Dota 2: 17,000 accounts reset and banned for ‘smurfing,’ account buying 

Dota 2 developer Valve Corporation announced today that they have reset and banned around 17 thousand accounts that were found to have abused the game's matchmaking system. According to the developer, these were mostly used by 'smurfs' and account buyers.  https://twitter.com/DOTA2/status/1083846843723767808?s=19 In multiplayer online gaming, the term 'smurf' is used to refer to an experienced …