‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The seemingly never-ending travels of peacemaker continue. After the conflict with Misifits, he has been picked up by TyLoo. This is an altogether completely different sort of team than every other NA team he was picked up for. The primary problem in Asian teams right now
SK Gaming claimed the title at the ECS Season 3 Finals, which included dynamic semifinal and final matches among the best Counter-Strike teams in the world. With SK back on top, and an emerging EliGE from Team Liquid, here’s a look at my final five observations from ECS Season 3.
Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu will coach TyLoo Gaming's Counter-Strike for the organization's next two events at the PGL Major and ESL One Cologne.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast There are two matchups of note tomorrow for ECS Finals. One is G2 vs FaZe. I’m assuming OpTic will lose, in which case you get that matchup. The last time they played was one of the most disgusting displays of CS I’ve ever seen where there
LDLC has confirmed the acquisition of Timothée "DEVIL" Demolon a day after news broke of his signing.
PGL announced Friday the schedule and first round matchups for the PGL Major offline qualifier.
Two weeks after announcing his departure from Ninjas in Pyjamas, Adam "Friberg" Friberg will give the Counter-Strike analyst desk a shot.
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
SK Gaming and Virtus.pro will play a soccer match the day after ESL One Cologne next month, and fans will have to buy tickets to see it.
ECS Season 3 Finals, ESL One Cologne and the PGL Major offer three chances for someone to end the parity era of CSGO
After the ELEAGUE Major, professional Counter-Strike entered the period of superteams.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Flickshot reported today that DEVIL has been recruited to join LDLC. This is a good move as the team lacks firepower and needs more if they wish to secure the post-plant situations. For DEVIL, this is a strange sort of story as he had his shot
ESL announced Thursday it will return for another year of IEM Oakland, which will take place Nov. 18-19 at Oracle Arena. Astralis and FaZe Clan will attend the event, which has a prize pool of $300,000.
Counter-Strike player Timothée "DEVIL" Démolon will sign with LDLC, according to a report from Flickshot.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The ECS Season 3 Finals might be one of the luckiest online leagues to LAN finals playoffs draw I’ve ever seen, as it has the best teams on paper from each region given the circumstances. One of the great things about this tournament is that every team
At the ECS Season 3 Finals, Counter-Strike fans might finally see a matchup between Astralis and G2.
Slingshot’s Jarek "DeKay" Lewis talked to EnVyUs’ Cédric "RpK" Guipouy (through an interpreter, team manager Jordan "Next" Savelli) during the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals in Dallas. They talked about his shifting roles, adjusting to a new team and working with cars in his free time.
Whether they’re unbanned or not, Dazed and other match fixers deserve to be included in conversations about their future
Sam “Dazed” Marine posted a video last week that gave some hope to the fans of the banned Counter-Strike match fixers.
SK Gaming reigned supreme at DreamHack Summer while three teams emerged from the European Minor to reach the main qualifier for the PGL Major.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Over the weekend, Xyp9x announced the founding of a players association for Danish esports players. He was one of the key players in its creation and did it by cooperating with DEF-sport, the union behind the Danish players association for badminton, basketball and ice hockey. It
Smithzz on community criticism: “I think the community is really hard with some players. It was really difficult (for me), but I think it’s part of the job as well.”
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with G2 Esports coach Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux during the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals to talk about his transition to coaching, dealing with criticism from the Counter-Strike community and when the team started to come together.
Spencer "Hiko" Martin, Alexander “Kassad” Trifunovic, and Eric "adreN" Hoag will help conduct a five-day Counter-Strike boot camp run at IMG Academy in August.
G2 Esports claimed the championship at ESL Pro League Season 5 finals, and Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis caught up with Richard “shox” Papillon during the event.
In the Fox Theatre, fervor gripped the audience as two sides erupted to cheer on their teams during the final of the ELEAGUE Major. Screams of “VP!” and “ASTRALIS!” rose and followed each other in succession and at one point happened at the same time.
Team Secret released its Counter-Strike team on Thursday, more than a year after signing the former WeRunThisPlace roster.
