Toxic is a dumb word with no meaning

I’ve been in esports for a bit now. Long enough to remember when people like Slasher heavily campaigned for the use of eSports instead of esports.

October 16, 2017

The definitive trash tier list

As I use the word trash all the time to denote bad teams, I’ve created this list to differentiate the different levels of trash there are in competition.

October 13, 2017

Why The International always has a leg up over comparable tournaments

All esports I follow have great super large tournaments. For League of Legends, it’s worlds, for StarCraft 2 it’s GSL, for CS:GO it’s the Majors, for the FGC it’s EVO.

October 13, 2017
Newbee will begin its long road back to success at StarLadder

The long road back for Newbee begins at StarLadder

The grand final of The International 7 was the height of the careers of the Newbee roster: Xu “Moogy” Han, Song “Sccc” Chun, Damien “kpii” Chok, Hu “Kaka” Liangzhi and Zeng “Faith” Hongda.

October 12, 2017

When down in the hole, Fnatic had two choices: Give up or keep going. It kept going.

After the first week of the group stage at the League of Legends World Championship, Fnatic’s hope seemed dashed.

October 12, 2017

Players to watch in the ELEAGUE semifinals

The semifinals of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier are happening today. The matches are Astralis/Cloud9 and FaZe Clan/North.

October 12, 2017

CS:GO needs a new map, not another rework

While many people are excited of the rework of Dust2, for me it raises a bigger question. Why is it so hard to make a new map for CS:GO?

October 11, 2017

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