CS:GO

NA scrim culture, why are you like this?

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast As I’ve started to watch more team esports games in recent years, I’ve come to the conclusion that there is something endemic about NA esports culture that makes them all ruin their own scrims. I don’t know why this keeps happening, but it’s happened in

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The starix mystery

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Today starix stepped down as Natus Vincere’s coach. This was likely because he wasn’t able to make the star-studded lineup of NaVi Work under his leadership. At times it felt like the raw skill of Na’Vi was being held down by playing too much to his system

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Filtering stats

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There was a thread today on reddit about autimatic’s “insane” stats in the past year. The strange thing about the thread is that only a few people bothered to point out that the stats are completely out of context as it includes minor leagues, onlines leages, tier

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Examples of how tournament formats effect results

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There has been a lot of discussion about different tournament formats after the elimination of Virtus.Pro from IEM Katowice. I previously wrote an article comparing different formats and for those who didn’t read it, I come to the conclusion that the TI (barring the shitty

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Open tournaments

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast While I’m writing this, IEM Katowice is happening for SC2. It is the only tournament there that has an open bracket. For those who don’t know, an open bracket allows for anyone to compete so long as they show up (sometimes they have to bring

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The “I win” button

‘Chiu on this’ is a short and regular opinion blast As I’ve watched more and more team based esports games, I’ve come to the conclusion that the best teams all need an “I win” button. This button is usually in the form of a superstar player. Coldzera ruining Team Liquid at Columbus comes to mind. S1mple

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Short index to my CS:GO articles

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Every once in a while I index articles I’ve written to give myself an easy reference if I want to go back to see how I’ve changed or improved. I also think it’s a good reference list for people who have never read my work or

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Rogue to live in Vegas

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Rogue announced on twitter that they were moving to Las Vegas to compete in North America full-time. The details are scarce as it doesn’t mention if the team administration is moving or if all of their team is moving. And even if their team is

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