4 player while Puppey moves to postion 5.[12]
  • June 11th - SunBhie joins as a coach.
  • August 14th - Team parts ways with MP and KheZu.[13]
  • September 5th - Ace and Fata are officially confirmed to be on the new Team Secret roster.[14] Fata, typically a mid, moves to offlane on this new roster.
  • August 27th - Secret Team reveal their roster in their first official match in Star Ladder Star Series Season 10.[1] Officially, BigDaddy, Fly and s4 were still under contract with their previous teams. Shortly afterwards, Fnatic officially announced their player's departures.[28]
  • September 3rd - Alliance announces the departure of s4.[29]
  • December 16th - After being inactive for a short period of time, Simbaaa officially leaves the team.[30]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
Poland Nisha
(
Michał Jankowski
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2018-09-11[11]
Malaysia MidOne
(
Yeik Nai Zheng
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
Sweden zai
(
Ludwig Wåhlberg
)
3
Join Date: 
2018-09-11[11]
Jordan YapzOr
(
Yazied Jaradat
)
4
Join Date: 
2017-05-04[12]
Estonia Puppey Captain
(
Clement Ivanov
)
5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]

Former[edit]

Temporary stand-ins Temporary stand-ins
ID Name ID Name Tournament(s)
 
Philippines eyyou
(
Nico Barcelon
)
 
Jordan YapzOr
(
Yazied Jaradat
)
MegaFon Winter Clash
 
Ukraine Dendi
(
Danil Ishutin
)
 
Malaysia MidOne
(
Yeik Nai Zheng
)
Maincast Autumn Brawl
The International 2018 Squad The International 2018 Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Denmark Ace
(
Marcus Hoelgaard
)
1
Join Date: 
2017-09-05[14]
Leave Date: 
2018-09-05[10]
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Malaysia MidOne
(
Yeik Nai Zheng
)
2
Join Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
Leave Date: 
-
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
3
Join Date: 
2017-09-05[14]
Leave Date: 
2018-09-05[10]
 
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Jordan YapzOr
(
Yazied Jaradat
)
4
Join Date: 
2017-05-04[12]
Leave Date: 
-
Estonia Puppey Captain
(
Clement Ivanov
)
5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Temporary stand-ins Temporary stand-ins
ID Name ID Name Tournament(s)
 
Malaysia Ohaiyo
(
Khoo Chong Xin
)
 
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
ESL One ESL One Genting 2018
Temporary stand-ins Temporary stand-ins
ID Name ID Name Tournament(s)
 
China Cty
(
Chen Tianyu
)
 
Malaysia MidOne
(
Yeik Nai Zheng
)
Perfect World Masters
 
Jordan Hook
(
Mohammad Al-Sheikh
)
 
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
ESL One ESL One Hamburg 2017 Qualifier
SL i-League Invitational #3 Qualifier
 
Jordan SparDa
(
Feras Abu Shamaleh
)
 
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
SL i-League Invitational #3 Qualifier
 
Ukraine DkPhobos
(
Alexander Kucheria
)
 
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
PGL Open Bucharest Qualifier
 
Denmark HesteJoe-Rotten
(
Mikki Mørch Junget
)
 
Germany Fata
(
Adrian Trinks
)
PGL Open Bucharest Qualifier
The International 2017 Squad The International 2017 Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
South Korea MP
(
Pyo No-a
)
1
Join Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-14[13]
 
Team Pheonix
Malaysia MidOne
(
Yeik Nai Zheng
)
2
Join Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
Leave Date: 
-
Germany KheZu
(
Maurice Gutmann
)
3
Join Date: 
2016-11-06[20]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-14[13]
 
MidOrFeed
Jordan YapzOr
(
Yazied Jaradat
)
4
Join Date: 
2017-05-04[12]
Leave Date: 
-
Estonia Puppey Captain
(
Clement Ivanov
)
5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Sweden pieliedie
(
Johan Åström
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
Leave Date: 
2017-05-04[12]
 
Team NP
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
South Korea Forev
(
Lee Sang-don
)
3
Join Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
Leave Date: 
2016-11-06[20]
 
MVP Phoenix
The International 2016 Squad The International 2016 Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada EternaLEnVy
(
Jacky Mao
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-19[18]
 
Team NP
Canada Arteezy
(
Artour Babaev
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2016-03-22[16]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
 
Evil Geniuses
USA BuLba
(
Kanishka Sosale
)
3
Join Date: 
2016-06-09[2]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-27[19]
 
Team Liquid
Estonia Puppey Captain
(
Clement Ivanov
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Sweden pieliedie
(
Johan Åström
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
Leave Date: 
-
Canada 1437 Substitution
(
Theeban Siva
)
5 (Sub)
Join Date: 
2016-03-24
Leave Date: 
2016-08-19[18]
 
Team NP
Canada Aui_2000 Substitution
(
Kurtis Ling
)
4 (Sub)
Join Date: 
2016-06-09
Leave Date: 
2016-08-19[18]
 
Team NP
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
USA UNiVeRsE
(
Saahil Arora
)
3
Join Date: 
2016-03-22[16]
Leave Date: 
2016-06-09[2]
 
Evil Geniuses
Romania w33
(
Aliwi Omar
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
Leave Date: 
2016-03-22[15]
 
Digital Chaos
Denmark MiSeRy
(
Rasmus Berth Filipsen
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
Leave Date: 
2016-03-22[15]
 
Digital Chaos
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Russia distiled Substitution
(
Nikolay Prokhorenko
)
Sub
Join Date: 
2015-12-07[27]
Leave Date: 
2016-06-??
 
Virtus.pro (Analyst)
Sweden Solitude Substitution
(
Yousif Kutaiba
)
1 (Sub)
Join Date: 
2015-12-07[27]
Leave Date: 
2015-12-??
 
