Slingshot senior columnist. StarCraft and CS:GO expert who pushes narratives over numbers.

The Day Before

When you go into an event, there is a very exasperating and frustrating moment before the big match. That is the day right before the match. You’ve already practiced all you can and in some way you know you probably shouldn’t practice more, but you want to just to give yourself something to do. It gets

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A Tale of Two Orgs

I don’t believe that every team or player should live up to some universal code of ethics or sportsmanship. Thier only imperative is to try to win and the rules and admins are there to make the tournament and matches as clean and pure as possible. I do believe everyone has to have their own

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Playing 4v5 in a minor is dumb

This is so self-explanatory I’m surprised any admin let this through. You can’t play 4v5 in CS. Currently, LDLC is playing 4v5 as PGL no longer wants to wait for them to go ahead. I don’t know what the exact rules are, but this is terrible for the teams involved, the admins and makes the

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MyungSik joins Overwatch

After the dissolution of the five Korean Esports Association StarCraft teams and the Starcraft Proleague, MyungSik announced he was joining Team Heroic as an Overwatch player. This was extremely surprising to me since Overwatch is a team game that requires harmony. And MyungSiK is the most hated man to have ever come out of the Korean scene.

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SC2 Proleague Ends

Kenzi, Korean esports journalist, announced on twitter that Korean Proleague has officially ended. In addition 5 SC2 Kespa teams have disbanded including: SKT, KT, CJ, Samsung and MVP. At the beginning of 2015, I wrote how the Korean scene was dying for a lack of talent, interest and a lack of tournaments. This is the end

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Karrigan to FaZe

NWDekay, a CS:GO journalist on twitter said that Karrigan is set to join FaZe. Karrigan is joining FaZe this week, who will kick Kioshima, per sources. Expect Karrigan to play with FaZe at E-League in just 4 days. — DeKay (@NWDeKay) October 17, 2016 This is interesting as everyone expects gla1ve to leave Heroic to

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Worlds Quarterfinals edition

The quarterfinals were pretty boring overall. I don’t care about whether or not Korea wins, it was jjust all 4 matches were stomps. Perhaps the best part about this was the new excuse that was made for Korean’s dominance in League. First, it was overall players. Then it was infrastructure. The latest one is communications

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