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Overwatch League Season #2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 4

Overwatch League Season #2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 4

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Welcome to our OWL Power Rankings for Week 4! As we head into the fourth week of the Overwatch League, individual teams begin to solidify their standings in the overall League as a whole. Many teams remained close to their same spot as last week. That said, a few teams made some rather dramatic jumps in […]


After 6 Years, CoD Pro Faccento Retires

After 6 Years, CoD Pro Faccento Retires

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Brice “Faccento” Faccento retires after 6 years of Call of Duty competition, will “pursue other opportunities in the esports industry.” Following a 1-6 start to the 2019 Call of Duty Pro League, Brice “Faccento” Faccento of Evil Geniuses has announced his retirement from Call of Duty Competition via a Twitter Post: I've officially retired from […]


Dota 2 Esports: StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Overview

Dota 2 Esports: StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Overview

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The StarLadder ImbaTV Minor is only a day away! But it’s another double tournament week of Dota 2, with the WESG 2018-2019 event running simultaneously. If you’re looking for a quick and easy guide to help you keep on top of everything we can expect to see in Kiev, we’ve got you covered. StarLadder ImbaTV […]


100 Thieves Officially Announces Apex Legends Squad

100 Thieves Officially Announces Apex Legends Squad

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100 Thieves has officially announced their Roster in the new battle royale game, Apex Legends. The organization received over 7,000 applications from players wishing to join the team. As of this morning, 100 Thieves has officially announced their full Apex Legends squad: Connor “Gigz” White, Justin “Teenage” Phipps, and Isiaih “Lifted” Slowik. Fans of White will […]


Interview With the First Female Drafted in the NBA 2K League

Interview With the First Female Drafted in the NBA 2K League

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Chiquita Evans was selected by Warriors Gaming Squad with the second pick of the fourth round (No. 56 overall) in the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft. Her gamer tag is Chiquitae126. Q. You are the first black woman to be in the NBA 2K League. How does that make you feel, and what have the […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Duos Recap

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Duos Recap

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This past weekend, players from all across the world participated in the ESL Katowice, A Fortnite tournament held in Katowice, Poland. The tournament followed suit after TwitchCon and PaxWest, two international tournaments and finales of the Fall and Summer Skirmishes. The duos portion of the tournament spanned over the second two days with 14 games […]


League of Legends: The Top 10 Players in the LCK

League of Legends: The Top 10 Players in the LCK

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As MSI draws closer, the LCK is looking to reclaim the League of Legends throne. The disaster of Worlds 2018 already seems far behind, as Griffin charges ahead of everyone, even teams they can’t play against yet. That being said, Griffin is not home to all of the best players in the region. If that […]


An Introduction to Esports: What Are Esports?

An Introduction to Esports: What Are Esports?

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No doubt you’ve heard the term “esports” floating around in the air somewhere. Whether you support it or not, esports is on the rise as an industry and appears to be a top-level competitor to some of the world’s most elite leagues. You may be under the impression that esports are simply just people playing […]


Cloud9 and AT&T Announce Partnership

Cloud9 and AT&T Announce Partnership

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North American esports Organization announced a sponsorship deal with telecommunications giant AT&T yesterday. Sometime this year, AT&T will sponsor a weekly show called “The Nines,” providing fans with a look inside the Cloud9 organization. It will include highlights, team and player profiles, tournament previews and esports news. Additionally, the partnership will include AT&T social media […]


CSGO News: Roster Swaps In Full Force after Katowice

CSGO News: Roster Swaps In Full Force after Katowice

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The Major is over, and thus begins the month or so of roster moves for CSGO squads across the world. Teams are making moves, and reports are being released, so let’s jump right in and see where everyone stands. Mousesports Signs everyone Yesterday news broke that Mousesports was close to inking veteran IGL Finn “karrigan” […]


League of Legends Games to Watch: March 6-10, 2019

League of Legends Games to Watch: March 6-10, 2019

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This week there will be some extremely action-packed games that will make any LoL fan jump with joy. We did our best to include a varied selection of some of the more intense regions, and after the LCS fiesta last week we hope that TL versus CLG can deliver. Without further ado, let’s get into […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Solo Tournament Recap

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Solo Tournament Recap

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On Friday, March 1st, Fortnite players from all over the world gathered in Katowice, Poland for the 3-day tournament known formally as the ESL Katowice. The tournament was an event at the at the IEM Katowice 2019, an exposition put together by Intel. The first day of the event was dedicated to the solos tournament. […]


Dota 2 Esports: WESG 2018-2019 Overview

Dota 2 Esports: WESG 2018-2019 Overview

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It seems like overlapping tournaments is considered to be a regular thing nowadays. Just a few days after we saw ESL One Katowice and MDL Macau, there are two more tournaments which will begin on the same date – March 7th. Both of them will try out the most recent update – 7.21c. WESG 2018 […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 4 Recap! Week 3 of the Overwatch League has finally come to a close. Every single match ended with a 3-1 result, but the games themselves were much closer than they seemed. Here is what happened during the most recent Overwatch League matches! Toronto Defiant […]


CSGO News: Cloud9 Release Zellsis, Set to Join Swole Patrol

CSGO News: Cloud9 Release Zellsis, Set to Join Swole Patrol

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Cloud9 announced this afternoon, March 4th, that they are releasing Jordan ‘Zellsis’ Montemurro from his trial with the C9 CSGO squad. Cloud9 Zellsis performed admirably during his brief tenure with C9 at the IEM Katowice Major. The move follows the release of Robin “flusha” Rönnquist this past weekend after Cloud9 finished tied for 10th place. […]


