DeKay Mailbag: VP/SK rosters, kioshima’s future and who’s had the worst 2017
After a wild summer and quick surge back into the professional Counter-Strike season, Slingshot’s Jarek “DeKay” Lewis answers more reader questions.
The stress of roster shuffle season is real
The period after a crucial tournament like The International in Dota 2 or a CS:GO Major is a strange time.
KioShiMa wasn’t told he was replaced on FaZe Clan until last night
After weeks of speculation regarding Fnatic star Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer, he reportedly joined FaZe Clan on Thursday to replace Fabien “kioShiMa” Fiey.
Olofmeister will reportedly replace KioShiMa for FaZe Clan
Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer will replace Fabien “kioShiMa” Fiey on FaZe Clan’s Counter-Strike team, according to a report by Flickshot.
1-on-1 with Kioshima: Life away from Counter-Strike
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn talked to FaZe Clan’s Fabien “Kioshima” Fiey during the ELEAGUE Major to reflect on life away from the game, what it was like growing up as the youngest of four brothers, and how he planned out life in case Counter-Strike didn’t work out.
Ask the CS:GO pros: What’s your favorite Major memory?
The Majors provide perhaps the most magical moments in professional Counter-Strike. Whether it’s teams breaking through to win after years of struggle, like Astralis did last month in Atlanta, or the craziness of an individual play or match, it seems everyone has a favorite.
Ask the CS:GO pros: Who’s the hardest player to play against?
Fans and analysts all have their ideas about who the best Counter-Strike player in the world is, but who do the pros themselves find difficult to defeat?
Ask the CS:GO pros: What do you think of the Swiss format for a Major?
During the Major, Slingshot’s Vince Nairn asked nine pro players what they thought of the Swiss format, and the results were overwhelmingly positive.
kioShiMa on being benched, rejoining FaZe and keeping a strong mindset
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with FaZe Clan’s Fabien “kioShiMa” Kiey before Wednesday’s ELEAGUE Season 2 quarterfinals to talk about his eventful year, rejoining FaZe after being benched and keeping a strong personal mentality.
kioShiMa returning to FaZe starting lineup, will replace jkaem
Joakim “jkaem” Myrbostad will be replaced in FaZe Clan’s Counter-Strike lineup by recently benched player Fabien “kioShiMa” Fiey, according to sources close to the team. kioShiMa will step in immediately against mouseports in their ECS Season 2 matchup Thursday, and the team hopes to have him in the United States in time to participate in […]