TaZ and gla1ve speak about future of show matches and teams’ form ahead of ELEAGUE $250,000 Clash for Cash
Ahead of Friday night's ELEAGUE Clash For Cash, a $250,000 show match between Astralis and Virtus.pro, Lukas "gla1ve" Rssander and Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas conducted a conference call with members of the media to talk about the match and the current state of Counter-Strike. Highlights of the call are below:
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast When a player in CS:GO wins an amazing round, fans are likely to ignore anything the player did wrong. This doesn’t just apply to CS:GO, but to all other esports. It also applies to arguments. Today xms got an ace with five bullets, but in a 1-v-3 he
ESL announced Wednesday FaZe Clan will attend ESL One New York at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this September.
The World Esports Association (WESA) announced Wednesday the addition of OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan to its group of member teams.
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
Finn “Karrigan” Andersen summed up the Virtus.pro experience in full during a “Reflections” interview with Duncan “Thorin” Shields:
Epsilon eSports announced Tuesday the signing of Owen "smooya" Butterfield, Lasse "maeVe" Elgaard and Cosmin-Mihai "cosmeeeN" Butuc to make up for the loss of Henrik "REZ" Sterner, who left to join Ninjas in Pyjamas.
LUCAS1 talks about playing with kNg, Immortals’ goals and the meaning behind his tattoos in first English interview
During the EPL Finals, Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Immortals’ Lucas “LUCAS1” Teles in the first English interview of his career to talk about kNg, the team’s goals and the meaning behind his tattoos.
North American Counter-Strike team Misfits has dropped coach Luis "peacemaker" Tadeu from the team, according to multiple sources.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Ninjas in Pyjamas replaced Friberg yesterday with REZ, an up-and-coming talent who has been highly sought after in the Swedish scene after the continued failures of Godsent and NiP. So where to now for Friberg? I think the three best options are as follows: Join the third best
The Counter-Strike players from the Fnatic Academy team will play under the Ballistix banner for one weekend.
PGL released Monday the schedule for the European Minor that will run Thursday through Sunday.
ESL announced Monday in accordance with Intel the $1,000,000 Intel Grand Slam to help add even more excitement to its Counter-Strike events.
Ninjas in Pyjamas announced Monday the signing of Henrik "REZ" Sterner to replace Adam "Friberg" Friberg, who steps down after almost five years with the organization.
‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast As the PGL Minors have gone on, the tournament organizers experimented with making the observer UI better. I’ll go ahead and write some things I found good and bad for both. But before that, what makes a good observer UI? I’m not a producer so I’ll
GuardiaN: “I will work hard to find my style I used to have when I used to be (known as) one of the best players…I will quit all the games I play besides CS and start playing only CS, CS, CS.”
Despite Natus Vincere’s struggles, GuardiaN still has a positive outlook about his team’s future.
Cloud9 and Immortals emerged from the PGL Americas Minor to earn spots in the offline qualifier for next month’s PGL Major. Here are five major takeaways from the event as the Counter-Strike season continues to heat up.
The ESL announced Friday its recently-completed ESL Pro League season was the most watched of any of the five seasons of the Counter-Strike league.
Twistzz says Team Liquid has stopped playing Rank S: “I said I’m never playing it ever again, and everybody stopped playing it, I guess.”
Team Liquid reached its goal at the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals by making it out of the group stage.
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik invests in esports company and Team Liquid ownership group aXiomatic
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik joined aXiomatic, the majority owner of Team Liquid, the organization announced Thursday.
Epsilon eSports has come to terms with Endpoint for the purchase of Counter-Strike player Owen “smooya” Butterfield for 7,500 British Pounds (about $10,000), according to multiple sources.
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Cloud9's Jake “Stewie 2k” Yip during the ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals.
Natus Vincere, the inaugural champion of ESL One New York, will have the chance to defend its title.
RFRSH Entertainment announced Wednesday Graham Pitt, the organization's head of esports, will take over the coaching role for Godsent on an interim basis.
KennyS: “We are not (top three) yet…if we win two or three more tournaments, you can call us the best team in the world or put us in the top three.”
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with Kenny “KennyS” Schrub after G2 took home the championship at ESL Pro League Season 5 in Dallas over the weekend. They talked about rallying from a 1-8 start in Pro League, the impact of Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux as coach and where KennyS thinks G2 ranks among the best Counter-Strike teams in the world.
Ninjas in Pyjamas announced Wednesday they will using two stand-ins for their ECS matches