ESG Tour showcased the rising tides in CS:GO

Stuchiu: The rising tides at ESG Tour

The second LAN of the Counter-Strike season felt unsettlingly calm.

September 12, 2017
The NA LCS gauntlet ended with cloud9 winning, but what went wrong with CLG, FLyQuest and Dignitas?

Emily Rand: Breaking down the NA LCS gauntlet and what went wrong for Dignitas, FlyQuest, and CLG

The regional qualifying gauntlet for North America was supposedly one of the toughest yet, even more than last year’s slugfest between Immortals and Cloud9.

September 12, 2017
FaZe Clan rebounded and Snax shouldn't be IGL

DeKay’s Final Five from ESG/ELEAGUE: FaZe rebounds and Snax is too skilled to be IGL

The weekend was filled with Counter-Strike, as ESG Tours, Group A of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier and DreamHack Montreal all took place.

September 11, 2017
Fnatic finished strong when it mattered in the EU LCS gauntlet

Kelsey Moser: On Fnatic’s finish

Although much talk in the finals of the European League of Legends Championship Series regional gauntlet surrounded the catastrophe of H2K Gaming’s bottom lane getting 2-v-2 killed as Sivir and Braum in Game 1 and other misplays by Sin “Nuclear” Jeong-hyeon, I found Fnatic’s draft in the third and final game the perfect culmination of the series.

September 11, 2017
H2K overcame its demons in beating Unicorns of Love on Saturday

Kelsey Moser: The snake and the Charmer in H2K Gaming vs. Unicorns of Love

I’ve seldom seen a more disastrous five minutes for one team in a best-of-five series.

September 9, 2017
Splyce struggled when it mattered most Thursday

Kelsey Moser: The tragedy of Splyce’s execution

After Splyce nearly defeated G2 Esports in the quarterfinals European League of Legends Championship Series summer playoffs, excitement for the team began to mount.

September 8, 2017
The winds of change keep blowing in CS:GO

The winds of change continue to blow in CS:GO

When Valve introduced skins and the Major system, no one could have imagined the impact and reverberations those moves eventually made throughout the Counter-Strike scene.

September 8, 2017
North needs to win Dreamhack Montreal to prove itself

DreamHack Montreal will be an important test to see if North can win when it’s supposed to win

DreamHack Montreal is not a big event by any stretch of the imagination.

September 7, 2017
G2 and North met at DreamHack Malmo in a rematch of two improved teams

The rematch in Malmo: G2 drops North again as both teams show improvement

After the post-Major break, things were supposed to return to normal in Counter-Strike.

September 5, 2017
Jensen had a good split, but Bjergsen is still the NA LCS MVP

Emily Rand: Why Bjergsen is still the MVP

The North American League of Legends Championship Series summer split MVP race was tighter than most over the past few years.

September 3, 2017