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CS:GO
2 min.
2017-12-14

ECS Season 4 Finals Preview

2017 is almost over and Esports Championship Series Season 4 Finals will close out the year, as far as big events go. The LAN Finals of the event will take place in Cancun, Mexico, at the Hard Rock Hotel, starting on Dec. 15. Eight teams, four from Europe and four...

Dota 2
2 min.
2017-12-13

DOTA Summit 8 Preview

One more event, a Minor this time, is going to start on Dec. 13 in Dota 2. Part of The Summit series, Dota Summit 8 will take place in Los Angeles, California. The winner of the event will win a big chunk of the $300,000 prize pool and get some...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-12-12

Senior CS:GO Team Is Just What We Need

With the rising popularity of esports, it’s getting taken more and more seriously as time passes. It used to be a fun thing where many lulz were had, but as esports professionalized, this charm has been lost. Who’d have guessed that it would take the old to remind us youngsters...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-12-07

ESL Pro League Season 6 Playoffs Preview

In the matter of CS:GO weirdness, when it rains, it pours. The ESL Pro League Season 6 Finals LAN event was no different this week, if you look at the results of the group stage. Before the group stage started, we expected FaZe Clan, Astralis, and either Team Liquid or...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-12-04

ESL Pro League Season 6 Preview

On Dec. 5, in Odense, Denmark, 12 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world will converge on the Sparekassen Fyn Arena to fight for $750,000 in the ESL Pro League Season 6 Finals. For weeks, teams in Europe and North America have been playing online to qualify...

CS:GO
2 min.
2017-12-04

So, What Happened in Jönköping This Weekend?

Two big events were held in Jönköping, Sweden over the weekend. Teams from all over the world came together to compete in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2. The Dota 2  tournament’s prize pool was significantly bigger than the CS:GO one’s at $1,000,000 to $100,000. DreamLeague Season 8 In the...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-11-30

Jönköping Is Going to Become the Esports Capital of the World, For a Weekend

In games like CS:GO and Dota 2, there are no centralized locations where tournaments take place. As a result, different cities and countries routinely have some of the best esports competitors in the world coming to compete for a weekend. In some rare cases, more than one title has big...

LoL
2 min.
2017-11-27

TSM and CLG Have Announced Their League Rosters for 2018

Usually, the post-season break in League of Legends is full of speculation, rumors, and high impact roster moves. This year, it’s dialed to the max because of the huge reorganization that’s hitting the NA LCS. With four new teams coming into the league looking to spend to make an impact,...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-11-23

BLAST Pro Series Preview

After the excitement of IEM Oakland, there will be no rest for us this weekend either. RFRSH Entertainment in partnership with PGL is putting up an exciting event called BLAST Pro Series, where 6 teams will play for the prize pool of $250,000. What are the teams? Just Astralis, FaZe...

LoL
4 min.
2017-11-21

Finally, All NA LCS Teams Have Been Announced

Rumors were swirling. We waited and waited. We were anxious to know which teams would make it into the franchised 2018 NA LCS. Finally, our wait is over. Riot has released an official announcement and we can start talking about how the league is going to shape up in years...

CS:GO
4 min.
2017-11-16

IEM Oakland Playoffs Preview

We made our predictions, crossed our fingers, and hoped for the best. Sometimes, esports matches just don’t go like they should. That’s precisely what happened in the Group Stage of IEM Oakland. In Group A, we predicted that SK Gaming and Astralis would take the first two seeds with Cloud9...

LoL
1 min.
2017-11-15

REPORT: Cavaliers to play in the NA LCS Under the Name of 100 Thieves

It’s the preseason in League of Legends. That naturally comes with a whole bunch of rumors, speculation, and guessing about what’s going to happen in the next season. With the drastic changes that are coming to the NA LCS, this period is even more intense this year. ESPN’s Jacob Wolf,...

CS:GO
7 min.
2017-11-14

IEM Oakland Preview

After a small respite from the tournament circuit, some of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world are at it again, starting today. 12 teams are going to step onto the stage in the Burbank, CA venue but only one will win the tournament, cashing in the lion’s...

2017-11-09

Former EnVyUs Tank and Coach of Team Liquid INTERNETHULK Dead at 30

Tonight, Steve Arhancet and the Team Liquid organization shared some sad news. Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka, the former player on the legendary Team EnVyUs roster and coach of the Team Liquid Overwatch and League of Legends teams, has died at the age of 30. As a player, INTERNETHULK was a star...

2017-11-07

Blizzard Revealed Details About Overwatch League at BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment has finally given us more details about the Overwatch League, their ambitious attempt to overhaul the way esports is done, at BlizzCon. The league’s preseason will start in a month, on Dec. 6, with the inaugural debut season set to start on Jan. 10. Despite the fact that...

CS:GO
3 min.
2017-11-06

ESL Pro League Season 6 Is Almost Done With the Regional Tournaments

The regional online portion of the ESL Pro League is a gargantuan beast, where teams play huge numbers of online matches over several weeks, often trying to work around appearances in other tournaments. Finally, the end is in sight. With one more week of matches left to play, the teams...

LoL
8 min.
2017-11-03

League of Legends World Championship Finals—SKT T1 vs SSG

The 2017 World Championship promised to be different from what happened in 2016. The NA teams looked to be better than ever, EU was promising, the Chinese looked strong. In the end, we have the same Worlds Finals matchup we had in 2016, SK Telecom T1 vs. Samsung Galaxy. This...

LoL
2 min.
2017-10-31

Finally! Riot Games Reveals Plans for EU LCS in 2018

After a long wait and in the face of mounting discontent among the team owners, Riot Games has finally revealed their plan for the EU LCS in 2018. Unfortunately, it’s less involved than many people expected, functioning more like a band-aid solution than a cure to the troubles plaguing the...

CS:GO
4 min.
2017-10-27

EPICENTER 2017 Semifinals Preview

Just like its 2016 predecessor, EPICENTER 2016 is turning out to be one of the most exciting non-Major CS:GO events of the year with plenty of exciting action and even surprising results. On Oct. 28, the Semifinals of the $490,000 tournament will start and here’re our thoughts about how it’s...

LoL
8 min.
2017-10-26

League of Legends World Championships Semifinals Preview--SSG vs. WE

Yesterday, we looked at the stats of SK Telecom T1 and Royal Never Give Up over the 2017 World Championship in an effort to determine which team holds the advantage and what are the win conditions for both teams. Today, we shall look at the match between Samsung Galaxy and...