Ask the CS:GO pros: What’s your favorite Major memory?

The Majors provide perhaps the most magical moments in professional Counter-Strike. Whether it’s teams breaking through to win after years of struggle, like Astralis did last month in Atlanta, or the craziness of an individual play or match, it seems everyone has a favorite.

February 12, 2017

Ask the CS:GO pros: Who’s the hardest player to play against?

Fans and analysts all have their ideas about who the best Counter-Strike player in the world is, but who do the pros themselves find difficult to defeat?

February 11, 2017

Ask the CS:GO pros: What do you think of the Swiss format for a Major?

During the Major, Slingshot’s Vince Nairn asked nine pro players what they thought of the Swiss format, and the results were overwhelmingly positive.

February 9, 2017

NBK on Major format: “I think it should be still seeded until we have some logic to the matchups because, I mean, poor OpTic.”

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn talked to EnVyUs’ Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt after Tuesday’s win against Godsent on Cache at the ELEAGUE Major. Envy (2-1) is one win from qualifying for the playoffs.

January 24, 2017
ESL One New York 2017 dates

Seven CS:GO pros give differing opinions on SmithZz/caster criticism debate

The Counter-Strike community was abuzz last week with a debate sparked from comments made during Northern Arena about G2’s Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux.

November 25, 2016

NBK on ELEAGUE Group D, EnVyUs’ challenging year and caster criticisms

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with EnVyUs’ Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt before their ELEAGUE Group D play Friday (10 p.m. on TBS) to talk about rebounding after a tough year, caster criticism and his problems with the current Major qualification system.

November 17, 2016