SK Gaming is the most dominant Counter-Strike team because of its consistent evolution.

From charity streams to the top of the world: The evolution of SK Gaming

The story of the SK Gaming, the Brazilian Counter-Strike powerhouse, has many starting points.

July 12, 2017
Tickets will be sold for SK Gaming's soccer match against Virtus.pro the day after ESL One Cologne in July.

Tickets being sold for SK Gaming/Virtus.pro soccer match

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.

June 22, 2017
SK Gaming IEM Sydney

SK Gaming’s win at IEM Sydney burst open the “superteam” era of CSGO

IEM Sydney initially expected to be the third stage of Astralis and FaZe’s struggle for international supremacy. Astralis won IEM Katowice, FaZe won Starladder Kiev, and both teams appeared to be equals in terms of skill and tactics.

May 8, 2017

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.

February 12, 2017

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?

February 11, 2017

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.

February 9, 2017

TACO: “Legends spot is just the beginning for us.”

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn talked to SK Gaming’s Epitacio “TACO” de Melo after the defending Major champions reached the playoffs of the ELEAGUE Major.

January 26, 2017
ESL One New York 2017 dates

Seven CS:GO pros give differing opinions on SmithZz/caster criticism debate

The Counter-Strike community was abuzz last week with a debate sparked from comments made during Northern Arena about G2’s Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux.

November 25, 2016

TACO on SK’s recent form, going back to Brazil and why it’s tough to stay on top

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn caught up with SK Gaming’s Epitacio “TACO” de Melo at IEM Oakland to discuss SK’s recent form and why it’s tough to stay on top.

November 24, 2016