Slingshot senior columnist. StarCraft and CS:GO expert who pushes narratives over numbers. You can reach him at Stephen@Slingshotesports.com

NA CS:GO musical chairs

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I often equate roster shuffles to something like musical chairs. When the music stops, whoever is sitting in the five chairs will be the final roster. In Team Liquid’s case, every time the music started playing, there was a straight out brawl, everyone sits down for

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The CLG read of Gambit at DreamHack Summer

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast If you’ve watched Peeker’s Advantage, you’ll know that FNS is pretty adamant Gambit had some easy to read tells as to what site they were were going to hit based off their initial setup on the T-side. While I didn’t bother to look them up,

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VP Dota staying together is good

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Usually I’d just leave it for an article or entire thing, but I thought this was noteworthy enough for it to be its own thing. This iteration of VP has been the best CIS team we’ve seen since the days of the Puppey-KuroKy edition of

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TI7 bracket stage Day 4 briefing

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The three series played yesterday were TL vs. Empire, OG vs. LGD and VP vs. TL. Even though TL defeated Empire, Resolut1ion had an amazing run for a team I considered to already be one of the weakest going into the event. For OG vs

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On Reddit and policing fun

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There are a lot of ways I could go with this, but I’ll be simple. Yesterday, League of Legends team Gold Coin United’s put up a Korean music video as a way to promote its players, and the video was subsequently removed from Reddit. A week ago,

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Day 3 of TI7 main stage

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ll skip the lower bracket games. They were one-sided and quick. The real meat was the upper bracket where Newbee played iG and VP played LFY. Newbee was a team I had pegged as chokers, as in almost every event they played in the past year, they

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Daddy’s home: Zeus returns to Na’Vi

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast After winning the motherfucking Major, Zeus has returned home to Natus Vincere. The stated reason is that Zeus and kane were a package deal. Gambit was unsatisfied with kane and wanted to cut him. Zeus said if kane went, so did he, so here we are. This

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