In 2015, a small overlooked event called Gfinity: Champion of Champions just happened to have the top four Counter-Strike teams in the world at the time.
Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis caught up with FaZe Clan in-game leader Finn “karrigan” Andersen after the quarterfinals of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier. They talked about adjusting to the new lineup and having so much firepower on one team.
Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Ko “NamedHwi” Se-hwi, Overwatch coach for FaZe Clan, via email to talk about Overwatch League, Overwatch Contenders and Western teams signing Korean rosters for Overwatch League.
After a wild summer and quick surge back into the professional Counter-Strike season, Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis answers more reader questions.
The weekend was filled with Counter-Strike, as ESG Tours, Group A of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier and DreamHack Montreal all took place.
When Valve introduced skins and the Major system, no one could have imagined the impact and reverberations those moves eventually made throughout the Counter-Strike scene.
It had been more than a month since the last significant Counter-Strike LAN, and many of the world’s top teams took part in DreamHack Malmö over the weekend.
The PGL Krakow Major was supposed to be the fight for the crown, the final battle between SK Gaming, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports and Astralis for CS:GO supremacy.