Slingshot staff writer. StarCraft and CS:GO expert

4 Days to the Major

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The days before the big event are generally the ones I find the slowest. I imagine it’s the same for the competitors. If you’ve ever been around a competitor during these days where the practice is done, but the matches don’t start for a few

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Instinct, team synergy and local teams

‘Chiu on This’ is short and regular opinion blast When it comes to competitive esports, I’ve come to think of instinct as the highest order of mental process that every competitor is trying to reach. Instinct as I understand it is a set of complex actions that are done in reaction to a certain stimulus.

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Esports isn’t my wife or child

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There is a fan phenomenon in esports where fans get irrationally angry when a prominent figure leaves/switches games or doesn’t devote every second of every moment to practice. Incontrol practiced around eight hours a day but had massive Reddit hate threads flaming him for playing other

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Infiltration vs. the cycle of video games

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Yesterday, Core-A Gaming released an interview with Infiltration that can be found here. In it, Infiltration criticizes multiple decisions made by Capcom on a micro level (specific details) and a philosophical level. The core of the problem is one that has been iterated throughout a

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Echo Fox buys FGC players

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Last week Echo Fox announced it was buying FGC players. Among them were Justin Wong, Tokido, Momochi, Chocoblanka, Sonix Fox, Scar and MKLeo. If I had to guess, Echo Fox is trying to buy legacy. This seems to mirror what they say in their announcement, as

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