CSGO News: Golden Returns to Cloud9, Flusha Leaves

CSGO News: Golden Returns to Cloud9, Flusha Leaves

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Counterstrike Team Cloud9 has announced that Maikil “Golden” Selim will be returning to the roster and Robin “flusha” Rönnquist will be stepping down. CS:GO Roster Update We're thrilled to welcome @goldenmajk back to the starting roster while we bid farewell to @flusha. Thank you for all of your contributions Robin, we wish you the best […]


CSGO: Five Players that Surprised Us at the IEM Katowice Major

CSGO: Five Players that Surprised Us at the IEM Katowice Major

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The IEM Katowice Major has finally come to an end, and it ended with a bang. Astralis took home their third Major victory, dismantling ENCE in two maps and equaling Fnatic’s Major record. The Major, however, is much more than the final. Twenty-four teams played in this Major, and we here at ESTNN thought we […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Results and Quick Observations

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Results and Quick Observations

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The ESL Katowice was held this past weekend in Katowice, Poland. The event featured both a solos and duos tournament, with the duos being the main event and the focus of two of the three days. Players from all over the world participated, as the ESL was one of the first major international Fortnite tournaments […]


LCS: Week Six Day Two Recap

LCS: Week Six Day Two Recap

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Clutch Gaming v Echo Fox   Clutch Gaming (“CG”), after a heartbreaking loss in the first day of the LCS week six, bounced back to defeat Echo Fox (“FOX”). They did so with a high damage, triple flex composition that gave them great lane advantages. The game began slowly and the only casualties were Dragons. […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to the OWL Week 3 Day 3 Recap for Stage 1! Two clean sweeps, a map five and an accidental substitution took place during the most recent day of action in the Overwatch League. From bizarre (but fantastic) strategies to an unfortunate C9, here is what happened during the most recent matches of the […]


LCS: Week Six Day One Recap

LCS: Week Six Day One Recap

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Clutch Gaming v 100 Thieves   The LCS week six started off with quite a game. 100 Thieves (“100T”) pulled off a victory over Clutch Gaming (“CG”), but many won’t consider it deserved. CG dominated 100T from the offset, LirA ganked the top lane multiple times to set Ssumday’s Riven very far behind. CG found […]


CoD Pro League Recap: Day 8, Division B

CoD Pro League Recap: Day 8, Division B

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In today’s CoD Pro League Recap, Week 2 of Division B is officially over, and some high-quality matches closed it out! The standings of Division B definitely look exciting coming into CWL Fort Worth taking place on March 15. First off, however,  we had Excelerate continue to struggle, this time against Denial Esports. Second, Team […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 2 Recap! The third week of the Overwatch League is in full swing, and the second day did not disappoint. From a clean sweep to a close game between rivals, here is what happened during the most recent Overwatch League matches. Los Angeles Gladiators versus […]


ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 3/1

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 3/1

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Welcome to the ESTNN Daily for March 1st, 2019! We’ve got some pretty big League news today, along with Mcree’s Ultimate and the quarter-final matchups for the CSGO Major! Let’s dive right in. League of Legends   In League news today, Riot Games has opened up a poll where players can choose the next Tristana […]


Dota 2 Auto Chess In-Depth Starter Guide

Dota 2 Auto Chess In-Depth Starter Guide

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No one expected a custom game in Dota 2 to become as popular as Auto Chess is today. The phenomenon mod has over 5 million subscribers, and they continue to grow by the minute. If you are into strategy games, Dota 2 Auto Chess is certainly worth trying. How To Play The goal of Auto […]


League Championship Series Week 6 Predictions

League Championship Series Week 6 Predictions

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Welcome to our LCS Week 6 predictions! LCS is back in Week 6 for the second half of the split, and we’ve got some fascinating matches. We have the big NA classic of C9 versus TSM as the game of the week. We will see what teams will shift around in the standings.As for our standings, […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 3 Day 1 Recap! The third week of the Overwatch League has kicked off, and with it comes the bounce back from teams who were searching for wins but fell short at the end of last week. With three of the four games ending with a score […]


Riot’s New Chief Diversity Officer is a Huge Step in the Right Direction

Riot’s New Chief Diversity Officer is a Huge Step in the Right Direction

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Riot Games has taken a major step towards improving its internal diversity circumstances. The company is bringing in Angela Roseboro to spearhead those efforts. Roseboro is the former Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dropbox, the world’s premier cloud storage provider. The Diversity Controversy Riot has been at the center of a diversity […]


Golden Guardians Partner with Madrinas Coffee

Golden Guardians Partner with Madrinas Coffee

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On Friday, the Golden Guardians announced that they were partnering up with Madrinas Coffee. They announced this on their Twitter, along with a short video featuring Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell starting an exciting match of LoL. This partnership is the first esports team the company has partnered with. The Madrinas Coffee logo will be present on the […]


Fortnite: Ninja Wins 18 Games in a Row to Start Season 8

Fortnite: Ninja Wins 18 Games in a Row to Start Season 8

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According to a post on the Twitter account of the #1 face in gaming, Ninja won 18 straight Fortnite matches to start season 8! Season 8 18 game win streak… it's a good day 😀 pic.twitter.com/eHb1Lcpdur — Ninja (@Ninja) March 1, 2019 Ninja is not on our list of the top competitive Fortnite players. The reason […]


ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/28

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/28

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Welcome to the ESTNN Daily, the source for your daily esports news, for February 27th. I’ll be honest with you, dear reader, I’m quite sad today. Team Liquid lost to ENCE at the IEM Katowice Major and I’m barely scraping by, but never fear! I still managed to drag myself away from my pint of ice cream and […]


CoD Pro League Recap: Day 7, Division B

CoD Pro League Recap: Day 7, Division B

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Welcome to our CoD Pro League Recap of Day 7 (Div B)! Day 7 is in the books, and if you thought Day 6 had some twists, apparently we hadn’t seen anything yet.  Day 7 had some even bigger twists! The first match of the day wasn’t all that shocking as Enigma6 Group easily defeated […]


League European Championship Series Week 7 Predictions

League European Championship Series Week 7 Predictions

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Welcome to our LEC Week 7 predictions! Week Seven is a big week for many of the teams as some could possibly secure a playoff spot if they pull off victories in both their matches. The big story is the Fnatic and their unfavorable odds of making it into the Top 6. The predictions race […]


Dota 2: The Auto Chess Staff Cup Announced and New Heroes Added

Dota 2: The Auto Chess Staff Cup Announced and New Heroes Added

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Dota 2 Auto Chess is undoubtedly the most famous arcade game in Dota 2 so far. In fact,  the game gained 4 million subscribers in the Steam Workshop just last week. What is more impressive is that currently there are over 5 million subscribers, which is just insane. Like I mentioned before, Dota 2 Auto […]


ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/27

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/27

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In today’s ESTNN Daily, League of Legends makes it back in the news, Epic Games is getting sued again and Autochess hits a huge milestone. Buckle up, ladies and gentlemen, and let’s dive right in. League of Legends We’ve got some interesting news in the NA League of Legends scene today as DBLTAP is reporting […]


Overwatch News: Fusions Cleared to play for the Boston Uprising

Overwatch News: Fusions Cleared to play for the Boston Uprising

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Boston Uprising tank player Cameron “Fusions” Bosworth will play for the Uprising this week. Last week, The League determined that Fusions ineligible to play under the Overwatch League’s two-way contract policy. Boston Uprising President of Gaming Chris “Huk” Loranger posted the good news on Twitter. Happy to announce that @Fusions is approved and eligible to […]


CoD Pro League Recap: Day 6, Division B

CoD Pro League Recap: Day 6, Division B

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Day 6 of the CoD Pro League has concluded, and we got to see some shockers! The first match wasn’t that much of a surprise, though, as EUnited easily defeated Denial Esports. 100 Thieves, however, returned to form as they dominated Excelerate Gaming with their new player. For the third match, it was the clash […]


Esports Funding Hits New Highs

Esports Funding Hits New Highs

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Esports is a booming business according to surges in funding for top esports teams in the past ten months. G2 Esports, Cloud9, and Team Liquid have all posted record fundraising numbers since the beginning of 2018. Additionally, the amount of funding deals in esports has more than quadrupled since 2015 according to Crunchbase. The new-fangled […]


Dota 2: The JJB Spring Cup Starts Today

Dota 2: The JJB Spring Cup Starts Today

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Just a few days after MDL Macau and ESL One Katowice there is yet another tournament on the horizon. However, this time it’s online. The JJB Sring Cup will be the first edition of a series of tournaments within the Asian scene. The primary goal here is to continue the “development” of the teams in […]


ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/26

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/26

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Welcome to the ESTNN Daily for February 26th. Some interesting stories broke today, so let’s hop right in and give you your Esports News Recap for the day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKDpjKViPNU DOTA 2 It may seem a little weird that we’re going to be talking about a prominent Hearthstone player in today’s DOTA 2 news, but honestly […]


Overwatch’s Baptiste Ability Overview, Live on PTR

Overwatch’s Baptiste Ability Overview, Live on PTR

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Blizzard has released a video detailing Overwatch’s 30th hero, Baptiste, and his abilities today. He is currently live on the PTR. Baptiste comes straight to us as a what looks like a completely dedicated healer, with the exception of his ultimate, which we’ll get to in a minute. Even with ultimate, I’ve got news for you […]


CoD Pro League Recap: Day 5, Division B

CoD Pro League Recap: Day 5, Division B

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Welcome to our CoD Pro League Recap for Division B, Day 5!   Week 2 of Division B is finally here, and with it come a couple of new “gentleman’s agreements” between the pros playing in the Pro League. First off, Seraph and her Annihilator Specialist Weapon have been “banned”  in favor of using Recon and […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 3

Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings – Stage 1 Week 3

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With the second week of the League coming to a dramatic close, it is time once again to examine how each team ranks against the others in our Overwatch League Week 3 Power Rankings. Each team in the league has shown the ability to play at a very high level, and even the worst teams […]



ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/25

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/25

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Welcome to the ESTNN Daily for February 25th. We’ve got a lot to catch up on from the weekend news! Let’s jump right into our daily esports news recap.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5Uc_cQqHHg League of Legends News Riot announced the ticket sale date for the LCS Spring Split Finals in St. Louis. Riot will begin selling the tickets […]


