Welcome to the “Flash Farm Weekly”; a weekly series brought to you by Upday, highlighting news and updates of the past week, at your own convenience in 60 seconds where our aim is to keep you in the loop with important stories.

Etihad Airways announce partnership with Nigma

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, recently announced a landmark partnership with TI7 champions, Team Nigma, making it the first major airline to enter the esports scene.

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Sumail joins Team Liquid as Boxi goes inactive

BoxiSumail “SumaiL” Syed Hassan, the prodigal son, marks his return to the competitive scene by joining Team Liquid for the outgoing Samuel “Boxi” Svahn as the latter takes a break from Dota to be with his family.

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Ana rejoins OG, eyeing for the third TI crown

AnaAnathan “Ana” Pham returns to competitive Dota as he joins OG – again! The Australian juggernaut and two-times The International winner completes OG’s roster prior to the start of the new DPC season.

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back at it again next week, so stay tuned until then!

Image credits: Nigma, DreamHack

Karan Rathod is a writer for covering anything and everything to do with Dota 2. Few people love Dota as much as Karan, whether it's grinding away in pub games or watching the latest competitive tournament and breaking down the results. In addition to their great love of Dota 2, Karan also enjoys hitting the gym for some exercise and sitting down with a nice book.