Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

Quarterfinal playoffs of ESL Cologne

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast These are some thoughts I’ve had while watching ESL One Cologne so far. The condition for Natus Vincere to win was to have two of their three stars show up. For whatever reason, this has happened this event with GuardiaN having one of his best events […]

July 7, 2017
Coldzera, NiKo and s1mple comprise the generation of mircales that overtook olofmeister as best CS:GO player in the world.

Coldzera, NiKo and s1mple: The generation of miracles

During the end period of Fnatic’s dominance, three generational talents rose and made their first entrance into the global scene. They were Marcelo “coldzera” David, Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Nikola “NiKo” Kovac.

July 7, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

Player Hater group stage results, re-draft for ESL One Cologne playoffs

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The group stage for ESL One Cologne player hater draft has ended. In the end, Thomas Matthews and Jonathan Nickson ended up winning because the combo of aizy/olof or olof/dennis were too strong. Overall, the most picked players who ruined everyone were GuardiaN and EliGE. aizy and shox […]

July 6, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

The world needs more heroes. No, seriously Blizzard, add more heroes

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There have been a slew of posts from multiple prominent Overwatch community members about the state of Overwatch as a game and community, particularly in Korea. Effect has stated a feeling of burnout. Yongbongtang, the caster of APEX, and Alwaysoov, the coach of Lunatic-Hai, have stated […]

July 6, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

Translating the ESL Statement about layoffs

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast’ We received a a statement from ESL about their layoffs. It was way too big, so I’m going to translate it. Here is the original: “ESL is realigning resources and expanding its organization to drive innovation in the esports market, including creating opportunities in original […]

July 5, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

JulyZerg in July

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast When it comes to the month of July, the person I think about is JulyZerg, a legendary BroodWar player. He was given the nicknames God of War or Sauron Zerg for his super aggressive nature and his ability to flood over his opponents with his […]

July 5, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

About swearing in team comms

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast At the PGL Krakow Major qualifier, a tech pause was called during an Immortals game. The players were apparently warned about swearing. I’m of two minds of this. First, if it’s in the rules that you can’t swear, then fine. Second, I don’t know why that […]

July 5, 2017
NiKo's move to FaZe Clan unlocked the potential most fans thought existed for him.

NiKo’s move to FaZe Clan has unlocked the potential we all thought was possible

When I first started to watch CS:GO, Nikola “NiKo” Kovac was one of the first players to catch my eye.

July 5, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

Change in the Dota 2 Major system, but we still have a problem

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Valve announced Monday changes to the Major system in Dota 2. I assume the reaction was based off Tobiwan’s comments about the problem with the current competitive system. Valve has now included third party tournament organizers into the decision making and are making a schedule. […]

July 3, 2017
Valve's "just adapt" response to the jump bug is absurd.

The Player Hater Club Draft for ESL One Cologne

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast UPDATE (4:12 p.m. ET July 5): The spreadsheet is updated. Check out the results after the first two days of competition. For the Krakow Major Qualifiers, I had the guys give me a prediction and player hater pick. This time around, I did a Player Haters […]

July 3, 2017