Sébastien “Ceb” Debs has technically been retired from competitive Dota 2 since November 2021 after a historic profession, however issues like surprising visa points and neighborhood charity objectives proceed to hold the door open for a return. 

As a part of his “obligatory donation objectives” that he helped set to elevate money for Z Event, the most important French charity streaming marathon, Ceb included a number of outlandish objectives like enjoying League of Legends on stream, and even placing collectively a brand new Dota 2 group. 

The LoL goal is a humorous joke, but when he in some way helps elevate $100,000 between Sept. 9 and 11, he has confirmed that he’ll recruit 4 different gamers and register as a roster for the 2023 Dota Pro Circuit season. That would imply a full return to competitive play, and making an attempt to make it into the decrease bracket of a DPC regional. 

After posting these objectives, the neighborhood instantly sprung into motion and started spreading the phrase that there was a manner to get Ceb again within the recreation as greater than only a stand-in for OG at a Major. 

“Guys meals is nice and all however watching Ceb play professionally once more is significantly better proper?” Twitter consumer Rastko said, which is a sentiment that was echoed throughout the neighborhood. 

During his first shift on stream, Ceb has already raised greater than $5,000 and performed loads of Dota, both with followers or teaching them of their video games. 

Ceb has performed a number of competitive matches over the past 12 months, having to stand in for OG during the DPC’s Stockholm and Arlington Majors, serving to his group carry its fifth Major trophy in Stockholm and securing one other win at ESL One Malaysia.

There are nonetheless 4 extra objectives earlier than that prime $100,000 mark is on the desk, and it prices greater than the entire different objectives mixed, however there’s nonetheless loads of time to convey Ceb again in a barely extra everlasting vogue whereas (*2*). But hey, a minimum of cracking $10,000 will pressure him to have a Topson-style mustache!

Z Event 2022 as a complete will run from Sept. 9 to 11. Last 12 months, the occasion helped elevate $11.5 million for Action Against Hunger, breaking a number of data within the course of.