Flex players or specialists?

When Overwatch was released one of the more interesting questions was whether it would be better to have mostly flex players or a group of specialists.

October 11, 2017

17 reasons why the argument “pros should know all the maps” in CSGO and Overwatch is dumb.

This is one of the dumber arguments I’ve come across: The one that fans cite all the time that “pros need to know all the maps” in CSGO and Overwatch.

October 10, 2017
Jaedong and Flash will forever be linked to one another.

One more night: a Jaedong story

ESPN reported last month what many suspected, but most willingly refused to accept: Lee “Jaedong” Jae Dong was running out of time.

October 9, 2017

What’s your agenda?

“What’s your agenda?” is a meme from the FGC.

October 9, 2017

Burnout – The Hungrybox/Ken parallel

Over the weekend, Hungrybox won the Big House 7. It was another astounding lower bracket run as he forced himself to make the run back

October 9, 2017
The ELEAGUE playoffs will be a battle royale of top teams

The ELEAGUE playoffs are a well-timed battle royal

The ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier came at an opportune time.

October 9, 2017

Finnish military change helps esports careers

It was announced in this article, which I can’t read because it’s in Finnish. But the general gist I’ve gotten is that esports athletes have been accepted as traditional athletes in Finland.

October 6, 2017
The Swedish CS:GO reformation is underway with Fnatic and Ninjas in Pyjamas

The Swedish CS:GO reformation has begun taking its first few cautious steps

The Swedish CS:GO empire, once as impervious and storied as the Catholic Church in its heyday, collapsed this year.

October 6, 2017

Get it together, Valve

After the ELEAGUE Major was announced for January in Boston, Valve also announced the entire qualifier circuit that always happens right before the event.

October 6, 2017
Stewie2k (Jake Yip) has become one of NA's best CS:GO players while on Cloud9

The labors of Stewie2k

Jake “Stewie2K” Yip’s rise to power is one of the most inspiring stories in Counter-Strike. It signifies the arrival of the next generation of NA stars.

October 5, 2017