October 14, 2020

BLAST Premier Fall Series brings new teams and format

After 100 Thieves and Team Liquid left the Premier Fall Series, BLAST just announced that FURIA eSports and Berling International Gaming will fill the empty spaces. For the first time, North America and Europe will compete in a single tournament of CS:GO esports. The pandemic forced esports event organizers to rethink their schedules and organize […]

September 8, 2020

BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational announced for Ignition Series

BLAST just announced that it will organize the final tournament of the European VALORANT Ignition Series: Twitch Invitational. Team Liquid, G2 Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and FunPlus Phoenix already confirmed their participation in the VALORANT esports event. This will be BLAST’s first time organizing a VALORANT event. The organization already proved itself with its CS:GO […]

August 13, 2020

NEOM partnership with BLAST ends after 2 weeks

BLAST, a well-known Danish tournament organizer for esports, will end its partnership with NEOM, according to HLTV. The CS:GO esports website revealed earlier today that a meeting yesterday evening between BLAST partners confirmed the decision. BLAST ends NEOM partnership amid community and team pressure https://t.co/3hMbpUbVal — HLTVorg (@HLTVorg) August 12, 2020 BLAST Ends NEOM Esports […]

May 4, 2020

Bounty Hunt, BLAST’s first ever Dota 2 tournament

Esports tournament organizer BLAST has announced its first Dota 2 tournament, Bounty Hunt, in today’s esports news. Bounty Hunt features a prize pool of $150 thousand and a $5 thousand cash prize for the audience. This competition starts on June 9 and concludes on June 13. Despite being known purely for competitive CS:GO, BLAST aims […]

November 18, 2019

Brazil to Reportedly Host the First CSGO Major of 2020

The upcoming CS:GO Major will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to a DBLTAP report. ESL is one of the top CS:GO event organizers and Brazil will be ESL’s seventh CS:GO Major, the most by a single company. The last ESL CS:GO Major was the IEM Katowice 2019, a widely acclaimed event for […]

November 18, 2019

What is the SG 553 and Why is Everyone Complaining about it?

Astralis kicked off their Intel Grand Slam Season 3 bid with a win at IEM Beijing-Haidian 2019. The SG553, popularly known as the Krieg, was the weapon of choice for CS:GO pros at IEM Beijing. However, the rise in the SG 553’s popularity, near-obsolete a year ago, has been rapid and controversial. Even as professional […]

November 4, 2019

BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen, CS:GO’s strangest tournament

The penultimate BLAST Pro Series event of the year comes to an end. Copenhagen hosted the most unexpected Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament in a while. This two-day event was full of unique memories spoken of for some time. FaZe Clan Find Form The major result of the tourney was that FaZe Clan finally sorted their […]

September 25, 2019

Why CS:GO needs a franchise system

CS:GO is one of the only large esports to have not embraced a franchise system for its competitive circuit. Valve should take an active role in the management of the CS:GO calendar year. The role change would help the overall development of the esports scene. Despite Valve’s lack of involvement, CS:GO continues to grow at […]

September 13, 2019

The future of Team Vitality and NBK

Berlin Major had consequences A week ago, French Counter-Strike giant Vitality made an announcement on Twitter.  Nathan “NBK” Schmitt, a co-in game leader (IGL), is being benched for failure to pass the quarterfinals at the StarLadder Berlin Major. CSGO Update: we decided to remove @NBK from the starting roster. The team has shown amazing results […]