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

Why would Innovation be a bonjwa?

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Among all of the players in the modern age, no other player has been proposed to be a bonjwa as much as INnoVation. But I don’t know why. Beyond a good aligulac rating, there is nothing in the last two years that tells me he

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Not your symbol

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Yesterday, Andrew Kim released an article about Geguri, the Korean female Overwatch player who was accused of cheating because she was “too good.” It was about her struggles during the hackusations and her clearing up the fact that the entire issue had nothing to do

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Why does Dota 2 ladder mean more?

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Among all of the team games I follow, the only one that holds the MMR ladder in high regard is Dota 2. In Overwatch/League of Legends, it’s considered a joke in North America, just OK in Europe and good in Korea. In CS:GO, the MMR ladder

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The mysterious failings of Maru

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Among all the StarCraft 2 players in the world today, I feel Maru has the most talent among all of them. I’ve seen what players like INnoVation, soO and Zest can bring at the height of their powers. In Maru’s case, he is still incredibly

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The Player Haters fantasy group

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast This is just one of those things I wanted to say. I personally love doing fantasy drafts for esports games, but one of my favorite ways to play is to do what I call a Player Haters League. It works like a regular fantasy pool,

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The League of Legends EsportsWikis problem

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Yesterday it was announced the contracts for the staff of the League of Legends EsportsWikis at GAMURS will not be renewed. This isn’t surprising at all as GAUMRS CEO Riad Chikhani revealed they had spent $270,000 running the site and only made $5,000 back over one year’s time.

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