Blizzard Reveals the Newest Overwatch Hero

Blizzard Reveals the Newest Overwatch Hero

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Taking a look at Baptiste, the newest support hero in Overwatch. Breaking Down the Origin Story Since the release of Ashe on November 5th of last year, players of Blizzard’s smash hit Overwatch were looking for something new. The addition of Ashe, albeit a unique one, left much to be desired for the player base […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 4 Recap! The second week of the Overwatch League is at a close, and with it came several exciting moments from the games. From a clean sweep to a fantastic comeback game, here is what happened during the most recent matches in the Overwatch League. Hangzhou […]


CSGO News: Per reports, Team Envy eyeing Karrigan

CSGO News: Per reports, Team Envy eyeing Karrigan

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Team Envy is courting Finn “Karrigan” Anderson to IGL for the team since his stand-in performance at the Americas Minor earlier this year, according to Dekay. After his departure from FaZe Clan, Karrigan stood in for Team Envy during the Americas Minor. The team narrowly missed a Challenger stage berth. Additionally, Envy was unable to […]


Rumors swirl that NRG plans to sign Tarik to replace Fugly

Rumors swirl that NRG plans to sign Tarik to replace Fugly

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Unconfirmed rumors are pointing towards Team NRG signing Tarik “Tarik” Celek as a replacement for Jacob “Fugly” Medina, according to VPesports.com. The news comes just days after NRG failed to make it out of the group stage of the IEM Katowice Major, going 0-3 in the New Legends stage. Celek has been a free agent […]


Dota 2: IEM Katowice Final Day and Grand Final Recap

Dota 2: IEM Katowice Final Day and Grand Final Recap

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After five days of the highest quality Dota, it’s time to say goodbye to ESL One Katowice. The tournament was home to twelve of the best teams in the world who gave it all for that sweet $300,000 prize pool. The only downside of this event is the fact that it was held at the […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 3 Recap! Two five-map games and some action-packed matches between teams was on the menu for yesterday’s games in the Overwatch League. From the Fuel bouncing back after a loss earlier in the week to a tight match between Paris and the Gladiators, here’s the […]


Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Finals Highlights

Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Finals Highlights

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It was a day of beautiful Dota at MDL Macau today. Our final day of competition saw our winning teams push themselves to the limits; with Evil Geniuses and Virtus.pro taking the lower bracket finals to the full best of three, and Liquid and Evil Geniuses treating us to a 4-game series. Loser’s Bracket Finals […]


League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 4 Recap

League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 4 Recap

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The second round in the LCK is strongly underway after two days of action. The end of the first round brought story-book levels of redemption, as struggling veteran teams finally started to get going. That same enthusiasm carried into Day 4’s matches. Kingzone Dragon X vs. SANDBOX Gaming Game One After their victory earlier this […]


LCS: Week Five Day One Recap

LCS: Week Five Day One Recap

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100 Thieves v OpTic Gaming   OpTic Gaming (“OPT”) won a much needed match against 100 Thieves (“100T”) to start off the LCS week five. 100T had a strong early game though, despite their loss. Ssumday got First Blood with the help of AnDa and AnDa killed Crown a few minutes later. 100T slayed a […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap

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Welcome to our Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 2 Recap! OWL History was made at the Blizzard Arena yesterday, where we saw the longest losing streak in professional sports history finally come to an end. Alongside some surprising results and intense moments, here is a recap of what happened in the recent Overwatch […]


Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 4 Highlights

Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 4 Highlights

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After three days of incredible DOTA, MDL Macau 2019 is slowly coming to its end. On Day 4, another three teams had a chance to book their ticket; in this case, the last three Chinese teams. Let’s take a look at what exactly happened. If you have missed any of the action from the previous […]


Overwatch League: Don’t Sleep on the Toronto Defiant

Overwatch League: Don’t Sleep on the Toronto Defiant

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Overwatch League Debut In their Overwatch League debut, the Toronto Defiant did something absolutely amazing. A first-year team came into the League and reverse swept the powerhouse Houston Outlaws. Even though they went down 0-2, they came back won the next three maps in a row for the series win. A reverse sweep is always […]


League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 3 Recap

League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 3 Recap

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The transition day between rounds was an exciting one in the LCK. The playoff race is heating up as teams in the middle get closer together. Not surprisingly, the best are only getting better as the gap between first and the rest continues to grow. Hanwha Life Esports vs. Damwon Gaming Game One Kingzone watched […]


League Championship Series: Week 5 Predictions

League Championship Series: Week 5 Predictions

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Week five will be giving us a whole array of amusing matchups as the first half of the Spring split comes to an end. With some crucial games that will have an impact on the playoff race, it will be vital for every team to put forth their best showing. As for our standings, they […]


Boston Uprising Owner Charged for Soliciting Prostitution

Boston Uprising Owner Charged for Soliciting Prostitution

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Robert Kraft, the owner of the Boston Uprising and NFL team the New England Patriots, has been charged for soliciting prostitution. The charges come out of a months-long investigation into a sex trafficking ring along the Florida coast. The 77-year old is one of 25 men charged according to a police handout. He has two misdemeanor […]


Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Day 4, Division B

Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Day 4, Division B

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Week 1 of Division B has ended, and it ended with a bang! We saw some great matches that (at least temporarily) settled some anticipated grudges and established just who was the superior Call of Duty pro team at the time. For the first match, Team Heretics proved themselves to be the better new kid […]


IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 Times, Channels & Overview

