Oh Hi

My name is Ben, but many people know me via my gaming alias, Noxville. I’m a Software Engineer at Bayes Esports Solutions. Before that I worked for Dojo Madness, Business Optics and BrandsEye. I studied Computer Science at the University of Cape Town.

I really enjoy professional computer gaming (commonly referred to as "esports"), particularly Dota 2. I have worked live at various events providing statistics including:
The International 5
The Frankfurt Major
ESL One Manila 2016
The Manila Major
ESL Frankfurt 2016
The International 6
DreamLeague Season 6
ESL One Genting 2017, 2018 & 2019
ESL One Hamburg 2017 & 2018
The Manila Masters
ESL One Katowice 2018 & 2019
GESC Thailand & Indonesia
ESL One Birmingham 2018 & 2019
ESL One Mumbai 2019

As well as remotely for various events:
ROG Masters 2017 UK and China | DreamLeague Season 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 | The International 5 Qualifiers | ESL NY 2015 | D2CL Season 6 | Dota 2 Asia Championships | Major Allstars | Red Bull Battlegrounds | Starladder 12 | The Summit 3 | joinDOTA MLG Season 1 & 2 | MSI Beat It

An example of some of the preparation work I've done (with @scantzor) is available here: [The International 5 Statistics Guide] (warning 45Mb)

I am the editor of the datDota Blog, and have writen for 2P and 1337Mag (amongst other publications).

Recently I took over the role of running datDota.

Follow me at @followNoxville, or shoot me a mail
(bensteenhuisen [at] {the email service provided by google} [dot] com)