Burden United
The International 2015 Squad The International 2015 Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada Arteezy
(
Artour Babaev
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2015-01-06[22]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-14[23]
 
Evil Geniuses
Sweden s4 Captain
(
Gustav Magnusson
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
 
Alliance
Sweden zai
(
Ludwig Wåhlberg
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-01-06[22]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-30[26]
 
Evil Geniuses (Sub)
Estonia Puppey
(
Clement Ivanov
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Germany KuroKy
(
Kuro Salehi Takhasomi
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-22[25]
 
5Jungz
Original Squad Original Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Germany KuroKy
(
Kuro Salehi Takhasomi
)
1
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Sweden s4
(
Gustav Magnusson
)
2
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Israel Simbaaa
(
Tal Aizik
)
3
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
2014-12-16[30]
 
MeePwn'd
Estonia Puppey Captain
(
Clement Ivanov
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
-
Denmark BigDaddy
(
Johan Sundstein
)
4/5
Join Date: 
2014-08-27[1]
Leave Date: 
2015-01-01[21]
 
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Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
USA John Yao
(
John Yao
)
CEO
Join Date: 
2017-03-06[31]
United Kingdom Cyborgmatt
(
Matthew Bailey
)
Manager
Join Date: 
2014-12-??
South Korea SunBhie
(
Lee Jeong-jae
)
Coach
Join Date: 
2017-06-11
Turkey L1
(
Ayse Elvan Aydemir
)
Analyst
Join Date: 
2016-07-08

Former[edit]

Former Organization Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA the_evany
(
Evany Chang
)
Manager
Join Date: 
2014-08-27
Leave Date: 
2014-12-??
Turkey I am Kemal
(
Kemal Sadikoglu
)
Director
Join Date: 
2015-04-17[32]
Leave Date: 
2017-03-06[31]
Canada 1437
(
Theeban Siva
)
Coach
Join Date: 
2016-03-24[17]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-19[18]
Canada Aui_2000
(
Kurtis Ling
)
Coach
Join Date: 
2016-06-13
Leave Date: 
2016-08-19[18]

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2019-05-12AA1stA0PremierMDL Disneyland® Paris MajorMDL Disneyland® Paris Major3 : 1$350,000
2019-01-27AA1stA0PremierThe Chongqing MajorThe Chongqing Major3 : 1$350,000
2018-08-24EA5 - 6thA0PremierThe International 2018The International 20180 : 2$1,148,950
2017-12-03AA1stA0PremierDreamLeague Season 8DreamLeague Season 83 : 0$500,000
2016-03-06AA1stA0PremierThe Shanghai Major 2016The Shanghai Major 20163 : 1$1,110,000
2015-11-21BA2ndA0PremierThe Frankfurt Major 2015The Frankfurt Major 20151 : 3$405,000
2015-10-18AA1stA0PremierMLG World FinalsMLG World Finals3 : 1$113,982
2015-08-06GA7 - 8thA0PremierThe International 2015The International 20151 : 2$829,333
2015-06-21AA1stA0PremierESL One Frankfurt 2015ESL One Frankfurt 20153 : 1$118,481
2015-05-17AA1stA0PremierThe Summit 3The Summit 33 : 1$115,466
Complete list of results in any tournament

Recent Matches[edit]

DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. TeamVOD
2019-06-0215:00 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20193 : 2 EGWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2 Watch Game 3 Watch Game 4 Watch Game 5
2019-06-0211:00 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 1 PSG.LGDWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2 Watch Game 3
2019-06-0117:45 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 0 GambitWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-06-0111:00 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 1 TNCWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2 Watch Game 3
2019-05-3114:50 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 0 OGWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-05-3013:40 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 0 [A]Watch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-05-2919:15 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20191 : 1 KGWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-05-2916:30 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20192 : 0 GambitWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-05-2818:20 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20191 : 1 PSG.LGDWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
2019-05-2816:40 UTC A2MajorESL One Birmingham 2019ESL One Birmingham 20190 : 2 EGWatch Game 1 Watch Game 2
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Secret, along with OG and Virtus.Pro, have the most appearances of Major finals, winning 2 of them.

Highlight Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Morantyx (2014-08-27). "Secret Team finally reveals their members". joinDOTA. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
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  3. "THE NEXT CHAPTER". Team Secret. 2016-08-27. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  4. "WELCOMING MAURICE ‘KHEZU’ GUTMANN". Team Secret. 2016-11-05. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  5. "Road To The International 2017". Team Secret. 2017-05-04. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  6. "THE SECRET IS OUT!". Team Secret. 2017-05-09. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  7. Chang, Evany (16 February 2016). "I’m not even sure where to start with this...". TwitLonger. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  8. Mao, Jacky (9 October 2016). "A Secret Story". Team NP. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  9. Filipsen, Rasmus (9 October 2016). "The Secret Is Out". Medium. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "PPD announces new team". Twitter. 2018-09-05. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "The time has come!". Twitter. 2018-09-11. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 "ROAD TO THE INTERNATIONAL 2017". Team Secret. 2017-05-04. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "Team Secret DOTA2 – Post TI7". Team Secret. 2017-08-14. Retrieved 2017-08-14.
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  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 [1]
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 [2]
  17. 17.0 17.1 "1437 joins". Twitter. 2016-03-24. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
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  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 "The Next Chapter". Team Secret. 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 "WELCOMING MAURICE ‘KHEZU’ GUTMANN". Team Secret. 2016-11-06. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  21. 21.0 21.1 We wanted to make a more formal announcement regarding the future of our roster but unfortunately the secret is out!
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Today we are confirming that Artour 'Arteezy' Babaev and Ludwig 'zai' Wåhlberg will be taking their place on the team
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