IEM Katowice: StarCraft 2 Times, Channels & Overview

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IEM Katowice is just around the corner! We have brackets, broadcast times, and…a surprise! You will have the chance to earn in-game loot simply by tuning in to Twitch for the first major tournament of the StarCraft II World Championship Series for 2019. $400,000 will be on the line for players, but you can earn […]


$30 Million Fortnite World Cup Announced

$30 Million Fortnite World Cup Announced

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Epic Games announces the 2019 Fortnite World Cup featuring over 30 million dollars in prizes In a blog post today on the Epic Games website, the Fortnite developer announced their plans for the much-anticipated Fortnite World Cup event. The event will last over three months and have a combined prize pool of $40,000,000. Epic has […]


Na’Vi Dismantles AVANGAR 2-0, Cementing Major Legend Status

Na’Vi Dismantles AVANGAR 2-0, Cementing Major Legend Status

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Na’Vi become Legends with a 2-0 win over Avangar. With Renegades advancing over Team Vitality, IEM Katowice’s next advancement match featured two CIS teams. Natus Vincere and AVANAGAR would go to 2 maps, with the veteran squad Na’Vi taking the match and Major Legend status off the back of it. Let’s hop into the recap. […]


League of Legends: The Future of Kayle

League of Legends: The Future of Kayle

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Earlier this week Riot Games announced the long awaited Kayle and Morgana reworks. While Morgana’s update is relatively small, Kayle is receiving major updates to her kit. This is great for her, as she’s been one of the most neglected champions in League for quite a while. According to op.gg, she currently has below a […]


Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1 Recap

Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1 Recap

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Another day of matches took place in the Blizzard Arena last night, as the Overwatch League’s second season is now in full swing. With two matches that went 4-0 and some surprise victors in the games. Here is the recap of the Overwatch League Stage 1 Week 2 Day 1. Washington Justice versus London Spitfire  This […]


Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 3 Highlights

Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 3 Highlights

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The playoffs are well and truly under way at MDL Macau. The main stage saw plenty of exciting action in both the upper and lower brackets; including a tense three game battle between Evil Geniuses and Vici Gaming, and a surprise return for EHOME. Let’s look back at some of the day’s highlights. RNG drop […]


CSGO’s New International Team feat. Draken, ScreaM, ex-Red Reserve

CSGO’s New International Team feat. Draken, ScreaM, ex-Red Reserve

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CSGO has a new international team after William “draken” Sundin and Adil “ScreaM” Benrlitom combine with other players to create a new international organization in the Counterstrike: Global Offensive scene. Ex-Red Reserve player Hampus “hampus” Poser will join as well, along with his coach Christian “chrille” Lindberg. Draken also played for Red Reserve before the […]


League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 2

League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 2

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The second day of LCK week five action outdid day one as we saw redemption moments everywhere. Day 2 pitted playoff-hopefuls Kingzone against a struggling Jin Air and a strong SANDBOX against 2018 world reps Afreeca. Kingzone Dragon X vs. Jin Air Greenwings Game One Things started well for Deft and crew as the Kingzone […]


ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/21

ESTNN Daily: Esports News Recap 2/21

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Welcome to the ESTNN Daily, where we put together an esports news recap for all of the biggest esports titles! We’ve got this all in video format, or feel free to read the article below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlO8kQoZNFI League of Legends In League news, Riot is reportedly considering a full ranked reset of the ladder. Ranked matches […]


Dota 2: ESL One Katowice Group Stage Quick Recap

Dota 2: ESL One Katowice Group Stage Quick Recap

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Two days after the start of ESL One Katowice, the group stage has come to an end. As expected, the heavy favorites performed very well and managed to go through. Results Group A Team Secret and Gambit Esports will advance to the Upper Bracket of the event. The Chongqing Major Champions dropped only one game, […]


League European Championship Predictions Week 6

League European Championship Predictions Week 6

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Another week is in the books and the race for playoffs is as tight as can be in the League European Championship Predictions for Week 6! We currently a two-game difference between 6th place and 8th. If we look at the standings above, there are four teams tied or separated by one game. In terms […]


Call of Duty Pro League Day 3 Recap: Div. B

Call of Duty Pro League Day 3 Recap: Div. B

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Call of Duty Pro League Day 3 kicked off today with some changes to the meta! The Pro League was temporarily rocked by some controversial changes to a pro-favorite weapon – the Maddox RFB assault rifle. It was nerfed into the ground, but some last-minute changes to make the recoil in line with its prior […]


MDL Macau 2019 – Day 2 Highlights

MDL Macau 2019 – Day 2 Highlights

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The second MDL Macau event started yesterday,and it features some of the best teams in the world, so ESTNN is here with the MDL Macau 2019 – Day 2 highlight recap! The interesting part is that there is another big event which is being played at the same time – ESL One Katowice. This is […]


League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 1 Recap

League of Legends: The LCK Week 5 Day 1 Recap

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The halfway point of the LCK 2019 Spring Split gave us some exciting matches for the first day of the week. The LCK is shaping up to reclaim the world throne, as Griffin and SANDBOX continue to steam ahead of the rest. Griffin vs. Gen G Griffin took another step toward history as they met […]


ESTNN Fortnite Top 55 Stock Report

ESTNN Fortnite Top 55 Stock Report

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Secret Skirmish Recap In this week’s rankings update, I have added the data from both the solo and duo events at the Secret Skirmish. The tournament was a great event, and in-depth recaps of both the solos and duos tournaments can be found here & here. The skirmish featured most of the premier competitive Fortnite players […]


