June 17, 2020

MonteCristo leaves Cloud9 to join Flashpoint and B Site full-time

A press release revealed today that Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles will be leaving Cloud9 to join Flashpoint and B Site. Leaving his role as a Cloud9 content creator, his esports experience will provide new insights. MonteCristo will be the Commissioner of Flashpoint and Vice President of Brand at B Site. “Monte is a unique voice in […]

June 11, 2020

The 3 giants of LCS 2020 Spring Split

The return of the League of Legend Championship Series begins with Friday Night League on June 12. The LCS Spring Split exhibited several historical events and unique performances throughout its history. The qualification for Worlds is also right around the corner. Here is a preview analyzing the three LCS giants Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Team […]

April 29, 2020

Cloud9 Dota 2 roster released after lack of results

Cloud9 solidified its position as one of the best League of Legends teams with a clean victory at LCS. However, when it comes to Dota 2, Cloud9 has not really shined throughout the years. Since 2014, Cloud9 has been picking rosters from other teams. In succession, they acquired Speed Gaming, Team Dark Horse, Danish Bears, […]

April 20, 2020

Cloud9 win first LCS Finals title in 6 years

To close out the 2020 Spring Split LCS Finals, Cloud9 sweeped FlyQuest 3-0. Cloud9’s 2020 LCS win is a great accomplishment, especially after getting second place six times. 7 FINALS. 6 2ND PLACES. 1 TITLE. AFTER 6 YEARS, CLOUD9 ARE THE 2020 #LCS SPRING SPLIT CHAMPIONS! #C9WIN pic.twitter.com/oOOIHGnkO7 — Cloud9 vs COVID19 (@Cloud9) April 19, […]

April 17, 2020

LCS Playoffs Semi Finals Preview

The road to the 2020 LCS Spring Finals is almost set with an Evil Geniuses vs FlyQuest match in the semifinals. Evil Geniuses’ loss to Cloud9 in the LCS Playoffs winner’s bracket meant they face the winner of the FlyQuest versus Team SoloMid game. FlyQuest started their LCS season with a bang. Even though it […]

April 16, 2020

BMW partners with the 5 biggest esports organizations

Multinational automobile company BMW has created an “allied” partnership with five of the most prominent esport organizations in the world. The branding alliance sits between five organizations that each have League of Legends teams. These teams include G2 Esports, Cloud9, FunPlus Phoenix, T1, and Fnatic. Passion drives us to get better in life. BMW and […]

April 3, 2020

LCS Playoffs: Cloud9 vs 100 Thieves and Evil Geniuses vs FlyQuest

The final week of the 2020 LCS regular Spring Split saw five teams lock in playoffs to join Cloud9. Cloud9 ended the Split with a 17-1 record only losing to TSM throughout. Their incredible run during the Split earned them the top spot at the LCS Standings. Meanwhile, Evil Genuises marked their return to the […]

March 18, 2020

LCS and LEC return online after coronavirus suspends them

Both the LCS and the LEC will be set to return on March 20 with online matches for the remainder of the Spring Split. “Due to the ongoing developments of the coronavirus pandemic we have decided to play the remainder of the 2020 LEC Spring Split 100% remotely online, with matches resuming Friday, March 20th. […]

March 5, 2020

Cloud9 wins again. An invincible League of Legends team?

“Nobody has come close to beating Cloud9,” said David ‘Phreak’ Turley, Riot Games shoutcaster, as he opened the cast of Cloud9 vs Dignitas last weekend. As the early games wore on, it became clear that the game wasn’t going to buck the trend. Similar results occurred during the Cloud9 vs FlyQuest match. Cloud9’s win streak […]

February 13, 2020

DreamHack’s Place in the Esports Ecosystem

In these days of franchised esports leagues commanding massive buy-ins for slots, the third-party tournament organizers that drove esports for years are in tough spots. DreamHack has long been an esports mainstay with tournaments happening around the world, but the scope of games possible for DreamHack events in is slowly dwindling. Mike Van Driel provides […]

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