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

Day 2 of TI7 bracket stage

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Day 2 of the TI7 bracket stage saw Virtus.Pro run train on LGD. They were the team I picked to win the event before it started, and so far they are delivering. Secret did as expected, as I didn’t think they had a high enough

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Thoughts on TI7 bracket stage Day 1

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Here are some observations I had. Invictus Gaming looks good and the reason is because it finally figured out a play style that can allow Xxs and Boboka to shine. This is also due to the patch as I feel the primary skill players that should be

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Whenever BurNIng is at TI

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Whenever I see BurNIng play at The International, I always remember this video. At TI3, BurNIng was eliminated and he didn’t know if he was going to continue or retire. He did retire, but the pull of trying again was something he could never relinquish,

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The idra-Bang connection

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast League Champions Korea recently punished Bae “Bang” Jun-sik for comments he said on stream recently. This reminded me of a similar situation that happened in StarCraft 2 a long time ago with NA’s biggest SC2 star in history (in terms of popularity). In 2013, idra’s career had

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