Kuala Lumpur Major weirdness
So, it is time to properly quit playing DOTA now; ppd has first-picked Techies for himself two games in a row, meaning that pubs will now be unplayable forever.
Other far more fun things that have happened: Spirit Breaker has gotten picked a decent amount. Dazzle mid has been picked a couple of times (with mixed results). Chaos Knight has been picked as a support (it lost badly).
I love playing ck support
I mean, agreed on that. It is, along with Sven, one of those I've kept an eye on every patch, because any small nudge may make it immediately legit (forced repositioning is always good though unreliable in the case of Rift, the stun is very decent, and the overall chassi is great, the Ult is a decent farming tool, and the Aghs is actually pretty awesome, just never useful for a core). The list is similar for Sven, though with armor and +ms instead of repositioning. Patches have not tended to favor the aspects of the heroes that would help them support though.