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Mar
31

SK Gaming and Renegades join WESA

WESA welcomes SK Gaming and Renegades Top prominent CS:GO organizations SK Gaming and Renegades have joined the World Esports Association. Announced on Thursday, the two teams will join WESA in hopes of providing a better structure between event organizers, players, […]

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Mar
28

iBUYPOWER announce the iBUYPOWER Spring Inivational 2017 lineup

Eight teams will be competing at the iBUYPOWER Spring Invitational 2017. iBUYPOWER has announced that all eight participating teams will be competing in the upcoming Spring Invitational 2017, which will be held from April 1st-April 2nd. The matches will be […]

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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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Jan
23

K1ck announce new CS:GO team

K1ck eSports Club acquires new Counter-Strike team from Portugal K1ck released their Spanish Squad a while back, and recently connected with veteran Antonio “FlipiN” Rivas del Rey from x6tence. The former team consisted of Ricardo “rmn” Oliveira and Chrisopher “MUTiRiS” […]

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Jan
20

UCC announce $10k tournament

UCC has announced Hellcase Cup 2 with a $10,000 prize pool The online tournament will feature 256-team open qualifier, and will start on January 20. The qualifier will be best-of-one, single-elimination. Two teams will advance to the closed qualifier. Six […]

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Jan
20

University of Toronto announce eSports scholarship

The University of Toronto has founded Canada’s first eSports scholarship. The funding is coming from alumnus and a global investor, Victor Xin. The eSports scholarship is named after Victor Xin, and is awarded to one full-time undergraduate student in the […]

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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 […]

Dec
06

The Summit with 100k up for grabs in April

Beyond The Summit has announced an eight-team $100,000 Counter-Strike tournament in Los Angeles, California, from April 19-23 The organizers of Beyond The Summit, most notably known for for DOTA 2 events, is venturing into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with their event […]

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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 […]

Dec
05

ELEAGUE Season 2 – OpTic Gaming secure first place

OpTic Gaming win ELEAGUE Season 2 and are crowned Champions against Astralis with a 2-1 victory. OpTic Gaming secured a spot in the finals by winning over some of the top teams in the world, including Fnatic, FaZe Clan, and […]