Slingshot staff writer. StarCraft and CS:GO expert

PEA vs Players Part 2

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion piece SirScoots was selected to represent 25 players from the PEA organization who felt mistreated after the news came out that PEA was withdrawing all of the teams from ESL without any decision making from the players themselves. You can read the letter here. When push

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The next domino

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion piece There is a developing story that PEA plans to embargo its teams from participating in ESL Pro League. When PEA was announced, it represented itself as a team-owner organization with some player representation that was also planning its own league. The next logical step then was to

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Do sports teams even want to win?

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ve seen a fair bit of sports teams come into the esports space. Not all of them, as I don’t care either way, but every time one of them announce a roster, I am flabbergasted. And not like everyone else who is crooning over how

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Thinking on experience

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast Shared experiences are often an oxymoron. Our minds, personalities, souls, whatever you want to call it are the culmination of ideas, actions, words, relationships, impulses, conscious and subconscious. The self is complex. It is simultaneously said that the self is all we can truly know

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Gamesmanship

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Every game I’ve watched has some element of gamesmanship. There is a certain area in every competition without perfect information (and even in games of perfect information), where an actor in the game must make a choice. They can either play it safe or they

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Map/pick is good for tournaments and the game

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast There has been controversy lately over Blizzard’s insistence to remove pick/ban from tournaments and to enforce certain maps to be played. Others have covered the topic extensively such as this article here. So I’ll just go over points I hadn’t seen anywhere else. No one knows

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