Taking Aim Episode 16 (w/Stuchiu and DeKay): Why is Swearing in the fucking rule book?

In this week’s episode of “Taking Aim,” Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss ESL One Cologne and the new map veto process for the PGL Major. They also debate which is the “real” version of Cloud9, Natus Vincere and Team Liquid. They also take a deep dive on the PGL Major and offer their […]

July 13, 2017

Taking Episode 15 (w/DeKay and Stuchiu)

In this week’s episode of “Taking Aim,” Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu run down the PGL Major qualifier, look ahead to the playoffs of ESL One Cologne and determine which teams need to shuffle.

July 6, 2017

Taking Aim, Episode 14: ECS Finals, Asian CS:GO and the Major qualifier

In the latest episode of “Taking Aim,” Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss the ECS Season 3 Finals, in-game leaders and Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu moving to TyLoo. They also discuss their top five pros who would make good desk analysts and answer three big questions about the PGL Major Qualifier. Time stamps: 0:00: […]

June 29, 2017

Taking Aim Episode 13: “The NA problem”

In the latest episode of “Taking Aim,” Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss takeaways from DreamHack Summer, the continued problems with North American Counter-Strike and Richard Lewis’ recent report about case opening sites. They then debate who is right in the North/G2 feud, which EnVyUs team is the real one and if there […]

June 22, 2017

Taking Aim, Episode 12: “Goodbye Friberg.”

In Episode 12 of “Taking Aim,” Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss Ninjas in Pyjamas replacing Adam “friberg” Friberg with Fredrik “REZ” Sterner. They also talk about major takeaways from the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals and the PGL Americas Minor, play a few rounds of “Buy or Sell” and get off […]

June 14, 2017

Taking Aim, Episode 11: “NiP and tuck” (with DeKay and Stuchiu)

In this week’s episode of “Taking Aim,” Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss Ninjas in Pyjamas hitting rock bottom and both Team Spirit and Spirit Academy being allowed to compete in the CIS Minor. They also play “Either/Or” and give their wishlist for the best Swedish roster that could be assembled.

May 25, 2017

Taking Aim: Episode 10 with DeKay and StuChiu

In this week’s episode of Taking Aim, Vince Nairn, Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss Virtus.pro falling out of ESL Pro League and how much online Counter-Strike matters. They also discuss the HTC 2-V-2 Invitational, play “Buy or Sell” and do a deep dive on problems with the ESL Pro League playoff format. Time […]

May 18, 2017

Taking Aim Episode 9: “How many conflicts of interest do we need?”

In today’s episode of “Taking Aim,” Vince Nairn, Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss ELEAGUE’s $250,000 match between Astralis and Virtus.pro. They also touch on the winners of IEM Sydney and DreamHack Tours before trying to figure out the problems of Natus Vicnere and North. They also discuss whether or not the Swiss format […]

May 11, 2017

Korean Esports News in 10 minutes with Andrew Kim: “Unicorns & Inven”

In this episode of “Korean Esports in 10 minutes,” Slingshot’s Andrew Kim touches on kkOma still being single while weddings happen all around him, the Korean presidential election and gaming, and how Brood War is falling flat in PC bangs. Find out if he can do it all in 10 minutes!

May 10, 2017

Taking Aim: Episode 8 with DeKay and Stuchiu

In this episode of “Taking Aim,” Vince Nairn, Jarek “DeKay” Lewis and Stephen Chiu discuss DreamHack Austin, Gambit’s map pool and how the North American teams did. They also discuss the controversial signing of KQLY by Vexed and whether or not Ninjas in Pyjamas is in trouble. They close by ranking their five best in-game […]

May 3, 2017