Korean StarCraft League (KSL) Returns for 2019

Korean StarCraft League (KSL) Returns for 2019

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Korea StarCraft League (KSL) is back! With two successful seasons in 2018 under its belt, the global StarCraft: Remastered tournament will be returning for its third season April 2019. In 2018 we saw the likes of Terran player Seunghyun “Last” Kim and Zerg player Mincheol “Soulkey” Kim take home the KSL trophy during Season 1 […]


Overwatch League Week 2 Power Rankings and Predictions

Overwatch League Week 2 Power Rankings and Predictions

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Week one of Season 2 of the Overwatch League has come to a close, and with it, we have a good idea of what teams are looking strong. Last week we concluded our countdown of the top teams in the League and made the first of many power rankings, and this week we’ve got the […]


Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 1 Highlights

Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 – Day 1 Highlights

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MDL Macau kicked off today, with teams facing off in a Bo1 round-robin event to determine the brackets for the playoffs. It proved to be the start of an exciting competition, with a total of 14 games across the event today, that’s a lot of Dota 2 to keep up with. So, if you need […]



Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 Overview

Dota 2: MDL Macau 2019 Overview

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Similar to ESL One Katowice, the MDL Macau is also not included in the DPC events for this year. This doesn’t mean that the tournament is not going to be pretty interesting to watch. Some of the best teams in the world will be in attendance The strange part is that the organizers of both […]


League of Legends: LCK Week 4 Recap

League of Legends: LCK Week 4 Recap

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The fourth week of the LCK has wrapped up, meaning we’re finally halfway through the Spring Split. The matches have been exciting to watch, and everyone seems to be playing with renewed energy after their week-long break for the Chinese New Year. We also got to witness the “one-week meta” full of Frostfang users and […]


Montreal Rebellion will be the Toronto Defiant Contenders Team

Montreal Rebellion will be the Toronto Defiant Contenders Team

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Earlier tonight, the Toronto Defiant unveiled the name and branding of their Overwatch Contenders team, the Montreal Rebellion. Are you ready for the Montreal Rebellion? #RiseTogether pic.twitter.com/EZhIm21ZMo — Montreal Rebellion (@MTLRebellion) February 20, 2019 As reported by ESTNN last week, the Montreal Rebellion will be the Contenders arm of the Toronto Defiant, an expansion team in […]


Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Solo In-Depth Recap

Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Solo In-Depth Recap

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On Friday, the second half of the Secret Skirmish was played. The tournament, which featured randomly paired duos on day 1, finished off with a six-game solo competition with $400,000 in prize money on day 2. All players who participated in the duo portion of the tournament also competed in the solo event. If you […]


Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Opening Day, Division B

Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Opening Day, Division B

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As of today, Division B is officially underway for the CWL Pro League, and Team Heretics and ENIGMA6 Squad picked up wins. Unfortunately, 100 Thieves couldn’t make it tonight due to travel issues, we still had two entertaining matches on the docket. For the first match, Team Heretics took a stand against EUnited, pleasing their […]


League of Legends Games of The Week: Feb. 20-24, 2019

League of Legends Games of The Week: Feb. 20-24, 2019

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Another week has gone by, and ESTNN has another League of Legends Games of the Week for you. This week, we saw two of the remaining four undefeated teams lose their first matches. The Spring Split is another week closer to playoffs, and we have started to get a better grasp on what each region’s […]


Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

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For the first time since the release of EA’s new game, Apex Legends, Fortnite reclaimed the main-stage of the competitive gaming world with their production of the Secret Skirmish, an event played on Valentine’s day and the day following for more than $500,000 featuring the 100 best professional Fortnite players in the world. Seemingly just […]


CSGO News: The AUG is the Popular Kid on the Block at IEM Katowice

CSGO News: The AUG is the Popular Kid on the Block at IEM Katowice

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According to Stayinpit.gg, a Counterstrike statistics website, CT’s are buying the AUG almost twice as often as the M4A1-S and M4A4 over the first week of the IEM Katowice Major. Avg. distance* for kills per weapon in #IEM Katowice so far: AWP: 1002AUG: 767Deagle: 752FAMAS: 703AK: 690M4A4: 669USP: 664P250: 592Glock: 566UMP: 516MAC10: 478MP9: 472CZ: 456 […]


CS:GO News: Change is Needed for Fnatic, as the Mighty Have Fallen

CS:GO News: Change is Needed for Fnatic, as the Mighty Have Fallen

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Swedish powerhouse fnatic upset many Pick ‘Em players and shocked many fans by falling 1-3 at the IEM Katowice New Challengers’ Stage. Favourites for advancement and top seed, fnatic now find themselves in a dire situation following this travesty. An abhorrent, abrupt exit by losing to two lower-tier teams and a struggling French roster in G2 […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 4 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 4 Recap

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The final day of the opening week of the Overwatch League has come to a close. Fans were treated to three games that went the distance, going all the way to the final round of a fifth map. In case you missed them, here is a recap of what happened during those games. Houston Outlaws […]


Overwatch Documentary: Why Fusion University is So Dominant

Overwatch Documentary: Why Fusion University is So Dominant

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[0:00] Intro- Fusion University vs. Team Envy I’m just going to dive straight into it and explain how this whole thing started. So while watching Fusion University against Team Envy, the quarter finals of North American contenders, I heard some sound bites from the casters that really intrigued me and sparked my interest. Here’s an […]


