July 16, 2021

IEM Cologne Quarterfinals and Semifinal Playoffs

With plenty of surprises already, IEM Cologne 2021 is entering the playoffs stage with G2 Esports and NaVi in the CS:GO esports tournament semifinals. The quarterfinal elimination brackets will feature Virtus.pro vs Astralis and Gambit vs FaZe Clan. ⚠ UNDER 24 HOURS UNTIL THE #IEM COLOGNE PLAYOFFS ⚠ pic.twitter.com/fWcnhpGfHh — Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) July 15, 2021 […]

July 3, 2021

IEM Cologne 2021 Talks Safety Guidelines

CS:GO esports tournament staff at IEM Cologne 2021 recently shared the health and safety guidelines to ensure teams’ health at the upcoming event. Everything we're doing at #IEM Cologne has two things in mind: Competition and Safety Earlier this week, we shared an update on what to expect at #IEM Cologne. We're back today with a […]

June 30, 2021

NBK Leaves CS:GO Esports for VALORANT

CS:GO esports superstar and veteran Nathan “NBK” Schmitt announced this morning that he will leave his home game to compete in VALORANT instead alongside the rest of the OG Esports team. A new beginning. pic.twitter.com/KQdDxU7GSU — Nathan Schmitt (@NBK) June 29, 2021 NBK Leaves CS:GO Esports OG signed Monkey Business early this year to get […]

June 25, 2021

IEM Cologne Play-In and Group Stage Teams

CS:GO soon begins its next major tournament in Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Cologne after ESL’s partnerships with Intel. Today, the CS:GO esports teams participating in the play-in and group stage were revealed for IEM Cologne 2021. The play-in stage for #IEM Cologne is looking spicy! 🌶️ We have some fantastic teams who will battle it […]

May 21, 2021

IEM Summer 2021 Groups and Format

Today, ESL released the groups for Intel Extreme Masters Summer 2021. IEM Summer 2021 is a premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports event featuring 16 teams, 12 of which occupy top-20 spots in ESL’s world rankings. The group stage takes the form of two, eight-team groups with double elimination brackets to determine which three teams […]

May 17, 2021

Flashpoint-NiP-Anonymo Esports controversy explained

On May 14, Nicolai “Dev1ce” Reedtz was preparing for his much-awaited Ninjas in Pyjamas debut. It was a crucial match for Flashpoint Season 3, a Valve-sponsored CS:GO esports RMR event. But NiP’s players faced connection issues with some players suffering packet loss up to 40%. Needless to say, for an elite like CS:GO esports, at […]

May 11, 2021

How to Find the Best Bets in CS:GO Esports

As the game with the largest Steam player base, CS:GO is also one of the best esports in the betting market. With an established global competitive scene and top-tier teams around the world, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive appeals to the average bettor like no other game. It also helps that it is one of the easiest […]

May 7, 2021

Flashpoint Season 3: CS:GO Tournament Preview

Flashpoint Season 3 is a Valve-sponsored European RMR event for CS:GO esports. The tournament brings together the best talent from Europe and also acts as a qualifier to the PGL Stockholm Major. Flashpoint Season 3 for CS:GO Esports Format, Teams and Prize Pool 16 teams are competing for a $50 thousand prize pool in the […]

April 28, 2021

ESL and Intel Partnership rebrands to IEM Cologne

ESL and Intel announced the renewal of their partnership to continue cultivating esports. The renewed partnership marks 20 years of collaboration between the two companies. Kicking off next year, the partnership sees both ESL and Intel investing $100 million for over three years up to Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2025. Additionally, the esports organizer and […]

April 28, 2021

Top 5 Teams at DreamHack Masters Spring 2021

DreamHack Masters Spring 2021 kicks off on April 29 and will feature 16 of the best European CS:GO esports teams in action. The tournament has a $250 thousand prize pool, with 16 teams competing for the top spot. Here are the top five teams with the best chance of taking the championship title. DreamHack Masters […]