ESL finally invited Gambit to a LAN event.

ESL finally invites Gambit to an event

Apparently, all it took for Gambit Gaming’s Counter-Strike team to earn an invite to an ESL event was winning a Major.

August 4, 2017
FaZe Clan and Astralis will attend IEM Oakland in November.

IEM Oakland returns in November; FaZe Clan and Astralis confirmed for $300,000 event

ESL announced Thursday it will return for another year of IEM Oakland, which will take place Nov. 18-19 at Oracle Arena. Astralis and FaZe Clan will attend the event, which has a prize pool of $300,000.

June 22, 2017

Dupreeh on Astralis’ wild year, roster changes and realistic expectations

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Astralis’ Peter “Dupreeh” Rothmann at IEM Oakland to discuss his team’s current form, roster changes throughout the year and being realistic about goals.

November 29, 2016

Shox on G2’s struggles, IEM Oakland and picking up the AWP

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Richard “shox” Papillon at IEM Oakland to talk about the team’s dip in form and trying to get back on top.

November 28, 2016

Na’Vi manager Ugin on recent struggles and tournament fatigue

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to talk to Natus Vincere manager Evgeniy “Ugin” Erofeev at IEM Oakland about roster changes, recent struggles and playing too much Counter-Strike.

November 26, 2016

TACO on SK’s recent form, going back to Brazil and why it’s tough to stay on top

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with SK Gaming’s Epitacio “TACO” de Melo at IEM Oakland to discuss SK’s recent form and why it’s tough to stay on top.

November 24, 2016

n0thing on Cloud9’s recent form, winning ESL Pro League and why teams make so many roster changes

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Cloud9’s Jordan “n0thing” Gilbert at IEM Oakland to talk about C9’s recent form, winning ESL Pro League and why teams make quick roster changes.

November 23, 2016

INTZ Yang on Brazilian esports, IEM Oakland and playing on an international stage

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim talked to INTZ’s Felipe “Yang” Zhao at IEM Oakland about playing on an international stage, the state of wild card teams and looking ahead to next year.

November 22, 2016
ESL One New York 2017 dates

ESL CEO Ralf Reichert on WESA, addressing conflicts of interest and the Esports Hall Of Fame

It has been an eventful year for the ESL, to say the least.

November 22, 2016

FalleN on caster criticism, SK’s makeup and wanting a rematch against Virtus.pro

Slingshot’s Stephen Chiu caught up with SK Gaming’s Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo during IEM Oakland over the weekend to talk about caster criticisms, starting Games Academy and SK’s form.

November 22, 2016