LCS: Week Four Day Two Recap

LCS: Week Four Day Two Recap

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100 Thieves v Echo Fox   Echo Fox (“FOX”) dominated 100 Thieves (“100T”) in their second game of the LCS week four. With the Malphite counter pick into Jayce, FOX got a lead early on and never let go. It started at six minutes, where FOX stole an Ocean Dragon from 100T and secured First […]


Dota 2 Esports: ESL One Katowice Overview

Dota 2 Esports: ESL One Katowice Overview

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Despite not being a DPC event, ESL One Katowice is still a tournament that will bring some of the best teams in the world to one place. Following last year’s success, ESL has decided to host the same event this year as well. The prize pool is the same as a Minor – $300,000. The […]


Interview; Boom ID – A chat with Khezcute

Interview; Boom ID – A chat with Khezcute

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Boom ID have proven true to their catchphrase “hungry beast” already this year. They’ve secured a spot at the StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor, held in Ukraine next month. This weekend they placed second at the Asia Pacific Predator League Finals. We had a chance to chat with team captain, Alfi ‘Khezcute’ Nelphyana, between competitions, […]


WESG 2018: The Black Sheep of Pro-Tournaments

WESG 2018: The Black Sheep of Pro-Tournaments

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With only a month before WESG 2018 is set to begin, you may be wondering, what is WESG? Well, WESG, or the World Electronic Sports Games, is an esports tournament hosted by Alibaba featuring CS:GO, Dota 2, Hearthstone, and of course, StarCraft II. In this upcoming tournament, WESG 2018 is set to begin on March […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 3 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 3 Recap

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It was another thrilling day for the Overwatch League as more teams competed in their first matches of the season. From a European battle between London and Paris to a crazy quick match-up from Washington and New York, here is what happened on Day 3 of the Overwatch League’s opening week. London Spitfire vs. Paris […]


LCS: Week Four Day One Recap

LCS: Week Four Day One Recap

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Team SoloMid v OpTic Gaming   In the first match of LCS week four, Team SoloMid (“TSM”) defeated OpTic Gaming (“OPT”). It was a grind, but it paid off for them in the end. The early game was uneventful, the only action before 15 minutes was OPT slaying two Dragons. The teams were content farming, […]


Dota 2 Esports: WePlay! Valentine Madness Recap

Dota 2 Esports: WePlay! Valentine Madness Recap

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The WePlay Valentine Madness is an invitational online tournament with a $100,000 prize pool. Like the other events organized by the organization, this one is also focusing on EU and CIS regions. The tournament has an exciting format. Twelve teams are placed in the Upper Bracket, whereas four other teams get a direct spot in […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 2 Recap

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Day 2 Recap

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The second season of the Overwatch League is now in full swing. With four matches a day taking place and each one being full of action, fans are excited for what the future holds for the rest of the year. After an intense but exciting day two, here is what happened in the most recent […]


League Championship Series Week 4 Predictions

League Championship Series Week 4 Predictions

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As we get closer to the end of the first half of the split we look at a very even race for the playoffs. Four teams are tied for both 3rd and 7th (Separated by one win) and many important matchups will be played this week that could doom some teams out of playoffs. Our […]


Overwatch League’s Toronto Defiant Debut in “Stellar” Fashion

Overwatch League’s Toronto Defiant Debut in “Stellar” Fashion

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Since the Overwatch League announced that expansion teams were coming, many Canadians have flocked to see what teams would stand to represent their nation on the league’s stage. Hailing from the true north, Splyce has set their roots in Toronto where they look to forge a name for themselves in the OWL (Overwatch League). The […]


League of Legends: The Scoop on Sylas

League of Legends: The Scoop on Sylas

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Sylas is League of Legend’s newest champion, and has one of the flashiest kits in the game. His ability to steal ultimates is a terrifying mechanic and makes him a true threat. He was released on patch 9.2 and despite seeing a decent amount of play in both solo queue and pro play, his place […]


Clash Royale League: Season 2 Announcement

Clash Royale League: Season 2 Announcement

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The community has been waiting with anticipation for information on the second season of the Clash Royale League (CRL). Finally, Supercell has revealed via a series of Twitter posts their thoughts and plans for the league this year. The main points are as follows: 1. There will be three regions for CRL Season 2, CRL […]


Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Season Two Kicks Off

Overwatch Esports: Overwatch League Season Two Kicks Off

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It was a wild and exciting day at the Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles. Fans from all over came down to the city of angels and watched in awe as the second season of the Overwatch League began. From main tanks reigning supreme to flex tanks playing Sombra, here is what happened during the first […]


Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Week 2, Day 4

Call of Duty Pro League Recap: Week 2, Day 4

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Day 4 of Week 2 was Valentines Day, but heartbreak happened left and right as upset after upset occurred. For the first match, Red Reserve handed a heartbreaking series shutout to UYU, as UYU came extremely close each game, but couldn’t find that cigar. Next, Midnight served Gen.G Esports their very first series loss in […]


Overwatch League has a GOATS Problem

Overwatch League has a GOATS Problem

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  Day One of Season 2 of the Overwatch League was not what I was expecting. I sat down Thursday night with a beer, chips, and some queso and got ready to watch the opening match of Season 2 of the Overwatch League. I’d been waiting all week to watch the London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings: Pre-Season

