CS:GO

Peacemaker to TyLoo

‘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

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Two ECS Matchups to watch tomorrow

‘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

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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

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DEVIL joins LDLC

‘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

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Regionalization for Player Associations?

‘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

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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

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Possible choices for Friberg

‘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

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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.

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