August 13, 2020

Bubzkji and es3tag on new Astralis roster for ESL One Cologne

Astralis just revealed its final roster for the upcoming ESL One Cologne event. It includes two players that will make their debut for Danish powerhouse: Lukas “Bubzkji” Andersen and Patrick “es3tag” Hanse. Astralis has had a few roster changes recently and parted ways with Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth and Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander. These players, currently on […]

July 29, 2020

Grim replaces nitr0 in Team Liquid CS:GO lineup

Nicholas “nitr0” Canella will be benched for the next DreamHack Open. Team Liquid plans to replace him with Michael “Grim” Wince for the next big event. Even though his performances during the last twelve months have been disappointing, it still made esports news. Despite the change being only for the next DreamHack event, something else […]

June 12, 2020

Latest CS:GO update lets players wallhack

The latest CS:GO update got released yesterday and added a key feature to the game. After patching grenade behaviors in the last patch, Valve wanted to upgrade one visual asset in particular. Since the release of VALORANT, Valve is massively updating its game to compete. One of the biggest features of Riot’s FPS is visibility. […]

June 10, 2020

Valve finds conflict of interest in seven CS:GO teams

Companies that host esports leagues and tournaments are always on the lookout for conflict of interests. According to Investopedia, a conflict of interest occurs when “an entity or individual becomes unreliable because of a clash between personal (or self-serving) interests and professional duties or responsibilities”. HLTV discovered that Valve supposedly sent an email to seven […]

June 1, 2020

Natus Vincere wins CS:GO Gamers Without Borders charity tournament

Natus Vincere claimed victory at the Gamers Without Borders Counter-Strike: Global Offensive charity tournament. With a $2 million cash prize, it was the fifth esports charity tournament organized by Gamers Without Borders this year. Some of the best CS:GO teams out there participated in this tournament, including FaZe Clan, OG Esports, G2 Esports, Fnatic, mousesports, […]

May 26, 2020

Bymas replaces olofmeister in FaZe Clan CS:GO Roster

Yesterday, FaZe Clan announced the replacement of Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer Gustafsson for Aurimas “Bymas” Pipiras as the CS:GO stand-in rifler. As esports share lots of similarities with sports, the life of professional esports players is tough. They have to go through a lot of hours practicing alone, with their teams, with their mental coaches, and with […]

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 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 […]

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