Smithzz, G2 Esports coach, says community criticism was difficult to handle but part of the job.

Smithzz on community criticism: “I think the community is really hard with some players. It was really difficult (for me), but I think it’s part of the job as well.”

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with G2 Esports coach Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux during the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals to talk about his transition to coaching, dealing with criticism from the Counter-Strike community and when the team started to come together.

June 19, 2017
Shox talked about G2 Esports' win at the ESL Pro League, Smithzz as a coach and changes to the EPL format.

Shox on Smithzz as a coach and why G2 struggles as a favorite

G2 Esports claimed the championship at ESL Pro League Season 5 finals, and Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis caught up with Richard “shox” Papillon during the event.

June 16, 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