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Feb
06

Overview: The ELEAGUE CS:GO Major 2017

The first ELEAGUE CS:GO Major took place in Atlanta, Georgia from the 22nd – 29th January. In case you missed it, here is an overview of each semi final match, leading to the grand final. Hopefully there are more Majors […]

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Dec
20

F.C. Copenhagen acquire the former Team Dignitas roster

Denmark’s most successful football team are branching out into esports titles including FIFA, CS:GO and Dota 2. F.C. Copenhagen are planning to invest millions of Danish krone into professional gamers. F.C. Copenhagen CS:GO roster: Rene “cajunb” Borg Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke […]

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Dec
19

Team Dignitas dismisses CS:GO roster

Team Dignitas have dismissed their CS:GO roster after a mutual agreement with the players. Dignitas confirmed they are focusing on building an North American based CS:GO team.   The decision comes after the Philadelphia 76ers acquired Team Dignitas back in September […]

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Dec
19

Virtus.pro players renew contracts

Russian organization Virtus.pro have announced to the contract renewal of their CS:GO team. The Polish players signed a lengthy four year deal with the team.   Virtus.pro’s CS:GO team are one of the longest running rosters in the game’s history, now playing […]

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Dec
15

TSM sign ShahZam and seang@res

North American CS:GO organisation Team SoloMid revealed the dismissal of Pujan “FNS” Mehta and Kory “SEMPHIS” Friesen. In an effort to improve their roster TSM signed primary AWPer Shahzeb “ShahZam” Khan and in-game leader Sean “seang@res” Gares.  The well needed […]

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Dec
12

CS:GO confirmed for ESL One New York

After a successful 2016 tournament, ESL confirmed another tournament NY event for 2017. The world’s largest esports company announced earlier that there will be a CS:GO tournament. The event takes place from September 16-17th, repeating it’s attendance at the Barclays […]

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Dec
06

FNX benched from SK Gaming

Lincoln “FNX” Lau has been immediately benched by SK Gaming. Ricardo “fox” Pacheco will be the player to replace the rifler for the ECS Season 2 Finals and ELeague Major.  The recent rumors of conflicts in the team reflected in the […]

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Dec
05

IEM Oakland – The CS:GO Grand Final Overview

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) grand finals took place on the 20th November. The Oracle Arena, Oakland, hosted two of the biggest teams in CS:GO, SK Gaming and Ninjas in Pyjamas. We have a look at the teams competing in the grand […]

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Dec
01

IEM Oakland – The CS:GO Semi Finals Overview

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) semi finals took place on the 19th November. The Oracle Arena, Oakland, hosted some of the biggest teams in CS:GO including SK Gaming, Natus Vincere and Ninjas in Pyjamas. We have a look at the teams […]

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Nov
10

FIFA: The Dark Horse in Esports

Why EA’s most iconic football game is a dark horse in the industry     FIFA Football may not be the first game that comes to mind in the conversation of esports, but it’s certainly an underrated one. Football clubs […]

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Oct
23

Epicenter – The CS:GO Grand Finals Overview

Epicenter host the biggest CS:GO event in Eastern Europe held in Moscow, Russia. The event took place from October 17th to 23rd. With a $500,000 prize pool at stake let’s see who became the champion of this Epic Esports Event. […]

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Oct
04

Overview: Gfinity’s CS:GO Tournament at EGX

This year PixelFire attended EGX in Birmingham, UK to cover the Gfinity CS:GO Invitational. For the CS:GO fans that missed the event here’s a chance to catch up on all the important details.  The Gfinity CS:GO Invitational consisted of four European […]

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Sep
21

Preview: Gfinity’s CS:GO Tournament at EGX

This year’s EGX event will play host to Gfinity’s CS:GO tournament brought to you by Omen by HP with a $100,000 prize pool.   Gfinity’s CS:GO tournament takes place on Friday 23rd September, a day after the pros vs fans […]

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Sep
05

An Interview with James Bardolph

James Bardolph PixelFire Entertainment landed an interview with James Bardolph the Vice President of FACE IT Media and ECS commentator at FACE IT Ltd. Director of Armshouse TV, one of the most successful fighting game broadcasting companies and tournament organizers. […]

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Aug
15

[CS:GO] Fnatic and GODSENT shuffle players

Fnatic and GODSENT shuffle players GODSENT led by notable captain Markus “pronax” Wallsten have brought in players from the Fnatic roster. In this surprising turn of events Jesper “JW” Wecksell, Robin “flusha” Ronnquist and Freddy “KRIMZ” Johansson will now play […]