May 14, 2020

DreamHack creates CS:GO Regional Open Summer tournaments

For esports events organizers, these past few months have been really tough. From canceling live events to shifting their focus to online play, nothing has been easy. At least, these delays give some time for teams to focus on rebuilding, improving, and adding the finishing touch to their rosters. The coronavirus pandemic is also a […]

May 13, 2020

JUGi signed by Astralis to strengthen CS:GO team

For an esports team, looking at the market to improve its roster performances is one of the most important duties. Creating a complementary team with assets to fill each others’ weaknesses is the way to go. Competitive teams are always on the lookout for better players. Astralis, in order to compete at the highest level, […]

May 7, 2020

New CS:GO update changes the game and community

On May 4, Valve released a game-changing CS:GO update. The appearance of Valorant in the video game industry may have pushed Valve to improve its own title. The FPS games’ kill feed icons have been tweaked to cover new in-game achievements. These three new kill feed icons added are for blind shooters, kills through smoke, […]

April 15, 2020

TSM announces $50 million esports performance center

North American esports organization, Team SoloMid, recently announced a $50 million performance center. TSM‘s new esports facility will be located in Los Angeles, USA. The performance center will be comprised of a content studio, fitness center, Lenovo lounge, and more. TSM Facility TSM’s esport performance center is the biggest of its kind boasting a whole […]

April 14, 2020

Team Liquid and Fnatic win ESL Pro League Season 11

The ESL Pro League NA and EU tournaments have concluded with Team Liquid and Fnatic emerging as winners. While Team Liquid had a relatively easy time in the finals against Evil Geniuses, Fnatic barely edged out mousesports in the best of 5 EU grand finals. The COVID-19 outbreak compelled ESL to divide ESL Pro League […]

April 8, 2020

Valve changes how teams qualify for Majors

With ESL One Rio Major pushed to November due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Valve also pushes for a new ruleset for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major qualifications. These CS:GO Major changes will shift how teams need to play to qualify. CS:GO Major Changes 16 teams fight for a chance to win millions of dollars and glory […]

March 24, 2020

ESL One Rio cancelled and now the only 2020 CS:GO Major

ESL One Rio Major will now take place in November, replacing the second CS:GO Major of the year. There will be only one Major in 2020 as the esports industry slows down to a crawl due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. With ESL One Rio canceled, what happens next in the CS:GO scene? When is […]

March 23, 2020

Gaming and Esports Surge During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite all the negative news and event cancelations because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there is a silver lining. For esports and gaming, coronavirus increases viewership and popularity with fans stuck at home. A new initiative called Gamers Vs COVID-19 brings esports players and streamers together to inform gamers about the pandemic. One step that […]

March 4, 2020

ESL’s Michal ‘CARMAC’ Blicharz on Coronavirus Concern in Katowice, Valorant and ESL Pro League

IEM Katowice is one of the most anticipated CS:GO events of every year. Thousands of people make the trip to Katowice’s Spodek arena to watch the best teams in the world compete. Unfortunately, this year, the regional polish government decided the congregation of fans in the arena carried too much of a health risk with […]

March 3, 2020

Navi Conquers IEM Katowice 2020

Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2020 is over. Ukraine swept G2 Esports with a 3-0 game score and cemented their names as the grand champions of the ESL Pro Tour event. Na’Vi takes home $250 thousand, the grand trophy and an MVP medal at IEM Katowice. CS:GO Greatness Group Stage Preparation Na’Vi performed exceptionally well during […]

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