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CS:GO
6 min.
2017-09-06

G2 Esports—A Profile

Over the last two years, G2 Esports has cemented itself as one of the best Western esports organizations in the world. Unlike many other top organizations which have a single exceptional across the three most popular esports titles, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Dota 2, G2 Esports is...

LoL
2 min.
2017-09-06

EU LCS Format Is Going to Change, ESPN’s Sources Claim

In the face of dissatisfaction from some of the best teams in the region, Riot Games is set to revamp the format for the European League of Legends Championship Series 2018, or so claimed unnamed sources, according to ESPN’s Jacob Wolf. Currently, the EU LCS has 10 teams which fight...

LoL
5 min.
2017-09-04

H2k-Gaming Throws Down Ultimatum to Riot Games

In a post on their website, H2k-Gaming, the fourth best team in the 2017 EU LCS Summer Split, threw down the gauntlet before the developer of League of Legends, Riot games. They are demanding Riot to change the EU LCS monetarily or structurally, or the team will leave the league....

LoL
2 min.
2017-09-04

NA LCS Finals – Team SoloMid Broke Records

If there were any doubts of which team in the NA LCS ought to be called the best one ever, the whole matter should be put to rest after the 2017 NA LCS Summer Split Finals. Team SoloMid is unquestionably the best team in the NA LCS. After all, making...

CS:GO
4 min.
2017-09-03

DreamHack Masters Malmö Quarterfinals Recap

When we talked about DreamHack Masters Malmö last, the last day of the Group Stage was just about to start. On that day, the four teams to join North, Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas and G2 Esports were about to be determined. After some exciting matches, SK Gaming, Natus Vincere, Gambit...

CS:GO
4 min.
2017-09-01

DreamHack Masters Malmö Day Two Recap

Yesterday, the winners’ matches were all the craze at DreamHack Masters Malmö. Four of them were played and the results were interesting if not completely out of the left field. In Group A, SK Gaming faced North. In the first map, North’s Cobblestone, they managed to pick up the first...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-08-31

DreamHack Masters Malmö Day One Over

After a furious day of CS: GO, the field at DreamHack Masters Malmö has been thinned to 12 teams from 16. Today, the 1-0 teams from each group will play each other to determine which one will go to the Playoffs and then, the losers of the winners’ match will...

CS:GO
7 min.
2017-08-30

Dreamhack Masters Malmo 2017 Preview

Today, DreamHack Masters Malmö, the first LAN event after the second Valve Major of the year, PGL Major Kraków, is going to start. In the post-Major shuffle, several teams changed their rosters aiming to improve and we will now be able to see how successful they were. Twelve teams, Astralis,...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-08-28

ESL Pro League Season 6 Week 1 Is Done

The CS: GO competitive scene is getting into the swing of things after the post-Major lull. In NA and Europe, a whole bunch of online matches were played for the ESL Pro League Season 6 Regional tournament. All of the 14 teams from both EU and NA played a bunch...

LoL
5 min.
2017-08-28

The Semifinals Weekend Is Over, Who Made It?

After an exciting weekend of League of Legends, both the EU and NA LCS Finals matchups are decided. To recap, Misfits upset Fnatic in the EU LCS Semifinals Day 1, while Immortals demolished CLG. Up next, we had the more interesting matches: H2k-Gaming vs. G2 Esports in EU with Team...

LoL
7 min.
2017-08-27

The Day of Upsets in League of Legends

Yesterday, on Saturday, the 26th of August, the fight between Conor McGregor wasn’t the only exciting event to take place. In fact, three more high stakes battles were carried out all over the world. First, the 2017 LCK Summer Split Finals between Longzhu Gaming and SK Telecom T1 were played....

LoL
min.
2017-08-25

LCK Finals Preview—Faker vs. BDD

When the 2017 LCK Summer season started, mostly people would have said that the Finals of both splits would feature KT Rolster and SK Telecom T1. That is not how it turned out in the Spring Split and it is not what is happening in the Summer Split. After fighting...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-08-25

DreamHack Relaxes Coach Restrictions for Their Events in CS: GO

DreamHack, one of the biggest tournament organizers in the world, announced today that they are relaxing the restrictions place on the coaches’ role in CS: GO matches while the players are on the server. Now, coaches will be able to talk to their team in the 20 second freeze before...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-08-25

G2 Esports Receives New Investment

With the meteoric growth of the esports industry, player wages and running costs are ballooning at an accelerated rate. Due to the limited profit of even successful and strong teams, they need to attract non-endemic investors to keep up. G2 Esports, one of the most successful multi-game esports organizations in...

2017-08-25

LW Blue Might Represent New York in Overwatch League

With Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League set to start reasonably soon, more and more rumors and information about it is released. The newest snag of info to hit the web is an ESPN report by Jacob Wolf, reporting that South Korean Overwatch team LW Blue is going to represent New York...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-08-24

Fitness and Nutrition in Esports—Why Do They Matter?

When we think of what the stereotypical esports professional looks like, players like Na’Vi’s Egor “flamie” Vasilyev or SK Telecom T1’s Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok immediately come to mind. The first is overweight, the second used to look like he was in dire need of a sandwich. The chubby or skinny...

LoL
3 min.
2017-08-24

A Look at the EU LCS Semifinals Matchups

The EU LCS is getting interesting. With the Semifinals of the 2017 Summer Split due to start on Aug. 26, the teams set to play in them are a little different from what you’d have expected when looking at the Quarterfinals matchups, where Misfits had to play against Unicorns of...

LoL
2 min.
2017-08-24

MikeYeung is NA LCS Rookie of the Split

Just like in traditional sports, the LCS has awards to recognize the people who distinguished themselves above the rest over the Split. The Rookie of the Split award is especially important (as far as the importance of such things goes, which is not a lot), because it helps fans know...

Dota 2
1 min.
2017-08-24

Cloud9 Is Probably Out of Dota 2 Once Again

While Cloud9 is present at the top of three of the biggest esports in the world—League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Overwatch—they have been stutter stepping in Dota 2. The history of C9 in Dota 2 is peppered with the org picking up a roster, disbanding it and trying...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-08-23

OpTic Gaming Fixes Roster; Loses Spot at DH Malmö to C9

OpTic Gaming Fixes Roster; Loses Spot at DH Malmö to C9   OpTic Gaming has found itself in a bad spot following the roster move where their IGL Peter “Stanislaw” Jarguz went to Team Liquid. Recently, two more of their players, Will “RUSH” Wierzba and Tarik “Tarik” Celik moved to...