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

Blizzard denies PEA Overwatch license

“Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion piece Richard Lewis recently reported that the Professional Esports Association had tried to organize a tournament for Overwatch but was denied a license by Blizzard. While many rejoiced at the news, I wasn’t so certain. The essential problem with PEA in Counter-Strike was over-saturation and exclusivity. The over-saturation was

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EPL goes to Youtube

“Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ve had better viewing experiences on YouTube than Twitch. In addition to that, I don’t use Twitch chat as I don’t find any value out of it. But I do know most people seem to like to mindlessly drone on in Twitch chat. In that case, you

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3 years later

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blog Nearly three yeas ago, Babyknight retired from professional StarCraft II. He grew tired of the game and wanted to start playing Dota 2 again. The transition was always going to be tough, as he had to get back into top shape for that game (he

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Stardust joins H2k

‘Chiu on this’ is a short and regular opinion blast H2K announced today that former StarCraft II player Stardust was hired as an assistant coach. It’s an interesting move as one reason he was added was to ease the transition for Korean players into European LCS. Stardust spent a large amount of time abroad during his SC2 career.

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Dignitas and North second take

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Today it was announced that the Danish (+one Norwegian) line was officially picked up by FC Copenhagen. They plan to run some tournaments in their stadium and have re-branded the team as North. This puts an interesting retrospective on the split between Dignitas and the

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