Overwatch League Season 2 Power Rankings: Pre-Season

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Overwatch League: Pre-Season Power Rankings Overwatch League: Pre-Season Team Articles #1 – New York Excelsior #2 – London Spitfire #3 – Philadelphia Fusion #4 – LA Gladiators #5 – Vancouver Titans #6 – LA Valiant #7 – Seoul Dynasty #8 – Paris Eternal #9 – San Francisco Shock #10 – Toronto Defiant #11 – Dallas Fuel #12 – Shanghai Dragons #13 – Atlanta Reign #14 – […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – New York Excelsior (#1)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – New York Excelsior (#1)

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#2 – London Spitfire |  #3 – Philadelphia Fusion |   #4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – […]


Toronto Defiant Contenders have a Home, Name and Branding to Follow

Toronto Defiant Contenders have a Home, Name and Branding to Follow

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The city of Montreal will play host to the Toronto Defiant’s Contenders team, according to its official Twitter account. The contender team name, logo, and branding will be revealed sometime next week. Let's #RiseTogether Montreal 👊🇨🇦 https://t.co/hx8VEdUiJk — Toronto Defiant (@TorontoDefiant) February 14, 2019 Montreal will be the new home of the OWL expansion team Toronto […]


League European Championship Week 5 Predictions

League European Championship Week 5 Predictions

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With the second half of the Spring Split, we look to make some solid predictions on this tough week of games. Our standings are the following: Brandon (29-11), Manny (26-14), Major (24-14), and Ibriz (25-15). Who will gain ground in the prediction race as we set ourselves up for the second half? Regardless of who […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – London Spitfire (#2)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – London Spitfire (#2)

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#3 – Philadelphia Fusion |   #4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty  |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark […]


Call of Duty Pro League: Week Two, Day Three Recap

Call of Duty Pro League: Week Two, Day Three Recap

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Day three of the Call of Duty Pro League featured some critical matchups as teams jockey for position in the Division A standings before they leave for their two-week hiatus tomorrow. Some rosters surprised fans with their performances yesterday while others were able to establish their strong position in the division heading into the final […]


ESL One Katowice 2019 – Teams Announced

ESL One Katowice 2019 – Teams Announced

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After a successful 2018 run, ESL One Katowice returns next week. Twelve teams are set to battle it out for a slice of $300,000 starting off with the group stages, a series of Bo2 round robins, beginning Tuesday February 19th and followed by the playoffs from the 22nd to the 24th. Now that the participating […]


Apex Legends destroys Single-Day Viewership Record on Twitch

Apex Legends destroys Single-Day Viewership Record on Twitch

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Respawn’s surprise BR, Apex Legends, broke the single-day viewership record on Tuesday with 8.28 million hours watched. Fortnite previously held the record with 6.6 million hours. Besides the hours accrued by large, popular streamers like Shroud and DrDisrespect, the first Apex Legends tournament was held on the Twitch platform, contributing to the record day. Twitch […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Philadelphia Fusion (#3)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Philadelphia Fusion (#3)

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#4 – LA Gladiators | #5 – Vancouver Titans |   #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark |   #16 – Houston Outlaws |  […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – LA Gladiators (#4)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – LA Gladiators (#4)

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#5 – Vancouver Titans |  #6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark |   #16 – Houston Outlaws |   #17 – Florida Mayhem |   #18 – Boston […]


Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Vancouver Titans (#5)

Overwatch League Season 2 Countdown – Vancouver Titans (#5)

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#6 – LA Valiant |  #7 – Seoul Dynasty – |   #8 – Paris Eternal |   #9 – San Francisco Shock |  #10 – Toronto Defiant |   #11 – Dallas Fuel |   #12 – Shanghai Dragons |   #13 – Atlanta Reign |   #14 – Guangzhou Charge |   #15 – Hangzhou Spark |   #16 – Houston Outlaws |   #17 – Florida Mayhem |   #18 – Boston Uprising |   #19 – Washington Justice […]


Dota 2: StarLadder ImbaTV Minor Qualifications – Top Picks and Bans

Dota 2: StarLadder ImbaTV Minor Qualifications – Top Picks and Bans

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The StarLadder ImbaTV is the second Minor of the 2018-2019 Pro Circuit. The qualifications for the event have just finished, and we finally know all eight teams that will play in the tournament. It’s been a little over two weeks since the new patch, so let’s take a quick look at the current Pro Meta. […]


Overwatch Esports: xQc Joins Gladiators Legion & More

Overwatch Esports: xQc Joins Gladiators Legion & More

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Last minute roster additions are on the menu in the world of Overwatch Esports. With Gladiators Legion taking the spotlight, here’s what’s happened recently in professional Overwatch. xQc Joins Gladiators Legion & Sentinels   The Gladiators Legion have shocked their fans with the addition of Félix “xQc” Lengyel to the roster. xQc will take the […]


CWL Pro League Recap: Week 2, Day 2

CWL Pro League Recap: Week 2, Day 2

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Day 2 of Week 2 is in the bag, and Division A of the Pro League continues to deliver us surprises. Today, Team Reciprocity handed Midnight their first Pro League series loss, revealing a potential calm in the Purple Storm. Following that, Gen.G Esports claimed the top spot in the League by continuing their undefeated […]