CS:GO

4 Days to the Major

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast The days before the big event are generally the ones I find the slowest. I imagine it’s the same for the competitors. If you’ve ever been around a competitor during these days where the practice is done, but the matches don’t start for a few

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Barrier of knowledge

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast CS:GO is the game I slowly picked up studying after I started to write more and more articles about it. As I’ve come to build up my knowledge base about the game, I came to a realization that there is still a distinct barrier between

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EPL goes to Youtube

“Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ve had better viewing experiences on YouTube than Twitch. In addition to that, I don’t use Twitch chat as I don’t find any value out of it. But I do know most people seem to like to mindlessly drone on in Twitch chat. In that case, you

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Dignitas and North second take

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast Today it was announced that the Danish (+one Norwegian) line was officially picked up by FC Copenhagen. They plan to run some tournaments in their stadium and have re-branded the team as North. This puts an interesting retrospective on the split between Dignitas and the

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Using Liquipedia

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast This is a short guide on how to use Liquipedia for CS:GO. I decided it was useful as it’s the best site for cataloging and organizing results and VoDs. Here is a basic rundown. I’ve taken a screenshot of the recent Major Qualifiers:   Not the

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Oversaturation and competition

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion blast PEA released their letter to the recent controversy regarding players under PEA being forced out of playing EPL. After releasing the letter, a letter was written by Noah Winston clarifying their response. You can read it here. The actions and words do not match. They

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PEA vs Players Part 2

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion piece SirScoots was selected to represent 25 players from the PEA organization who felt mistreated after the news came out that PEA was withdrawing all of the teams from ESL without any decision making from the players themselves. You can read the letter here. When push

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The next domino

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion piece There is a developing story that PEA plans to embargo its teams from participating in ESL Pro League. When PEA was announced, it represented itself as a team-owner organization with some player representation that was also planning its own league. The next logical step then was to

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Do sports teams even want to win?

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast I’ve seen a fair bit of sports teams come into the esports space. Not all of them, as I don’t care either way, but every time one of them announce a roster, I am flabbergasted. And not like everyone else who is crooning over how

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Fan Culture part 1

‘Chiu on This’ is a regular and short opinion piece I’ll do these every once in a while when I remember. The premise is pointing out weird fan tendencies that happen every once in a while. There are certain fans where it’s all or nothing. Either you think the team/player is the best or you

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